Are we accepting new patients?
Yes, Dr Samad and Dr Prabhakaran are accepting new patients.
Dr Prabhakaran is unable to take any new Department of Veterans' Affairs,
Workers Compensation or ADHD appointments.
Both psychiatrists have limited availability, please ensure we have received
your GP referral prior to booking an appointment.
Please see 'Our Team' for more information)
Both our psychologist are unable to take any new Department of Veterans' Affairs
and Workers Compensation appointments.
What is the process to book an initial consult?
We require a GP referral addressed to our centre prior to booking an appointment
After the referral is added to our system, we triage accordingly and may
require extra paperwork, (any previous medical & school reports).
What are our fees?
Australian Medical Association Fees:
Our fees are in line with AMA rates and are subject to increase in line with these rates.
We also accept Department of Veterans' Affairs and Workers Compensation
As we are a private specialist centre we are unable to bulk-bill
What is our rescheduling policy?
Please understand there is a high volume of patients waiting in
advance for an appointment. Therefore please advise us as soon as possible for
any changes that need to be made.
Do we have a minimum age for patients?
Yes, Dr Prabhakaran has a minimum age of 21
Dr Samad has a minimum age of 16
Are we able to provide requested reports for Department of Veterans' Affairs / Workers Compensation / Lawyers?
Yes, our doctors are able to provide the requested reports
however, this will incur a fee and an invoice will be provided along
with a time frame the report will be completed.
Please be aware that AMA does not have current item numbers available
for report writing.
The psychiatrists within our practice are consulting psychiatrists therefore,
have set report fees.
Murrumbateman Specialist Centre therefore has varying fees
depending on the length of the requested report.
Please let us know how you would like to proceed and
where you would like the invoice sent to.
We ask if any requests could be emailed or faxed with as
much information as possible.
*Please note, our psychiatrists & psychologists are not specialised in forensics and
are unable to provide court reports for criminal proceedings.
Emergency contact numbers
If you're in crisis and do need immediate support please see contact numbers below
LIFELINE: 13 114
ACT CRISIS TEAM: 1 800 629 354
NSW MENTAL HEALTH: 1 800 011 511
In an emergency please call 000
Phone: 02 9052 6348
Fax: 02 6169 3207
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