Appointments & Fees

Book Appointment in Ulverstone
Book Appt. in Ulverstone
Book Appointment in Penguin
Book Appt. in Penguin

Appointment

Opening hours are 8:30am – 5:30pm in Ulverstone with appointments from 8:30am to 4.45pm and opening hours 9am – 5pm in Penguin with booked appointments from 9am to 4.45pm. Every effort will be made to see those with urgent needs. A typical appointment time is 15 minutes. If you feel you require more time than a standard appointment or you have more than one problem to discuss, please book a long appointment. By using the Hotdocs app or online booking though our website, specific types and lengths of appointments can be booked

Registration Form

New Patients

Patrick Street Clinic Ulverstone and Penguin welcomes new patients from the Central Coast Municipality. Appointments can be made by phoning our clinic on (03) 64251611 in Ulverstone or (03) 64370955 in Penguin. Please arrive 10 minutes prior to your appointment to allow for registration. You may download the registration form from the button above.

Registration Form

Cancellations

We understand that there are circumstances in which you made need to cancel your appointment and we ask that you do this either through Hotdocs, if it was originally booked in HotDocs, or by calling our receptionists at least 2 hours prior. This allows other patients to utilise the appointment time. Please allow at least 2 hours notice for all cancellations. A fee may be charged if the appointment is not cancelled in time.

Patient Results

Please make an appointment to discuss test results with your Doctor.

Prescriptions

All prescriptions, including repeats, require a consultation. We encourage you to request any due medications during your consult.

After Hours & Weekends

Patrick Street Clinic alternates cover for weekends and Public Holidays with Victoria Street Clinic. Clinics are between 9am and 12pm except for Christmas Day and Good Friday. For clinic details phone (03) 6425 1611, the recorded message will advise which surgery is on call.

For all advice please contact Health Direct 1800 022 222 https://www.healthdirect.gov.au/
If there is a medical emergency please call 000

Fees

We are a private billing practice and the following charges are a guide for services at this surgery. Please don’t hesitate to ask your doctor or receptionist whether other charges apply to you.

Consultation Fees

As of 1st April 2022

Consultation

Standard Fee Medicare Rebate

Gap

Standard consult < 20min $78.10 $39.10 $39.00
Long Consult 20-30mins $114.75 $75.75 $39.00
Extended Consult > 40mins $150.50 $111.50 $39.00
  • Consultation Fees are to be paid in full at the time of your appointment. If paying electronically the Medicare Rebate is refunded instantly to your bank account. Appointments prior to 8am, after 8pm, Saturdays after 1pm and Sundays attract a higher fee.
  • Your doctor may refer you to other health service providers such as another doctor, allied health, pathology, radiology or specialist. Please be aware these appointments may attract further fees.