Gerringong Family Medical Practice

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Last modified 12/08/2014 15:26
Address P.O Box 113
Suburb Gerringong
Postcode 2534
State New South Wales
Branch Clinic
Phone 02 4234 1399
Fax 02 4234 0186
Email [email protected]
No. of Doctors 2 Full Time, 4 Part Time
Opening Hours Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm; Saturday 8am to Noon.
Philosophy We aim to provide the highest standard of patient care incorporating a holistic approach towards diagnosis and management of illness. We do not discriminate in the provision of excellent care and aim to treat all patients with due respect. We have a strong emphasis on chronic disease management and pride ourselves on our congenial working environment.
Training style With three supervisors in the practice a variety of styles are used. The practice has a proud history of teaching, having had both GP Registrars and medical students for several years, as well as being connected with the University of Wollongong's Graduate School of Medicine.
Special Interest Womens' Health, geriatrics, counselling, dermatology.
Support Team Practice Manager: Jen Finauer, Receptionists: Raylene McLaughlin, Jenny Collyer, Amanda Last, Bonnie McArthur
Allied Health Staff Practice Nurses: Rachel Lawrence, Marilyn Heinecke, Mandy Huet, Angela Clark, Helen Prince
Amenities Comfortable practice with 4 consulting rooms, located centrally in a picturesque seaside village with convenient parking.
Software Profile
Internet TRUE
Patient Records Electronic
Medical Students TRUE
Equipment All equipment required for accredited general practices, as ell as video and still cameras, digital otoscope, dermatoscope
Distance from Hospital Nearest hospitals with emergency facilities are Shellharbour approximately 25 minutes north of Gerriging and Nowra and approxima
Hospital services A & E , O & G, Geriatrics
Hospital Admitting FALSE
VMO rights at hospital The doctors do not currently have VMO status at either Hospitals. Dr. Pearson has VMO status at Karinya Palliative Care which is a component of the Shoalhaven Palliative Care service.
Hospital Visiting No
Hopsital On-call No
Demographic Area Gerringong is a picturesque seaside town approximately 2 hours drive South of Sydney. in the 2011 Census the population of Gerringong was 3456. The average age of the Gerringong population is 42 years of age, 5 years above the Australian average. 85.9% of people living in Gerringong were born in Australia, with 95.2% speaking English as their first language. 54% of the people living in Gerringong are employed full time, 35.6% are working on a part time basis. Gerringong has an unemployment rate of 4.6% The main occupations of people from Gerringong are Professionals 25%. Technicians and Trade workers 15.4% Community and Personal Service Workers 13.4% Managers 12.4% Clerical and Administrative Workers 12.2% Sales Workers 8.9% Labourers7.3% Machinery Operators and Drivers 4.4%.
Evening work 0
Night work 0
Weekend work 0
On Call Part of 1 in 7 roster covering all hours outside practice hours. An answering service filters calls so on call is usually not too demanding.
House Calls 0
Nursing Home Visits Optional
Procedure room activity
Adv Procedural Skills
Practice Manager Jen Finauer
Practice Type General Practice

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