Our Practice

 

 

Location and Facilities

Olive Medical Centre_Examination roomOlive Medical Centre is located at Suite 2, 599 Ross River Road, Kirwan, at the junction of Bamford Lane and Ross River Road. Access to the medical Centre is via Bamford Lane. We have ample car park with 2 disabled parks right outside the front door.  Our Consulting rooms are fitted with state of the art equipment, while our services prove handy for your entire general healthcare needs. Our practice aims to provide comprehensive and coordinated healthcare services.  Our doctors  are independent clinicians who are responsible for all decisions regarding patient medical treatment and healthcare.

Hours

AppointmentWe are open Monday to Friday 8.30 am to 6.00 pm and,  Saturday 9.00 am to 3.00 pm. We offer booked appointments with all of our GPs every day of the week. New Patients and Visitors to Townsville are welcome.

Walk In Clinic

Olive Medical Centre Waiting RoomAll walk-in patients are welcome. Our  walk-in system is designed to create easy access to our valued patients.

Appointments

AppointmentPlease phone 07 4799 1600 for an appointment.  Standard appointments last up to 15 minutes.  If you need an extended consultation, please request this when booking an appointment. For Emergencies, please dial 000.    

Fees

Although Olive Medical Centre is a bulk-billing practice, not all services attract a Medicare rebate. Private fees are charged. Payment is required on the day of the consultation and can be made by Cash or EFTPOS (Visa or MasterCard, excluding Diners cards). If you require any of such services, please ask when making the appointment. The services include:

  • Pre-employment medical
  • Urine Drug and alcohol screening
  • Medicals-driving, boxing, flying.
  • Work cover consultation
  • Treatment room services- skin and minor surgeries, implant insertion/removal, wound care, injections, ear syringing etc
Prescriptions/Sickness Certificates

In the interest of better health care, repeat prescriptions and specialist referrals will not be given without patient-doctor contact. Sickness Certificates will not be issued unless a doctor has been consulted in relation to that illness.    

Telephone Policy

Most issues are best dealt with in consultation with your Doctor and he/she will endeavour to take your call where practicable. At times, your Doctor may be attending to other patients and may need to return your call.

Recall/Reminder System

Our Centre participates in state/territory reminder systems which inform/remind you of recurring healthcare issues such as annual check ups, care plans and immunisations. Please advise reception staff if you do not wish to receive reminders. Patients will be contacted for recall where clinically indicated.

BULK BILLING GP CLINIC

Appointments and Walk In accepted!

Need to see a doctor today! Call 07 4799 1600