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Nexus Primary Health Service Update

Nexus Primary Health is committed to protecting our Clients, Communities and Staff.

NEXUS PRIMARY HEALTH SERVICE UPDATE

Nexus Primary Health continues to deliver services in the current pandemic environment and is committed to protecting our clients, our staff, and our community.

Nexus Primary Health has continued to maintain services in various formats during the year despite the difficult pandemic situation.

The Nexus team have been creative and innovative in their service delivery to ensure we can continue to deliver services wherever possible with the health and safety of all individuals as our focus.  Some of our staff live in metro Melbourne, so clinician hours may be affected impacting appointment availability. 

We apologise for any inconvenience but assure our community we will return to normal services as soon as we are able to!

In adhering to guidelines, some of our programs have needed to be modified and some have continued via telehealth. With the changing state of restrictions, we have been able to reintroduce some programs and look forward to being able to promote greater service offering soon.

Our Wallan GP SuperClinic continues to operate as usual, with increased screening and the option for consultations by phone or video conferencing if appropriate.The Wallan GP Superclinic continues to run the GENERAL PRACTICE RESPIRATORY CLINIC on site for symptomatic individuals. This is currently a Monday to Friday, free but appointment preferred program. Bookings available through hotdoc.com.au.

Our Wallan GPSuperClinic is also now a VACCINATION CLINIC offering both AstraZeneca and Pfizer, depending on your eligibility. To check eligibility please go to https://www.health.gov.au/resources/apps-and-tools/covid-19-vaccine-eligibility-checker

Please bring ID or documentation if required for proof of eligibility and clothing suitable for access for injection.

AstraZeneca vaccine is available on Tuesday only at this stage.

Pfizer vaccine is available Wednesday, Thursday or Friday including a clinic until 8pm on Thursday night.

Our Kinglake Ranges Medical Centre is also offering AstraZeneca vaccinations every Saturday morning by appointment.

Nexus Broadford also has  a new GP clinic running Monday to Thursday.

Please call 1300 7733 52 for either clinic to make an appointment or book via our website www.nexusprimaryhealth.org.au

Other NexusServices:

Nursing services continue to operate as normal with strict adherence to COVID safe guidelines including our District Nursing Service, Continence Services, Diabetes Clinics and Cardiac Clinics.

Our Community Support Services continue to be provided. Meals on Wheels or support in the home or maintenance support where necessary is available and we encourage anyone requiring support to contact us on 1300 773 352.

Adult and Children’s Allied Health programs also have continued to run in a modified manner and some community group exercise and walking classes will commence again in in early October.

Our Social Support groups have commenced again, also under strict COVID safe guidelines, and we encourage any individuals interested in getting involved to call or contact us through our website.

Our Alcohol and other drugs programsCounselling programs and Family Violence programs for Men, Women and Children continue to run as normal, recently by telehealth, but we are booking face to face appointments as well from all locations.

Other Counselling programs including Financial Counselling continue as normal including our HAY and Theraplay programs

Targeted Care Packages continue to run as normal within the guidelines.

Our office-based staff have started to return to working onsite, in line with Victorian Government guidelines and we continue to run in a COVID safe manner with a mix of on site and working from home where it is possible.  Additional screening, personal hygiene,physical distancing and density rules are being adhered to across all services,and we are ensuring our staff are well before services are provided or before they come to work on site or in the community.

New referrals,enquiries and appointments can be made by calling us and we will make an appointment or triage your call to the most appropriate service. The Nexus Primary Health team are looking forward to being able to get back to normal someday soon but can assist now with any service you may require.

Please call our friendly Customer Service Team on 1300 77 33 52 to discuss or make an appointment.

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