441 Great Western Hwy
Ph:(02) 4751 2211
Here are some of our most frequently asked questions, should you not find an answer that satisfies you, please call us on 4751 2211.
Yes - for valid Health Care Card holders, Pensioners and children under 16. If you do not meet these requirements, but are in need of assistance, please talk to your doctor at the start of your consult.
For those not eligable for Bulk Billing, the standard consultation fee is $70.00. FHC has eftpos facilities on site.
YES! We have the TYRO eftpos machines that allow us to put your Medicare Rebate straight back into your nominated bank account (attached to your debit card).
We can refund to Cheque or Savings accounts, but not Credit. You CAN pay by credit and then use your cheque or savings account card to receive your rebate.
Yes, to see a Doctor or the Nurse, you will need an appointment. You can make an appointment by calling us on 47512211, or clicking here.
Walk in emergencies are attended to as soon as possible with the next available doctor.
No, the staff from Dynamic Pathology are on site from 8am to 4pm Monday to Friday, 8am to 2pm on Thursday, and 8am to 12pm Saturday. You can just walk in with your pathology request form at any time during these hours and you will be attended to.
A standard 15 minute appointment should be ample for issues such as medical certificates, prescriptions or simple ailments.
More involved consultations such as care plans, mental health plans, RTA paperwork, work medicals, pap smears and complex or multiple medical problems will require a longer appointment.
Should you require one, simply mention this to the receptionist when you book so that enough time is allocated to you.
No. FHC requires patients to attend in person for scripts and referrals.
Medical certificates are issued during your consultation with the Doctor. These cannot be backdated, so please attend the practice sooner rather than later.
Your Doctor will usually give you a time frame in which to book a follow up appointment to go over your test results in person. In most cases, the Doctor will prefer to see you in person rather than call you with results (there are a few exceptions in the cases of INRs etc). If you do not already have a follow up appointment, please call the practice after a week to book one.
FHC is located at 441 Great Western Highway in Faulconbridge. Our car park is accessed via Coomassie Ave. We are the Blue & Grey Buildings right next to the Faulconbridge Chinese Restaurant and Directly across the road from the antiques store.
You can get to FHC most easily via car. There is a bus stop a couple of hundred metres up the highway from FHC. FHC has a couple of taxi waiting areas - one at the back, next to the disabled parking spaces, and one at the front of the grey house under cover). We can help ring the Taxi company of your choice once your consult is over.
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