News

Change is in the air…

We have had a number of staff and GP changes at the Huon Valley Health Centre over the last few months. We farewelled Dr Rebecca Grant at the beginning of July. Dr Grant is leaving the practice to pursue her passion in psychiatry with a position in the Tasmanian Psychiatry Training Program. She has been…


Meningococcal immunisation information

UPDATE 3 6th August: We now have stock of both Menactra (24 months to 21 years) and Nimenrix (6 weeks to 23 months) at both Huonville and Cygnet and will be conducting vaccine clinics. To book your child or yourself in please call Huonville on 6264 2800 or Cygnet in 6295 1300. For more information on the vaccines and meningococcal disease…


Introducing Intern Dr Zoe Dodge

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 first year that general practice has been included as a rotation in Tasmania, with support from the Australian…


May newsletter

Free Bone Density Scan for over 70s The Huon Valley Health Centre has arranged for a specialist bone density scanning bus (a test for osteoporosis) to visit Huonville for the week 14th – 18th May 2018. The service is free for anyone over 70 – it is bulk billed with no gap.   Even if…


Future doctors introduced to rural health

Simon Hancock, second from right, with HVC staff and second year medical students from the University of Tasmania. University of Tasmania medical students are swapping the city for the countryside this week, as part of their education and training to become doctors. Rural Week, from Monday April 30 until Friday May 4, is an annual…


Attracting young doctors to regional areas

Five rural and remote Tasmanian communities, including the Huon Valley, have farewelled their first group of intern doctors, as they leave to embark on the next stage of their intern journeys. Meanwhile, five new medical graduates have commenced their 13 week placements, in what has proven to be a successful programme for the Tasmanian community…