Many of these services require a long appointment to provide adequate time for your doctor to conduct a thorough health check and discuss any issues or concerns you may have.
Please inform reception of your appointment requirements at the time you make your booking.
Appointments: Consultation is by appointment. Urgent cases will be seen on the day. Please tell the receptionist if you consider your problem to be of an urgent nature.
Home visits: Home visits are available on request for existing patients of the practice with prior arrangement. Please call the surgery early in the morning to discuss. Home visits apply to local area only and these visits are not bulk-billed.
Booking a Long Appointment: If you need an insurance medical , post natal check, removal of lesions, review of a complex health issue or counselling please book a longer appointment. If more than one person from your family wishes to see the doctor at the same time, please ensure a separate appointment is made for each family member.
Telephoning your Doctor: Although most problems are best dealt with in consultation, a doctor will always be available during normal surgery hours for emergency advice. Our staff are experienced in helping you decide whether the matter requires an appointment or advice over the phone.
*Standard: straightforward problem requiring a short history and limited (if any) physical examination.
**Detailed: requires a selective history and examination to assess and manage a problem or several straightforward problems.
***Extended: detailed history, thorough physical examination, investigations, complex management issues, multiple diagnoses explored.