Dapto Medical Family Practice

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Last modified 6/12/2013 15:12
Address 21 Bong Bong Road
Suburb Dapto
Postcode 2530
State New South Wales
Branch Clinic
Phone 4261 6888
Fax 4261 6866
Notes
Email [email protected]
Website www.dmfp.com.au
No. of Doctors 6
Opening Hours Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5.30pm Saturday 8.30am - 12.30pm
Philosophy Our mission is to provide the highest standard of patient care whilst incorporating a holistic approach toward diagnosis and management of illness. We are committed to promoting health, wellbeing and disease prevention to all patients. We do not discriminate in the provision of excellent care and aim to treat all patients with dignity and respect.
Training style Colleague support and discussions Dedicated teaching time Focus on registrar needs and wants Supportive medical practitioners who are able to guide and support registrars Broad range of resources available Very friendly and supportive staff
Special Interest Our GPs have a range of skills. Minor surgical procedures mental health chronic disease management, e.g. diabetes, asthma, aged care assessments (incorporating practice nurse) travel medicine limited cosmetic procedures mens health womens health obstetric care (shared care program, local hospitals) paediatrics aged care, nursing home, hostel care rural and emergency medicine visiting allied health professionals; dietician, audiologist, clinical psychologist (male and female), exercise physiologist Nursing services; Minor procedures Immunisations Wound care Pre natal / post natal care Obstetrics Spirometry ECGs Ear syringing Chronic disease management
Support Team Practice Manager Office Manager 4 highly experienced Medical Receptionists 3 Registered Nurses
Allied Health Staff 3 Clinical Psychologist Exercise Physiologist Dietician Audiologist Antenatal nurse / mothercraft nurse
Amenities 5 consulting rooms Fully equipped treatment room Fully equipped Chronic Disease Management Unit Medical Student Study room 4 Allied Health consulting room Staff bathroom, including shower (for the exercise conscious) Staff kitchen & lunch room with refrigerator (upstairs) kitchenette (coffee machine as well as coffee making facilities) Patient bathroom with disability access Additional staff toilet Large waiting area Pathology services on site Pharmacy on site Disability access both rear and front entrances 2 x wheelchairs On site parking
Software Pracsoft and Medical Director 3
Internet TRUE
Patient Records Electronic
Medical Students TRUE
Equipment Autoclave O2 Therapy Pulse oximetry Defibrillator Electrocardiograph (ECG) Machine Spirometer Machine x2 Suction Air Way Maintenance Glucometer Ear Syringe Equipment Cryotherapy Equipment x2 Digital Derma scope Soncaid (Obstetric Doppler) Otoscopes Opthalmoscopes Magi Lamp Nebuliser Electronic Powered Bed Wheelchair Crutches Scales Blood Pressure Monitors
Distance from Hospital 15 minutes drive south to Shellharbour Public Hospital. 15 minute drive north to Wollongong Hospital.
Hospital services The Wollongong Hospital is a fully equipped teaching hospital. Shellharbour Hospital A&E
Hospital Admitting FALSE
VMO rights at hospital No
Hospital Visiting No
Hopsital On-call No
Demographic Area Dapto is a southern suburb of Wollongong in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia. It is located south -west of the city of Wollongong and north - west from the city of Shellharbour. Dapto was first settled in 1834. The area of Dapto west of this rail line, formerly pastoral land, has undergone significant expansion over the past 20 years and has become the fastest growing part of the greater Wollongong region. It consists of a sprawling, medium-density suburbia known as Horsley, now officially a suburb in its own right, which is home to about 15,000 people and growing, the majority of the residents moving into the area being young families. The majority of the residents are of a working class background, employed in the manufacturing industry, healthcare, as well as technical and related trades.
Community Dapto has its own railway station, located about 200meters from the surgery, as well as a regular bus service to most surrounding suburbs. The main shopping precinct is Dapto mall, located less than 100 metres from the surgery and has a host of variety shops which include, Woolworths, Coles, Big W, and a many smaller specialty stores. There are also a number of banks and building societies (CBA, WBC, ANZ) located a short walking distance from the surgery. Dapto also has a post office, public library, leagues club, and a bowling club. There are a number of allied health service located within Dapto, such as; Optometrist, podiatrist, osteopaths as well as several physiotherapists and dentist. There are a number of different churches with in Dapto; there is a Catholic Church, Anglican Church, Uniting Church, Community Church (Seventh Day Adventist), and located not too far is the Nan Tien Temple(known as The Southern Paradise), which is the largest Buddhist temple in the southern hemisphere. There are several public primary schools as well as a Catholic primary school within Dapto. There are several other schools close by, including a Christian School catering from prep right through to senior high school, Shellharbour Anglican College, The Illawarra Grammar School (TIGS) which also caters from prep right through to senior high school, St Marys Ladies College, Edmund Rice Boys High School, as well as a selective high school (Smith Hills High School). There is also a TAFE in Dapto. The University of Wollongong is about 20 minutes from Dapto.
Evening work N/A
Night work N/A
Weekend work as per roster
On Call N/A
House Calls as required
Nursing Home Visits Yes
Procedure room activity as required
Adv Procedural Skills
Additional
Practice Manager Sophie Dimeski
Practice Type General Practice

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