COVID-19

DEAR FRIENDS These are rare times upon us, and if predictions are correct we are facing a serious threat. As your doctors, when we are uncertain, our job is to return to what we know, trust the science and follow the protocols. It is likely only a very few patients will become significantly sick, most […]

Novel Coronavirus

Novel Coronavirus If you have travelled to overseas in the past 14 days and you have symptoms such as fever, cough, sore throat or breathlessness, please avoid contact with other people. Do not go into crowded places, or take public transport.   If you are unwell, you can phone Berry Medical Centre, your nearest emergency […]

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 […]

Book online via HotDoc

Watch this short video to show how easy it is to book an appt online using your HotDoc app Download the HotDoc app We have switched our online bookings system to a new provider – HotDoc. Here are 5 reasons why you should download the HotDoc app today.

General Practice : Squishy and Uncertain

  General Practice suffers an image problem. Experts call it squishy and uncertain compared to the shiny and cutting-edge of emergency departments. It’s not sexy, we are not the rock stars of medicine. (BTW : I still think I could have been a rock star, though, maybe. …Mm.) One way to explain our value to […]