Moruya Medical Centre

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Last modified 30/07/2015 10.36am
Address 73A Queen Street (cnr Ford Street)
Suburb Moruya
Postcode 2537
State New South Wales
Branch Clinic
Phone 02 4474 2200
Fax 02 4474 4637
Email [email protected]
No. of Doctors 3 full time and 4 part time
Opening Hours Mon - Friday: 8.00am-5.00pm
Philosophy To provide the highest standard of patient care incorporating a holistic approach towards diagnosis and management of illness.
Training style Team approach
Special Interest Rural General Practice Mental Health Women's Health Emergency Medicine Anaesthetic
Support Team 1 full-time practice manager 4 part-time administration officers 1 full-time administration officers
Allied Health Staff 2 part-time clinical nurses 2 part-time chronic disease management nurses Adjoining pathology
Amenities 12 consulting rooms dedicated video-consulting room treatment room adjoining pathology adjoining psychology On-site accomodation
Software Best Practice
Internet TRUE
Patient Records Electronic
Medical Students TRUE
Equipment Pregnancy Testing Refrigerator - Dedicated Refrigerator Minimum - Maximum Thermometer Sharps Disposal Small Cuffs & Large Specimen Collection Tourniquet, Syringes/Needles, Transport Swabs, Viral Culture Media, Urine Containers, Paediatrics Urine Bags Specula - Aural & Nasal Sphygmomanometer - Standard and Large Paediatric Cuffs Sterilisation Off Site - Local Hospital / Certified Sterilisation Provider Sterilisation On Site - Dry Heat, Steam Under Pressure, Chemical Standards Check and Records Stethoscope Suction Suture Instruments & LA Thermometer Torch Tourniquet Tuning Fork 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 Dangerous Drugs Storage Dangerous Drugs Registrar Book Contaminated Waste Disposal Baby Scales Auriscope
Distance from Hospital 1.3 kms / 3 minutes
Hospital services Emergency Department Radiography with 24hr on-call service including image intensifier pathology, physiotherapy, community health, occupational therapy, speech pathology, aged care team, mental health team. Two operating theatre, anaesthetics Obstetrics and gynaecology service Drug and Alcohol
Hospital Admitting FALSE
VMO rights at hospital Yes, Dr Jorg Ziergiebel at both Moruya District Hospital Batemans Bay Hospital
Hospital Visiting Optional
Hopsital On-call Yes
Demographic Area Broad age range and demographics from the local indigenous community to relocated retiree's and new born babies. Moruya is a coastal town which also services a transient tourist population, especially during the Summer.
Community Moruya is a coastal town 2 hours by car from Canberra, 5 hours by car from Sydney. The local airport offers daily flights to Sydney (50 minutes). Moruya is set on the bank of the Moruya river, and is home to an abundance of pristine beaches, bush trails and camping spots, fishing, whale watching, and endless culturally significant sites. The wider Eurobodalla community has a population of 30,000, Moruya's population is 8,000.
Evening work Yes, Shared Emergency Department Roster
Night work Shared VMO roster
Weekend work Shared VMO roster
On Call Shared VMO roster, each VMO will be rostered approximately 1 in 5 weeks.
House Calls House calls are offered at the doctor's discretion within a 15km radius and are made by appointment
Nursing Home Visits Yes
Procedure room activity ECG, spirometry, minor surgery, suturing, plaster, venesection, immunisation
Adv Procedural Skills
Additional Moruya Medical Centre has a very well established CDM program. Nursing home visists Once weekly
Practice Manager Fiona Brown
Practice Type General Practice

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