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We are please to welcome Dr Jane Foley to the practice. Dr Foley returns to Canberra after completing her medical and specialist training in Victoria. Dr Foley has an interest in all aspects of General Practice including contraception implants and IUDs, minor surgery, women’s and men’s health and Chronic Disease. November, 2020

With regret, we are not taking any New Patients at this time, except for family of existing patients & residents of Ainslie ACT. We hope to invite new patients again soon August, 2020

Dr Sujani Perera has left Wakefield Gardens Surgery. We wish her well for the future August, 2020

Dr Susan Close has now retired as from Monday 2nd March 2020. March, 2020

We are pleased to welcome Dr Natalie Bampton to Wakefield Gardens Surgery. Dr Bampton is a GP Registrar who will be working at our practice from February 2020 February, 2020

Seasonal Influenza Vaccinations are now available! Please phone the surgery on 6257 4086 to make an appointment with one of our nurses or doctors. April 2019

We are very pleased to welcome Dr Shehara Arumugam to Wakefield Gardens Surgery. Dr Arumugam has replaced Dr Mary Lou Chalmers who retired in September 19. Jan 2019

Dr Tina Blight now offers IUD, Implanon and Mirena insertions/removals and Iron Infusions. Please phone the surgery on 6257 4086 to book for an initial appointment with Dr Blight. September 2018

Beginning in February 2018, the ACT School Immunisation Program will be offering every Year 10 student a free immunisation against meningococcal ACWY. Meningococcal disease is a rare but serious disease which occurs when meningococcal bacteria enter the blood stream. There are different subtypes of Meningococcal bacteria and, previously, only meningococcal type C was covered in routine childhood immunisations. A free catch up vaccination is available through GP's for 16 - 19 year olds. January 2018

The classification of codeine has been changed by Therapeutic Goods Australia. As of February 2018, codeine containing medications will not be available over the counter but will require a doctor’s prescription. This is a link for more information about Wakefield Gardens Surgery ‘ s policy regarding codeine containing medications. January 2018

Zostavax – The Shingles Vaccination is now available for 70 year olds. There is a catch up program for people aged 70-79 which will run until October 2021. Please make an appointment to see your doctor to discuss this further. If you are 79 years old now, it is important not to postpone this! 10th November, 2016

We now have Online Booking & Reminder facility through HOTDOC. You can book online either through the HOTDOC App or by clicking the Green Button on the home page of the Wakefield Gardens Surgery website. 25th February, 2016

We are now able to offer comprehensive health assessments bulk billed through medicare for patients aged 45 - 49 who are at risk of chronic disease . Please contact the surgery to find out more. 22th February, 2016

We are now able to offer GP management plans for patients with respiratory conditions including asthma and chronic airways disease. These plans involve a comprehensive assessment with our practice nurse and your doctor. Please contact the surgery for more information. 10th May, 2016