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  • Mon - Fri: 9am - 6pm | Sun: 8:30am - 12:30pm
  • 4/53-55 Pioneer Road Bellambi NSW 2518

After Hours Arrangements

This practice subscribes to the Wollongong Medical Service Radio Doctor to ensure patients have after hours medical cover. If you require medical attention out of surgery hours please telephone 4228 5522. Fees for this service are bulk billed.

If you require assistance between 6am to 8am and 6pm to 7pm weekdays or 6am to 12 noon Saturdays then please call 0431 722 101. Wollongong hospital may also be accessed for emergency after hours care.

Appointments

Please ring 4285 1110 for an appointment. Every effort will be made to accomodate your preferred time. emergencies will be given priority and our reception staff will notify you of any unforseen delays. Longer consultations are available, so please advice the reception staff if you require some extra time.

General surgery for minor procedures is performed by our doctors.

Botulinum Toxin Injections and Anti wrinkle Injections are also available here *(conditions apply - no medicare rebate).

Fees And Billing Arrangements

This practice bulk bills services covered under Medicare and available to Medicare Card holders.

Botulinum Toxin Injections and Anti-Wrinkle Injections are not covered under Medicare and will attract a fee. Quotes for these services are available so please ask the reception staff who will organise an appointment for you.

Management Of Your Personal Health Information

Your medical record is confidential. It is the policy of this practice to maintain security of personal health information at all times and to ensure that this information is only available to authorised members of staff. We abide by the 10 National Privacy Principals available at www.privacy.gov.au/health/index.html.

Our Practice

The practice principals, Dr Syed Adil Zafar and Dr (Mrs) Farkhanda Qamar commenced trading as Bellambi Medical Centre on the 2nd Novemeber 2008. The practice is located in a small complex of shops with ample parking, designated disabled parking and disabled access. The doctors have satisfied the training requirements of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and are on the Vocational Register of General Practitioners. They have a commitment to general practice and to continuing medical education. The practice has achieved full accreditation from Australian General Practice Accreditation Limited (AGPAL). The practice offers a wide range of medical services as follows.

Results

Your doctor will advice when they expect results to arrive at the practice. You can telephone the practice to check if your results have arrived. It is practice policy not to disclose results over the telephone. Your doctor may request that you make a follow up appointment to discuss the results.

Reminder System

Our practice is commited to preventive care. Your doctor will seek your permission to be included on our reminder system. We may issue you a reminder notice from the time offering you preventative health services appropriate to your care.

If you do not wish to be part of this system please let your doctor or senior receptionist know.

Smoking Policy

This practice has no smoking policy.

Surgery Hours

The surgery is open for appointments from:

  • Monday to Friday 9am to 6pm
  • Sundays from 8:30am to 12:30pm
  • Telephone Access

    Doctors in the practice may be contacted during normal surgery hours. If the doctor is in consultation with a patient the reception staff will take a message which will be given to the doctor at the end of the session. This is the time that the doctors will action telephone messages and return calls as necessary. Your call will always be put through to the doctor in an emergency.

    Your rights

    If you have a problem we would like to hear about it. Please feel free to talk to your doctor or our senior receptionist or you may prefer to write to us. We take your concerns, suggestions and complaints seriously. However, if you wish to take the matter further and feel that you need to discuss the matter outside of surgery there are several options available including: The Medical Registration Board, AMA or Health Care Complaints Commission at Locked Bag 18, Strawberry Hills, NSW, 2012, telephone 1800 043 159.