Announcements (updated 14/7/23)


Overview: This post is constantly updated with latest news relevant to Health, Counselling and Disability services clients. Current news includes practice improvement survey, new NT counsellor, flu vaccines and more. Reading time ~ 4 minutes


The Practice Accreditation and Improvement Survey (PAIS)

The PAIS is a well-established patient survey widely used by general practices across Australia to gather valuable feedback from patients, which informs meaningful quality improvement within the organisation.

The results from our most recent survey have come through. Stay tuned for more information about improvements that we are looking to make, based on these results.

 

 

New NT counsellor, based in Darwin

Sarah Hogg has been appointed as the new NT Counsellor in Darwin, bringing over 12 years of experience in counselling and social work to support the students, with a focus on providing guidance and support for their well-being and mental health.

Sarah will be available to students three days a week, specifically on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Her primary location will be at CDU, where she will provide counselling services to students seeking guidance and support.

 

Flu Vaccines

2023 flu season vaccines for are available now at Flinders University Health Services for staff and students who haven’t yet had a flu vaccination this year.

Flu vaccination clinic appointments will be available at Health Services (Bedford Park campus) from Monday 24th April – until Tuesday 31st May.

To make a booking, phone 8201 2118.

Cost $12.00.

 

SA Pathology updates:

SA Pathology are back onsite now in the Health Service 🏥

Normal business hours are Monday to Thursday 9am to 3pm.

 

Feeling distressed?

Within normal business hours (i.e. 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday) email counselling@flinders.edu.au. This email is monitored by our intake team.

☎️ If it is out of hours and you find yourself distressed at what is happening, remember our Out of Hours Crisis Line is operational.

 

Need a medical service?

If there is a Medical Emergency phone 000.

Marion Domain Medical Centre is open daily. Ph 8375 7000 – https://www.mariondomainmedicalcentre.com.au/

After hours, phone the National Home Doctor Service, if you require a HOME Visit, Ph 137425 – https://homedoctor.com.au/

Flinders Medical Centre, Emergency Dept is open 24hrs.

 

COVID

The COVID-SA website remains the primary source of information about COVID-19 in South Australia – https://www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/public+content/sa+health+internet/conditions/infectious+diseases/covid-19

The Department of Health (DOH) website remains the key source of information for all of us about the virus in Australia – https://www.health.gov.au/health-topics/novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov

For all Flinders Student Coronavirus information, please visit https://students.flinders.edu.au/coronavirus-information.

 

A note about this post:

This blog post is a constantly updated blog post that highlights small but important news items from the team at Health, Counselling and Disability Services (HCD). Content from this post is displayed on the main HCD website – https://students.flinders.edu.au/student-services/hcd

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