Covid-19 Update

It seems we are at a critical time in our COVID journey. We could really shrug off the heavy coat of COVID or be brought to our knees by the weight of new cases overwhelming the hospitals. We are at crossroads if feels we are getting conflicting messages. As a doctor: illness is the enemy. […]

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Covid-19 Update

  COVID update   Dear friends, I do hope we are reaching some of the later chapters of the Covid Saga. (Surely , we must be more than halfway through, by now). Let’s hope any sequels, like the movies, and are far less interesting. Apparently the message of “show don’t tell” is more persuasive and […]

Covid-19 Update - NSW in lockdown

SUNDAY ARVO August : Queen street Berry NSW Ominously quiet here in Berry . I am sitting with a lovely view of Queen street, enjoying the dappling spring sun. We are in lockdown, so cars punctuate the silence, birds sing and there is an echo of 2 cyclists, who seem to converse very loudly. As […]

Covid-19 Immunisation Update

  BERRY MEDICAL CENTRE “ serving the Berry Community since 1995.”  DEAR FRIENDS When I last put pen to paper the experts were predicting an outbreak. And so it came to pass. Once again, thus far,  we have been spared. The current situation does not carry the pervading fear of the first-time lockdowns, but somehow, we have lost our self-assured swagger. We have Covid testing, masks, lockdowns and […]

How safe is my personal information if I book Online?

We use HotDoc as our preferred online bookings solution. You can read more about their policies using the links below. HotDoc’s mission is to enable the best possible patient experience. They do not believe in a business model that diminishes the patient experience in any way such as passing on patient details to 3rd parties. […]

Advanced Training

Dr Donovan recently attended a three day skin cancer course in Brisbane. He enjoys courses and conferences, and says its like sitting down to a 3 course banquet. His first day was spent refining his surgical techniques for skin cancer work on the face , another day on the latest techniques for accessing moles. He […]

We Now Send Recalls/Clinical Reminders via SMS

Our practice now uses secure mobile messages (SMS) to send recalls / clinical reminders to patients about upcoming health appointments, such as skin checks, cervical tests and blood tests. The SMS’ will replace letters sent in the post. Why SMS? As well as being a more environmentally-friendly alternative to traditional letters, SMS is more secure […]