News Archive

COVID Vaccine Booster Doses - 19/1/2022

From the 19th of January 2022, booster doses will be available for patients aged 18 years and older and who had their 2nd  dose at least 3 months ago.

Christmas Opening Hours 2021

From Friday the 25th of December, 2021, until Tuesday the 4th of January, 2022, we will be consulting at our Marden Surgery only.  Our Newton Surgery will be closed during this period.  Normal trading hours will commence on Tuesday the 4th of January, 2022, at both Newton and Marden.


Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccines Are Now Available

We now have both the Pfizer (Comirnaty) and the AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria) vaccine available.


Welcoming our New GP to EAHC - Dr. Olivia Chen

EAHC is pleased to welcome Dr. Olivia Chen to our team.  Dr. Chen will be starting on Monday the 30th of August working at our Marden surgery. 


COVID Update - 21.7.21

Given the current COVID outbreak in SA and our new restrictions, Telehealth will now be offered in the first instance where it is appropriate to do so and all non-urgent Face-To-Face consults will be triaged via our GPs at this time. If you believe you need to have a Face-To-Face consult at this time, please call us on 8230 6900 (Marden) or 8360 9777 (Newton).

Farewell Peter White and Ali Measday and Best Wishes

As many of you now know, Dr Peter White and Dr Ali Measday are retiring from General Practice on the 26th of February, 2021.

We would like to thank them both for all of their hard work and dedication to East Adelaide Healthcare over such a long time.

Bike Racks at Newton

We are pleased to announce that we now have new bike racks installed at Newton for those who choose to ride to our Newton Surgery.

These are secure and conveniently located near our front gate.

We hope to see them in use over this summer period.

COVID and Flu Vax Update - 17/2/21

Flu Vaccines:

At this stage, we have not had confirmation from the Government about Flu Vaccines and when they will become available for us to administer. As soon as we hear from the Government we will let our patients know. We expect there will be a delay in the 2021 Seasonal Flu Vaccines due to the rollout of the COVID Vaccines.


Increase in Fees as of 1st January 2021

Today Medicare rebates do not cover the full cost of providing you with the medical care that we aim to deliver.  This is because the rate at which successive governments have indexed the Medicare Schedule fees has been substantially lower than increases in the Consumer Price Index (CPI) and average weekly earnings.

Christmas Holiday Opening Hours 2020

From Friday the 25th o​f December, 2020 until Monday the 4th of January, 2021 we will be consulting at our Marden Surgery only.