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Types of Available Appointments

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There are many different types of appointment available at Ranford Medical Centre.  In order to give our doctors time to consult thoroughly, it is helpful to book the correct type of appointment.  Bookings can be made online through our website or Hotdoc.com - If you...

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Online Bookings

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  Our on-line booking system is changing.  From 3rd December 2021 our patients will be able to book appointments through our website using the 'make appointment online' tab above, and also by using Hotdoc either as an App or on your web browser.  Our friendly receptionists...

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Contact in 2022 and beyond

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In an effort to reduce our carbon footprint, we will be reducing our paper usage for patient correspondence.  Please make sure that the mobile telephone numbers and email addresses that we have for you in our system are up to date. We will be transitioning to...

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Covid 19

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Coronavirus (Covid 19) is a respiratory disease caused by a new virus.  The illness causes respiratory (flu like) symptoms  ranging from a cough, sore throat, temperature to severe respiratory distress requiring hospitalisation and in some cases, death. Coronavirus disease spreads primarily through contact with an...

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Meningococcal B

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Meningococcal B is a bacteria that can lead to Invasive Meningitis, potentially causing death or life long disability. People spread Meningococcal bacteria by sharing respiratory and throat secretions (saliva or spit).  Generally, it takes close contact for example coughing or kissing to spread these bacteria. It is...

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Free Shingles vaccine – Zostavax

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Shingles is a condition caused by the same virus that causes chicken pox.  Initial symptoms of shingles can include headache, fever, flu like symptoms and malaise. A stinging or burning sensation may appear on the affected area before a localised skin rash appears, usually within 1-2...

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My Health Record Changes

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By the end of 2018, a My Health Record with be created for every Australian unless they choose not to have one.  People who choose NOT to have a My Health Record will be able to register not to have one during a three-month opt...

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Ranford Medical Centre are now offering on site Iron Infusions

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Feeling Fatigued?                                 Low Iron?  When iron levels in the body become too low, the   haemoglobin level can also drop below normal. This can result in Iron Deficiency Anaemia causing fatigue, headaches, dizziness, and palpitations. Initial treatment can include oral tablets, or liquid.  If this is not appropriate...

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