Good Morning World!

I am an Australian trained GP in Canberra. I have 27 years General practice experience and have been in Canberra for the past 10 years. My qualifications are MBBS (UNSW); DRANZCOG (Diploma of Obstetrics & Gynaecology); FACRRM (Fellowship of Rural Medicine); I am a VRGP ( fully unrestricted vocationally registered GP). 

 I have a broad interest in General Practice – I can assist with a broad range of  general health issues, family medicine (including men’s health, women’s health & shared antenatal care),  diabetes checks and annual reviews, chronic disease care planning, paediatrics, excisions of small lumps & skin lesions,  cryotherapy, vaccinations  – both childhood immunisations (bulk billed) and adult or travel vaccinations. The standard private consultation fee for a booked 15 minute appointment is just $85. I am happy to do new work injuries as well as work health including pre-employment medicals (need to book longer appointment depending on medical requirements) and walk in injuries requiring suturing or urgent care & management.  

NEWS FLASH  new ACWY vaccination program – FREE MENINGOCOCCAL VACCINE FOR 16-19 YEAR OLDS – book now

E-Health is now working and I can upload your health summary to each patients “my health record”. I can also access the Australian Immunisation Register for you if required.

Whooping cough vaccine (Brand – Boosterix/Adacel; content = killed inactive vaccine against whooping cough/pertussis, tetanus & diptheria) in pregnancy (> 28 weeks/third trimester now available)  free.  Others…(Grandparents/carers/husbands/partners – on script at pharmacist $ approx $50 – pharmacy downstairs – immediate service) Open normal business hours on usual days over holiday breaks .

Those aged  70 are eligible for the new free Shingles vaccine (catch-up program free for those 70 to 79 yrs for the next yr)

The Practice here http://www.ochrehealth.com.au/practices/bruce/   is staffed by a friendly and professional team of skilled Nurses and receptionists working together with a great team of GP’s. GP consultations require an appointment and fees apply for services however bulk-billing may be available for concession card holders or particular hardship – please ask reception for a fee for your specific requirement. Walk-in appointments & triage of urgent care can be accommodated. ONLINE APPOINTMENTS NOW AVAILABLE. https://healthengine.com.au/ search postcode 2617 ochre health bruce

There are a number of specialised doctors onsite eg Sports Physicians Dr Steve Freeman, Dr Stephan Praet & Dr Wilson Lo; as well as Dr Sue Guirguis (skin cancer surgery / cosmetic surgery)

I can provide an extensive number of services on-site in conjunction with our very experienced health team. These include basic check-up services easily available such as blood pressure checks, blood sugar check and INR testing as well as more complex check-ups such as ECG (heart tracing), Pap smears, cryotherapy (liquid nitrogen), screening audiology (hearing tests), instant urine drug screens, alcohol breath testing, plastering, spirometry (lung testing) and asthma plans.

Appointments easily available in Bruce Ph 02 6180 8500 OR ONLINE through healthengine 7 am – 7.30 pm Monday to Friday and 9 am-5 pm Saturday !

After Hours:
If unavailable, you may contact CALMS (Canberra After Hours Locum Medical Service) on 1300 422 567 for an alternative arrangement. CALMS in an accredited deputising medical service run by Canberra GPs (including your doctor) to provide quality AH cover all over Canberra.

INFLUENZA VACCINATIONS EASILY AVAILABLE NEW VACCINE HERE SHORTLY END APRIL – 4 VALENT (NOW WITH 4 TYPES OF PROTECTION 2 A STRAINS AND 2 B STRAINS).  Private cost $20. FREE FLU VACCINE WILL BE  available under government program FOR – PATIENTS OVER 65 YEARS/ANY PATIENTS WITH A CHRONIC DISEASE (EG ASTHMA DIABETES HEART DISEASE KIDNEY DISEASE, CHRONIC LUNG DISEASE/EMPHYSEMA), ANTENATAL PATIENTS, INDIGENOUS AUSTRALIANS ALL ARE COVERED UNDER FREE HEALTH PROGRAM COMMENCING NOW. CORPORATE VACCINATIONS ALSO CAN EASILY BE ARRANGED.

I am an accredited GP  Supervisor willing to take GP Registrars GPT2 and above. We have a great team of experienced GP Supervisors and staff for educational support and mentoring.

ALSO  NEW PROGRAM GOVT FUNDED BASIC CHILDHOOD VACCINATIONS UT 19 YEARS AGE ..IF YOU OR YOUR CHILD HAS MISSED ANY OR NOT HAD ANY BOOK NOW ..BOOK A LONG APPT TO CHECK YOUR CHILD’S STATUS OR YOUR OWN STATUS.

Free parking on-site.

Co-located with CIG imaging (XR, USS, CT SCAN & MRI), Laverty pathology, private physiotherapy, diabetes educator, dietician, exercise physiology, psychologist, podiatrist, specialist hand-physiotherapist, audiology (Brindabella Hearing) and UC physio clinics upstairs on Level C. Extended Hours, Pharmacy (Capital Chemist UC – Ben & Andrew resident pharmacists)  & most importantly Coffee shop – Tampered Coffee!

 

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