Fully accredited general practice with AGPAL.

243 Cessnock Road
Abermain NSW 2326

Telephone: (02) 4930 4255
Facsimile:   (02) 4930 4229

Email: [email protected]

Dr Mansel J A ISMAY – Monday to Thursday
Dr Ismay was trained at the University of NSW obtaining the following degrees: BSc (Med) 1978, MB BS 1980.
Dr Ismay has been in the Abermain area since February 1984. He has a special interest in Emergency Medicine & paediatrics.

Dr Manar AL-AZZAWI – Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday mornings
Dr Al-Azzawi is the first female GP in the practice in many years. She has a diploma in Child Health and a special interest in Women’s Health and Chronic Disease Management. Is is also certified to Mirena insertion and removal.

Dr Saif ALKADHI- Tuesday, Thursday & Friday
Dr Alkadhi’s special interests are: Skin Cancer, Men’s Health, Emergency Medicine, Paediatrics , Chronic Disease Management, Mental Health and Aged Care.

 

SURGERY HOURS
Monday-Friday  8.30am – 5.30pm
Saturday          9.30m – 12.30pm
Sunday & Public Holidays closed

APPOINTMENTS
Please ring 4930 4255 for an appointment during surgery hours. If you need more time with the doctor or have more than one problem, please advise the receptionist when you make your booking for a long appointment.

Urgent medical problems will always be dealt with promptly. Online appointments can be made through Health Engine.

https://healthengine.com.au/medical-centre/nsw/abermain/abermain-surgery/s68160

HOME VISITS
Are available, but adequate notice is required. Please ring 4930 4255 in the morning, so that house calls can be arranged. Visits are also made to the Nursing Home and Masonic Village.

TELEPHONE CALLS
You can contact your doctor by ringing during surgery hours. Emergency calls will always be put straight through. There is a phone back policy for longer problems.

AFTER-HOURS
When the surgery is closed, after hours care is provided by 13 CURE phone 132 873 for a home visit to your home that is bulk billed. For emergencies please call 000 for an ambulance or attend your nearest hospital.

OUR PRACTICE
Our friendly staff, Judy, Kim, Em, Jayde & Char are available to organise your appointments or help in any way. Our practice nurses Dallas & Mick assists our GPs with procedures, ECGs, Spirometry tests, INRs, Care Plans and Health Assessments.The surgery is located on the main road in Abermain, with parking at the front of the surgery. Our Practice manager can be approached for any formal complaints. Otherwise you can contact the Health Care Complaints Commission, Locked Bag 18, Strawberry Hills 2012 Ph 1800043159.

PRIVACY
All patient information and medical records are strictly confidential in accordance with National Privacy Legislation.

SERVICES AVAILABLE

  • Chronic Disease Management Plans
  • 715 Health Assessments
  • Over 75 year old Health Assessments
  • Home visits
  • Check-ups / Preventative Health Care
  • Family planning
  • Cervical Screening Tests (Pap test)
  • Pregnancy tests
  • Ante-natal care
  • ECG: heart check
  • Spirometry: lung test
  • Counselling / Mental Health
  • Vaccination: children, travel
  • Skin Cancer Checks
  • Minor surgery: stitching cuts, removing moles, skin cancers
  • Liquid nitrogen freezing therapy for sunspots and warts
  • Insurance Medicals
  • Workers Compensation
  • Third party Claims
  • Well Women’s Health including IUD insertions and removals
  • Cosmetic Medicine – coming soon

FEES

Bulk Billing Available: Veterans DVA, Pensioner & Health Care Card holders are bulk billed. All children 16 years and under are also bulk billed.

(Enquiries 4930 4255) Please pay at the time of consultation by cash,  Visa or MasterCard. Medicare rebates can be submitted into your account.

If you have any difficulty paying our fees at any time, please do not hesitate to discuss it with your GP or staff, as your health to us is worth so much more.

OUR PRACTICE

Is located on the main road of Abermain. There is ample parking at the front of surgery and onsite parking. We have a disabled park. We have a policy to recall patients for follow up appointments following abnormal results. We also have a reminder system in place for routine appointments such as care plans and immunisation.

Pathology – Laverty available onsite Monday to  Friday 8.30am-12.30pm. Please press the button, take a number and take a seat in back waiting area.

Podiatrist Cameron Bell visits Thursday and Saturdays mornings by appointment- call 49304255. EPC & D904 referrals are bulk billed.

Dietitian Feast for Health –  Sarah is available Fridays by appointment- call 49304255. EPC & D904  referrals are bulk billed.

Exercise Physiologist Rochelle from Insight is available Thursdays by appointment- call 0404269018. EPC & D904 referrals are bulk billed.

Central Hunter Sports Medicine – Mick is available for appointments Tuesday for Sports injury assessment, sports taping & dry needling – Private Fees www.centralhuntersportsmedicine.com.au

General Physician Specialist– Dr Sergio Diez Alvarez – we are pleased to be able to provide specialist care to our patients. He is available Saturday mornings by appointment and referral.

Physiologist – coming soon Wednesday mornings

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