Sapphire Coast Medical Practice – Bega

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Last modified 23/05/2014 13:15
Address 24 Church Street
Suburb Bega
Postcode 2550
State New South Wales
Branch Clinic
Phone 02 6492 2555
Fax 02 6492 4036
Email [email protected]
No. of Doctors 3 Full-Time & 2 Part-Time
Opening Hours 9 to 5 Mon-Fri
Philosophy A team approach where all doctors and staff support each other. Our patient care centres around complete family medical care from the newborn to the elderly- in the home, the nursing home or the practice- with stable continuity of care.
Training style Encourages self-learning with full peer support. Clinical case by case discussion rather than didactic topic tutorials .
Special Interest Full Family Medical Practice - Cradle to grave traditions. Long-term stable practice. Interests also include Antenatal care, Paediatrics, Occupational Health and Teaching with Registrars and Medical Students. Practice Nursing Staff involved in preventative care in Women's Health, Diabetes and Immunisations. Fully Functional treatment rooms for minor procedures including skin excision, and minor gynaecology. Full-Time doctors also practice at the local nursing home.
Support Team 3 FT and 2 PT
Allied Health Staff 4 PT
Amenities Main surgery in Bega with fully equipped surgery 15 minutes away on the coast at Tathra. Registrars would be mostly working out of the main practice in Bega.
Software Medical Director
Internet TRUE
Patient Records Electronic
Medical Students TRUE
Equipment fully equiped treatment rooms with on site sterilisation and practice nurse available at all times
Distance from Hospital 3 minute drive to Bega; 20 minute drive tom Tathra
Hospital services n/a
Hospital Admitting FALSE
VMO rights at hospital No
Hospital Visiting No
Hopsital On-call No
Demographic Area
Evening work none currently but some limited evening A/H work being considered
Night work none other than a rare call from the nursing home or our own practices palliative care patients whom we try to be available for at all times
Weekend work a/a
On Call n/a
House Calls in hours
Nursing Home Visits Yes
Procedure room activity all minor operations, suturing and minor gynae
Adv Procedural Skills
Practice Manager Janine Dixon
Practice Type General Practice

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