Below is information about Oxford St Medical Center Bulimba that will be useful for you to know before booking your appointment:
An appointment for a standard consultation will be made with your preferred doctor or the next available doctor, depending on your preference.
Extended consultations are available on request. If you anticipate that your consultation will be long, please advise the receptionist when making the appointment.
We send SMS appointment reminders the working day prior to your appointment.
We will call you to confirm if you are at risk of Covid-19 prior to the appointment. Please inform staff of any cold and flu like symptoms, recent travel or close contact with someone who is unwell or has recently traveled.
New Patient Appointments
New Patients, please arrive 15 mins early for your appointment as we need this time to ensure your details are correct in your health record. All new patients are to print a copy of the NEW PATIENT FORM so it can be filled out prior to your appointment.
Telehealth Consultations – Covid-19
Patients will be offered Bulk billed Telehealth Consultations to reduce the risk of exposure.
people aged 70 or over
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 50 and over
People with chronic health conditions (including but not limited to: asthma, COPD/emphysema, cystic fibrosis, bronchiectasis, diabetes, heart disease, past heart attack or mini-stroke or stroke, autoimmune disease such as rheumatoid arthritis or lupus, long term oral steroids/prednisone or immunosuppressant drugs such as methotrexate or azathioprine, splenectomy, organ transplant recipients, epilepsy, or current/recent cancer (except skin cancer), chemotherapy, or radiotherapy)
People who are immunocompromised
Parents with new babies under 1 yr old
People who are pregnant (any trimester)
People in isolation for COVID-19, or quarantined due to risk of Covid-19 (eg Travel).
We will offer anyone Telehealth consults privately.
If you have an emergency please dial 000 immediately.
Oxford St Medical Centre Bulimba is a private billing practice. Our fees may vary depending on the complexity, length and time of your appointment.
Our policy is that payments are to be made on the day of consultation, and the Medicare rebate can be refunded via EFTPOS transfer.
Veteran Affairs patients will be bulk billed.
Accepted payment methods include credit card, EFTPOS and cash.
Medical certificates are available and can be requested at the time of consultation with your doctor.
Free on-site parking is available.
The Centre has easy access by a wheel chair accessable lift from the car park and ground level. A disabled toilet is available for patient use.
Recalls and Reminders
Our practice is committed to preventative care and we strongly advocate the National Immunisation Program, National Cervical Cancer and Bowel Cancer Screening Programs and Breast Screen. We may issue you with reminder notices, please advise the staff if you do not wish to participate in this service.
Results will not be given over the phone. From time to time we may contact you about results that need to be discussed with your GP.
Privacy and Confidentiality
This practice acknowledges that patient complaints are an important source of customer feedback. Under the Health Services Act 1987 people with complaints should try to resolve them directly with the health service provider. If a satisfactory outcome is not achieved then the complaint can be directed to the Health Services Commissioner for action.
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