Our flu vaccines have arrived!!!

National Immunisation Program (NIP)

Criteria for Government Funded Flu

Vaccines 2018

Free seasonal influenza vaccine is availabler for the following people:

  • all people aged 65 years and over
  • children aged 6 months to 5 years
  • all aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander people aged 15 years and over
  • pregnant women
  • all people with medical conditions predisposing to severe influenza

The cost to patients who do not qualify for a government funded vaccine is $15.50

Correct Patient Identification is Vital for Patient Safety.

As part of this practice’s commitment to continuing patient safety, our staff will routinely ask you to provide three (3) approved patient identifiers to ensure correct patient identification.

To ensure correct patient identification you may be requested to provide:

  • Full Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Gender (as the patient identify themselves)
  • Address
  • Medicare Card Number    

Please note that “Change of Details” forms are readily available at reception.

We request that you bring your Concession and/or Medicare Card each time you visit the practice.

Our patients are encouraged to ensure that telephone contact numbers are up to date including emergency contact details, and, to access our online Appointuit app., your email address is accurate.

Correct Patient Identification is Vital for Patient Safety.

As part of this practice’s commitment to continuing patient safety, our staff will routinely ask you to provide three (3) approved patient identifiers to ensure correct patient identification.

To ensure correct patient identification you may be requested to provide:

  • Full Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Gender (as the patient identify themselves)
  • Address
  • Medicare Card Number    

Please note that “Change of Details” forms are readily available at reception.

We request that you bring your Concession and/or Medicare Card each time you visit the practice.

Our patients are encouraged to ensure that telephone contact numbers are up to date including emergency contact details, and, to access our online Appointuit app., your email address is accurate.

 

Prescription Changes

Patients are requested to make an appointment with an available GP for all repeat prescription requests.  These prescription appointments are currently bulk-billed.  Please see our RSMC Repeat Prescription Policy.