Staff Members

UNSW staff influenza vaccinations

Flu shot

The clinics have now finished.

To book an appointment for an influenza vaccine,  please contact the Health Service via telephone. All staff will be seen by a doctor. The visit will be bulk billed to Medicare.

   

 

The annual staff influenza clinic for 2017 will commence Tuesday 21st March, 2017. This service is provided on behalf of the VP Campus Life and Community Engagement as part of the Campus Life Health and Wellbeing strategy.

The most effective way of minimizing the effects of  Influenza is via a comprehensive vaccination program.

The Department of Health has advised that the vaccines will not be available until late early March 2017: "The vaccine strains to be included in this year’s Quadrivalent (four strain) vaccine are aligned with World Health Organization recommendations for the southern hemisphere 2017 Influenza season.

Influenza Clinic dates range from 21st March , to 4th May 2017, 9.15am - 1pm.

Location: Quadrangle Building , Room G0033 (CATS room), not within the Health Service.

To make an appointment you will be required to register online. You must follow these steps as directed:

1.    Visit the UNSW Health Service website and click the Influenza Clinic Appointment tab to make an online booking.
2.    Login (existing patient - UNSW Health Service, not UNSW Influenza Clinic) or Register (new patient to UNSW Health Service)
3.    Proceed to the “practitioner of your choice” tab than select the “Flu Clinic” tab. Options: Flu tab 1 (nurse 1), Flu tab 2 (nurse 2), Flu tab 3 (nurse 3). Please scroll down to search for flu tab 2 & 3. Note: Search all three flu tabs for all date and time options.
4.    Make an appointment at a time a date of your choosing.
5.    To cancel or change appointments please revisit the email confirmation to make the changes.

Changes cannot be made by contacting UNSW Health Service staff directly

Make your appointment online now!

 

 

What is seasonal influenza? *The influenza virus that circulates every year cause an infectious disease known as influenza (flu). Symptoms of the flu include: sudden fever, headache, muscle ache and pains, fatigue, cough, sore throat, stuffy or runny nose. The virus can cause a mild or serve illness depending on the type of influenza virus and the age and general health of the affected person. It may take three days to show symptoms when you catch the flu and symptoms may last up to a week.

NSW Health information link http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/infectious/influenza/pages/default.aspx

 *Australia Government Department of Health and Ageing – Seasonal Pandemic Influenza http://www.flupandemic.gov.au/internet/panflu/publishing.nsf/Content/resources-1/$FILE/seasonal_pandemic_influenza.pdf

Immunisation is recommended to get optimum protection against the likely circulating strains.

 

 

 


Bookings at UNSW Health Service - Please note private fees apply. UNSW students are bulk billed via medicare or medibank.

 

Fees

 

Private fees apply - A reduced rate for all current UNSW staff. Non current staff and students the Australian Medical Assoication (AMA) rate applies for a consultation. Medicare does not cover work-related, insurance, diving medicals or pre-travel health visits. Private fees apply for work and travel vaccinations.Ous staff are able to assist you with claiming the Medicare rebate. All fees are payable at the time of the consultation.   

Cancellations

If you can’t attend your scheduled appointment, call 9385 5425 before your appointment so we can allocate your appointment to someone else.A minimum of 2 hours notice is required. A cancellation fee of $40.00 will apply for non attendance / appointments not cancelled in advanced.  Telephone Calls and Messages

Emergency calls are taken by our Nurses and Doctors. Messages are taken for most other calls and returned as soon as possible (please allow up to 24 hours) . Most of the Doctors work part-time and a message is not always returned on the same day.

Referrals

An appointment is required for all referrals. It’s illegal to back date referrals. Allow 30 minutes for Mental Health issues.  

Reminders

With your permission and current address we can include you in our reminder system.

Results

Results are given in consultations, unless by prior arrangement. An appointment is required.

Immunisations

We are a Yellow Fever Registered Clinic.

We provide childhood, adult, occupational, and travel vaccinations. Bring your immunisation record with you. Make a 30 minute appointment for travel advice and immunisations.