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Bushfire update: walk-in clinic all week

UPDATED 31st January: Our Huonville walk-in clinic for people affected by the Huon bushfires will continue every day up to Tuesday 5th February. We also have walk-in availability in Cygnet at 14 George Street for the rest of the week to Friday 1st February. Public Health Services have issued a smoke alert for the Cygnet area…


January Newsletter

Happy New Year from the Huon Valley Health Centre! It has been a busy start to the year after opening a practice on Bruny Island just before Christmas. Visit Bruny Island Medical for more information on that practice. Intern program: Meet Tasmania’s New Generation of Doctors The Huon Valley Health Centre believes strongly in training…


December Newsletter

It’s that time of year. Don’t forget to… How to check your skin Make sure you check your entire body as skin cancers can sometimes occur in parts of the body not exposed to the sun, for example soles of the feet, between fingers and toes and under nails. Undress completely and make sure you…


Introducing Intern Dr Samantha Gibson-Smith

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…


November Newsletter

Thank you and good bye to Dr Zoe Dodge. Zoe has finished her GP Intern rotation and heads to the Royal Hobart Hospital to complete her final rotation. Replacing Zoe will be Dr Samantha Gibson-Smith – Welcome! Sam will be supervised by Dr Tim Jones & Dr Louise Butler while she is here. If you…


September Newsletter

R U OK? DAY Thursday 13th September is R U OK? Day. Staying connected with friends, family and colleagues is something we can all do. You don’t need to be an expert, just a good friend and a great listener. So, if you notice someone might be struggling, start a conversation with one simple question:…