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Saturdays

The Lighthouse Surgery is open every Saturday between 9:00am and 12 noon for urgent medical problems. No appointment necessary

 

In the interest of our patients and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic, The Lighthouse Surgery requests that patients only contact the surgery by phone on 4476 2999 for appointments. This applies to all attendances, including the emergency clinic. Please do not attend the surgery without phoning beforehand If you believe that you may have COVID-19, have been in contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19 or you are having respiratory symptoms please contact the surgery by phone for advice. Information on self-isolation and other community precautions can be found at http://www.health.nsw.gov.au After hours health advice is available from HealthDirect on 1800 022 222 The National Coronavirus Health Information Line is 1800 020 080

 

Mental Health Consultations

Mental Health Consultations for people affected by the fires are bulk billed. If you are in a crisis please call 1800 011 511. Number available 24/7

 

Flu Vaccines 2020

Drive by Flu Vaccine Clinics will be available early April. Dates will be advertised as soon as possible. These drive by clinics will be conducted in a suitable outside space in Narooma and Bermagui. These vaccines will be given by our staff without you having to leave your car. More details to come

 

headspace

headspace provides tailored and holistic mental health support to young people. headspace is at The Lighthouse Surgery on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday each week.

 

EMERGENCY CLINIC

For urgent medical problems. Each weekday between 10:30am and 12 noon. No appointment necessary

 

TEEN CLINIC

Providing local teenagers with the opportunity to talk to one of our nurses about a range of issues in a non-judgmental environment. Tuesdays and Thursdays 2pm to 5pm • No appointment necessary • Confidential • Free of charge

Visit Narooma Lighthouse Surgery

Our aim is to provide the best holistic and patient centred health care on the south coast. Team work and supporting each other is our strength.

Our focus is very much centred on preventative health care, however, as we do not have access to a hospital in Narooma, our team are used to dealing with all types of acute situations and often become the first port of call for our patients in an emergency.

Call us on 02 4476 2999 to make an appointment.

 

Phone Consultations

The Lighthouse Surgery offers phone consulting for all of our patients. If you are eligible by Medicare criteria, this consult will be fully funded by Medicare. If you are not eligible, we charge a fee equivalent to the usual out-of-pocket fee for in-practice consultations.

To book a phone consult simply call reception on 4476 2999. We encourage all of our patients to consider this option

Surgery Hours

Monday to Friday- 8.30am – 5.00pm

Emergency Clinic- Monday to Friday
10.30am-12noon   no appointment required

Saturday- Walk-ins from 9.00am to 12noon

Teen Clinic- Tuesdays and Thursdays
2pm – 5pm

headspace- Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays

After hours

Moruya Hospital 02 4474 2666 HealthDirect GP Helpline 1800 022 222

Find us

Flu Vaccines 2020

Drive by Flu Vaccine Clinics will be available early April. Dates will be advertised as soon as possible. These drive by clinics will be conducted in a suitable outside space in Narooma and Bermagui. These vaccines will be given by our staff without you having to leave your car. More details to come

Patient Support

We encourage patients to participate in decisions about their health care. Our GPs value patient input in providing care based on individual needs. We offer interpreter services, patient transport, tax & medical subsidies.

Read more on support services.

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Surgery Hours

Monday to Friday
8.30am – 5.00pm

Emergency Clinic

Monday to Friday

10.30am-12noon   no appointment required

Saturday
Walk-ins from 9.00am to 12noon

Teen Clinic

Tuesdays and Thursdays

2pm – 5pm

headspace

Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays

After hours
Moruya Hospital 02 4474 2666
HealthDirect GP Helpline 1800 022 222

Find us

Our Services

  • Mental health plan and consultations
  • Chronic disease management
  • Diabetes annual cycle of care
  • Indigenous health services
  • Local children’s immunisations
  • Local children’s birthday medicals
  • Palliative care

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Latest news

Here’s the latest medical alerts and tips for general well being below.

2020 Influenza Vaccination

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Drive by Flu Vaccine Clinics will be available early April. Dates will be advertised as soon as possible. These drive by clinics will be conducted in a suitable outside space in Narooma and Bermagui. These vaccines will be given by our staff without you having to leave your car.

Government funded vaccinations are available for:
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander children aged 6 months to <5 years
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander persons aged ≥15 years
All persons aged ≥65 years
All children aged over 6 months or under 5 years, including a second dose if indicated.
Pregnant women (during any stage of pregnancy).

Patients who are not eligible for the government funded vaccination are able to get the vaccine but it will incur a fee

Please call 4476 2999 for further information.

Coronavirus (COVID 19)

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In the interest of our patients and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic, The Lighthouse Surgery requests that patients only contact the surgery by phone on 4476 2999 for appointments. This applies to all attendances, including the emergency clinic. Please do not attend the surgery without phoning beforehand

If you believe that you may have COVID-19, have been in contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19 or you are having respiratory symptoms please contact the surgery by phone for advice. Information on self-isolation and other community precautions can be found at http://www.health.nsw.gov.au

After hours health advice is available from HealthDirect on 1800 022 222

The National Coronavirus Health Information Line is 1800 020 080
For credible updates and information we recommend http://www.health.nsw.gov.au

 

National Immunisation Program Schedule changes

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From the 1st of July 2018, The National Immunisation Program (NIP) schedule have implemented changes to the Childhood Immunisation Schedule to improve protection against meningococcal, pneumococcal and haemophilus influenzae type B diseases. The changes include:

  • At 12 months of age, children will receive a meningococcal ACWY vaccine (replacing meningococcal C vaccination);
  • At 18 months of age, children will receive the booster Hib vaccine dose, protecting against haemophilus influenzae type B (previously given as a combined vaccine with meningococcal C at 12 months)
  • At 2,4 and 12 months of age, children will receive a pneumococcal vaccine (instead of at 2, 4 and 6 months)

In addition, maternal pertussis (dTpa) vaccination for pregnant women has been listed on the NIP to guarantee its ongoing access and availability.

For further information and resources

The resources are available for download or order online though the Department of Health website: http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/immunisation/Pages/default.aspx

Australian Technical Advisory Group Information for Immunisation Providers: https://beta.health.gov.au/resources?f%5B0%5D=field%20audience%3A446

NSW Health Immunisation Schedule Changes FAQ’s: http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/immunisation/Pages/schedule-changes.aspx

Or ring the Lighthouse Surgery on 02 44762999 and talk to one of our nurses!

 

Have you registered for “My Health Record” (eHealth)

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My Health Record is a secure online summary of your health information. You can control what goes into it, and who is allowed to access it. You can choose to share your health information with your doctors, hospitals and other healthcare providers.

Ask our friendly staff to find out more information.

To register click the link below,

https://myhealthrecord.gov.au/internet/mhr/publishing.nsf/Content/home