Why do I need a GP referral every 12 months?
Medicare requires an in-date referral to be able to claim the Medicare rebate.
Referrals are valid for 12 months, please check with reception when your
This includes Department of Veterans' Affairs & Workers Compensation
patients. While we endeavor to send SMS reminders for expiring referrals, it is
also the patient's responsibility to ensure they have a current GP referral.
Is my treating doctor able to write a script without having to attend an appointment?
This will vary depending on medications, the duration between
appointments & authority scripts.
All authority scripts must be collected from our centre.
Please note most of our doctors do operate with us part-time
and may not be able to produce prescriptions within 7 days.
We advise contacting your GP as well for assistance with medications.
Emergency contact numbers
If you're in crisis and do need immediate support please see contact numbers below
LIFELINE: 13 114
ACT CRSIS TEAM: 1 800 629 354
NSW MENTAL HEALTH: 1 800 011 511
In an emergency please call 000
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