In addition to general medical consultations, our practice offers the following services:
- Internal Medicine
- Mental Health
- Palliative Care
- Travel Medicine
- Child/Maternal Health/Obstetrics (Shared Care)
- Skin Cancer
- Indigenous Health
- Men’s Health
- Community Medicine
- Emergency Medicine
- Sexual Health
- Women’s Health
Our Practice is committed to preventive care and has a Recall system in place. Your doctor will seek your permission to be included on our reminder system. We may issue you with a reminder notice from time to time offering you preventive health services appropriate to your care. If you do not wish to be a part of this system, please let your Doctor know.
Closing the Gap – The campaign’s goal is to close the health and life expectancy gap between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and non-Indigenous Australians within a generation.
Patients need to complete the Closing the Gap Medicare paperwork along with their Health Assessment every year.
Fees and Billing Arrangements
Fees are payable at the time of consultation by Cash, Cheque, EFTPOS or Credit Card. We offer Online Claiming with Medicare. If you wish to use this facility, please supply your banking details or you can have your refund sent in the mail.
All children under 16 years of age, Health Care Card Holders and Pensioners will be Bulk Billed for a Standard Appointment.
Fees for Private Patients:
- Standard Consultation $85
- Long Consultation $130
- Prolonged Consultation $205
Please note these fees will vary according to the nature of the consultation.
We will endeavour to inform the patient of any extra out of pocket expenses.
If you have any difficulty in paying our fees, please discuss it with the Practice Manager.
Dr Min conducts checks for signs of skin cancer. … It’s important to get to know your skin and what is normal for you, so that you notice any changes. Skin cancers rarely hurt and are much more frequently seen than felt. Develop a regular habit of checking your skin for new spots and changes to existing freckles or moles.
Excisions are normally done on a Wednesday. Please discuss with reception if this is not suitable and every effort will be made to accommodate you.
If you require a Skin check please inform Reception Staff an we will allow more time for your appointment.
There will be no out of pocket expense for Pensioners or Health Care Card holders.
There will be a charge for Private Patients when they attend for their Skin Check but Excision’s will be Bulk Billed.
A health assessment is a plan of care that identifies the specific needs of a person and how those needs will be addressed.
Health Assessments are Age and Culturally Based.
- 75 Years and over
- 55 Years and over for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders
45-49 Year Old Health Check
A Health Assessment for patients who are at risk of developing a Chronic Disease.
A Health Assessment at this stage of life can assist patients to make the necessary lifestyle changes to prevent or delay the onset of chronic disease.
A chronic disease or condition is one that has been, or is likely to be present for at least six months, including (but not limited to) asthma, cancer, cardiovascular illness, diabetes mellitus, a mental health condition, arthritis or a musculoskeletal condition.
Diabetes Complication Screen
Diabetes mellitus is a chronic condition that can lead to complications over time. These screens are done yearly with a 6 monthly reviews of bloods. Please phone the practice for your appointment.
Many of these complications produce no symptoms in the early stages, and most can be prevented or minimized with a combination of regular medical care and blood sugar monitoring
These complications can include:
- Coronary heart disease, which can lead to a heart attack
- Cerebrovascular disease, which can lead to stroke
- Retinopathy (disease of the eye), which can lead to blindness
- Nephropathy (disease of the kidney), which can lead to kidney failure and the need for dialysis
- Neuropathy (disease of the nerves), which can lead to, among other things, ulceration of the foot
Care Plan (Chronic Disease Management)
If you have a chronic medical condition, your doctor may suggest a GP Management Plan.
This plan of action agreed between you and your GP:
- identifies your health care needs
- sets out the services to be provided by your GP and
- lists the actions that you need to take
If you need treatment from 2 or more health professionals, (Podiatrist, Dietitian, Exercise Physio) the doctor may also put a Team Care Arrangement plan in place for you. This lets your doctor work with, and refer you to, at least 2 other health professionals who will provide treatment or services to you.
We use My eHealth record.
Make an appointment so we can assist in Updating your record.
Your My eHealth record could contain:
- A summary of your medical history, conditions and treatments
- Hospital discharge Summary
- Specialist letters
We are here to help you set it up.
There are a range of posters, leaflets and brochures about health issues relevant to the community available for all our patients in the Waiting room and Consultation rooms. Patients can also ask Reception Staff for information.