Dr Peter Rich will be retiring from General Practice and from Ocean Family Medicine. His last day will be Wednesday 27th December 2017.
We are excited to announce Dr Casey Nissen will start at the practice full-time on Monday 22nd January 2018.
In view of rising costs and the continued Medicare Rebate freeze we will be increasing our fees, effective 2nd January 2018.
A standard consultation will increase to $76.50 (out of pocket $39.45), a long appointment will increase to $127.50 (out of pocket $55.80).
My Health Record is a secure on line summary of your health information. You can control what goes into it and who is allowed to access it. You can choose to share your health information with doctors, hospitals and other health professionals. If you would be interested in registering for a My Health Record, please ask reception for more details.
People aged over 70 years are now eligible for a free shingles vaccine (Zostavax). For further information please ring reception or ask your doctor.
Ocean Family Medicine welcomes Cornelia Bam - Psychologist. Cornelia will be working from Ocean Family Medicine on Wednesdays from 2pm - 5pm. Please ring reception for an appoinment.
Ocean Family Medicine offers 24 hour blood pressure monitoring at a cost of $50. For more information on the benefits of 24 hour blood pressure monitoring ask your doctor or click here.