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Cumberland Street Clinic

Cessnock GP / Medical Centre
98% of patients would recommend this practice based on 825 reviews within the last 12 months.
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Open until 5:30pm
45 Cumberland Street Cessnock, NSW 2325

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Our mission is to provide the highest standard of patient care whilst incorporating a holistic approach toward diagnosis and management of illness.

We are committed to promoting health, wellbeing and disease prevention to all patients. We do not discriminate in the provision of excellent care and aim to treat all patients with dignity and respect.

Our clinic provides a range of services, including:

  • General Family Medicine
  • Childhood Vaccinations
  • Travel Vaccines
  • Small Procedures
  • Dressings
  • Chronic Health Care Plans
  • Health Assessments
  • Implanon And Mirena Insertion/Removal
  • Skins Checks
  • Mental Health Plans
  • Home visits
  • Check ups
  • Diabetic checks
  • Asthma assessments
  • Counselling
  • General Practice Medicine
  • Women's / Men’s health
  • Minor surgery
  • Vaccinations
  • Health assessments
  • INR Testing
  • Spirometry

 

We are a modern purpose built clinic. Our principal doctor has been in Cessnock for 40 years and is complimented by five (5) General Practitioners both male and female and two (2) Registered Nurses. We in clinic service of a Podiatrist, Psychologists, Audio Clinic, Urologists and Vascular Surgeon.

As a mixed billing practice, we offer bulk billing to all Pensioners, Health Care Card Holders, school age children, and University Students. Otherwise, our fees are $60 for a standard consultation and $90 for a long consultation, with a Medicare rebate of $37.05 and $71.70, respectively.

We are located on Cumberland Street in Cessnock, just off Hall Street and opposite the Salvation Army Family Church. There is ample parking available, and for those using public transport a number of buses stop around the corner on Vincent Street. We would be well located for any patients in the areas of Cessnock, Cessnock West, Nulkaba, Aberdare, Paxton, Ellalong, Millfield, Lovedale, Pokolbin and Wollombi.

With our convenient online booking service, booking an appointment is easy and can be done at any time. To get started now, simply click on your preferred appointment time from the options displayed at the top of the page.

Care Outside Normal Opening Hours Our clinic provides 24 hour care for patients on a roster system at Cessnock District Hospital shared with other local GP's. When our surgery is closed please contact Cessnock District Hospital. Visiting Specialists

  • Psychologists
  • Podiatrists
  • Dietitian
  • Vascular surgeon
  • Urologist
  • C-Pap & Sleep
  • Audio Clinic

Home and Other Visits Home visits are available for regular patients of this practice whose condition prevents them from attending the clinic (within a 10km radius). A fee may be charged if not on a pension or health care card. Telephone Access GP's in the practice may be contacted during normal opening hours. If the GP is with a patient, a message will be taken and the reception staff will advise you when it is likely that the GP will return your call. In an emergency your call will always be put through to a GP. Immunisations Our immunisations nurse will be available for childhood immunisations on Mondays 9.00am to 1.00pm. An appointment is necessary and you should bring your child's "blue book".Alternate arrangements can be made if this day and time does not suit.Free influenza vaccinations are available seasonally for patients aged 65 years or older. Prescriptions Appointments are necessary for regular repeat prescriptions. If no appointment is made there may be up to a 20 minute wait.An appointment is required for Authority and Workers Compensation related scripts. Reminder System Our practice is committed to preventative care. Reception staff will seek your permission to be included in our reminder system. We may issue you with a reminder notice from time to time offering you preventative health services appropriate to your care.  We also use State and Federal reminder systems such as the Pap Test Register. If you do not wish to be part of this system please let your doctor or receptionist know.

Team

Dr Nikolas Fountas

GP, Male
Team profile photo of Thushari Wickramasinghe

Dr Thushari Wickramasinghe

GP, Female
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Dr Alfred Oringo

GP, Male
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Dr Sheila Naidu

GP
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Dr Antony Tan

GP

Dr Sumihiri Withanachchi

GP, Female

Dr Teresa Lum

GP, Female

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Pricing Guide

This pricing is indicative only. Actual fees may vary based on the treatment received during the appointment, and if you have preferred provider private health insurance.

Appointment cost

Standard Appointment
$70.00
Long Appointment
$110.00

Billing policy

We are a mixed billing practice. We offer bulk billing to patients under the age of 15, DVA, pensioner and other concession card holders.

Practice information

Contact details

45 Cumberland Street Cessnock, NSW 2325
(02) 4990 3...
(02) 4991 1...

Opening hours

Monday
8:00am - 5:30pm
Tuesday
8:00am - 5:30pm
Wednesday
8:00am - 5:30pm
Thursday
8:00am - 5:30pm
Friday
8:00am - 5:30pm

Accreditations

AGPAL

Languages spoken

English

Hindi

Facilities

Air conditioned facility
Allied health nearby
At home visits available

Directions and parking

We are located on Cumberland Street in Cessnock, just off Hall Street and opposite the Salvation Army Family Church. There is ample parking available, and for those using public transport a number of buses stop around the corner on Vincent Street. We would be well located for any patients in the areas of Cessnock, Cessnock West, Nulkaba, Aberdare, Paxton, Ellalong, Millfield, Lovedale, Pokolbin and Wollombi.