*** PHONE CONSULTS:
During the current COVID-19 outbreak, we are offering Phone Consultations (Medicare bulk-billed for EXISTING patients who have had a face-to-face consultation with any doctor at our practice in the past 12 months) if you are unable or do not wish to come in person.
For all other patients, a $40.00 fee applies for a standard phone consult <20 minutes.
*** FACE-TO-FACE CONSULTS:
BULK-BILLING is available Monday to Friday, before 5pm, for:
GAP FEES apply for all other consultations:
Nurse appointments (eg. Flu vax) are BULK-BILLED (all times). Please call Reception for a Nurse appointment
Please note that any applicable fees are payable at the time of consultation.
Full consultation fees must be paid first (Credit/Debit/Cash), with the Medicare rebate processed immediately afterwards.
Medicare rebates can be processed on-the-spot (Medicare Easyclaim) to a Debit card (Savings/Cheque account), or to your bank account registered with Medicare
MEDICARE SAFETY NET
Did you know you can register as a family for the Extended Medicare Safety Net? This allows you to reach the safety net threshold sooner.
Once you have reached the Extended Medicare Safety Net, you will receive back 80% of all gap fees for the rest of the calendar year, in addition to the usual Medicare rebate.
Please contact Reception for more details
Our practice is an appointment-based practice, although walk-ins may be accommodated depending on circumstances.
Standard consultations are up to 15 minutes.
Please inform the Receptionist if the consultation is for a Childhood Scheduled Immunisation, so an appointment can be made with both the GP and the Practice Nurse.
Please request a Long consultation (30 minutes) for the following:
Appointments can be booked via:
|Monday to Friday||8.00 am – 6.00 pm|
|Saturday||8.00 am – 12.00 pm|
|Sunday & Public Holidays||Closed|
Home Visits may be available for existing, regular patients living within 1.5km of the practice, for issues that necessitate a home visit, and at the discretion of the doctor. An out-of-pocket gap fee applies. Please contact Reception for more details.
If you require assistance with communication (eg. translator), please notify Reception upon arrival. A phone interpreter may be available.
If you require an Auslan sign language interpreter during your appointment, a booking can be made online at http://www.nabs.org.au/ or by phone 1800 246 945.
The following links provide useful, generic information. Please discuss with your doctor how this information relates to your personal health.