Important Update: Masks required at Poche Centre
24 July 2020
In line with NSW Health advice, as of Monday 27th July all patients and carers/family members coming into The Poche Centre will be required to bring their own suitable protective mask and wear it during their consultation/procedure. Washable/material masks are sufficient providing these masks meet the basic protection specifications.
If a patient does not bring a mask, your appointment may need to be rescheduled.
All MIA direct patient care staff are also required to wear masks when treating patients and when 1.5m social distancing cannot be maintained.
We also remind visitors that no one can enter The Poche Centre if they are unwell, if they are awaiting COVID-19 test results, if they have been in close contact with a COVID-19 case or if they have visited locations listed here by NSW Health.
For further information see: AN IMPORTANT UPDATE FOR OUR PATIENTS AND VISITORS ABOUT CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)
Your cooperation and understanding is appreciated as we work to protect the health of our patients and staff.
Melanoma Institute Australia scooped the award pool at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the International Academy of Pathology.
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Carole Renouf, CEO for MIA thanks Toyota for helping fuel ongoing melanoma research.
Fraser Dykes tackled the Kokoda Trail on an eight day trek in memory of his friend Mark 'Bod' Boddison.
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A round of applause for a well deserved win.
A message from our CEO, Carole Renouf
Piction, Brisbane, Bahturst and Port Macquarie march to end melanoma.
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