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Please bring your Medicare Card and if you have a Health Care Card or Department of Veteran Affairs Card. In addition if this is your first visit to the practice we will also need to take a copy of your photo id such as a current drivers licence, photo identity card or passport. You will also be required to complete a New patient registration form.
Laverty Pathology is located within Scone Medical Practice. Their operating hours are Monday to Friday 830am to 4pm, Closed between 1-2pm. If you have any questions regarding your pathology tests please call them direct on 02 6545 3449.
If your doctor has requested tests for you, it is best to book a follow up appointment within three weeks of having the tests so your doctor can discuss the results with you. If there is a concerning result, your doctor will either contact you by telephone as soon as possible or request that you be booked in for a follow up appointment to discuss the results. You will not be contacted if your results are normal.
Scone Medical Practice is a mixed billing practice. This means we offer bulk-billing services to aged pensioners, DVA Card holders and children 10yrs and under. All other patients will be billed a private fee and receive a rebate from Medicare subject to eligibility. Payment is required following the conclusion of the consultation.
Immunisation Clinics run every fortnight on Wednesday afternoons between 2pm and 5pm. Appointments are not required. Please bring your Child's Medicare card, blue health book and check in at reception.
If you cannot attend the clinic please make an appointment with your Doctor for a full baby check & immunisation.
Yes you can, Scone Medical Practice runs Q Fever Clinics throughout the year as required. If you require this vaccination please phone the practice on 6545 1600 and speak to Lorraine for information on when the next clinic will be and what paperwork is required.
You can talk with your doctor on the phone if you have a dedicated telephone consultation appointment booked with them. If you wish to discuss a matter with your doctor, it is best to make an appointment with them. Most queries are best dealt with by consultation, giving you more time to communicate your requests/issues to your doctor.
Scone Medical Practice runs Flu Clinics generally in the Autumn of each year. When we have received the vaccinations we will advertise in the local paper and on this website the exact dates for the clinics and how to book in to the clinic.
All Aboriginal and Torres Strait islanders 15 years and older;
All persons over 6 months of age who are at risk for severe outcomes from seasonal influenza such as those with chronic conditions including cardiac disease, diabetes, asthma, cystic fibrosis and renal failure; and
INR's, Dressings or Removal of Stitches can be attended to Monday to Fridays between 9am to 12noon and 2pm to 5pm by our Nurses. Appointments for these services can be made by ringing reception or speaking to the administration staff the next time you come to an appointment. When booking, please inform the nurse or administrative staff who your regular doctor is so that they can ensure they will be present at the time of your appointment with the nurses. INR's, Dressings or Removal of Stitches cannot be attended to on Saturdays as we do not have any Nurses working on Saturdays.
Yes our Doctors are able to assist you with Medical Evidence and Assessment for Disability Support Pension but due to the amount of information required by Centrelink a 30 minute appointment needs to be booked so please advise the reception staff when making the appointment.