Melbourne’s suburban coronavirus contact tracing teams were supposed to be running by now. So what’s the hold-up?
In early September, as Victoria's daily COVID-19 case numbers were finally dropping out of triple figures, Premier Daniel Andrews announced the creation of a system of local response units in Melbourne, to replace the highly centralised system that had failed
Victoria's Chief Health Officer has defended the tough lockdown measures and explained why the outbreaks in Melbourne are so different from elsewhere. He says the differences between the cases in Victoria and New South Wales are profound: with second wave
Frustrated GPs are treating patients with COVID-19 symptoms who are refusing to get tested, prompting concerns about undetected cases circulating in the community. It comes as Victorian Chief Health Officer Brett Sutton revealed that up to 30 per cent of active
An Altona North GP clinic has been named Victoria’s best for its ground-breaking approach to COVID-19 testing. Altona North Medical Group has been awarded the Victorian General Practice of the Year by The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. In March, the
Altona North Medical Group has won General Practice of the Year in the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners Victorian faculty awards. Source: Star Weekly - Maribyrnong and Hobsons Bay https://maribyrnonghobsonsbay.starweekly.com.au/news/victorias-best-practice/
Melbourne GP and former AMA president Mukesh Haikerwal says changes to contact tracing are the "last roll of the dice". Some concerns remain over the state's contact tracing capabilities and an "uptick" in mystery cases. Source: ABC News