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 Important Message -  Please note: 

Clarkson Family Practice will be operating with limited face-to-face  consulting hours from 8 am to 12 noon  until February 2022 when it will be reviewed.

   

If you need a routine matter to be attended to that can  be managed by telephone, please book a telephone consult in the morning, which will be attended to by myself in the afternoon after 3pm.

Estelle has been diagnosed with a serious medical problem that is going to require treatment for the next 6 months and there will be planned days when I may not be available except for telephone consultations. Please keep an eye on this page for further news.  

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August and September often represent the worst influenza months.  We have  vaccine available . 

  Influenza  vaccines . 

Private   and State Sponsored Influenza vaccinations  are  available.

The Private   vaccines    are  for   patients 13  years old   ( year 7)  to    64 years old who do not qualify for a free vaccine.  Primary school children to year 6 have been included in the  Medicare-funded influenza vaccine group. 

State Funded Flu Vaccine - are available for all who qualify .

 

Individuals who qualify for free influenza vaccines :  

The following individuals in WA are eligible to receive government funded vaccine:

  • persons 65 years or older

  • children 6 months to less than 5 years

  • primary school-aged children (from 5 years to students in year 6)

  • pregnant women (any trimester)

  • Aboriginal people 6 months and older

  • individuals 6 months and older with medical conditions that place them at risk for complications of influenza, including:

    1. cardiac disease

    2. chronic respiratory conditions

    3. chronic neurological conditions

    4. impaired immunity

    5. diabetes and other metabolic disorders

    6. renal disease

    7. haematological disorders ( disorders of blood cells and platelets) 

    8. children aged 6 months to 10 years receiving long-term aspirin therapy.

 

Please Look at The New Notice Board on the 3rd  tab above.

It has more extensive   information  on the possible roll of Bovine   Colostrum supplementation in helping to prevent contracting Covid-19 by increasing Secretory-IgA antibodies. 

Dr Ernst Eiselen  

The Practice  has introduced a number of  Special Interest Services , which may be found by clicking on the "Services" link above. A number of these are not generally available elsewhere. All of these treatments are done by conventional , approved methods.  Any questions about these may be directed to Dr Eiselen.

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