PATIENT

INFORMATION

To assist us in streamlining your initial visit to our practice you should bring the following to your appointment:

  • Current GP or specialist referral
  • Any Xrays or recent scans
  • Blood or urine test results
  • Medicare card and private health fund details
  • DVA or pension card

What should I expect at my consultation?

The Consultant will take a history from you and question you about your current concern. The doctor may request additional diagnostic investigations including pathology and / or radiology tests after your consultation. Should additional investigations be required our staff will endeavour to assist you in organising these tests on the day of your visit.

Please note that we cannot discuss any patient medical matters with any other family member without written approval by the patient. You are more that welcome to bring other family member with you at your time of consultation.

Patients that are of a non-English speaking background and that do not speak or understand English well, we encourage to have a family or friend present at the time of consultation. Otherwise please advise us in advance and we may be able to assist you with an interpreter service.

Fees

The cost of your consultation will depend if it is an initial, follow up or second opinion appointment. You will be quoted an estimation of fees at the time of booking your appointment. All consultation fees are payable on the day of your appointment.

Should you require in-hospital or day surgery elective procedures our quote does not include services provided by other doctors, anaesthetists, surgical assistants, radiologists and / or pathologists, hospital accommodation, pharmacy or physiotherapy. We recommend that you contact the hospital directly prior to admission.