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Healthnews Newsletter February 2021
The latest Healthnews newsletter is now available. It has articles on schoolyard bullying, what is “normal” in puberty, cataracts and maintaining a positive attitude. To access the newsletter click or. . . Read More
Brecken Health Care Women’s Triathlon
Dalyellup Family Medical Centre would like to say “congratulations to all our patients” who participated in the Brecken Health Care Women’s Triathlon that was held in Bunbury last Sunday, 16th. . . Read More
Welcome to Dr Denise Arnold
Dr. Arnold will begin work at DFMC on October 12. She trained in England and has worked as a GP in the Bunbury area for the past 8 years. You can read more about Dr. Arnold under Our Team on the. . . Read More

Dalyellup Family Medical Centre aims for clinical and caring excellence. We provide comprehensive, general medical care within the framework of mutual respect and honesty. For more information see our Vision Statement .

We are located at Unit 11/ 135 Norton Prm, Dalyellup WA 6230, Australia and can be contacted on phone 9795 6422 or Fax 9795 6477.

 

IMPORTANT CHANGE TO BILLING ARRANGEMENTS FOR TELEHEALTH CONSULTATIONS

We no longer completely bulk bill the telehealth and telephone consults.

These will now incur a fee that is the same as our usual Practice fees and those patients who are charged can get the Medicare rebate as they would if they attended the clinic. We will continue to bulk bill pension card holders and children under 12yrs. Health care card holders will receive a discounted fee.

Please ask reception if not sure.

 

DON’T IGNORE YOUR HEALTH

We are continually reminded that while we must be careful going outside our home into shopping centres and other places where groups congregate, and now after 5th December, recording your name, phone number, and arrival time at many venues and also ensuring that physical distancing is maintained and sanitizer is used, taking care of your ongoing medical needs is very important.

Medical practices do not need to record these details however.

Our Medical Centre is a very safe place to visit. It may look a bit different to when you last came but it is a very safe environment. We are practicing strict hygiene and social distancing measures and diverting any potential COVID-19 cases.

 

So don’t ignore your need to personally visit Dalyellup Family Medical Centre and speak with your GP.

 

                   

 

TELEHEALTH AT DFMC

The Australian Government has extended Medicare funding for Telehealth until 31st March 2021 for GPs to provide services via telehealth (video calls or videoconferencing), or phone if telehealth is not available. The purpose is to allow people to access essential health services in their home to reduce their risk of exposure to the COVID-19 virus.

  1. Please call DFMC on 9795 6422 to book a telehealth or phone consultation if required.
  2. If you have a smartphone with email on it, we will send you a link for the video call. We can also make this video call on your tablet, laptop or computer.
  3. 5-10 minutes before your telehealth appointment open the link emailed to you.
  4. You will be asked to give your first name and then hit the ‘check in’ button.
  5. The GP will call you.

If you have respiratory symptoms (cough, sore throat) please measure your temperature before the consultation if you have a thermometer.

We are an Accredited Practice and strive to offer a caring, team based and accessible medical service. If you would like information about billing arrangements, appointments, obtaining results of tests, referrals, telephoning your doctor or providing feedback you could click here to view our patient-information-sheet.


You can access a copy of the New Patient Details and Medical Information sheets by clicking or tapping here. New patient information forms.

The Practice Incentives Program (PIP) Quality Improvement booklet explains about the information Dalyellup Family Medical Centre collects (de-identified) and lets patients know they can opt out if they wish. You can access details of the program by clicking here. Practice Incentives Program

Dalyellup Skin Care Clinic commenced in 2013 to assist Bunbury and South West residents with skin cancers, particularly with early diagnosis and treatment.

 

 

DALYELLUP SKIN CARE CLINIC

BOOK A SKIN CHECK

 

Dalyellup Family Medical Centre achieved full accreditation for 3 years after an extensive on-site review on 15th March 2018 by Australian General Practice Accreditation Limited (AGPAL). AGPAL is a leading independent accreditation provider approved by the industry to accredit general practices based on a set of nationally recognised standards developed by the Royal College of General Practitioners (RACGP). If you would like to read more about accreditation you could click or tap here. 2018 accreditation