Government Flu vaccinations available

Government funded flu vaccines.

Flu vaccines are funded for:

All patients over 65

All aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people aged 5 to <65 years

All patients with chronic health medical conditions *see you GP for eligibility

All pregnant women 

All children aged 6 months to under 5 years. (*2 doses may be required)

Contact reception on 3299 6777 or book for your flu vaccine.

Covid Vaccine Pfizer 
Pfizer vaccines available for adults and children
ATAGI (Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation) recommends that all adults and children are vaccinated against COVID19. 
Please call reception on 3299 6777 to check your eligibility and to book your appointment.
COVID Vaccine (AstraZeneca)
AstraZeneca vaccine available.
ATAGI (Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation) recommends that all adults are vaccinated against COVID19. 
Please call reception on 3299 6777 to book your appointment.

Tasman Podiatry

Marsden Clinic is pleased to welcome Elmo Senanayake to our team of allied health professionals in January 2021.

Elmo is a skilled and dedicated podiatrist that has been delivering podiatry care since 2012. 

Elmo achieved his Bachelors in Podiatry in 2011 at the Auckland University of Technology. 

Elmo can implement different measures to improve your overall mechanics of the body with innovative podiatry treatments in our clinic.

He covers all aspects of general podiatry of all ages, nail surgeries, orthotics and more.

COVID-19

Covid19 is a highly contagious strain that is transmitted from person to person usually when an infected person coughs or sneezes. Incubation period is up to 14 days.

Symptoms include: 

  • Fever

  • Cough

  • Sore throat

  • Runny nose

  • Diarrhoea

  • Vomiting

  • Fatigue

  • Difficulty breathing

  • Loss of taste/smell

  • New rash

Due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, the Australian Government have introduced telehealth consultations for Medicare and Veteran Affairs card holders.

Please book a phone consult or telehealth consultation if you are experiencing any symptoms.

Our GP's can provide the following services:

Prescriptions, specialist referrals, pathology and imaging requests, medical certificates, mental health care plans and reviews, GP management plans.

In an effort to stop the spread of the virus in the community, please DO NOT enter the clinic if are experiencing any respiratory cold/flu like symptoms. Please contact reception on 3299 6777 for further advice.

For the latest public health information, please visit the Queensland Health website on :

https://www.health.qld.gov.au/coronavirus

Marsden Clinic is in contact with Queensland Health, RACGP and Metro South Public Health to ensure the safety and wellbeing of the community following the recommended guidelines.

Measles

There has been a recent increase in the number of measles cases in Queensland.

Measles is an acute, highly infectious illness caused by the measles virus.

Symptoms include:

  • Fever

  • Cough

  • Runny nose

  • Red inflamed eyes

  • Tiredness

  • Skin rash

Immunisation against measles is recommended as part of the National Immunisation Program.

If you suspect you may have measles, or have been in close contact with someone who has, please inform reception at time of booking, so we can follow the recommended protocols, and help prevent the further spread of measles.