PATIENT ALERT

(CORONAVIRUS)

Please DO NOT book online BUT phone the practice if you have any of these symptoms:

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Sore-throat
  • Shortness of breath
    • If the above symptoms are mild then:
      • Please self-isolate & stay home
      • Phone practice on     (3550 5000) to book a phone consultation with a Doctor, without you leaving home, OR
      • Go to a Fever Clinic – Prince Charles Hospital
    • If you or family member have already arrived at practice, then:
      • Stay in your vehicle and phone practice to speak to a Doctor or Nurse

(STOP THE SPREAD)

SOCIAL DISTANCING APPLIES  AT FRMC

FLU VACCINES

IMPORTANT NOTICE

It is advisable that everyone considers getting the FLU vaccine

 

Due to Coronavirus Pandemic and to reduce the number of patients (Social Distancing) in waiting room at any one time the following procedures apply:

 

  • Make appointments ONLINE or phone practice
  • Stay in your vehicle when you arrive at the practice car park
  • Phone and let Reception staff know that you are here so that Staff can check you in
  • Once Nurse is ready, a Reception Staff will phone you to come in for vaccination
  • After vaccination you will be asked to stay in surgery for 10 minutes

Please check availability of vaccines prior to coming in

 

(STOP THE SPREAD)

SOCIAL DISTANCING APPLIES  AT FRMC

BULK – BILLING

ALL OUR PATIENTS NOW ELIGIBLE FOR:
BULK-BILLING FOR TELEHEALTH & FACE-TO-FACE CONSULTS

Our Practice & Doctors understand the need:
• For our patients to get quality health care
• To ensure that our patients are OK and adhering to their plans for management of Chronic disease/s
• For our patients not to choose between receiving high-quality medical services and feeding their family or attending to other financial commitments

This change in billing will be in place till reviewed at a future date.

FLU VACCINES

(Private)
(Shortage Australia wide)

Please phone practice
(3550 5000) from
Monday 20/04/2020 to check availability prior to making an appointment.

We are trying our best to secure supplies and will notify patients (already booked) on availability

IMPORTANT MESSAGE ABOUT FRMC

We would like to reassure our valued patients that FRMC remains open and that our Doctors & staff continue attending to patients’ medical needs during this PANDEMIC and will continue these essential services as long as we can.

We have taken significant precautions to ensure safety to both our staff and patients, which includes but not limited to:

  • Doctor/Nurse doing TELEHEALTH on all patients unwilling or not able to come to practice
    • Please phone Reception to make a booking for TELEHEALTH
  • All staff provided with a face mask during work hours;

& PPE while attending to any ‘suspect’ case or flu-like symptoms

  • Frequent cleaning of waiting room, treatment room, consulting rooms and any touched surfaces in between patients.
  • Displaying messages inside practice and on other media sources encouraging Social Distancing
  • Patients to either wait in their vehicle or be seated outside the practice (chairs provided by practice) before being called in for flu vaccine/s
  • Providing hand sanitizers at the front desk and in each consulting area so that patients can practice good hygiene after seeing a Doctor/Nurse, using the Kiosk, Tyro machine or handling/touching any other sort of materials inside the practice
  • Encouraging patients to practice good hygiene at all times by:
    • thoroughly washing hands after sneezing or cough
    • avoid touching face, eyes & nose with unwashed hands
    • Coughing into their elbow or into a tissue, etc.

 

Together we can STOP the SPREAD

 

 

Welcome

"Providing a standard of health care beyond your expectations."

Welcome to Fernlands Radius Medical Centre. This is a family practice that prides itself in providing a standard of health care beyond your expectations. Our friendly staff and caring doctors promise to look after your health holistically.

The practice is set up as a ONE STOP service for all medical your needs, offering a range of services including all areas of family medicine, minor surgery, counselling, allied health services, complementary health services and on-site pathology services.

Our Services

Our services include (but not limited to):
• Electrocardiograms
• Fracture Management
• General Medicine
• Health Assessments
• Health Checks
• Hypertension
• Lung Function Testing
• Medicals
• Mental Health
• Men’s Health
• Minor Surgery
• Paediatrics
• Palliative care
• Preventative Medicine
• Skin Checks/ Dermatology
• Travel Vaccinations/ Medicine
• Women’s Health
• Implanon and mirena (IUCD) insertion
• Allied Health including Nutritionist / Podiatrist/ Psychologist
• Accident & Emergency
• Aged Care
• Asthma Clinic
• Baby Health Checks
• Childhood Immunisation
• COPD Clinic
• Counselling
• Diabetes Clinic and risk assessment

Online Bookings

You can now make an online booking with the doctor of your choice.

Accreditation

An AGPAL Accredited Practice

We are an AGPAL accredited practice which means we have met all the quality standards of an independent assessment body and provide a high level of care. We are a fully computerised practice with broadband access and adhere to prescribed guidelines to maintain data safety.

AGPAL
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