Hampstead Health Family Practice are now offering 2 services privately charged (not bulked bill) for Existing Patients Only who wish to avoid coming into the practice.
Repeat Prescriptions Requests- $17.50
Phone Consultation (existing patients)- $50
If you MEET THE CRITERIA, you can have a bulk billed phone consultation. Criteria is as follows:-
* *Vulnerable/Isolated Patients are those where at least 1 of the following applies:-
a) the person has be diagnosed with COVID-19 and is not a patient of a hospital, or
b) the person has been required to isolate themselves in quarantine in accordance with home isolation guidance issued by Australian Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPPC); or
c) the person is considered more susceptible to the COVID-19 virus being a person who is:
i) at least 70 years old; or
ii) at least 50 years old and is of Aboriginal or
Torres Strait Islander descent; or
iii) is pregnant; or
iv) is a parent of a child under 12 months old; or
v) is already under treatment for chronic health
conditions or is immune compromised; or
d) the person meets the current national triage protocol
criteria for suspected COVID-19 infection.
* *A Health Professional At Risk for COVID-19 means a person that:-
a) has been diagnose with COVID-19 but who is not a patient of a hospital; or
b) has been required to isolate themselves in quarantine in accordance with home isolation guidance issues by the Australian Health Protection Principal Committee.
Please call reception to book a private or bulk billed phone consultation (dependent on meeting above criteria) or for a repeat prescriptions.
Privately billed phone consultations and repeat prescriptions are for existing patients only.