CEO Dare to Cure
25 November 2021 | Would you be game enough to have a bath with snakes? On Tuesday, our CEO Dr Ged Foley did just that in support of the CEO Dare to Cure challenge, which raised money for the Children's Cancer Institute. Thanks to an overwhelming amount of donations, Ged raised an incredible $15,635 for children's cancer research! Thank you to all involved!
Welcome Wembley Medical Centre
18 October 2021 | We are pleased to welcome the Doctors and patients from Wembley Medical Centre in WA to our network!
29 September 2021 | Congratulations to the team at Integral Health Armidale, who were the recent recipients of an award from their PHN in recognition of their incredible work in supporting the local refugee community.
24 September 2021 | The innovative team at Dee Why General Practice have started wearing photo badges, to help patients recognise them while they're wearing their PPE.
Congratulations and farewell Dr Tait!
20 September 2021 | Congratulations to Dr Ian Tait from our IPN Derby Street Family Medical Centre, who has only just hung up his stethoscope at the age of 88!
Five Sydney vaccination hubs open
1 September 2021 | IPN has worked with Sonic Healthcare Vaccinations to open five COVID-19 Pfizer vaccination hubs across Greater Sydney. Our hubs are in Sydney CBD, Macquarie Park, Hurstville, Blacktown and Campbelltown.
Sonic Clinical Services has completed full lighting upgrades for medical centres and is now standard practice with new builds.
40 years and counting!
31 August 2021 | Congratulations to Dr Don McLeod from Glenorchy Medical Centre in Hobart, who celebrated 40 years at the practice!
24 August 2021 | Congratulations to the team at Hyperdome Medical Centre in Queensland, recently celebrated their collective Diamond anniversary, marking 20 years each!
Half a million vaccines administered
Over half a million doses have now been administered by IPN Medical Centres via Sonic Healthcare Vaccinations Hubs! Thank you and congratulations to our teams for reaching this milestone.
Super Sunday at Blacktown
26 July 2021 | Congratulations to the team at The Practice Blacktown, who administered over 250 AstraZeneca vaccines last Sunday, and swiftly followed up with a Pfizer clinic afterwards!
People's Choice Awards
16 July 2021 | Congratulations to Dr Amy Edler and Dr Chris Hughes of Greenpoint Medical Services in Hobart, who recently received awards in the Bridgewater/Gagebrook People's Choice Awards!
Super Saturday at Brookvale
16 July 2021 | Huge congratulations to our team at Vale Medical Practice in Brookvale, who administered 228 Astrazeneca vaccinations last Saturday!
1 million EasyVisit appointments
July | Our patient booking platform, EasyVisit which was launched in November 2020, surpasses one million appointments
June | IPN Doctors and Nurses travel to the NT to provide free health checks to Aboriginal kids
RACGP Practice Owner's Conference
June | IPN presented at the RACGP’s Practice Owners conference focussing on Unlocking the value of your practice and Patient Marketing strategies
International Nurses Day & National Receptionist Day
12 May 2021 | Many teams across our network celebrated both International Nurses Day and National Receptionist Day, including the team at Trinity Gardens Medical Centre in Adelaide, pictured here having a well-deserved night out! Thank you to all of our nurses and reception staff for all of your hard work and dedication!
Heal Country | NAIDOC Week 2021
5 July 2021 | IPN Medical Centres acknowledges and celebrates NAIDOC Week. This year’s theme Heal Country calls for stronger measures to recognise, protect, and maintain all aspects of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture and heritage.
Perth CPD event
May | Nearly 100 GPs attended our free CPD event in Perth
Sonic Vax app launched
April | With the introduction of vaccination hubs within our medical centres and at new sites, a bespoke web-app was rapidly developed to support our clinical teams. Using the new Sonic VaxApp, Immunisers were able to search for a booked vaccination patient, aged care resident or aged and Disability Care worker, review their registration and eligibility documents.
COVID-19 vaccine clinics up and running
18 April 2021 | Congratulations and thank you to all our centres who have successfully established their COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics. Pictured here is the team from Victoria Medical Group in Western Australia, taken after a successful first week.
PM gets his second jab with IPN
16 March 2021 | Our Chief Medical Officer Dr Gun Soin administered our Prime Minister Scott Morrison with his second COVID-19 vaccination.
Celebrating Pride Week
5 March 2021 | In the spirit of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, Charlestown Square Medical Centre in NSW has been celebrating Pride Week this week, and promoting LGBTQI community health and inclusiveness.
RACF vaccine roll out
February | IPN Doctors and Nurses, including our CEO Dr Ged Foley and CMO Dr Gun Soin, have commenced vaccinating staff and residents at aged care facilities
From trash to treasure
31 January 2021 | Nurse Bron Chalmers of Penrith Medical Centre, with the help of colleagues, friends, family, patients and the local community, raised an incredible $4005 for Springwood Hospital Auxiliary and the 'Lids for Kids' charity, who use 3D printing to make prosthetic limbs for children.