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CONCIERGE CHECK POINT

CONCIERGE CHECK POINT

CONCIERGE CHECK POINT From today in the interest of our patients health, you will be greeted by a Lockridge Medical Centre team member and asked a few questions before you enter the practice. This is a precautionary measure to help minimise any risk of infection to patients in the waiting room. We thank you for …

Phone Appointments

Phone Consults (COVID – 19)

To assist with the increased strain on our healthcare system due to COVID-19, Lockridge Medical Centre is now able to offer phone consults (for current patients, must have been seen at the practice within the last 12 months and patients who are eligible). This will allow at-risk and unwell patients to remain at home to …

Coronavirus Patient Alert - from Royal Academy of Australian General Practitioners

Coronavirus Update

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: From the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. Patient Alert - If you have ANY of these symptoms - Fever - Cough - Sore throat - Shortness of breath AND - travelled to (including transit through) mainland China, or - travelled to Hong Kong, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Singapore, South Korea or Thailand in …

Coronavirus

What is a coronavirus? Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that are known to cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS). If you’re concerned that you have been exposed to the coronavirus, follow the below steps: 1. …

Our donations to Foodbank WA

The Lockridge Medical team would like to say a big thank you to everyone who donated items to our food drive! All the donations were picked up on Friday and we’re on the way to Foodbank WA! If you’d like to find out more information on where your donations went please have a look at …

Food Drive Items

Christmas Food Drive

We’re hosting a food drive again this Christmas and collecting items for Food Bank. Please drop off any items at our reception! We can accept: Canned meals Long-life milk Tea and coffee Pasta sauces Spreads and jams Nappies Canned veggies Canned soups Pasta and rice Oats and cereal Washing products Dental products Canned fruit Canned …

WA Mental Health Week – 6th – 12th October : It Starts In Our Communities

We are pleased to put the focus this week on mental health, and the crucial part it plays in the wellbeing of our Lockridge Community. For more than 50 years, Mental Health Week in WA has been instrumental in bringing awareness to people’s mental health and is coordinated by the  Western Australian Association for Mental Health …

What Is Dry Needling and How Does It Work?

What Is Dry Needling? Dry needling is a physical modality, similar to Acupuncture, that many trained physiotherapists’ use to optimize patient outcomes. It involves the insertion of fine, solid filiform needles into soft tissue. Dry needling is an effective and evidence based technique for the treatment of muscular spasm and pain.Many patients have a positive …

Doctor Spotlight – Dr Claire McQuillan

Doctor Spotlight – Dr Claire McQuillan MB BCH BAO DCH FRACGP Dr McQuillan graduated from Queen’s University, Belfast in 2009. After working for a few years in Ireland she emigrated to Perth where she predominately worked in Emergency medicine in both adult and paediatric medicine. She commenced General Practice training in 2016 and has become a …

Jeans for Genes Day at Lockridge

We’re excited to be apart of the Jeans for Genes day on Friday the 2nd of August 2019! The Lockridge staff will be wearing their best denim to show support. Find out more about the Jeans for Genes Organisation and how you can get involved!

It’s flu Season – Book your Flu Shot Now

Its that time of year again… Winter and what comes with winter is flu season. Protect yourself and your family this year by coming in and getting a flu shot! It’s a quick five to ten minute appointment that could help you avoid the flu. How to book:  Appointments available Monday to Saturday, call (08) 6278 …

Moving Dates Announcement

Moving Dates Announcement!

Get your diary out folks, we have the dates for the big move! To catch you up if you haven’t heard, after 30 years on Weddall Rd, Lockridge Medical Centre is moving to a new purpose built medical facility at 64 Aussat Dr, Kiara. We are delighted to announce the dates when it’s all happening, …

6 Aussat Drive, Kiara 2019

Building Our New Premises – Progress Update

Our new location is coming together! These are the latest photos from the builders.   Keep up to date with all things Lockridge Medical and be the first to know when we officially move by joining our email list here. Did you miss our video walkthrough? Watch the video below:  

Sick Woman with Flu

Flu Shots at Lockridge – Book In Now

The days are getting shorter and the temperature is starting to drop which means flu season is upon us. We are here to help with our 2019 Flu Clinic. It’s a quick five to ten minute appointment that could help you avoid a nasty flu this winter. Appointments available Monday to Saturday, call (08) 6278 …

VIDEO : Sneak Peak of our new premises!

Here’s a sneak peak of our new premises! Great work Nat, things are stating to get exciting now! We don’t have an exact date for the move yet, stay tuned and we’ll let you know. Sign up to our mailing list for all the updates sent straight to you about the big move to our …

Dr Jie Xu

A big Lockridge welcome to our new registrars!

A big Lockridge welcome to our new registrars! We’ve made them answer all the important questions, read on and get to know them a little better. DR JACINTA MONTGOMERY Dr Jacinta Montgomery graduated from the University of Notre Dame Fremantle in 2015. Since graduating Jacinta has worked at Fiona Stanley, Rockingham and Fremantle Hospitals in …

It’s official ! Lockridge Medical Centre is moving!

IT’S OFFICIAL – WE ARE MOVING! 8th February is a special day for Lockridge Medical Centre, as it was on that day in 1978 that the University of Western Australian opened the practice doors for the very first time in a little home located in Diana Crescent Lockridge. That was before Medicare was even thought …

Nat and Nadine handing over the Lockridge Medical Centre contribution to Foodbank WA

Paypac Christmas Food Drive 2018

Paypac in association with Foodbank WA are helping to fight hunger this Christmas. Foodbank WA help over 53,000 West Australians every month. Great work Paypac and Foodbank WA! For more info, go to https://www.foodbankwa.org.au/ Nat & Nadine here handing over our box to help the cause

Nat and Tanja doing an excellent job showing off the delicious Movember cupcake stand we have setup today

Movember Cupcake Stand

Hey everyone! Hope you’ve been having a fantastic November, and have enjoyed seeing all the bushy moustaches around raising awareness for men’s health. Here we have Nat and Tanja doing an excellent job showing off the delicious Movember cupcake stand we have setup today, with cupcakes ready and waiting for you to buy. All proceeds …

Screen shot of scam text message purporting to be from from Medicare

Text Message Scam – Not Medicare

SCAM ALERT Hi everyone, we have been notified of a text message scam going around at the moment, here are the details: Scammers are sending SMS messages pretending to be from Medicare, telling people they are owed a rebate of over $200. The text is encouraging people to click a link to a website and …

Movember 2018 WEbsite Homepage Screen Shot - Stop Men Dying Too Young

Movember at Lockridge Medical

The Movember Movement is hair raising affair for a fantastic cause – supporting men’s health. Hosted by the Movember Foundation, the whole is dedicated to raising funds to tackle prostate cancer, testicular cancer, mental health and suicide prevention.   While we won’t be shaving off any large hairy growths here in the practice, we will …

Dr Slavko Tokanovic

Lockridge Welcomes Dr Slavko Tokanovic!

We would love to extend a warm welcome to one of our new registrars, Dr Slavko Tokanovic. Originally from Melbourne, Dr Tokanovic graduated from the University of Notre Dame (Sydney/Melbourne) in 2011. He completed his internship at Alfred Health and residency at Monash. He travelled to Darwin and commenced GP training whilst in the Northern …

R U OK? Day at Lockridge Medical Centre

R U OK? Day is a national suicide prevention event held on the 13thof September that inspires all Australians to ask the question, ‘Are you OK?’. The R U OK? vision is to create a world that connects and protects people from suicide while their mission is to empower meaningful and supportive conversation with those …