Lockhart Medical Practice

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Last modified 8/10/2013 16:22
Address 132 Green St
Suburb Lockhart
Postcode 2656
State New South Wales
Branch Clinic
Phone 02 6920 5249
Fax 02 6920 5633
Email [email protected]
No. of Doctors 1 GP and 1 registrar
Opening Hours Monday - Friday 9am to 5.30 pm
Philosophy Quality care for all
Training style One doctor providing an intensive focus on performance and progress to develop as an excellent GP
Special Interest Rural health in all aspects Practice support through Medicare Locals Medico-legal
Support Team Manager, receptionist and Practice nurse ae all aligned to the requirements of a training doctor.
Allied Health Staff Diabetic Educator, Dietician, OT, Podiatrist visit regularly. A psychologist is sometimes avaliable.
Amenities Expansive and comfortable reception area. A room entirely for each doctor. Practcie Nurse shares with visiting clinician Separate room for student, study &/or meetings
Software Medical Director
Internet TRUE
Patient Records Electronic
Medical Students TRUE
Equipment as required and suggested by RACGP standards. Lockhart hospital acts as a resource to provide certain care
Distance from Hospital 1 km
Hospital services 6 Acute or rehabilitation beds and 12 long-stay aged care beds ED with required equipment
Hospital Admitting FALSE
VMO rights at hospital Yes; for inpatients and ED
Hospital Visiting Yes
Hopsital On-call Yes
Demographic Area Mainly aged care but many young families especially farmers. LOwer socio-economic scale
Community Vibrant and self reliant.
Evening work Hospital VMO
Night work Hospital VMO
Weekend work Hospital VMO
On Call usually about 1 in 2 with support directly or by phone to GP supervisor or to Wagga Wagga Base ED
House Calls occasional
Nursing Home Visits Yes
Procedure room activity at hospital
Adv Procedural Skills Emergency Care
Additional Working Draft- Practice Teaching Plan. Part B Practice Name: 1. Scope of clinical practice including: a. A descriptive profile of patients attending the practice Long term continuous care Aged predominent Farming connected Secondary and tertiary care to Albury & Wagga half live in town up to 60km to travel substantial number from surrounding villages Anglo- Saxon mainly; very few ATS Bulk bill 85% Local hospital resources utilised b. The special interests and skills of individual supervisors and others involved in teaching. Rural medicine Representation to NSW health, LHN Division governance as company director Clinical governance Rural hospital VMO RACF integrated care Quality initiative in local hospital Practice accreditation reviewer Visiting diabetes educator, dietician, Podiatrist c. Services provided outside of the practice (hospital, nursing home, outreach) comprehensive community care VMD >>ED & inpatient RACF HMR Hospital for procedures d. Other teaching opportunities accessible from the practice (local physio, community nurses, palliative care team visits, other clinics) Community nurses remote visit Immunization Specialist practice visits 2. How routine teaching is organised: a. Who teaches and when, including expectations of the Registrar (a timetable would be useful) Introduction for term>>orientation - Staff - Town - Hospital - Practice GP Start early in form VMO application>> regular on call often 1in 3 & 4 - Accompanied ward rounds Business of practice learnt at front desk Regular Tuesday Training session 2.30 4.30 Combined CME at division Supervisor always available via mobile Accreditation awareness and participation Procedural assist and practice 2pm Mon Fri Sit in with Pharmacy Company representative visits Monthly community health team meeting Release to CCC session b. Modes of teaching available, modes of teaching preferred Rapid responses from supervisor next door. Practice review regularlyby MD search Sit in on supervisor for learning Supervisor sits in on consultation Training sessions combined with students when appropriate Registrar as teacher and/or coach Case conference involment especially with RACF DVDs, Journals, Therapeutic guidelines Audit of patients, Treatment as part of research c. The role of direct observation/videotaping in the practice As required Role play simulation Video debrief each fortnight 3. How supervision is organised and scheduled particularly where multiple supervisors are used. One on One usually in person Different learning style in 6/12 schedule ECT Visit VMO supervision all hours or call/transfer to Wagga 4. How assessment is organised and undertaken Learning Plan Log Book review ECT Visits facilitated Formative assessment Patient feedback Three Monthly Performance review VMO supervision report for LHN Billing data feedback T17 (high risk) assessment
Practice Manager Chris Mackey
Practice Type General Practice

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