Quality care for the community - NEWS

  We are very pleased to have Dr Shandith Tennakoon join our Mt Colah        practice from 2nd August 2022.

  Dr Shandith Tennakoon  completed his undergraduate medical degree in Sri Lanka in 2008 and has been            practicing in Australia since 2014. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Medicine. He enjoys all              aspects of general practice and believes in continuity of care. He will be working on Mondays, Tuesdays,              Thursdays and Saturdays. 

HORNSBY DRS CHANGED SCHEDULE

From 5th August 2022 Dr Fiona Murphy will be working Mon-Thurs only and

Dr David Lin will be working Mon-Thurs at Hornsby, Fri and Sat Mt Colah (Hornsby will be closed on Fridays).

 

We have a supply of RaT test kits available to purchase at $5 each or $90 for a box of 25

Pick up is from either the Mt Colah Practice or Hornsby Practice

FLU VACCINES are available at both practices bookings are essential.

 

​With the number of Covid-19 cases recently you may be feeling anxious and unsure about how to manage if you test positive for Covid-19. Below are some links to resources from NSW Health Department on the steps to take if you, a family member or a friend is confirmed Covid-19 positive. We hope this information will help in assisting you to navigate through this unprecedented time.  

Are you a high or low-risk patient?   

https://www.health.gov.au/health-alerts/covid-19/advice-for-groups-at-risk

Managing your illness at home once confirmed Covid-19 positive and when to be released from isolation

https://www.nsw.gov.au/covid-19/management/advice-for-confirmed

COVID-19 BOOSTER VACCINES

  • Covid-19 booster vaccines are currently available from the Mt Colah practice. The flu vaccine can be given at the same time if you wish to have both please let reception know when you book. We are administering the Pfizer Vaccines. Please phone for a vaccination appointment. You will be advised about potential side effects and have an opportunity to ask questions. You will be asked to wait at the surgery for 15 minutes after your appointment to ensure there are no immediate side effects; this is standard procedure with ALL our immunisations. For more information, visit the NSW Health website.

  • Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine for children aged 5-11yrs are currently also from the Mt Colah practice please call for bookings. For further information please visit NSW Health website.

COVID-19 VACCINE - NOVAVAX is now available please call the surgery to make a booking.

DR GAMANI GOONETILLEKA (MBBS; FRCS(Eng) joined us in August 2021 at our Mt Colah rooms every Wednesdays from 12.30pm to 3.30pm. He is an experienced Specialist General Surgeon with training and expertise in Plastic and Skin Cancer Surgery. His consultations will need a referral from your doctor to attract maximum rebates from Medicare.  Fees payable for procedures will be advised by the Surgeon at the time of consultation prior to the procedure.  Bulk Billing is also available under certain circumstances.

SOCIAL DISTANCING:

At all visits, please:

  1. Wear a mask

  2. Advise reception staff if you have a fever, cough, cold, runny nose, sore throat or other possible COVID-19 symptoms (you will be asked to wait in your car or outside)

  3. Use hand sanitiser on arrival.

For more information visit our Facebook  page, Mt Colah HotDocs or Hornsby HotDocs pages.