offer doctors that specialise in General Practice and offer speciality
areas in this field. We have doctors that specialise in Aged Care &
Obstetric Shared Care, Paediatrics, travel medicine, skin Cancers and
is a simple, safe and effective way of protecting children against
certain disease. Immunisation clinics are held for flu & swine flu
vaccines. Travelling oversease can expose you to many diseases that you
are not exposed to at home. Immunisation protects you against a number
of diseases is recommended before travelling to certain countries where
there is a high risk for that disease.
If you have any questions about immunisation, please discuss them with your doctor.
surgery offers blood collection by our nurses for surgery patients. Our
patients are usually bulk billed for pathology/xrays but some companies
do charge for selected items. If you are concerned about possible
costs, please ring the number on the request form and discuss any costs
with the pathology/radiology company.
Conditions that physiotherapy may assist in managing included:
back pain, Neck pain, Knee pain, Shoulder pain, Headache, Sports
injuries. Our Physiotherapist does Care Plans referred by doctors and
works from our Newport surgery. For further information please contact
reception on 9391 2222.
your doctor asks you to have an ECG you will need to contact the nurse
to make an appointment. If it is urgent your doctor will get you to wait
and get the nurse to take one immediately.
you are calling for results please call daily between 2 – 3pm and
notify reception that you wish to speak to the nurse regarding results.
you are to attend for regular wound dressings you will need to book an
appointment with the nurse. The nurse will get a doctor review at each
visit. It might not always be your doctor but we try to make sure that
your doctor is regularly reviewing dressings. If your doctor is away for
the day this may lead to another doctor treating you on that day.
Minor Surgical Procedures
General Surgeon attends our Newport site on Thursday mornings referrals
do not need to come from only doctors at the Co-op. The surgeon does
minor procedures and consultations. For an appointment please contact
our Newport site on 9391 2222 for an appointment or further information.
Test or procedure Results
doctor will advise when they expect the results to arrive at the
practice. Call your doctor to find out your results and ask what they
mean for your care. You may be put through to a nurse who will advise
you if your doctor is not available.