Vaccinations for all ages
The Nurses at Victoria Point Surgery as well as our team of doctors are all accredited to give vaccinations. The list below outlines the vaccinations available at our surgery:
Paediatric Vaccinations: Given at 6 weeks, 4 months, 6 months, 12 months, 18 months and 4 years in accordance with the National Immunisation Register. Adolescents are given vaccinations through the school system however the surgery is able to provide missed vaccinations.
Pneumococcal Vaccine to protect against a range of illnesses caused by the bacterium Streptococcus pneumonia (which causes brain and blood infections such as meningitis).
Whooping Cough vaccine (given free to pregnant mothers in their third trimester) and recommended for all grandparents and caregivers who will be in contact with babies before they are 6 weeks old.
Flu Vaccine High risk patients are eligible for a Government funded flu vaccine. There is no out of pocket expense when patients book into a flu clinic at Victoria Point Surgery.
The following patients are eligible for the ‘free’ vaccine:
- Anyone aged 65 years or over
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 15 years or over and children aged between six months and five years
- Pregnant women
- Anyone with medical conditions that can lead to severe influenza, including people with heart disease, severe asthma and diabetes.
Private flu vaccine
The same vaccine can be administered to any other patient privately at our practice. If the sole reason for visiting the surgery is for the flu vaccine the appointment will be bulk billed and the only out of pocket expense will be $10 for the vaccine.
This service is offered by: