01 August 2018

New online booking system

  We are changing our online booking system to HotDoc!   From August 13th you will be able to book your appointment online via out website using either HotDoc or Appointuit.     Are you a Health Engine user?   Do you book your appointments with us through the Health Engine website?   You will still be able to do so until the 1st September. After this time, if you search for Castle Hill Medical Centre on the Health Engine website, you will only be able to view our address and contact number but will be unable to book an...

01 August 2018

Jeans for Genes Day

  Did you know that 1 child in every 20 is born with a genetic disease or birth defect. Genetic diseases are one of the leading causes of death in children under 4 and the main cause of ongoing hospitalisation. Genetic diseases are conditions caused by changes in our DNA – the material we all possess that makes us unique (unless we have an identical twin!). We inherit genes from our parents and theses genes define the way our body works or how we look. Sometimes these inherited genes can be abnormal. In other cases, the genes we inherit from...

23 July 2018

Be part of the study that aims to improve the lives of millions.

  Do you have high blood pressure and are not taking any medication for it?   OR   Do you have high blood pressure despite taking a single medication?     You may be eligible to be part of the study that aims to improve the lives of millions of people worldwide through innovative health research.   Contact us on 02 9634 5000 and ask to speak to Trish or Elijah OR send us an email at chmc@chmc.com.au to find out how you can be part of the study.    Why is your blood pressure important? Your blood pressure is...

18 July 2018

My Health Record

  A My Health Record will automatically be created for you unless you opt out.       what is My Health Record?   My Health Record is a secure on-line summary of your key health information. It’s your choice who can see your on-line summary and what information is in it! Just ask your GP to upload the information you wish to add in there. You control who accesses the information in your My Health Record. All documents in My Health Record are set to general access for healthcare providers by default. This means any providers who are involved...

12 July 2018

Health Engine Public Announcement

  Health Engine have released a statement in regards to the recent media coverage surrounding patients personal information.  For the full statement, please click on the HE Patient Statement.   Addressing patient concerns If you are a patient and have any concerns around HealthEngine, you can send them an email direct to HealthEngine at feedback@healthengine.com.au.   Please note: Due to the controversy surrounding HEALTH ENGINE, CHMC has removed this online booking button from our website until further notice.   Due to the recent controversy surrounding Health Engine we have removed this online booking functionality from our website until further notice....

18 June 2018

Injuries we can treat!

Sports and Injury Clinic – NOW OPEN   When injury occurs after hours and on the weekends then where do you go?   The big question that parents ask when their child has an injury or a possible broken bone is “Do I need to go to the Emergency Department and wait 4 to 6 hours for what may be a minor injury or can I go to the local Sports and Injury Clinic at Castle Hill Medical Centre?” Dr Ron Tomlins has been a GP for almost 40 years with half that time in The Hills and we asked...

30 May 2018

Sports and Injury Clinic – NOW OPEN

  When injury occurs after hours and on the weekends then where do you go?   The parents’ guide to childhood injuries Scratches, scrapes and sprains -     The big question that parents ask when their child has an injury or a possible broken bone is “Do I need to go to the Emergency Department and wait 4 to 6 hours for what may be a minor injury or can I go to the local Sports and Injury Clinic at Castle Hill Medical Centre?”     Dr Ron Tomlins has been a GP for almost 40 years with half...

30 May 2018
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Changes to Health Engine on-line bookings

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT:   Please note: HEALTH ENGINE has been removed as an online booking option from our website until further notice due to the recent controversy surrounding patient privacy.   Please use the online Appointment button seen below whenever you wish to make an on-line booking for Castle Hill Medical Centre (green button).     The Appointuit on-line booking engine will be able to accurately book in your appointment request.   We wish to apologise for any inconvenience this may cause you.  

03 April 2018

What you should know about the Flu shot this year

Confused about the changes to the Flu shot this year? Dr Paddy Mosse provides some very important need to know information below. "Winter is coming and it’s time to discuss the annual flu vaccination program. This year there are several flu vaccines available from GPs and Pharmacies and it can be confusing as to which vaccine is for which patients. Here is a quick rundown of the vaccinations that are available. For more info and details regarding more complex patients, please consult the NSW Website here.  If you are over 65 then the Government are supplying the “super” vaccine, as...

09 March 2018

Who needs a medication review?

  Are you taking 5 or more medications? Manage your medications with a medication review.   Each year more than 140,000 Australians have to go to hospital with problems caused by their medication. Of these, 69% of cases could have been avoided with proper medication management.   You should have a Home Medication Review If?   You have recently spent time in hospital You take more than five medicines a day Are concerned about your medicines Are confused about your medicines Do not always remember to take your medicines.   How much does it cost?  - NOTHING   The pharmacist’s...

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