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Call Home Visiting Doctor is YOUR LOCAL AFTER-HOURS HOME DOCTOR

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Call Home Visiting Doctor

Call Home Visiting Doctor is was locally established in Caloundra, locally owned and locally managed, to ensure a bulk billed, quick delivery of health service to our local Sunshine Coast Community.

Approved areas we service can be found at our website at: www.callhomevisitingdocotor.com.au

When would you use this service:

  • When your regular clinic is closed
  • When you have a problem and the hospital is overflowing
  • If you have a sick child or elderly parent and do not want to leave the comfort of your home

 

Call 1800 644 999 for your after – hours health needs.

 

We are here to serve you in the comfort of your own home and our service is 100% Bulk Billed for all Medicare and DVA card holders.

The Call centre is open Monday to Friday from 4pm; Saturdays from noon; Sundays and public holidays 24 hours.

Our Call Home Visiting Doctor service is accredited and so are our Doctors, they are highly trained and experienced in urgent care (when it is not a life threatening condition)– Category 4 and 5, which are cases that do not require emergency care. The service is designed to take the load off our public hospitals.

To ensure continuity of your care, an After-hours consultation report, on the reason of your call, diagnosis and the treatment provided, is sent to your regular doctor.   As we understand, pharmacies are closed after-hours, our doctors have selective medication that could help you throughout the night at no cost to you.

 

Call 1800 644 999, YOUR LOCAL AFTER-HOURS HOME DOCTOR for your urgent After-hours health needs.


The importance of vaccination

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Cooroy Family Practice would like to remind you the importance of vaccination for your children.


Good news: the massage chair is coming to Cooroy!

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Antenatal Care, Cooroy Family Practice

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Our local passionate doctors at Cooroy Family Practice provide Pre and Post Natal Care.

Post natal care begins immediately after birth and the primary aims are to provide:

• Recuperation from the birthing process.
• Breastfeeding education and support.
• Parenting education and support.
• Clinical care to promote the physical and psychological health and well-being of the woman and her baby.
• Pelvic floor muscles tightening.

NEW PATIENTS ARE WELCOMED.

WE BULK BILL ALL PATIENTS WITH MEDICARE CARD – NO GAP FEES TO YOU.

FRIENDLY, CARING & PROFESSIONAL CLINICAL & NON-CLINICAL TEAM.

We encourage you to visit our practice and tell us about your experience.

Call us on 5472 0064 our friendly and caring team will look after you.


Child Immunisation

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Cooroy Family Practice provides ‘Child Immunisation’ which begins immediately after birth. A free immunisation service for children to help protect them against child diseases, such as, measles, whooping cough, polio and tetanus.

Child Immunisation Program:
• Birth – Hepatitis B (hepB)

• 2 months:
Hepatitis B, diphtheria, tetanus, acellular pertussis (whooping cough), Haemophilus influenzae type b, inactivated poliomyelitis (polio) (hepB-DTPa-Hib-IPV).
Pneumococcal conjugate (13vPCV).
Rotavirus.

• 4 months:
Hepatitis B, diphtheria, tetanus, acellular pertussis (whooping cough), Haemophilus influenzae type b, inactivated poliomyelitis (polio) (hepB-DTPa-Hib-IPV).
Pneumococcal conjugate (13vPCV).
Rotavirus.

• 6 months:
Hepatitis B, diphtheria, tetanus, acellular pertussis (whooping cough), Haemophilus influenzae type b, inactivated poliomyelitis (polio) (hepB-DTPa-Hib-IPV).
Pneumococcal conjugate (13vPCV).
Rotavirus B.

• 12 months
Haemophilus influenzae type b and Meningococcal C (Hib-MenC).
Measles, mumps and rubella (MMR).

• 18 months
Measles, mumps, rubella and varicella (chickenpox) (MMRV).

• 4 years
Diphtheria, tetanus, acellular pertussis (whooping cough) and inactivated poliomyelitis (polio) (DTPa-IPV).
Measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) (to be given only if MMRV vaccine was not given at 18 months).

Call us on 5472 0064 our friendly and caring team will look after you.


2013 Sunshine Coast Multicultural Excellence Awards

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2013 Sunshine Coast Multicultural  Excellence Awards

The 2013 MEA awards culminated on Friday 18th October at Arnica Waterfront resturant. It was a fantastic night, big congrats to all nominees and finalists, check out their facebook page for photo’s and more. Thanks to the USC PR students and all the sponsers.
Congratualtions to all of the finalists and winners of the 2013 Sunshine Coast Multicultural Excellence Awards. “The 2013 Multicultural Excellence Awards, thanks to Quirkle Photopgraphy. Vivianne Dawalibi, the winner of the Economic Award. Vivianne worked in the United Nations for many years, recieving numerous awards for her work. She now lives on the Sunshine Coast and runs the Caloundra Bulk Billing Surgery”

The Sunshine Coast Multicultural Excellence Award (MEAwards) have been created to recognize the outstanding contribution that has been made to the Sunshine Coast by individuals from a multicultural background.

The MEAwards have been developed by The Sunshine Coast Community Cooperative and students studying Public Relations at the University of the Sunshine Coast.2013multicultural award_vivianne_2 2013multicultural award_vivianne_1


Profile: Vivianne Dawalibi – Business Matters Magazine

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Vivianne Dawalibi has a heart of gold and demonstrates clear vision, determination and genuine kindness. Owner and Managing Director of Caloundra Bulk Billing Surgery, Vivianne has many interesting stories to share about her experiences all over the world, supporting and working with the United Nations for 20 years providing solutions and integration services for refugees and engaging in various emergency operations.

Vivianne is of Syrian origin and lived in Sudan, the eldest of three sisters and a brother. Her family was extremely overprotective, with strong Christian values, and sent the girls to a private Catholic school. She was very lucky later in life to fall deeply in love with and marry an Armenian man who was born in Sudan. “Nubar was a good husband; he was a noble man, extremely supportive. He gave me freedom to dream and grow and be who I am today”, shares Vivianne.

In 1980, Vivianne started her career with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Sudan. Her first role was a junior bookkeeper, then she developed herself and climbed the ladder and became an operations officer in charge of various emergency operations in various countries including Armenia, Belarus, Bangladesh and finally in Bosnia and Herzegovina during the Kosovo conflict. Read more


Closing the Gap in Queensland

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What is Closing the Gap?

Closing the Gap refers to reducing the gap in inequalities that exist between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and non-Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians.  Under the National Indigenous Reform Agreement the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) committed to achieving six targets for closing the gap in health, education and employment outcomes.

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The two health-specific targets are:

  • to close the gap in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander life expectancy within a generation (by 2033); and
  • to halve the gap in mortality rates for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children under five within a decade (2018).

 

 

The health gap in Queensland

The health gap is the difference between the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander burden of disease estimates and those for the general population.  In Queensland the life expectancy gap is currently estimated at 10.4 years for males and 8.9 years for females.
The six leading drivers of the health gap between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and non-Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Queenslanders, which together explain 80% of the health gap:

  • Cardiovascular disease – an estimated 28% of the health gap;
  • Diabetes – an estimated 16% of the health gap;
  • Chronic respiratory disease – an estimated 11% of the health gap;
  • Cancers – an estimated 9% of the health gap;
  • Injuries – an estimated 8% of the health gap; and
  • Mental disorders – an estimated 8% of the health gap.

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Peoples Choice Award

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People’s Choice Award

Calounda Bulk Billing Surgery Wins 2011 Caloundra Chamber of Commerce & Industry Business Award

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Calounda Bulk Billing Surgery Wins 2011 Caloundra Chamber of Commerce & Industry Business Award