Russell Vale Family Medical & Acupuncture Practice

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Last modified 31/03/2015 10:20
Address 113 Bellambi Lane
Suburb Bellambi
Postcode 2518
State New South Wales
Branch Clinic
Phone 02 4284 3575
Fax 02 4283 2485
Email [email protected]
No. of Doctors 1
Opening Hours Monday - Friday, 8.30 am to 6.00 pm
Philosophy We provide holistic and compassionate family medical and Acupuncture services to all ages.
Training style Simulated role play learning, face to face, reflective teaching style, observational learning and practical
Special Interest TCM and Japanese Acupuncture, gerentology, aged care health assessments and nursing home visits
Support Team Carmen and Georgette are our friendly and helpful receptionists, Nina is the Practice Manager
Allied Health Staff Dr. Azam is a two time award winning doctor, 2009 IDGP family GP of the year, 2014 Medicare Local Doctor of the Year, a FRACGP examiner and Senior clinical lecturer at UOW GSM, Social Worker and possible Psychologist
Amenities Large acupuncture room and fully equipped treatment room, separate registrar consulting room, nurses room, P.M. office and separate kitchen , disabled parking
Software Pracsoft, Medical director
Internet TRUE
Patient Records Electronic
Medical Students TRUE
Equipment ECG, Difibrilator, Spirometer, ABI, Doctors Bag, electric bed in treatment room and all items as per list of medical equipment
Distance from Hospital 10 km
Hospital services A & E, Paediatrics, ICU, Geriatrics, Operating Theatres, ACAT, O&G, M.H. Wollongong hospital is a training hospital for UOW Medical Students
Hospital Admitting FALSE
VMO rights at hospital no
Hospital Visiting No
Hopsital On-call No
Demographic Area Up to 3rd generation of family members visit the Practice ranging in age from newborn to 95. Our oldest patient is nearly 100 and we still do home and nursing home visits. Seaside suburb.
Community Russell Vale has an old coal mine still operational and is about 1 and 1/2 hr drive from Sydney airport, located 10 minuites from Wollongong and the sea, the UOW and Wollongong CBD. The area has a larger aged population over 65 and families from a mixture of cultures including Pakistan, Turkish, Lebanese, Macedonian, Italian and Indigenous Australians.
Evening work no
Night work no
Weekend work no
On Call contract in place with after hours deputising service
House Calls yes
Nursing Home Visits Yes
Procedure room activity minor cuts, suturing, plastering, removal of moles, wound care
Adv Procedural Skills
Additional Accreditted Yellow Fever Vaccination Centre
Practice Manager Nina Trad Azam
Practice Type General Practice

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