Following NSW Health COVID 19 guidelines, we ask all patients to wear a surgical mask during their appointment. If you have an exemption from wearing a mask because of a disability, illness or condition you must produce a medical certificate or letter signed by a registered health practitioner such as a doctor or a registered NDIS provider. As per NSW Government guidelines we have the right to refuse entry if you cannot comply with our conditions. We thank you for your cooperation and understanding.
The doctor may ask you to remove your mask to examine your face, please avoid talking while it is off.
Prior to surgery:
If you are attending a surgical appointment on your face or neck, you may be required to remove your mask for an extended period of time.
Please do not attend our clinic if you answer yes to the following:
Have cold or flu like symptoms;
Are awaiting COVID-19 test results;
- Are COVID-19 positive
If you have an upcoming appointment, we have put the following measures in place upon arrival to our clinic:
Check in with our reception staff upon arrival;
Should I attend my appointment?
If you are unsure whether you should attend your appointment;
You can phone our reception team on 4032 8700 and speak with a staff member for guidance;
There are many things you can do to help stop the spread and protect your health and safety. Visit https://preview.nsw.gov.au/covid-19 for further information.
What we are doing here at Newcastle Skin Check
The team at Newcastle Skin Check is dedicated to trying to provide a safe environment for our staff and our patients. We have put several measures in place to help protect those within our clinics:
Every patient who attends our clinic is asked several screening questions;
All of our doctors are using the appropriate PPE to protect themselves;
Hand sanitiser readily available for staff members and patients;
All of our staff have been trained in hand washing technique;
All staff are practicing Social Distancing.