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Medicine

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Feel Better For Life

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What is it?

A general medicine practitioner is a highly trained specialist who provides a range of non-surgical health care services. They care for difficult, serious and unusual medical problems, and usually continue seeing the patient until those problems have either been resolved, or stabilised.

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How does it work, to heal you?

Our team of dedicated doctors work closely together. We are very much a family orientated practice and are always working together, to ensure that your holistic health is our number one priority.

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Why are we different?

At Tyack Health, you’ll find that our doctors are genuine, approachable, and above all available. Our comprehensive range of services ensures that your care is second to none and our team aims to combine the latest medical knowledge with the highest level of quality care, understanding and compassion.

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While you’re with us, you’ll enjoy:


  • Friendly, warm and helpful receptionists and doctors
  • Individualised holistic care
  • Private billing
  • Minimal waiting times
  • Large comfortable consulting rooms
  • Longer appointments so our doctors can properly understand what your issues are and offer you the most appropriate recommendation for your condition
  • Both male and female doctors, to suit your preference
  • Accredited general practice
  • Approved GP Training practice
 
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General medical services available:


 

  • Family medicine
  • Check-ups including heart, skin, blood pressure etc.
  • Nutritional and lifestyle advice
  • Women's health:
    • Pap smears
    • Family planning and contraceptive advice
    • Pregnancy tests
  • Children’s health
  • Men's health
  • Vaccinations:
    • Childhood
    • Travel
  • Fractures, plastering and removal
  • Minor Surgery:
    • Lacerations and excisions
    • Removal of moles and skin cancers
    • Liquid nitrogen therapy for sun spots and warts
 
 

Andrew Barrett

MBBS

After developing a childhood interest in health and science, Andrew pursued a medical career so he could help others live a more balanced, healthy life. His greatest joy each day is seeing a returning patient with a smile on their face – because that means he’s made a difference in their lives, through a successful treatment.

 
 

Andy Cohen

MBChB, DCH, DFFP, MRCGP, MA, FRACGP

Andy was born to be a doctor. Everything about him demonstrates how much he loves helping people, and how he cherishes the trusting bond that can develop between a caring doctor and their patient.

 
 

Jenny Glover

MBChB, FRACGP

Jenny is a very caring, focused and thorough doctor who loves to build ongoing, long term relationships with her patients as she feels that this is the best way for her to make a positive contribution to their health and life.

 
 

Felicity Hattin

MBBS

Felicity can’t imagine being anything but a doctor. And once she became one, she realised that what she needed most, was to be actively involved – not just handing out prescriptions, on the sidelines – she wanted to help her patients develop a healthy lifestyle.

 
 

Daniel Hourigan

FRACGP, MBBS, Dip Child Health

In pursuing his original vocation as a pharmacist, Daniel discovered his passion for the art of diagnosis and promptly switched his life path, to one of medicine. Now, his contentment comes when he makes a difference in someone’s life and looks for every opportunity to do so.

 
 

Christine Humphreys

BSc MBBS, FRACGP

Christine enjoys all aspects of general practice with a special interest in Women Health including contraception, Menopause and Reproductive Health.

 
 

Bronwyn Mueller

MBBS, FRACGP, DRANZCOG

Bronwyn is an experienced General Practitioner with experience in all areas of General Medicine.

 
 

Naomi Odorico

BSc (Hons), MBBS, FRACGP

Naomi is a new fellow of the RACGP and is delighted to have returned to Tyack Health. She has an extensive background in General and Emergency medicine. This experience has led to a special interest In chronic disease management & acute care.

 
 

Caroline South

BSc MBBS, FRACGP

As a GP, Caroline loves that a side benefit of the diagnostic process is that she gets to know her patients more closely and that she can therefore provide an ongoing continuity of care, that suits them as their life changes.

 
 

Claire Stewart

BMedSci (Melb), MBBS (Melb), FRACGP

Claire is passionate about making a difference in people’s lives by actively listening to their fears and concerns and being able to explain things in a way that makes them feel heard, understood and in control. She enjoys all aspects of General Practice and has specific interests in chronic childhood conditions (including ASD, ADHD and SPD), genetics and antenatal shared care.

 
 

Denton Wade

MBBS, FRACGP (Head General Practitioner)

Eager to help people find and maintain their ‘best life,’ Denton loves being a family doctor. He enjoys that he’s connecting with people, sharing his knowledge and experience and is making a contribution to their life and wellbeing.

