Due to the continuing Medicare Rebate freeze, for us to continue providing a high quality service there will be a fees increase effective 1st April 2017:
Standard consultation will increase to $75 (out of pocket $37.95); long consultation $125 (out of pocket $53.30) and Ante-natal visit $55 (out of pocket $17.95).
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.
Ocean Family Medicine has started sending SMS text messages for patient reminders. When you receive the text from OceanFamMed - please click on the link, put in your surname and date of birth and click on 'verify' and you will receive the letter with the reminder you are due or alternatively ring the surgery. If you wish to opt out, this 'opt out' option is available once you have clicked the link.
Ocean Family Medicine aims to provide a professional and high quality service at the same time as offering a personal, friendly and relaxed atmosphere. We look forward to providing medical care for the whole family from newborn babies to great-grandparents.
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 3pm - 7pm. Please ring reception for an appoinment.
Dr Gunson conducts an evening surgery every Wednesday from 5.30pm to 7.30pm.
Zostavax is a vaccine used in adults 50 years and older to prevent shingles. Ocean Family Medicine offers Zostavax at a cost of $230. For further information you can download in info sheet here.
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.