Fairy Meadow Medical Centre

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Last modified 23/03/2015 14:43
Address 43 Princes Highway, Fairy Meadow NSW 2519
Suburb Fairy Meadow
Postcode 2519
State New South Wales
Branch Clinic
Phone 4284 4633
Fax 4285 2156
Email [email protected]
No. of Doctors 3 Full time and 1 Part time
Opening Hours Monday to Friday 8.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. Saturday 8.00 a.m. to 11.30 a.m.
Philosophy To provide comprehensive, continuing, whole patient care to individuals and families within the community
Training style comprehensive orientation and competency check list
Special Interest Sports medicine, Teaching Practice for Graduate School of Medicine University of Wollongong
Support Team Evelyne Parker - Senior Receptionist Caroline Berry - Full Time Receptionist Patricia Perossa - Part-time Receptionist Antonella Merkulof - Part-time Receptionist
Allied Health Staff Sharon Stewart - Registered Nurse Full time Donna Nieborak - Registered Nurse Full time Sheena McGhee - Registered Nurse Part time Helen Phillips - Registered Nurse Part time
Amenities nearest to chemist, hospital, special services, community health services and disability services, private vehicle car park attached to practice, disabled parking available, toilet facilities, bus stop on main highway, train station
Software Best Practice and Medilink
Internet TRUE
Patient Records Both
Medical Students TRUE
Equipment 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, Other (please specify) automated defibrillator
Distance from Hospital 5 kms
Hospital services Wollongong Hospital is a teaching hospital. It offers Allied Health Professionals such as physiotherapists, dieticians and social workers a pharmacy maternity, emergency, haematology and Intensive Care Unit
Hospital Admitting FALSE
VMO rights at hospital Yes. Dr Robert Yarrow- Figtree Private- Surgery
Hospital Visiting Optional
Hopsital On-call Optional
Demographic Area Residential/shopping
Community It has a varied population with an ethnic mix reflecting the immigration from the 1950's through till the 2000. There are a fair number of people of Italian origin with some Dutch, Finish, Korean, Vietnamese and Yugoslavian background all of whom attend the practice. There is a significant student population now in at Campus East which at one time was a Commonwealth hostel for migrants
Evening work No
Night work No
Weekend work Yes. The surgery is open on Saturday mornings doctors will do after hours calls in specific circumstances
On Call Wollongong Radio Doctor-
House Calls House calls for nursing homes, rostered throughout the week
Nursing Home Visits Yes
Procedure room activity Yes. We have a procedure room where we offer pathology, wound care, ECG, spirometry, minor procedures and immunisations
Adv Procedural Skills Yes. Registered nurse trained in ear syringing, wound care and aged care assessment
Practice Manager Evelyn Parker
Practice Type General Practice

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