visits to the General practitioner are on a booked appointment basis.
Each General Practitioners works as an individual and has a range of interests. The receptionist can assist with your options.
Registrars ( Doctors under training to become General Practitioners) work as employees under guidance from a Supervisor
it is possible to enquire about walk in visits at reception; you may be seen or triaged by the practice nurse who will assess your requirements and advise if a GP is able to assess you and indicate likely waiting time.
The practice provides the staffing and equipment to enable the General Practitioners to provide a range of services applicable to General & Family Practice. Individual GPs may provide different services.
Antenatal care, Obstetrics , Pregnancy Testing , Women’s Health, Health Screening, Paediatrics, Sports Injuries, Cholesterol counselling, Vaccinations Preventive Medicine, Fractures, Obesity, Skin Checks including Minor Surgical Procedures, Work Cover Medical Examinations – including Railcorp, Management Plans for Chronic Disease
The Doctors may provide hospital based services at Young District Hospital including, minor surgery, anaesthetics, geriatric assessment, obstetrics, emergency services and epidurals
Some doctors provide sub-acute care in Medicine, Assessment , Rehabilitation, Palliative Care at Mercy Care Centre Young.
Some of the doctors visit local Residential Aged Care Facilities Mercy Health Mt St Joseph’s Campus and Southern Cross Apartments.
Home Visits : these are limited to existing patients with a relationship with a specific general Practitioners – gap fees are payable. After-hours home visits are not available.