Category Archives: Practice News

Cervical Screening Update

Attention Patients

As of the 1st of December 2017, Pap Smears will be replaced with a new Cervical Screening Test .

The frequency and age range guidelines for the new screening have changed. To find out how these changes affect you, please book in a consult with one of our general practitioners.

For a list of frequently asked questions, please follow this [link].

 

Christmas Holiday Opening Hours

Holiday Season Opening Hours

 

Gordon 7 Day Medical Centre will be open over the Christmas New Year Period. Attached below is the hours of operation.

Sat 23rd Dec  9:00 – 13:00

Sun 24th Dec  9:00 – 15:00

Mon 25th Dec  CLOSED

Tues 26th Dec  CLOSED 

Wed 27th Dec  8:00 – 18:00

Thurs 28th Dec  8:00 – 19:00

Fri 29th Dec  8:00 – 18:00

Sat 30th Dec  9:00 – 13:00

Sun 31st Dec  9:00 – 15:00

Mon 1st Jan  CLOSED

Tues 2nd Jan  8:00 – 18:00

Wed 3rd Jan  8:00 – 18:00

Please note that due to reduced doctor staffing on some days wait times may increase due to unforeseen circumstances such as medical emergencies and complex consultations. We endeavour to see you on time for your appointment and appreciate your patience during the busy holiday period.

Private Billing will occur on the weekends.

For weekday Bulk Billed Appointments you must either phone or book online to schedule an appointment time.

All walk in based appointments are Privately Charged.

Please refer to our fee schedule for further information.

 

Change to Hours- 18th November & 19th November 2017

Due to staff training Gordon 7 Day Medical Centre will be operating from 9am until 12pm on Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th November.

Please call to schedule an appointment to see our doctors as there will be reduced availability.

If you need to be consulted urgently please either call 000 or present to an emergency department . You are also able to contact the National Home Doctor Service on 13 74 25

Changes to Weekend Billings

As of Saturday 2nd September all appointments on the Weekend will be Privately Billed. If eligible, a Medicare rebate can be claimed and process by one of our receptionists on your behalf.
Pension Card Holders, Health Care Card Holders and Children will be be eligible for a reduced fee and incur a $20 Gap. For a full price list, please visit our practice fee section

Fee Schedule

Accredited General Practice

Gordon 7 Day Medical Centre recently underwent a voluntary accreditation process which involved meeting a set of nationally recognised standards. Accreditation helps you to know that your doctor and the whole practice team is committed to your health care.

What does this mean for you?

– We know who you are, care about your health needs, educates you and respects you.

– Your records are checked and maintained by the appropriate clinical team

We stay informed about current quality health care.

We continuously look for ways to improve.

– We are committed to your health care. 

 

Thursdays Open Until 7pm

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As of the 22nd of June 2017, we will stay open until 7pm on Thursday evenings. Doctor and Physiotherapy appointments will be available in these later slots.

For more information or to make an appointment, please call reception on 8020 8888.

CLOSED – Queen’s Birthday Public Holiday

 

We will be closed on Monday the 12th of June for the Queen’s Birthday Public Holiday.

We will be open on Saturday the 10th of June and Sunday the 11th of June from 9am -1pm. We will resume our normal hours on Tuesday the  13th of June from 8am – 6pm.

If you require after-hours medical attention of a non-urgent nature, please contact the National Home Doctor Service on 13 SICK or 13 7425.  For urgent matters, please contact 000.