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Seasonal affective disorder

Adapted from ABC Hobart article by Georgie Burgess, appearing here. As the days get colder and shorter, many of us become susceptible to the winter blues. In Tasmania, six to 10 per cent of the population experience some form of winter depression — about 3 per cent will suffer from seasonal affective disorder (SAD). SAD…


General Practice Registrar or Academic Registrar position

We are pleased to offer placement for a GP Registrar in third or fourth term in either a part time or full time capacity. We also have the option of an Academic Registrar post if you have an interest in General Practice Research. Based in the pristine Huon Valley, 40mins south of Hobart, the Huon Valley…


Specialist General Practitioner; Full Time and Part Time positions

Based in the pristine Huon Valley, 40mins south of Hobart, the practice has always been focused on excellence in health and wellbeing service delivery to our patients. We think and reflect deeply about the needs of our patients and how we can meet them in a meaningful way. We have a diverse group of practitioners with…


Introducing Intern Dr Sara McKenzie

The Huon Valley Health Centre has partnered with Ochre Health to deliver the Tasmanian Intern Program. Intern doctors are newly graduated doctors who complete the majority of their intern year in a hospital environment. This is the second year that general practice has been included as a rotation in Tasmania, with support from the Australian…


Influenza vaccinations

The 2019 flu campaign has started at the Huon Valley Health Centre, with vaccine supplies arriving almost daily. We recommend EVERYONE vaccinate against influenza. Some patients may be eligible for a government-funded vaccination (see below). Vaccination against influenza is one of the most important steps you can take to protect yourself against the flu. This…


Bone Density Scanning

Osteoporosis can impact anyone As part of our ongoing commitment to patient care, we have arranged for a specialist bone density scanning service to visit Woolworths carpark in Huonville from the 3rd – 7th June 2019. The service is free for anyone over 70 – it is bulk billed with no gap. If you have…