Interchange General Practice

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Last modified 31/03/2015 10:38
Address Level 3, 28 University Avenue
Suburb Canberra
Postcode 2600
State Australian Capital Territory
Branch Clinic
Phone 02 6247 5742
Fax 02 6247 1719
Notes
Email [email protected]
Website www.igp.net.au , airportgp.com.au
No. of Doctors 15 Part-Time at IGP, 1 F/T
Opening Hours 0900-1700: Mon-Fri 0900-1130: Sat
Philosophy Strong belief in offering good quality primary healthcare to all including disadvantaged patients. Awarded AGPAL General Practice of the Year 2009.
Training style Very friendly & supportive staff, lots of doctors to talk to, regular doctors' meeting
Special Interest HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, Alcohol & Drugs, Counselling, Women's Health, Refugees Health, Transgender Health. Strong focus on medical education.
Support Team 1 x Practice Manager F/T. At Interchange General Practice, we have a F/T assistant Practice Manager, 2 F/T receptionists and 1 P/T receptionist.
Allied Health Staff 2 x P/T nurses at the Interchange General Practice and 1 x HIV Nurse.
Amenities Staff Room, Procedures Room at the Interchange General Practice.
Software Medtech 32
Internet TRUE
Patient Records Electronic
Medical Students TRUE
Equipment ECG, Spirometer, Defibrillator.
Distance from Hospital 5 minute drive
Hospital services Everything
Hospital Admitting FALSE
VMO rights at hospital No
Hospital Visiting No
Hopsital On-call No
Demographic Area Mixture of very disadvantaged patients and office workers and professionals from surrounding area at the Interchange General Practice.
Community
Evening work
Night work
Weekend work Roster for Saturday mornings, about 1 in 8 at the Interchange General Practice. Participation in the Saturday roster is optional for the first three months of the GPT1 term.
On Call Both practices participate in the CALMS roster.
House Calls Very occasional.
Nursing Home Visits Yes
Procedure room activity Minor surgery and suturing.
Adv Procedural Skills Implanon insertion and removal at both practices, joint aspirations and injections.
Additional The Interchange General Practice and Airport General practice are part of the Multiple Registrar Placement Program so we can accomodate 3 FTE registrars or more. Our nurses run a monthly Diabetes Clinic and we will be starting a Coordinated Veterans� Care program soon. Our nurses also do many Heath Assessments and Healthy Kids Checkups.
Practice Manager Roya Behina
Practice Type General Practice

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