Hilltop Surgery

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Last modified 17/02/2015 16:35
Address 4 Vera Street
Suburb Hill Top
Postcode 2575
State New South Wales
Branch Clinic
Phone 02 4889 8456
Fax 02 4889 9052
Notes
Email [email protected]
Website www.hilltopsurgery.com.au
No. of Doctors 5
Opening Hours Monday: 9AM - 8PM Tuesday - Friday: 9AM - 5:30PM Saturday: 9AM - 1PM
Philosophy Our aim is to give our patients the highest possible quality of care, by ensuring excellence in all aspects of our practice. We endeavour to provide patients with the best and most current treatment, methods, materials and equipment within our resource capabilities to ensure that the patients receive the high quality of service they have come to expect. We believe that patients come first. Teamwork is highly valued and encouraged within the practice to promote a harmonious and productive environment. We hold great importance in ethical and responsible behaviour as essential to maintain the trust and loyalty of our patients and staff.
Training style Hill Top Surgery have very supportive medical practitioners who are able to guide and support our Registrar's needs and wants. Dedicated teaming time is allocated along with very supportive nursing and administrative staff.
Special Interest The Practice has a proud history of teaching both Registrars and Students from UOW. We offer general family medicine along with rural and emergency medicine, womens health, mens health, chronic disease management, minor surgical procedures and home visits.
Support Team A registered nurse is available Monday to Friday. Fran Williams, Cheryl Pearse, Madelon Elferink
Allied Health Staff N/A
Amenities A treatment room is available for minor procedures, liquid nitrogen, diathermy, INR, ECG audiometer, spirometry. A pharmacy is located next door.
Software Best practice
Internet TRUE
Patient Records Both
Medical Students TRUE
Equipment Suture Instruments & LA Suction Stethoscope Sterilisation On Site - Dry Heat, Steam Under Pressure, Chemical Standards Check and Records Sterilisation Off Site - Local Hospital / Certified Sterilisation Provider Paediatric Cuffs Sphygmomanometer - Standard and Large Specula - Aural & Nasal Specimen Collection Tourniquet, Syringes/Needles, Transport Swabs, Viral Culture Media, Urine Containers, Paediatrics Urine Bags Small Cuffs & Large Sharps Disposal Refrigerator Minimum - Maximum Thermometer Refrigerator - Dedicated Proctoscope Pregnancy Testing Positive Pressure Oxygen / Bag & Mask Plastering Equipment Peak Flow Monitor Patella Hammer Pap Smear Equipment Ophthalmoscope Nebulising Air Pump / Mask - Adult & Paediatric Measuring Tape Magnifying Loupe Liquid Nitrogen Laryngoscope IV Fluids IV Access Height / Weight Scales Guedal Airways (Preferable disposable) Glucometer Gloves - Disposable & Sterile Eye Examination - Straining, Mydriatic, Local Anaesthetic Eye Charts & Colour Blind Assessment Endotracheal Tubes Emergency Drugs Emergency Bag ECG (or availability for use) Ear Syringe and/or Cerumen Loops Dressings Blathermy Dangerous Drugs Storage Dangerous Drugs Registrar Book Contaminated Waste Disposal Baby Scales Auriscope Tuning Fork Tourniquet Torch Thermometer
Distance from Hospital Approximately 25km - 20 minute drive
Hospital services Sessions are available in E/D and in the outpatient clinics. Bowral District Hospital offers a medical ward, obstetrics, surgical ward, orthopaedics.
Hospital Admitting FALSE
VMO rights at hospital GP VMO (Dr Cawthorne)
Hospital Visiting Yes
Hopsital On-call Yes
Demographic Area A broad range of patients visit our practice due to being a rural practice and the only practice servicing at minimum 5 smaller villages. Hill Top village has a population of approximately 2000; Colo Vale 1500; Balmoral 800 and is largely a lower socioeconomic.
Community Hill Top has a pharmacy, newsagent, bakery, Chinese restaurant, hairdresser, real estate agency, Gym, public school and a Credit Union opening in the near future.
Evening work Yes - Mondays til 8PM
Night work No
Weekend work Yes - Saturday 9AM - 1PM
On Call Dr Cawthorne does on- call at BDH. It is very light approximately 1 - 40, which includes after hours in Bowral on weekends.
House Calls Hill Top Surgery does house visits to local patients.
Nursing Home Visits Yes
Procedure room activity ECG Spirometry Sutures Immunisations Ear Syringing Wound care Minor surgical procedures
Adv Procedural Skills No
Additional Light nursing home visits are done.
Practice Manager Tracey Hansen-Smith
Practice Type General Practice

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