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SmartClinics The Gap Family Medical Centre (previously Walton Bridge Medical Centre)

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  • Dr Matthew Valentine
    Male practitioner
  • Dr Vasantha Naicker
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SmartClinics is a growing network of modern day family medical centres delivering best practice services with a focus on comprehensive health assessments and treatment outcomes. The Group was founded in Brisbane in 2011 and operates as a leading provider of General Practice in South East Queensland. The Group has recently expanded to North Queensland and currently has two clinics operating in the Townsville area, and another two newly acquired clinics in Cairns. At SmartClinics, our patients are at the centre of every decision we make. By understanding what is most important to you and your family, we’re able to deliver the better quality healthcare that every patient deserves.

 

Our practice offers a wide range of services including:

* General health checks 
* Full skin checks & minor surgery 
* Travel health information and Vaccinations 
* Palliative care 
* Shared obstetric care 
* Spirometry 
* Cryotherapy 
* Electrocardiography (ECG) 
* Home health assessments for people 75 & older 
* GP Management Plans for patients with complex or chronic conditions e.g. diabetes, heart disease 
* GP Mental Health Care Plans 
* Routine & specialist screening 
* Aviation, Recreational SCUBA and Motor Sport Medicals 
* Driving licenses (private and commercial) 
* Pre-employment Medicals 
* General Family Health Care 
* Vasectomy

We are a private billing practice. Patients are asked to pay in full on the day of their consultation. Details of fees can be obtained from our reception staff. For your convenience, at the completion of your consultation, we can process your claim through HIC (Medicare) online and your refund will be deposited into your nominated bank account within forty-eight hours.


Fees from 1 November 2015 - Most Common Fees

Standard Consultation

$70.00 (medicare rebate - $37.05)

Long Consultation

$140.00 (medicare rebate - $71.70)

After hours Standard Consultation

$100.00 (medicare rebate - 49.00)

After hours Long Consultation

$175.00 (medicare rebate - $83.95)

 

(a slightly higher fee applies Monday to Friday after 6pm, Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays)

Concessional billing is not available overnight.

 

Home Visits and Telephone Access

This practice provides a home visiting service to patients of the practice who reside in the local area - this area extends to The Gap, Ashgrove, Keperra, Ferny Grove, Ferny Hills and Bardon. The service is to provide care to patients too sick or infirm to attend the surgery and in emergencies. Doctors are available by phone to discuss urgent matters, which should be notified to reception to allow a prompt response. If the matter is life threatening please ring the 000 first.

 

Test Results

The doctor will only contact you if results require futher action. New privacy regulations came into effect on 12th March 2014. Reception staff are unable to provide results to patients over the telephone or the front counter. You may

a) request a print out of your results from the receptionist, who will have the doctor or nurse print the results

b) make an appointment with the doctor.

Owing to time constraints the doctor will not routinely contact you about normal or insignificant results.

Reminder System

This practice uses a computerised recall service as part of its commitment to preventive care. Patient's requirements are entered into the system and periodic notification made to patients on the need for immunisation, blood pressure, skin checks, cervical smear and other surveillance. If you do not wish to receive a reminder, please notify your doctor.

 

Nursing Services

At this practice, nurses also provide services to our patients and support to our doctors. These include monitoring & advice for people with diabetes, heart disease, health information, infant vaccinations, spirometry, ECGs, 24hr ambulatory blood pressure checks and wound dressings.


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Dr Vasantha Naicker

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Dr Greg Silver

GP, Male

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Dr Helen Surtees

GP, Female

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Dr Matthew Valentine

GP, Male

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4061
The Gap
QLD
General Practice