East Canberra General Practice
All of the East Canberra General Practice doctors keep up to date with progress in medical science through participation in a continuous cycle of training and learning. This involves attendance at medical conferences, subscription to medical journals and utilisation of internet resources. Doctors meet together regularly to discuss difficult cases and develop protocols for patient management.
While the quality of health care received by patients is primarily dependent on the skill and diligence of doctors, the practice environment in which they work is also very important. This includes the physical facilities of the Practice, the quality of the medical records, policies covering patient appointments and privacy, the respect and care extended to patients both by doctors and staff.
In order to encourage medical practices to embark on continual improvement in these areas, the Government introduced a programme of accreditation some years ago. Practices which meet the requirements of the programme are said to be 'accredited'. Practices' conformity with the Scheme's requirements is tested thoroughly every three years by a visit from an expert team of Practice inspectors. They look at every aspect of the Practice from the quality of the facilities to the medical work of the doctors to the attitude of the receptionists.
- General Practice
Closed public holidays.
Bulk billing is only available to children under the age of 16 years, health care card holders and Department of Veteran Affairs card holders
Last weekday appointment is at 5:00pm.
After hours arrangements: please call CALMS on 1300 422 567
Mondays & Wednesdays: 7PM to 8AM
Tuesdays & Thursdays: 6PM to 8AM
Fridays: 6PM to 9AM Sat
Saturdays: 1PM to 9AM Sunday
Sundays: 1PM to 8AM Monday
Public Holidays 24 Hours.
Airport General Practice (AGP) offer holistic healthcare for our patients- that is, care which responds not only to the presenting medical condition but also its long term history and its psycho-social context.
The practice encourages patients to develop an ongoing relationship with their GP so that discrete health care events are experienced by the patient as coherent and connected, and consistent with the patient's medical needs.
Research shows that many health problems are related to diet and lifestyle choices. Our doctors therefore, as a matter of course, raise these matters with patients and recommend responses.
Special interests of AGP doctors include; women's health, dermatology, minor and cosmetic surgery and travel medicine.
|Phone: ||02 6248 2600|
|Fax: ||02 6262 5082|
|After hours: || 1300 422 567|
|Monday: ||8:00 AM - 7:00 PM|
|Tuesday: ||8:00 AM - 6:00 PM|
|Wednesday: ||8:00 AM - 7:00 PM|
|Thursday: ||8:00 AM - 6:00 PM|
|Friday: ||8:00 AM - 6:00 PM|
|Weekend: ||9:00 AM - 1:00 PM - open now as at 11:50 AM EST|
Other services at East Canberra General Practice
- Chronic Disease Care Plans
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