 
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Consultations


If urgent medical attention is required as a result of a serious accident or because of sudden chest pain, severe shortness of breath, profuse bleeding, unconsciousness (or such) phone 000 for immediate ambulance assistance.

PREVENTATIVE CARE

Our practice is committed to preventative care.  We may issue you with reminder notices from time to time offering preventative health services appropriate to your care.  If you do not wish to receive this service, please inform reception.

NURSE VISITS

Your doctor may require one of our friendly practice nurses to assist with your visit. Our nurse’s work from a purpose built nurse station that is fully equipped to assist with problems both big and small. 

CONSULTATION COSTS

To allow for quality time that is not pressured or rushed, this practice privately bills.  We do not bulk-bill, however we do charge a concession rate for Pensioners and Health Care Card holders.

AFTER HOURS

We provide After Hours Care for our patients through Australian After Hours Doctors (Ph: 1300 Home Dr – 1300 4663 37). This is a professional organisation of rostered doctors that cover the after hours care for this Practice. Please refer to www.brisbaneafterhours.com.au for full details of fees and membership.

PHONING THE DOCTOR

If you feel it is urgent to speak to the doctor, please explain the situation to the receptionist, and you will be put through to the nurse on duty to assess. If doctors are unable to take your call immediately, they will return your call as soon as practical.

REFERRALS

If you require a specialist referral, you will need to see your doctor.  Please give details to the receptionist.

 
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Test Results


We require you to phone to check your test results.   Pathology results are usually available three days after your tests have been performed.  Pap Smear results can take up to 4-6 weeks for results.  If your results require follow-up, you will be notified by the practice. If however, you would like to call for your results, we ask that you do so between 1-2pm weekdays.

Note: While we make every effort to contact you if your results are abnormal, this is sometimes difficult if people move, change phone numbers or are away from home for extended periods.

 
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Prescriptions


On occasion, you may have forgotten to ask for a script during your visit.  If the doctor does not need to see you again, please allow 24 hours for your script preparation.

A fee of $5.00-$10.00 is charged for prescriptions without seeing the doctor.  Should you need this faxed or posted, an additional $2 charge applies for this service, payable prior to your next appointment.

 

Privacy


This practice has adopted a privacy policy (in keeping with The Privacy Act 2001) and operational procedures that ensure your information is recorded accurately, kept up to date and securely stored.

As we are a fully computerised practice occasionally our IT administrator may need to access files.  Please advise us if this is a concern to you.  For a copy of our privacy policy please ask at reception.


Your Rights

If you have an issue or a concern we would like to hear about it.  Please feel free to talk to your doctor, the practice nurse, reception or the practice manager.  You may prefer to write to us or use our suggestion box.  If you wish to take the matter further and feel that you need to discuss it outside of the surgery, please contact the Health Quality and Complaints Commission, (07) 3225 2564 or 1800 077 308.

 
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Department Hours & Fees


Department Hours

Monday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sunday Closed


Consultation Fees

To allow for quality time that is not pressured or rushed, this practice privately bills.  We do not bulk-bill.

Standard Consultation <20mins
$79.20 (Medicare rebate $37.05)

Long Consultation 20-40mins
$113.70 (Medicare rebate $71.70)

Pro-longed Consultation <40mins
$147.55 (Medicare rebate $105.55)

Please ask about HCC/Pensioner Fees.


Waiting Times

We do our best to keep waiting times to an absolute minimum.  Our doctors are committed to giving all patients the time that is necessary.  Please feel free to call ahead (especially if you have young children) and check if your doctor is on schedule.

You can help us to reduce waiting times by:

  • Requesting a longer consultation for complicated or several issues to discuss.
  • Cancelling or rescheduling appointments with 24 hours notice.


After Hours

We provide After Hours Care for our patients through Australian After Hours Doctors Ph 1300 466 337This is a professional organisation of rostered doctors that cover the after hours care for this Practice.  Please refer to www.1300homedr.com.au/ for full details of fees and membership.


Cancellation Policy

We understand that life is unpredictable and you may not always be able to make your scheduled appointment.  If you can’t make an appointment please contact our reception at least 24 hours prior to cancel or arrange for another time. 

Missed appointments and appointments cancelled without 24 hours notice may be charged the full consultation fee.


Contact our Reception team on (07) 3249 5333 for further information.