Here is a list of or regular fees. Although this covers most consultations, depending on your requirements there may be additional out of pocket expenses (e.g. procedures or excisions).
New Patients – To ensure the doctor has enough time to review and understand your health needs, all new patients are given a LONG appointment.
|Consultation Fees as of 1st January 2018||Full Fee||Health Care Card Fee||Pension Fee||Medicare Rebate|
Contraceptive Implants: Both Dr. Karen Shepherd and Dr Paul Colbrook are able to insert and remove Implanon NXT implants. Please let the receptionsit know at the time of booking an appointment for these procedures.
Dressings: You may be charged for a dressing or consumables pack. This is to cover the cost for us to purchase the dressings/consumable packs
The practice requires patients to attend a surgery appointment for all prescriptions (including repeat scripts) so that we ensure we provide the quality of care you expect of us and meet our medico-legal obligations .
Referrals are a request by your doctor for a specialist opinion. If you wish to access a Medicare rebate when seeing a specialist, Medicare requires you to attend a appointment to have a referral written beforehand.
Referrals and prescriptions cannot be backdated.