Patient info

What to Bring for the Consultation

  • Your GP or specialist referral

  • Any chest X-Rays or chest CTs/imaging scans that you have had previously

  • A current medication list and any allergies that you may have

  • Your Medicare Card

  • Your Health Care Card or Veterans Affairs Card if you have one

 What is the fee structure?

  • Consultation fees are either charged in line with Australasian Medical Association(AMA) recommended schedule or below.

  • If you hold a valid Medicare card, all fees will be eligible for a Medicare rebate that you can claim directly from Medicare. This can be lodged electronically at the time of payment, if your bank account is registered with medicare.

  • If you are a DVA gold card holder the account will be sent directly to Veterans Affairs.

  • Payment is expected on the day of consultation.

  • Payment can be made by Eftpos, credit cards, cheque or cash.

  • Is there car parking available?

  • There is parking available in front of the building and on-street parking in the nearby streets.

  • What if I have to cancel my appointment?

  • If you need to cancel or change your appointment we ask that you give us at least 24 hours notice, so that we can fill your appointment time with another patient. If you do not give us 24 hours notice a cancellation fee may apply. If you provide your mobile phone number at the time of arranging your appointment you will receive a reminder text message a few days before. 

Before Attending the Lung function Lab

  • All patients are advised to refrain from the following before the test:

  •    Smoking ( 1 hr); Performing Vigorous Exercise (1 hr); Consuming Alcohol or caffeinated drinks (4 hrs)

  • Full lung function testing : Cease All preventers 24 hrs prior: Ventolin/ Asmol - 8 hrs Prior 

  • Asthma Challenge test:  Consult with Reception staff about the duration to withold your puffers.