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GP and Medical
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GP and Medical

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Ƶ18's Medical Service is an Aboriginal community-controlled health service, which aims to deliver culturally-appropriate primary health care services, advocacy and social and emotional support to Aboriginal people and their families in our community.

Ƶ18 include the treatment of acute illnesses, emergency care, management of chronic conditions, crisis intervention and referral, quitting tobacco support as well as a range of community programs and activities. We also offer a transport service.

All of our clinics are wheelchair accessible.

Locations

Ƶ18 offers four clinic locations across our service area, including:

  • Hamilton - catering for the Newcastle community
  • Cardiff - catering for the Lake Macquarie community
  • Raymond Terrace - catering fore the Port Stephens community
  • Maitland - catering for the Lower Hunter community

Appointments

Ƶ18 Medical Service is open Monday to Friday 8:30am-5pm, however our hours vary across our clinics. We are closed on weekends. Check with our medical reception team for specific opening times for each site.

You can obtain an appointment by phoning reception on 1300 174 908.

For your convenience, Ƶ18 offers both male and female doctors.

We use an appointment system and we also have some appointments that can be booked on the day. The appointments fill up quickly, so please ring early.

Please remember that emergencies may arise or some consultations may take longer than expected. If you feel that your consultation will require longer than the normal 20 minutes, please inform the receptionist so this can be accommodated.

AFTER HOURS

In case of an emergency please call 000.

If you require medical care outside our operating hours, please go direct to or contact:

National Home Doctor 13 SICK (13 7425)

John Hunter Hospital 02 4921 3000

GP Access 1300 130 147


We are the leading medical service provider for our people

Our Doctors

Hamilton

  • Dr James 'Jim' Stephen – Regional Lead GP
  • Dr Georgina ‘Georgie’ Burrough
  • Dr Samir 'Sam' Hussein
  • Dr Sarah Parker
  • Dr Erin Pither
  • Dr Emily Thomas
  • Dr Jessica Wrigley

Cardiff

  • Dr Tegan Scholes – Regional Lead GP
  • Dr Sarah Barklay
  • Dr Emma Bott
  • Dr Christopher ‘Chris’ Brokenshire
  • Dr Fiona Cleary
  • Dr Aarti Malhotra
  • Dr Ayesha Siriwardena
  • Dr Vanessa Sugito
  • Dr Sarah Clark
  • Dr Tom Henry

Raymond Terrace

  • Dr Michael ‘Mick’ Ireson – Regional Lead GP
  • Dr Karen Collins
  • Dr Nigel Beetson
  • Dr Madeleine Jeffrey

Maitland

  • Dr Jacinta Willson – Regional Lead GP
  • Dr Ching-Chun ‘Angus’ Wang
  • Dr Michelle White

Bulk Billing

Ƶ18 Medical Service bulk bills as long as you have a valid Medicare card.

Generally, there are no out of pocket expenses for health services received at Ƶ18, however should any fees occur, this will be discussed with you by our friendly staff.

Transport Service

Ƶ18 offers a convenient patient transfer service to and from appointments.

The service is available to medical and aged care patients travelling to and from medical, dental or specialist appointments.

Depending on your personal circumstances, there may be charges associated with the use of the client transport service. Any associated fee will be discussed with you at the time of booking. All bookings should be made 24 hours in advance, unless under special circumstances.

You are encouraged to attend your closest Ƶ18 Clinic unless it's for a dental or specialist appointment.

For bookings, please ring 1300 174 908 with your appointment details.

Your feedback

We welcome and value your feedback so we can improve the services we provide to our community. Please call our feedback line on 1800 749 292.

Your Health Information

Ƶ18 is committed to maintaining the security of personal health information at all times to ensure that this information is only available to authorised personnel.

Your medical records are confidential. All staff at Ƶ18 respect the privacy and confidentiality of your health information. We have a comprehensive policy about the management of personal health information. Please visit our reception if you require a copy of this policy.

GP and Medical locations

Hamilton Medical

Hamilton Medical

Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5pm

Raymond Terrace Medical

Raymond Terrace Medical

Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5pm

Cardiff Medical

Cardiff Medical

Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5pm

Maitland Medical

Maitland Medical

Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5pm