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Skin Cancer Specialist

Do you need a Skin Check?

From the 13th of February 2018 a skin cancer specialist will be joining the team on Tuesdays, Dr Ahmad Hasanien.

Dr Hasanien is a family medical physician who is trained and specialised in skin caner diagnosis and treatment.

He earned his medical degree at the University of Ain Shams in Cairo, Egypt. He completed his advanced clinical certificated in dermoscopy and skin cancer medicine with the Skin Cancer College of Australasia which is in the Northern Rivers region of NSW. This area is known to have one of the highest skin cancer rates in Australia.

From his years of clinical experience, Dr Hasanien understands how easy it is to feel concerned prior to a skin check and become overwhelmed following a skin cancer diagnosis. When you leave his consult, we will make sure you leave with one of the following:

– The all Clear, meaning you have no obvious skin cancer
– One or more lesions that need to be monitored or biopsied to confirm a diagnosis
– Removal of one or more lesions due to its high probability of being a skin cancer

Dr Hasanien will guide your treatment from start to finish and ensure you are comfortable during the process. He will ensure any removals provide the best cosmetic result and are cost effective.

To book in or for more information, please contact reception on 9818 1355.

Please note, Dr Hasanien is a private billing doctor and additional procedural fees may apply.

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Cervical Screening Update

Attention Patients 

As of the 1st of December 2017, Pap Smears will be replaced with a new Cervical Screening Test .

The frequency and age range guidelines for the new screening have changed. To find out how these changes affect you, please book in a consult with one of our general practitioners.

For a list of frequently asked questions, please follow this link.

Holiday Season Opening Hours

Christmas Hours

 

 

Rozelle Medical Centre will continue to open as usual, except for the public holidays which are listed above.

If you require urgent medical attention outside of these hours please call 000.

For non-urgent appointments, please call the National Home Doctor Service on 13 74 25.

The Rozelle Medical Centre team wishes our patients and their families a safe and prosperous holiday season and a Happy New Year!

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As of Saturday the 30th of September, all appointments on the Weekend will be Privately Billed.
If eligible, a Medicare rebate can be claimed and processed by our receptionists on your behalf.
Pension Card Holders, Health Care Card Holders and Children will be be eligible for a Reduced Gap Fee. For a full price list, please visit our practice fee section.

 

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Flu Vaccine 2017

Get Your Flu Shot Here


The 2017 Flu Vaccine is now available at Rozelle Medical Centre.

This year’s vaccine will be the new 4 strain (quadrivalent) vaccine for the cost of $25.00.

Please make an appointment with our nurse or walk in for your annual flu vaccination as limited stock is available.

Flu vaccines can be administered on any day but preferably at times listed below when our dedicated nurses are on:
Monday & Tuesday: 9am – 4:30pm

For more information please read the Immunize Australia Program

 

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My Health Record

Rozelle Medical Centre has begun to assist patients signing up for My Health Record, a NSW Government initiative.

My Health Record in a national digital health record system. This means your important health information like allergies, medical conditions and treatments, medicine details, test or scan reports can be digitally available in one place.

Healthcare providers like doctors, specialists and hospital staff may be able to see it online from anywhere, at any time, allowing you to get the best possible treatments in times of need, like an accident or emergency.

If you are interested in signing up, or have any questions, please don’t hesitate to speak to the reception staff, nurse or doctors at Rozelle Medical Centre!

City2Surf 2016

Big congratulations to all staff at Sydney Specialist Suites and Rozelle Medical Center for completing this years City2Surf!

We were blown away by the whopping $90 000 the Black Dog Institute raised from City2Surf.

Together we have helped create awareness and remove the stigma from mental illness. We are incredibly grateful.
It was a beautifully sunny day full of laughter and some aching muscles but we loved every moment.
Bring on 2017.
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Flu Clinic 2016

Flu Vaccine 2016

Get Your Flu Shot Here


The 2016 Flu Vaccine is now available at Rozelle Medical Centre.

This year’s vaccine will be the new 4 strain (quadrivalent) vaccine for the cost of $25.00.

Following a particularly bad flu season in the Northern hemisphere, patients are advised to have their flu vaccines as early as possible in our season. Flu immunity is not sustained and re-vaccination is required each year. The composition of the 2016 flu vaccine is different to previous years.

Please make an appointment with our nurse or walk in for your annual flu vaccination as limited stock is available.

Flu vaccines can be administered on any day but preferably at times listed below when our dedicated nurses are on:
Tuesday & Friday: 9am – 4:30pm

The Australian Vietnamese Aged Care Services (AVACS)

Rozelle Medical Centre is proud to announce we will be donating all charity water profits to The Australian Vietnamese Aged Care Services (AVACS).

The Australian Vietnamese Aged Care Services (AVACS) is a non-profit, charitable and public benevolent association. It cares for the financially disadvantaged, frail and lonely elderly people in the community, especially the people from non- English speaking (culturally and linguistically diverse) backgrounds.

The Vietnamese community has the second highest proportion of people over the age of 70. There is a high demand and need for having specific aged care facility for Vietnamese older people.
Services that are specific to Vietnamese older people are important because it will not only provide families with peace of mind, but will also ensure that the elderly have access to a facility that is culturally, linguistically and religiously sensitive to the needs of elderly Vietnamese Australians.

Contribute to this great cause by purchasing our Charity Water – $3.00 a bottle