There are many services that Goulburn Medical Clinic provides. To start with, they have general practitioners with a wide range of personal interests who can provide everything from pre-employment medicals to general check-ups and anything else you need from a GP.
The Goulburn Medical Clinic has GP services available between 8am and 5.30pm Monday to Friday, as well as after-hours services on Saturdays and public holidays.
The clinic's GPs also routinely visit the four local nursing homes to provide consultations as well.
The clinic has bulk-billing available for children under 16, and they're also able to provide immunisations, especially those normally scheduled up to the age of five, as well as any of the catch-ups if they miss them at school, and the boosters, seasonal, travel or other vaccinations as needed for everyone else.
Goulburn Medical Clinic also provides access to a wide range of specialists to provide clinical care to their patients.
The Ellesmere specialist building homes the following specialists:
- Clinical physicians who are also VMOs at the local hospital,
- Four general surgeons that cover a vast range of surgical areas and are also VMOs at the local hospital,
- Three orthopaedic surgeons consulting weekly at the clinic who operate in the public and private system.
Visiting specialist services are also offered weekly, fortnightly or monthly for:
- Vascular surgeon
- Sleep physician
- Skin cancer
- And neurologist.
Included in these services are stress test, echocardiograph test, and nerve conduction studies.
Allied Health Services on offer includes psychologists and a dietitian.
The clinic also provides rooms for Audika hearing services, Goulburn Smiles Family Dentist and the Goulburn branch of Meals on Wheels (you can contact each of them separately).
The clinic has fully-functional procedure rooms that are staffed by four registered nurses and an enrolled nurse Monday to Friday.
The nursing staff assist the GPs with minor surgery such as skin lesions, cryotherapy, spirometry, and audiogram.
The nursing staff also provide clinics for all post-op follow-up for the general and orthopaedic surgeons.
The clinic welcomes new patients, and can advise how to go about obtaining your previous records.
"We are particularly excited to now offer online appointment bookings via HotDoc," the clinic says.
"This can be done from our Facebook page, via the clinic website or by downloading the HotDoc app on your phone. Of course our friendly staff can still take appointments over the phone. We are taking all precautions to protect the patients during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
"Although, there are no current cases in Goulburn our doctors and nursing staff are now wearing masks as a precaution. Over the phone consults are also currently available for those unable to come to the surgery in person"