News

Coronavirus (COVID-19) information – Updated 1 April 2020

UPDATED 1 APRIL 2020 We are currently experiencing a high demand for appointments and our phone lines are very busy. We appreciate your patience while we give each of our patients the time they need. What is it? As you are aware, there is a worldwide novel (new) coronavirus outbreak known as COVID-19, with most cases…


GP changes

We have some changes coming up to our GP staffing. Dr Bastian Seidel will be taking sabbatical leave from February for a few months to work on a new project. If you are a patient of Dr Seidel’s, please let our medical reception team know so that they can book you with another of our…


Christmas Opening Hours

HUONVILLE Tuesday 24th December 8.00am – 2.00pm (early closing) Wednesday 25th December CLOSED Thursday 26th December CLOSED Friday 27th 8.00am – 5.00pm Saturday 28th December 8.00am – 2.00pm Monday 30th December 8.00am – 5.00pm Tuesday 31st December 8.00am – 2.00pm (early closing) Wednesday 1st January CLOSED Thursday 2nd January 8.00am – 5.00pm CYGNET Tuesday 24th…


New Doctors Starting in October

We are very excited to announce some new GPs starting with us and returning in October. Dr Ian Guinan commenced in Huonville on the 1st October. He comes from the UK via our local Alcohol and Drug Service, and is here to train towards his Australian GP fellowship. Ian will be with us full time…


Mental Health, Wellbeing and Natural Disasters

As we approach the warmer months, so too does the risk of bushfires. As a result of global warming, natural disaster events like bushfires and floods are increasingly likely. There are things that you can do to feel more prepared practically and from a mental wellbeing perspective.  Traumatic events occur when there is a threat…


Doctors going on maternity leave

Congratulations to Dr Jessica Shill, Dr Ingrid Smethurst and Dr Emma Mortyn who are all expecting babies in the next few months. They will be going on maternity leave in October/ November and will return to the practice in 2020.     For patients who regularly see Dr Jessica Shill, Dr Ingrid Smethurst and Dr…