Medical Clinic

HSMC-logo-200The Hamilton Street Medical Clinic is open Monday to Thursday  from 9am to 5pm. All appointments are bulk billed (except for medicals and license renewals), so there is no cost to you. On-site parking is available. Call 5381 6330 to make an appointment. In an emergency, call 000 and ask for an ambulance.

 

For after hours advice please call the GP Hotline 1800 022 222.

 

While co-located with the Goolum Goolum Aboriginal Co-operative, the Hamilton Street Medical Clinic is open to all members of the community.

 

General Practitioner appointments are available for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous clients.   Allied Health Services are for Indigenous clients only. Pathology services are available to Indigenous clients only.

 

The Hamilton Street Medical Clinic is a modern purpose-built facility, constructed in 2006 and updated in 2014. It has two consulting rooms, a comfortable waiting room and on-site parking.

 

The Hamilton Street Medical Clinic and Goolum Goolum Aboriginal Co-operative is a Bulk Billing Clinic.

 Dr Tony O’Reilly

Dr Tony O’Reilly is available for appointments  on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday’s –  For an appointment please call 53816 330.

 

Dr Garry Matthews

Dr Garry Matthews  is available for appointments on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays. For an appointment please call 53816 330.

(Please note that both our General Practitioners are male)

 

 

 Sharyn Cook

Sharyn is available on Wednesdays from 9.00am until 5.00pm for appointments for pap smears, sexual education and women and men’s health issues. For an appointment with Sharyn please call 53816 330. Appointments are available for both Indigenous and non Indigenous clients.

Counsellors

We have the counselling services of a female counsellor.  All appointments are kept strictly confidential and appointments can be made by contacting the Medical Clinic on 53816 330. Counselling services are available to all Indigenous clients.

CLINIC INFORMATION

Practice Doctor:

Dr Tony O’Reilly

Dr Garry Matthews

Practice Manager:

Jill Cooper

Practice Nurse:

Robyn Smith

Family Planning/Sexual Health Nurse

Sharyn Cook

Aboriginal Health Workers:

Brian Harrison

Carol Kennedy

Medical Receptionist:

Janine Schmidt

Podiatrist

Andrew Nash

Maternal and Child Health Nurse:

Jenny Bull

Diabetic Educator:

Gail Schuler

 

 


 

 The Clinic offers General Practitioner appointments for Indigenous and non Indigenous clients .

Allied Health services such as  Podiatry, Diabetic Educator, Women’s Health and Generalist Counselling appointments are available for all Indigenous clients. 

 

After hours and Emergency Contacts:

Emergency Phone: 000

GP Helpline 1800 022 222    6pm-8am Mon-Frid- Saturday before 8.00am and after 12.00 pm- Sunday and Public Holidays available ALL day.

Wimmera Health Care Group Hospital : 53819 111

 

Appointments:

Ring 53816 330 for an appointment, every effort will be made to accommodate your request with a GP or Health Professional of your choice. Emergencies will be given priority.

 

Longer Consultations:

Longer consultations are available; please speak to our receptionist if you require extra time.

 

Billing arrangements:

All services at this clinic are bulk billed. Please provide your Medicare card and if applicable healthcare or pension card to all appointments.

 

Telephone calls and communication with doctors:

Patients have access to the GP via telephone to discuss their medical care when a consultation is not deemed clinically necessary. The patient is to contact the Practice Manager who will speak directly to the doctor to decide if the patient is to be seen by the doctor or if phone contact would be the most appropriate. Electronic communication such as email is not utilised by this practice.

 

Recall and Reminder System:

We operate a recall system for your health needs and follow up test results.

 

Management of your personal health information:

Your medical record is a confidential document. It is the policy of this practice to maintain security of personal health information at all times and to ensure that this information is only available to authorised members of staff. You have the right to access your personal health information, address such requests in writing to the practice manager.

 

Patient Feedback:

Our practice has a process in place to collect feedback from patients through a patient survey. Our practice provides patients with the opportunity to provide compliments, complaints or suggestions.

 

Health Complaints Agency:

Health Services Commissioner

Complaints and information: 1800 136 066

Translating Services:

Translating services are available-please discuss this with the receptionist at least 2 days prior to your appointment. Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS)

1300 655 082

 

Goolum Goolum is an Agpal Accredited Practice.

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