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

      referral expires. 

      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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