Leeton Medical Practice

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Last modified 16/10/2015 9:08
Address 2/82 Kurrajong Ave
Suburb Leeton
Postcode 2705
State New South Wales
Branch Clinic
Phone 6953 4447
Fax 6953 4446
Email [email protected]
Website www.leetonmp.com
No. of Doctors 1
Opening Hours Monday - Thursday: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Friday: 9:00 am to 2:00 pm
Philosophy The Leeton Medical Practice strives to deliver best possible patient care following the principles of evidence-based practice in a high-quality and relaxed environment.
Training style As a QA examiner for the RACGP Dr Pettersson believes that the best training is delivered in a low-pressure environment with one-on-one teaching and a patient base with a wide range of medical conditions.
Special Interest Dr Pettersson is an accredited GP surgeon and provide surgical services for the town of Leeton. He works with his obstetric and anaesthetic colleagues to help deliver a comprehensive service at Leeton hospital, as well as performing a wide range of skin procedures at the Leeton Medical Practice.
Support Team Doctors at the Leeton Medical Practice are ably supported by our experienced team, these include a practice manager, receptionist, and three practice nurses.
Allied Health Staff The Leeton medical practice has onside pathology collection, and also has a visiting dietician. There are also visiting specialist surgical and orthopaedic services in Leeton.
Amenities The Leeton Medical Practice is Leeton's only purpose-built medical centre and opened in 2012. It is a modern well-equipped high-quality surgery with spacious rooms, tasteful decor which reflects that this is a private billing specialty practice.
Software Best Practice
Internet TRUE
Patient Records Electronic
Medical Students TRUE
Equipment Tuning Fork, Tourniquet, Torch, Thermometer, Suture Instruments & LA, Suction, Stethoscope, 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, Diathermy, Dangerous Drugs Storage, Dangerous Drugs Registrar Book, Contaminated Waste Disposal, Baby Scales, Auriscope
Distance from Hospital 900m
Hospital services 20 bed acute care unit. Four bed day surgery unit. Four bed maternity unit. Attached age care nursing facility.
VMO rights at hospital Dr Dan Pettersson has VMO rights at Leeton Hospital with clinical privileges in emergency medicine and surgery.
Hospital Visiting Yes
Hopsital On-call Yes - On call is on a rostered basis of approximately 1:9. Registrars are fully supervised by the supervisors.
Demographic Area Leeton is a prosperous town in the Riverina. The main industries are rice and citrus. Unemployment is low, there is a good multicultural mix of all ages.
Community Leeton is well supplied with social amenities, restaurants, and is close to the Leeton Narrandera airport which connects directly to Sydney and Griffith.
Evening work No
Night work No
Weekend work No
On Call Yes - Registrars are expected to participate in the local hospital, this involves on-call work both during the week and weekends on an approximately 1:9 basis. Registrars are fully supervised by their supervisors.
House Calls Yes - At the Leeton Medical Practice patients who are unable to travel to the Leeton Medical Practice are able to request house calls although these are infrequent.
Nursing Home Visits Yes - Patients registered with the Leeton medical practice who reside in a nursing home are visited on a prn basis with quarterly routine review.
Procedure room activity Yes - The Leeton medical practice has a fully equipped procedure room with a Valley lab force 2 diathermy unit, and a 72,000 lx LED theatre light
Adv Procedural Skills Yes - Dr Pettersson is an accredited GP surgeon, and performs and teaches routine skin procedures as well as skin flaps and skin grafts. This is in addition to other minor surgical procedures including operations for ingrown toenails, removal of ganglions, extirpation of chalazion, and removal of foreign bodies under ultrasound guidance.
Practice Manager Lynn Tucker
Practice Type General Practice