Moss Street Medical Practice

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Last modified 24/06/2015 12:32
Address 1 Moss Street
Suburb Nowra
Postcode 2541
State New South Wales
Branch Clinic
Phone 02 4422 1210
Fax 02 4422 5585
Email [email protected]
No. of Doctors 1 full time 6 part time
Opening Hours 8.00 - 5.30 Monday to Friday
Philosophy Flexible and supportive practice with a desire to provide excellent continuity of care for our patients & a balanced lifestyle for our GPs. Family friendly practice with many registrars managing breast feeding while working in this supportive environment.
Training style Training will combine case based learning, skills sessions, observation & formal teaching sessions as well as opportunities to go off site for specific areas of interest. These may include adolscent health and education, airways management with local anaesthetist or other allied services of interest.
Special Interest Broad range of patients - 40% male and 60% female. High percentage of paediatrics with immunisation and well kids checks, including indigenous ATSI - checks both child and adults Women's Health - antenatal care, pap smears, implanon Men's Health including 45-49 year checks. Diabetes - using practice nurse, dietician and community diabetic educator Asthma & COPD with spirometry assessment. Adult immunisation including travel vaccinations. Aged care - via health assessment and ACF visits. Management of palliative care patients and chronic pain. Mental Health Care - wide range of illnesses
Support Team Bernie Emery-Orford (Practice Manager) Lynne Flanigan (Receptionist) Joanne Laidlaw (Receptionist) Sonia Clarke (Receptionist) Trish Bradley (Receptionist) Rhianna Watson (Receptionist)
Allied Health Staff Practice Nurses - 1 RN, 1 EN Visiting Dietician, Psychologist, specialists & pathology in adjoining building
Amenities Generous sized consulting rooms (5) used for minor procedures also as well as a designated treatment room. Fully computerised for appointments, accounting & medical records with online results and many specialist using Argus.State of the art staff room & coffee machine
Software Best Practice
Internet TRUE
Patient Records Electronic
Medical Students TRUE
Equipment Spirometry, ECG, Cryotherapy
Distance from Hospital Public Hospital - 10 min walk, Private Hospital - 10 min drive
Hospital services ED, Obstetrics, Medical, Surgical & Rehab. Outpatients clinics for heart failure, copd, rehab, geriatrics & chronic pain, physiotherapy - knee & balance classes
Hospital Admitting FALSE
VMO rights at hospital VMO private hospital only
Hospital Visiting Optional
Hopsital On-call Optional
Demographic Area Long standing practice therefore cradle to grave medicine with a broad SE distribution and a significant indigenous population
Community A surprising range of activities from the arts & music to bush walking, cycling clubs & pristine beaches. Young professional network in town.
Evening work Nil at present
Night work Practice covers own on call Mon- Thurs
Weekend work Cooperative roster with all other local practices - Registrar may do 1 weekend in their 6 months.
On Call Practice covers on call on week day nights / large shared roster for weekends. Options to do 1 weekend in 6 months - negotiable
House Calls A considerable number of elderly patients and practice has policy to offer house call if required.
Nursing Home Visits Yes
Procedure room activity Minor surgery undertaken - skin lesion excisions. Implanon insertion & removal Spirometry
Adv Procedural Skills
Additional Antenatal care / shared care
Practice Manager Bernadette Emery-Orford
Practice Type General Practice

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