Making Appointments

Regular clinic hours are:

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 8.00am–5.00pm
Tuesday: 8.00am–8.00pm
Thursday: 8.00am-6pm
Saturdays: 9.00–12.00pm (On the day appointments)

We would be grateful if you would request sufficient time when making your appointment. If you have multiple problems to discuss with the doctor please ask for a long appointment. Minor procedures usually require more time than the standard consult so please advise reception when booking. These include: removal of skin lesions and insertion or removal of implanon.

If you feel that your problem is more urgent than our first available appointment please advise reception so that we may be able to accommodate your needs.

Services

The clinic provides a full range of General Practice Services. Some doctors have specific areas of expertise – please refer to our individual doctor profiles on our Staff page. The following are some examples of the services offered:

Travel Health
Including vaccinations (we are accredited to provide yellow fever) and travel medicine advice
Women’s Health Pre-conception advice, pregnancy tests, antenatal care, pap smears, contraception including Mirena IUD and Implanon
45-49 year Old Health Check Staying Healthy (this is Bulk Billed)
Paediatrics
 Checkups, immunisations, developmental concerns
Sports Medicine
Skin Cancer checks
Including full skin checks and removal of minor skin cancers or Liquid Nitrogen treatment available
Mental Health
Including counselling, management of depression/anxiety, referral and liaison with psychologists
Minor Surgery
Including suturing of wounds, biopsies, resections of ingrown toenails, removal of skin lesions and cysts
Cardiovascular risk management Holter Monitor, Cholesterol, blood pressure, diabetes checks, ECG, spirometry, nutritional advice
Medicals Pre-employment and MVR Medicals
MACA and Workers Compensation Claim Management Our Doctors can assist with management of your MACA and Workers Compensation Claims. Please contact our friendly admin team for further Information
Allergy Clinic Allergy Testing for Hay Fever and Food Allergies. Anaphylaxis Management and Desensitization Injections.
Asthma assessment and asthma plans For all ages
Diabetes support With Medicare funded annual checkups, ongoing management with a holistic approach

Fees

General Practitioner fees:

Standard consultation: $90 (15 minutes)
Long consultation: $160 (30 minutes)
Extended consultation: $205 (45 minutes)

Patients are asked to pay their invoice on the day of their visit. EFTPOS facilities are available for payments. We do not routinely bulk bill.

 

Medicals

If you are seeing the doctor for an insurance or employment medical, please fax or email the medical requirement documents to us ahead of time with your contact details so we may advise you on the length of appointment time you need and the associated fee.

Procedural Items

Please be sure to discuss with your doctor the cost involved with procedural items such as skin excisions and immunisations. Most minor surgery procedures will involve a co-payment for all patients.  The cost of immunisations are generally not covered by Medicare.

After Hours

If you need after hours attention please contact:

Royal Darwin Hospital        8922 8888
Dial a Doctor                      1300 030 030

Health Direct                      1800 022 222

In case of Emergency please contact 000.

Cancellation

Cavenagh Medical reserves the right to charge for appointments when the patient does not turn up and does not notify the practice at least 24 hours beforehand.

Medicare Online

Medicare online services mean that if you have lodged your bank account details with Medicare, you will receive your rebate usually within 48-72 hours.  Please check with reception to ensure your account with us is set-up for this to occur.

 

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