Chronic Disease Management

Chronic Disease Management

Do you suffer from a Chronic Condition?

The use of the term ‘chronic conditions’ refers to a broad range of chronic and complex health conditions across the spectrum of illness, including mental illness, trauma, disability and genetic disorders.

Chronic conditions have complex and multiple causes; are generally long-term and persistent, and often lead to a gradual deterioration of health and loss of independence. While not usually immediately life threatening, chronic conditions are the most common and leading cause of premature mortality.

Just some chronic conditions are:

Some of the above mentioned conditions can impact on your day to day functions and you may require some extra assistance.  You may also be eligible for a Management Plan that will allow you to access some extra services that are funded by the Department of Health. 

For further information see the below link:

https://www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/mbsprimarycare-chronicdisease-pdf-infosheet

Fee Changes

 
Please be advised our Standard and Long consultation fees will increase by $3 and $5 respectively on the 8th of November 2021. Please visit the Fee’s page for more info.

Covid-19 Clinics

Albany Clinic is participating in the roll out of both Astra Zeneca and Pfizer Vaccines.  
If you would like to book in, please call our clinic on 3264 2622 and our lovely receptionists will be happy to help! *Note – appointment availability is dependent of availability of vaccine and GP.  While we are trying to provide an option of appointment times we are restricted to certain days and times.

Covid-19 Update

For 30 years Albany Clinic has provided Consistent and Experienced health care ensuring our community has access to dependable quality care. Covid-19 pandemic requires daily adjustment to managing both illness and prevention.

During this time and the increased enquires around the vaccines we are finding the incoming calls are increasing.  We thank you all for your patience during this time.  If you call the Clinic and find you are unable to get through or the lines appear busy we ask that you call back at a later time.  Our reception team are working extremely hard to answer all calls as quickly as possible.

Covid-19 Eligibility Checker:

https://www.health.gov.au/resources/publications/covid-19-vaccine-eligibility-checker

It is still vital that if you have any cold or flu symptoms that you must be tested.  Upon having your test you must then self-isolate until you have a negative result or symptoms have cleared.  Please ensure you advise reception if you have any symptoms prior to booking any appointments. 

Surgery hours are Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm and Saturday 8.30am to 11am.

 

Take Care and Stay in Touch. We are only a phone call away.