Your local BULK BILLING DOCTORS in SOUTHPORT
Our modern and efficient “Doctors at Australia Fair” medical centre is located in the Australia Fair shopping complex in the heart of Southport. The practice is open 7 days a week and offers a wide range of services to the local community.
Vantre Health Services, owners of the latest Southport Medical Centre; “Doctors At Australia Fair”, have an enduring commitment to the best patient care and the resources to consistently deliver. Because we provide our doctors and patients with the best services and equipment available, Vantre Health’s practices provide the highest possible standard of care.
The company aspires to grow on its current strong community standing and be recognized and respected as a leader in the industry for best practice. Vantre Health Services is committed to provide the best possible diagnosis, treatment and availability at all times, to all patients.
Our doctors are specialist General Practitioners with a minimum of ten years medical training to hold MBBS and FRACGP qualifications. They also have additional training in various specialty areas to assist our patients with specific health care needs. This means that as one of the many Southport Medical Centres we have you and your family covered.
All Vantre Health doctors participate in regular continuing education to remain current with the latest medical knowledge and treatments. Our practice has a commitment to whole patient care and the doctors are assisted by highly trained nursing staff and experienced administrative staff.
Our aim is to provide professional whole person care in a relaxed and friendly environment.
Our Other Medical Centres
Redbank Plaza Medical Centre
Labrador Park Medical
Doctors at Southport Park
Our Values & Objectives
Quality of Care and Service – Uncompromised
All our doctors are committed to providing whole patient health care. They are constantly keeping up with the latest advances in medical knowledge, helping them make highly informed decisions about your health.
Friendly and Satisfying Teamwork Environment
Patients are welcomed and valued at every step of their experience with the practice. The doctors, management and staff in all practices are a close-knit team and work together to meet the needs and requirements of all patients.
Efficient Business System and Practices
Our business model is one that is constantly striving to set new standards and is based on best business principles and research. Our focus is on being one step ahead and to be market leaders in technology, systems and communication systems that support and enhance outcomes for patients, doctors and staff.
Our Services in Southport
All Doctors have a broad range of skills and interests and we are pleased to offer the following services at our in Labrador, Redbank and Southport Medical Centres:
- Accident and Emergency Treatment
- Minor Surgical Procedures
- Women’s Health
- Men’s Health
- Removal of moles and sunspots
- Skin Checks
- Travel Medicine/ Vaccinations
- Diabetic Health Clinic
- Antenatal Care
- Asthma Care Clinic
- ECG and Spirometry
- Pre-Employment, Legal, Insurance and Drivers’ Licence Medicals
- Department of Veterans’ Affairs
- Health Care Assessments
- Musculo-skeletal Medicine (inc. Cortisone and PRP injections under ultrasound guidance)
QML Pathology operates a pathology collection centre “on-site” from Monday to Friday (outside patients are most welcome). There is no need to book. Just take a number and wait to be called.
- Monday – Friday
- 8:00am – 1:00pm
- 1:30pm – 2:30pm
Other Health Providers:
- Physiotherapists and Exercise Physiologists (Complete Health Physio)
- Clinical Psychologist
Call the surgery on 07 5528 3806 to make an appointment.
Bulk billing is available at this practice for current Medicare card holders. Please remember to bring your Medicare Card with you to each appointment as well as your Pension & Health Care cards.
Some medicals and visits are not covered by Medicare, eg: work-related accidents and injuries, life insurance, superannuation etc. If you have any queries please ask reception when making the appointment. Payment is required for additional services at the time of consultation, EFTPOS facilities are available at all our practices.
Doctors at Australia Fair is predominantly a bulk-billing surgery and our aim is to provide patients with affordable health care. In order to maintain bulk-billing entitlements at this surgery patients are required to attend their appointments on time and to notify the surgery of any cancellations “prior” to the appointment time. Failure to comply with these requirements may result in a fee being charged and a loss of bulk-billing entitlements at this surgery.
In accord with the Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Act 2012, all information collected is treated as sensitive information. To protect your privacy, this practice operates strictly in accordance with the Act.
What information is collected
Only necessary information for the undertaking of functions and activities relating to the services we offer is collected.
Why we collect health information
We collect information:
- To manage your health issues
- For the normal running of the business, e.g. billing.
How we handle your health information
Our doctors and staff are trained to handle your personal information discreetly and privately. We also engage in a range of security initiatives to protect your information from loss or misuse.
You may obtain access to the information
For further details ask at the front desk. Usually information is available within 30 days of lodging request. Nominal charges may apply.
The organisations or persons to whom information is usually disclosed
Health providers involved in your treatment and care may receive selected information from your personal health record. These include pathology, hospital, radiology and specialist services.
The consequences of not providing all or part of the information requested
There may be serious repercussions if we do not know who you are, how to contact you or be able to contact you in a timely manner. Withholding personal health information from your GP or others involved in your health care may put your life or health at risk.
If you have any questions about how we handle your personal health information or need to arrange access to your records, please ask to speak to our Privacy Officer.