COVID-19 self-isolation rules have changed From 14 October 2022 you don’t need to self-isolate if you test positive to COVID-19, but it is recommended you stay home and take steps to protect others. If you test positive on a rapid antigen test (RAT) please register this with Service NSW. Voluntarily registering your result can help you accessContinue reading “COVID-19 Update #25; 14 October 2022”
Please note that wearing a mask is no longer a condition of entry to my practice. Of course, you may still choose to wear a mask, and if you’d prefer I wear one, I am happy to do so. In accordance with the latest NSW Health Department guidelines (from 22/4/22), if you have been exposedContinue reading “COVID-19 Update #24; 25 April 2022”
Please note that wearing a mask is no longer a condition of entry to my practice. Of course, you may still choose to wear a mask, and if you’d prefer I wear one, I am happy to do so.
To accord with current NSW Health Department guidelines, if you have been exposed to COVID (for example, if someone in your household or workplace has tested positive), you have to self-isolate for seven days. If you have been exposed, please do not attend an appointment until after this isolation period. You can cancel or rescheduleContinue reading “COVID-19 Update #22; 7 January 2022”
As of 12:01 AM today, 24 December 2021, the NSW Government has changed the rules around wearing face masks. It is now again mandatory to wear a mask in all indoor business settings. Please note that wearing a mask is a condition of entry to my practice.
As of 15 December 2021, the NSW Government rules and restrictions have changed. In line with these changes, it is no longer mandatory to use QR code checkin when you attend my practice. It also no longer mandatory to wear a mask in most situations, though they are still strongly encouraged by NSW Health. However,Continue reading “COVID-19 Update #20; 16 December 2021”
As I understand it, there is no requirement to be fully vaccinated to attend a medical appointment. Therefore, while compliance with Public Health Orders is your responsibility, I will not require proof of double vaccination to attend an appointment at my practice. QR code checkin, wearing a mask and hand sanitizing continue to be conditionsContinue reading “COVID-19 Update #19; 17 October 2021”
A seven day lockdown comes into effect for the Byron Shire from 5.00 pm today, 21/9. Under the description of ‘Authorised Workers‘, Registered Health Care Professionals in NSW are able to continue to treat patients requiring essential care. The definition of ‘essential care’ is not entirely clear, but AACMA suggests as a guide “if in theContinue reading “COVID-19 Update #18; 21 September 2021”
As you would know, the entire state of NSW went into lockdown yesterday at 5pm. You can find more information on this here. It is my understanding that under the description of Authorised Workers, registered health care professionals in NSW are able to continue to treat patients requiring essential care. The definition of essential care is hardContinue reading “COVID-19 Update #17; 16 August 2021”
NSW Health has today announced new restrictions for four LGA’s in Northern NSW, including the Byron Shire, coming into effect from 6:00 pm today, Monday 9 August. In compliance with this stay-at-home order, my practice will be closed until Tuesday, 17 August. I will, of course, keep abreast of developments and any further conditions introducedContinue reading “COVID-19 Update #16; 9 August 2021”