Figtree Surgery

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Last modified 16/07/2013 14:53
Address 177 The Avenue
Suburb Figtree
Postcode 2525
State New South Wales
Branch Clinic
Phone 02 4225 7822
Fax 02 4225 7800
Email [email protected]
No. of Doctors 2
Opening Hours Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm. Closed daily for lunch 1-2pm
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 We may use role play/simulations, case studies, formal/informal discussions and direct observations as part of of teaching.
Special Interest Southern IML pathology - onsite
Support Team Dr K Diep - Principal Surveyor Dr V Nguyen - Additional Surveyor Anne - Registered nurse Diann - Senior receptionist Nina - Receptionist Abigail - Junior receptionist
Allied Health Staff Nil
Amenities Dedicated staff bathroom, Hand washing facilities in all rooms, Staff room.
Software Best Practice
Internet TRUE
Patient Records Electronic
Medical Students FALSE
Equipment Auriscope, Baby Scales, Contaminated Waste Disposal, Diathermy, Dressings, Ear Syringe, ECG, Emergency Bag, Emergency Drugs, Eye Charts & Colour Blind Assessment, Eye Examination - Staining, Local Anaesthetic, Gloves - Disposable & Sterile, Glucometer, Guedal Airways, Height / Weight Scales, Liquid Nitrogen, Measuring Tape, Nebulising Air Pump / Mask - Adult & Paediatric, Ophthalmoscope, Pap Smear Equipment, Patella Hammer, Peak Flow Monitor, Positive Pressure Oxygen/Bag & Mask Pregnancy Testing, Refrigerator - Dedicated, Sharps Disposal, Specimen Collection Tourniquet, Syringes / Needles, Transport Swabs, Viral Culture Media, Urine Containers, Paediatric Urine Bags, Specula - Aural & Nasal, Sphygmomanometer - Standard, Large, Paediatric Cuffs, Stethoscope, Suture Instruments & LA, Thermometer Torch, Tourniquet, Tuning Forks, Urinalysis - BHCG, Blood Protein, Glucose Ketones/Multistix, Vaginal Specula, X-Ray Viewing Box (computer monitor)
Distance from Hospital 4km
Hospital services Wollongong Hospital is the Illawarra and Shoalhavens major referral and teaching hospital and has bed base of more than 500. The campus, which incorporates the Illawarra Regional Cancer Care Centre, provides a comprehensive range of inpatient, outpatient and community-based services.
Hospital Admitting FALSE
VMO rights at hospital The doctors of Figtree Surgery do not have admitting rights to the local hospitals.
Hospital Visiting No
Hopsital On-call No
Demographic Area We have a range of patients from newborn to aged, male and female form a wide variety of nationallities. We have a small population of patients who are registered with the closing the gap program.
Community Figtree is an inner western suburb of Wollongong, New South Wales. It is southwest of West Wollongong and connected to Wollongong by the Princes Highway. At the junction of the highway and The Avenue is Westfield Figtree, an indoor shopping Centre with a Woolworths, Coles, Kmart and a variety of specialty shops. Adjacent to the centre is a park which contains sports facilities, a baby health centre and a small sculpture garden. Figtree has a hotel, bowling club, an oval, many specialty stores, fast food outlets, a dog park, a private hospital and several schools.
Evening work The surgery is open until 5pm.
Night work No night work
Weekend work No weekend work
On Call Most after hours consulations are performed by our local deputising service.
House Calls Are available to house bound patients of the surgery. These are usually performed in surgery hours where possible,
Nursing Home Visits Yes
Procedure room activity We do not have a dedicated treatment room, However all consultation rooms are fully equipped to perform common procedures.
Adv Procedural Skills
Practice Manager Diann Leplaw
Practice Type General Practice

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