Griffith Medical Centre

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Last modified 25/05/2011 16:36
Address 1 Animoo Street
Suburb Griffith
Postcode 2680
State New South Wales
Branch Clinic
Phone 269645888
Fax 269645880
Notes
Email [email protected]
Website
No. of Doctors 2 Full-time 2 Part-time General Practitioners, 1 Full-time Dermatologist 3 Part-time Dermatologists
Opening Hours Monday to Friday 8am - 7pm Saturday 8am - 2pm
Philosophy At the Griffith Medical Centre we aim to deliver holistic patient care in the most efficient, competent and proficient manner possible with professionalism and sensitivity. The Medical Centre is set in pleasant surroundings and are located on the Hospital grounds which allows easy access to the hospital for the doctors and hence close proximity for the patients to access the facilities that the hospital offers. The doctors and staff pride themselves in providing the best care - approachable staff, prompt accommodating service and utmost confidentiality at all times.
Training style Very experienced and supportive Medical Practitioners who are able to guide and support Registrars. Direct observations and hands on experience with all facets of general practice. End of day discussion of interesting cases encountered or further analysis of cases or issues that may want to be discussed. Participation with Griffith Base Hospital education and training opportunities. (Tutorials, Grand Rounds) Hospital observations with GP / VMO when doing hospital rounds. Also opportunity to accompany Nursing Home and Group Home visits. Observation and hands on assistance with all facets of minor procedures.
Special Interest Men's & Women's Health Children's Health/ Four year old Health Checks Routine Health Checks Pre- employment and Company Medicals Licence & Insurance Medicals Cryotherapy Lung function testing (spirometry) Wound care management Traveller vaccinations and information Immunisations and Flu vaccinations Family Planning Ante-natal & Post-natal Care Aged Care Assessments Minor Surgery Diabetic checks Blood pressure checks
Support Team 2 Full-time, 1 Part-time Practice Manager, Office Administrators
Allied Health Staff 1 Full-time, 3 Part-time - Practice Nurses, Women's Health
Amenities 9 Fully equipped consulting rooms 2 Nurses Room 3 Fully equipped procedure rooms Phototherapy room Disabled facilities Baby change area Separate Staff facilities
Software Pracsoft, Medical Director
Internet TRUE
Patient Records Both
Medical Students TRUE
Equipment Hyfrecator Dermatoscope Spirometer Ear Suction Machine Full range of minor surgical / excision equipment
Distance from Hospital On Hospital grounds
Hospital services Base Hospital - Emergency department Intensive Care Unit Coronary Care Unit High Dependency Unit Operating Theatres General Medicine, General Surgery, Allied Health Services (physiotherapy, occupational therapy, dietician) Outpatient department with services in - Oncology Respiratory Medicine Rehabilitation Surgical and Orthopaedic Outpatients Renal dialysis Neurology ENT and other.
Hospital Admitting FALSE
VMO rights at hospital Dr Peter Calaizis - VMO - full admitting rights Dr Nigel Kennedy - VMO anaesthetist
Hospital Visiting Yes
Hopsital On-call Yes
Demographic Area Wonderful rural surroundings with lots of young families living the country life.
Community Welcoming and appealing farming communities. Abundance of fruit and great wineries to visit and taste test.
Evening work Open till 8.00pm
Night work
Weekend work Saturday Open until 2pm
On Call Shared on-call with practice doctors
House Calls On request
Nursing Home Visits Yes
Procedure room activity The general practitioners offer minor surgical procedures for skin lesion removals, ingrown toe nail procedures, implanon insertion and removal.
Adv Procedural Skills With the availability of Specialist Dermatologists we offer the possibility of more complicated procedures to be carried out here hence providing local patients quality care without having to travel.
Additional We are a busy GP practice however with 1 Full time Dermatologist and 3 visiting Dermatologist the Medical Practice is always full of activity and always interesting cases arise. The Dermatologists have full procedural capabilities and together with the nursing staff provide fantastic care. Visiting specialists also attend the practice and consult on a monthly or fortnightly basis.
Practice Manager Irene Grigoris
Practice Type General Practice