Doctor’s leave October ’18 – January ’19

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Our wonderful doctors at Fountain Street need to take a break throughout the year so please see a list below of dates that our GPs will be on leave so that you may plan your appointments ahead if required.     FSGP will be closed over the festive period from Saturday 22nd December, 2018 and […]

Labour Day Long Weekend Hours

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Fountain Street General Practice will be closed on Monday 1st October, 2018 for the Labour Day public holiday. We will be operating normal opening hours for Saturday 29th September, 2018 from 9:00 am – 12:00 noon and then will reopen on Tuesday 2nd October, 2018 at 8:00 am. Our after hours locum service will be […]

HotDoc Statement Regarding Patient Policy

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It was revealed this week by ABC that online booking provider, HealthEngine, has been passing on patient details to third parties. Fountain Street General Practice would like to confirm that our online booking provider, HotDoc, has no association with HealthEngine. HotDoc has a strict policy around how it handles any patient data as summarised below: […]

2018 Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Now Available

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Doses of both the government and private influenza vaccines have arrived at the practice and are now available to be administered to our existing patients. Influenza (flu) is a highly contagious viral infection that spreads easily from person to person through coughing, sneezing and close contact. Those eligible for the government vaccine under the National Immunisation […]

Influenza Vaccine 2018 Update

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Doses of the private seasonal influenza vaccine have arrived at Fountain Street General Practice and are now available for our existing patients. Influenza (flu) is a highly contagious viral infection that spreads easily from person to person through coughing, sneezing and close contact. It led to the death of more than 1100 Australians in the […]

New ‘enhanced’ flu vaccines for over 65s

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The Australian Government has announced that it will be providing two new ground-breaking flu vaccines to all Australians aged 65 years and over from April 2018. These new vaccines – Fluad® and Fluzone High Dose® – are designed to provide increased protection for people aged 65 years and older by generating a strong immune response […]

Influenza Vaccine 2018 Information

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Fountain Street General Practice will be holding vaccination clinics for patients eligible to receive the seasonal influenza vaccine under the National Immunisation Program. We are expecting the Australian Government to provide the vaccine by early-April 2018. Eligible patients will be reminded by post or SMS once supplies and clinic dates have been confirmed. An update […]

Changes to doctor’s hours

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Some of the doctors at Fountain Street General Practice have changed their working hours. Please take note of the following changes: Dr Nancy will be working Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. She will work some Saturdays rotating with the other GPs on a monthly basis Dr Brian will finish at 3:00 pm on Mondays and Fridays […]