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Practice Information

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Appointments

Appointments can be made by this website or by phoning 5545 1222 after 8am daily. To enable us to provide consistency of care, we encourage you to request an appointment with your usual GP. A standard appointment is 15 minutes. Please arrange a longer appointment for you if you have a complex issue or several problems to discuss. Every effort will be made to accommodate your preferred time & doctor. However, delays sometimes occur because we give priority to emergencies & ask for your understanding should this occur. 

 

Home Visits

These are offered to patients registered with this practice, who reside on the mountain & whose condition prevents them from attending the surgery. Bulk billing is not generally available for this service. The gap fee for this service is $57.50.

 

After Hours Arrangements

After hours home visits are available for urgent matters & only for patients registered with this practice. Fees for this service begin at $189.80($60.00 gap). Phone 5545 1222 & listen to the message for contact details. Alternatively, you can go to Pindara Private, The Gold Coast University Hospital or Beaudesert Hospital for attention.

 

If you have an emergency - Phone 000 

Telephone Access

Telephone enquiries about your health can be made during business hours. Practice Nurses are also available to assist with telephone enquiries. It is also possible for you to speak to a doctor.  If the doctor is with a patient a message will be left for them to call you back.

 

Services Available

Our practice offers a wide range of services including:

• Vaccinations

• General health checks

• Full skin checks & minor surgery

• Travel health information

• Palliative care

• Home health assessments for people 75 & older

• GP Management Plans for patients with complex or chronic conditions e.g. diabetes, heart disease

• GP Mental Health Care Plans

• Routine & specialist screening

• Aviation and Maritime Medicals

• General Family Health Care

 

Visiting Services

• Podiatrist

• 3 Psychologists

• Dietician

• Audiometrist 

• Diabetic Educator

• Echocardiogram service

• Home Sleep Study

 

 

Nursing Services

At this practice, nurses also provide a wide range of services. These include monitoring & advice for people with diabetes, heart disease, health information, antenatal checks, infant vaccinations, child developmental checks, support & advice to parents, lactation advice, Home Health Assessments to people aged 75 & over, Cervical Smears, some repeat scripts, spirometry, ECGs and INR tests. 

 

Test Results

These can be obtained by phoning the practice. If you require follow up we shall phone you to make an appointment to discuss your results with your doctor. If we are unable to reach you by phone, we shall send you a letter.  We shall try to contact you by phone and letter 3 times before a registered letter is finally sent.  

We also have a reminder system in place for tests and appointments.  Please let us know if you do not wish to be reminded with these.

Practice Hours (By appointment only)
Monday - Thursday 8.30am - 06.15pm
Friday 8.30am - 05.00pm
Saturday 8.30am - 12.00pm
Sunday 8.30am - 10.30am
Weekend appointments at North Tamborine only