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Appointments and Fees

Phone Consultations

Consultations by phone are available to all patients at Watersprings Health Centre.

Please call 07 3341 7244 to book in yours today.

Payments

We are committed to providing exceptional health care to our clients and as such, Watersprings Health Centre is a mixed billing medical centre and payment is expected on the day.

Cancellation List

Although advanced booking is encouraged due to the high demand on our doctors’ service, we reserve several same-day appointments and offer a cancellation list to accommodate the urgent needs of our existing clients.

Bulk Billing

Children under the age of 16 years, aged pensioners over the age of 65 years, and Veteran Affairs patients (DVA) are bulk billed.

All other consultations are privately billed. On Saturdays the standard practice fees apply – no discounts, no bulk billing.

Please enquire with our friendly staff by calling 07 3341 7244. Alternatively you can now book online through our website or by downloading the HealthEngine Mobile app!

Bulk Billing (excluding Saturdays)

Service

Billing

Veteran Affairs Patients (DVA)

Bulk Billed

Children under 16 years

Bulk Billed

Aged Pensioners over 65

Bulk Billed

There may be some other appointment types that the individual doctor may choose to bulk bill which will be at their discretion, and only under certain circumstances.

Practice Fees

Service

Consultation Fee

Medicare Rebate

Out of Pocket

Standard Appointment

15 Mins

$63.75

$38.75

$25

Standard Appointment

For concession or health care card holders

$53.75

$38.75

$15

Long Appointment

15 - 30 Mins

$100.05

$75.05

$25

Long Appointment

For concession or health care card holders

$90.05

$75.05

$15

Prolonged Appointment

30 - 45 Mins

$135.50

$110.50

$25

Important Notes

Recalls

Patients are encouraged to make an appointment with their doctor or another doctor at this practice to obtain their result.

Reminders

This clinic participates in the National, State, Territory reminder systems. If you do not wish to participate, please advise reception.

Your GP

We do our very best to book you in with your preferred doctor whenever possible to ensure continuity of care. Please understand this may not always be possible.

Home
Visits

Home visits are offered for existing patients at the doctor’s discretion. Home visits are also offered after hours by National Home Doctor Service – 137425.

Pathology

Mater Pathology is located at the entrance to the centre. We also use QML and SNP. Staff will direct you to the appropriate location if needed. Couriers collect specimens from the centre daily.

Interpreter
Service

An interpreter service is available for those patients who may require assistance. If this service is required please speak with our reception staff who will be eager to assist you.

Walk-In
Appointments

All walk-in patients will be triaged with our nurse and offered an appropriate appointment time.

Longer
Consultations

All consultations are 15 mins. If you require a longer consultation, please inform reception upon booking.

Management of Patient Health Information

Management of patient health information received at our practice is treated with the strictest confidence. Confidentiality agreements are in place with all of our staff and any visitors to the practice. This information is required for our Doctors to provide quality patient care.
If a copy of your health information is required these are obtainable, however specialist letters and pathology can be obtained from the specialist or pathology firm directly. Please call reception on 07 3341 7244 for more information.
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Please contact reception on 3341 7244 to secure yours today.

Covid-19 Vaccination Update

You can now get your COVID-19 AstraZeneca Vaccination for all patients over the age of 60.

Please call reception on 07 33417244 to book in for yours today.

Patients under 60 years old who are not eligible for AstraZeneca should be reassured that everyone will have their time to receive a COVID vaccine but it is true that there are now delays expected for Pfizer due to a supply issue. The government hopes to roll out the Pfizer vaccine for all under 60 in the coming months though most will not be available until September or October in Qld. Please check with your local vaccination hub for more information on expected time frames.

If you would like more information about the Covid-19 vaccination program please call 07 3341 7244 and our friendly reception staff will be happy to help.

For more information or if you have any questions about the Covid-19 vaccination please call

07 3341 7244

and our friendly reception staff will be happy to help.