Prescriptions & Referrals
are only issued without a visit, at your doctor’s discretion. Please telephone reception and allow 24 hours for tor the script to be ready. To cover the Doctors time to review your clinical file, issuing the script and administration costs there is a fee of $15 when collecting in person, and $20 if faxed and posted to a pharmacy. Payment can be made with a credit card over the phone.
Please monitor your scripts carefully, and plan your consultation in advance to avoid situations where you may be left without important medications.
Your regular pharmacist can keep you informed on when your scripts are due for renewal. Enquire about this service at your regular pharmacy.
Please check with your specialist prior to your appointment to be sure your referral is current at the time of consultation. Referrals cannot be issued without a consultation, nor can they be back-dated as per Medicare Australia legislation.
Please plan in advance to avoid situations where you may be ineligible for a Medicare rebate. Any request for reprinting of referrals i.e. forgotten or misplaced will incur a cost of $15.
PLEASE NOTE: Requests to backdate referrals contravenes Medicare Legislation.