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January 25, 2022

Now is the time to prepare for COVID entering Geraldton, says local GP

As featured in The Geraldton Guardian – Friday 21 January 2022 A local GP has speculated Geraldton will see its COVID caseload peak about six weeks after WA’s hard border ends, but he assured residents few patients would require hospitalisation. Midwest General Practice Network deputy chair and Panaceum Medical GP Richard Taylor — who spoke to the Guardian before the Premier’s border backflip — said many were anxious about COVID entering the community , but he urged locals not to panic if they tested positive to the virus. “The vast majority of people are going to have fairly mild symptoms […]
December 30, 2021

Covid Vaccination Site Information – Geraldton

  Community Health Centre – GRH Only Pfizer Mon – Fri  9.00am – 4pm Sat 9am – 3pm Closed public Holidays Bookings   Pharmacy 194 Moderna & AstraZeneca only By appointment only Booked out for the next 2 weeks   Terry White Bluff Point Moderna & AstraZeneca only Starting again on the Wed 1st Jan by appointment only Walk ins only on Thur & Fri between 9.00-12pm & 3pm – 5pm Then Mon – Wed by appt only Walk in Thur – Fri   Chemist Warehouse All 3 Moderna, Pfizer& AstraZeneca 10am – 5pm walk ins Mon – Fri Sat […]
December 16, 2021

Keeping Cool in Summer Heat

As Summer is almost here and the weather is certainly heating up– it is important to remember if you are heading outdoors to SLIP, SLOP, SLAP as overexposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation is the leading cause of skin cancer in Australia. With hot summers likely to continue, it’s important that we all know how to prepare for high temperature days and how to provide first aid for heat-induced. As we are spending more time outdoors, we can take measures to stay cool, remain hydrated, and keep informed.     Getting too hot can make you sick. You can become ill […]
December 2, 2021

Patient Feedback

Your feedback is important and valuable to us!! Patient feedback plays an important part of helping us improve the quality of healthcare provided by our practice. It helps us identify gaps in our services, provides suggestions on improvements and just as importantly helps us understand what is important to you as a patient. Over the coming week’s patients who attend for an appointment at Panaceum Medical will be asked to participate in providing feedback by way of an anonymous survey. This survey has been developed by a company called Insync in line with RACGP Standards for General Practice – Patient […]
October 6, 2021

COVID Vaccine Update – Pfizer Age Group increased

The Panaceum Group are now offering Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines to Panaceum Group patients aged 16 years and over. Pfizer COVID vaccines require 2 doses, 3 weeks apart. When you book your first dose, you will be provided with instructions on how your second dose will be booked. Doses we are allocated are tightly controlled and need to be planned in advance due to the unique storage conditions of these vaccines. Eligible patients must be aged 16 years of age and older. For further information regarding eligibility, click here. Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines can be booked online now. Or by calling our […]
May 18, 2021

Flu vaccinations now available for all age groups

Books are open now for your flu vaccine appointment. May till June is the optimal time to protect you for the flu season. We have clinics open now for all age groups. You can have a flu vaccine from 6 months of age and you may be eligible for a funded vaccine. You can check the funded flu vaccine criteria here https://healthywa.wa.gov.au/influenzavaccine. Private flu vaccines are $20.00. Please be aware you cannot have a flu vaccine within 14 days of having your Covid-19 vaccination. Be sure to tell our receptionist if you have had a Covid-19 vaccine so we can […]