Crown West Medical

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Last modified 24/06/2015 10.53am
Address 330 Crown St
Suburb Wollongong
Postcode 2500
State New South Wales
Branch Clinic
Phone 02 4228 4155
Fax 02 42295137
Email [email protected]
No. of Doctors 9
Opening Hours Monday to Friday 8:30am to 7:00pm, Saturday 9:00am to 5:00pm, Sunday 10:00am to 5:00pm
Philosophy To Recognise the importance of training the future GP work force. Vertical Model.
Training style 1 hour tutorial on topics suggested by Registrar/Supervisor. Corridor consultation. Stressing the importance of the Registrars finding the answers themselves.
Special Interest Women's Health, Antenatal care, Paediatrics, Geriatrics, Mental Health and Procedures.
Support Team Practice Manager - Leah Finkle, Practice Nurses; Catherine Mouritsen, Cath Jones and Barbara Rewers and 10 part time reception staff.
Allied Health Staff Aleks Srbinsoki - Clinical Psychologist, Susan Kaplan - Mental Health Nurse, Stephanie Morris - Dietitian
Amenities Patient toilets including disabled toilet and baby change table. Staff toilets, Kitchen.
Software Best Practice
Internet TRUE
Patient Records Electronic
Medical Students TRUE
Equipment Auriscope, Baby Scales, Contaminated Waste Disposal, Dangerous Drugs Registrar Book, Dangerous Drugs Storage, Blathermy, Dressings, Ear Syringe and/or Cerumen Loops, ECG (or availability for use), Emergency Bag, Emergency Drugs, Endotracheal Tubes, Eye Charts & Colour Blind Assessment, Eye Examination - Straining, Mydriatic, Local Anaesthetic, Gloves - Disposable & Sterile, Glucometer, Guedal Airways (Preferable disposable), Height / Weight Scales, IV Access, IV Fluids, Laryngoscope, Liquid Nitrogen, Magnifying Loupe, Measuring Tape, Nebulising Air Pump / Mask - Adult & Paediatric, Ophthalmoscope, Pap Smear Equipment, Patella Hammer, Peak Flow Monitor, Plastering Equipment, Positive Pressure Oxygen / Bag & Mask, Pregnancy Testing, Proctoscope, Refrigerator - Dedicated, Refrigerator Minimum - Maximum Thermometer, Sharps Disposal, Small Cuffs & Large, Specimen Collection Tourniquet, Syringes/Needles, Transport Swabs, Viral Culture Media, Urine Containers, Paediatrics Urine Bags, Specula - Aural & Nasal, Sphygmomanometer - Standard and Large, Paediatric Cuffs, Sterilisation On Site - Dry Heat, Steam Under Pressure, Chemical Standards Check and Records, Stethoscope, Suture Instruments & LA, Thermometer, Torch, Tourniquet, Tuning Fork
Distance from Hospital Wollongong Hospital 100 metres
Hospital services Emergency department and a wide variety of things, such as Maternity, Paediatrics, Oncology, Neurological Dept etc
Hospital Admitting FALSE
VMO rights at hospital Yes, Dr John Cheung - Principal, Dr James Khoo - Pricipal, Dr Karen Trethowan, Dr John Chan, Dr Jessica Lee, Dr Daniel Loo and Dr Sarah-Beth Magambo We currently have two GP Registrars
Hospital Visiting No
Hopsital On-call No
Demographic Area The Wollongong area is a diverse multicultural area, with variety of demographics
Community In our community we have access to early childhood centres, Hospitals, Day care centres, primary and high schools, both private and public. There are numerous shopping centres, restaurants etc. We have good public transport, with a free bus operating withing the city.
we are open till 7pm through the week however most Doctor's only have appointments till 6pm"
Night work No
Weekend work Yes - We are open Saturday's 9-5 and Sundays 10-5, generally only 1 or 2 Doctor's work over the weekends, we have a roster for weekends.
On Call No
House Calls Yes, at the discretion of the doctor
Nursing Home Visits Yes, We have patients in Diment Towers, we generally try to to a clinic once a month and encourage our Registrars to be part of this.
Procedure room activity Yes, We have a treatment room, where our procedures are done
Adv Procedural Skills No
Additional We have an onsite Pharmacy and Pathology collection centre
Practice Manager Leah Williams
Practice Type General Practice

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