Our Friendly Professional Doctors

All of the doctors in our practice have satisfied the training requirements of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and are vocationally registered. This means that they are committed to continuing medical education both updating skills and knowledge.

Meet Our Team of Doctors

Our Facilities

    • We have the latest state of the art minor operating suite for skin cancer surgery, vasectomies and numerous other procedures which can be done locally on the Northern Beaches without travelling into Cairns.
    • Our surgery has facilities for children, with a small play area provided.
    • We have comprehensive medical list of specialised medical equipment
    • Medical Photographic technologies which we use to take photos during skin checks and surgery and store and catalogue them for quick and accurate retrieval in the future
    • We have a Modern Comfortable Waiting room with plenty of reading
    • There is a ambulance entry at the rear of the building.
    • Conveniently located next door to Clifton Beach Pharmacy.
    • Disabled Access – The surgery has easy access with close parking, wheelchair ramp and wide entry.

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The practice runs on an appointment system, allowing approximately 15 mins for each consultation.

Longer consultation times are available, so please ask our receptionists if you require some extra time. We accept all
emergencies and these will be seen promptly. Please specify to the receptionists that it is an emergency.

As you may appreciate, because of emergencies and sometimes extended consultations, the Doctors at this surgery
can sometimes be late. Therefore, if you wish, you can ring the surgery anytime before your appointment to check if you’re your Doctor is running on time. We endeavour to see patients promptly and as near as possible to their appointment

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The standard consultation fee is $84.00 with the Medicare rebate of $39.10.

Health Care Card holders, Aged and Invalid pensioners are charged a reduced rate of $74.00 with a rebate of $39.10.

A higher fee applies to longer appointment sessions or procedures.

Veterans Affairs gold card holders are bulk billed.

A full fee schedule is available at the front desk.

**It is not the policy of this practice to issue accounts. We ask that all accounts be paid at the time of
consultation.  The practice accepts Visa, Mastercard, Bankcard, EFTPOS and
Debit cards.

Download & Complete our Patient Information Form
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Other Useful Info

AFTER HOURS – Contact Dial a Doctor on 1300 030 030

TELEPHONE CALLS – During consultations interruptions are kept to a minimum.  Most queries are best dealt with by consultation. You can help us by noting the following:

Please state if it is an emergency or other issues eg test result.

RESULTS – Patients will always be contacted by the doctor or nurse with any significantly abnormal test results.

EMAILS – Clifton Beach Medical does not accept e-mails as a legal form of contact. Any e-mails received regarding medical symptoms or conditions will not be answered by a Doctor. Please phone the surgery for all appointments and any medical enquiries.

PRIVACY – This practice is committed to maintaining the confidentiality of your personal health information.  Your medical record is a confidential document.  It is the policy of this practice to maintain security of personal health information at all times and to ensure that this information is only available to authorised members of staff.

PATIENT FEEDBACK & COMPLAINTS – From time to time this practice will conduct surveys in the form of a questionnaire to obtain consumer input into the running of the practice.  These surveys are completely confidential and help us improve our services.

Any complaints you may have can be dealt with by speaking or writing to your Doctor or our Practice Manager.  However, if you wish for a complaint to be dealt with by an outside body you may contact the Health Rights Commission by phoning 1800 077 308.

HOME VISITS – If patients are too sick to come to the surgery, we do visit patients on an urgent basis in the northern beaches area. It is important to remember that house calls are time consuming and often you may be calling the Doctors away from a busy surgery full of sick patients to attend to you at home. The Doctors also visit private patients in hospital and nursing homes.

RECALL SYSTEM – Our practice is committed to preventive care. We may issue you with a reminder notice or phone call from time to time, to remind you of follow up appointments and preventive health services appropriate to your care.

PRACTICE ETHICAL CODE – This practice is committed to providing comprehensive General Practice care to all individuals and families in this community. All patient consultations and medical records are kept strictly confidential.

All equipment used for surgery is ultrasonically cleaned and autoclaved.

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