Frequently Asked Questions

In a hurry?  Below are some questions very frequently asked of our reception staff.  If your question is not found below, please call one of our friendly reception staff (check the contact section of your practices site)

Frequently asked questions

Do you Bulk Bill?

Yes, we directly bill to Medicare for Aged pensioners and children under 16

Can I request a female doctor?

Yes, we have female doctors available at our practices: * Toukley Family Practice * Tuggerah Medical Centre * Mariners Medical * Warnervale GP Super Clinic. Appointments can be made subject to availability.

What is the latest I can make an appointment?

The latest appointment is 5:40 pm (this may change due to doctor availability - please contact reception to confirm)

What is the cost to see a doctor?

The cost will vary depending on the nature of the appointment, the doctor seeing you and the individual circumstances of the patient. These costs can be confirmed with reception staff whilst you are making your appointment.

Can I get my results over the phone?

No, our reception staff do not have access to your results. An appointment needs to be booked with your Doctor to discuss your results If your results are abnormal our Registered Nurse will contact you & make an appointment with your Doctor to discuss the results

Do you open late nights and weekends.

Please check the contact section of the practice for specific opening hours.

Do you do travel vaccinations?

We do offer travel vaccinations. Please contact the receptionist to book an appointment

Is there public transport near the Practice?

Yes. There is a connecting bus service available from Tuggerah Railway Station. The bus stop is in very close proximity to the medical complex.

Can I have blood test collected on site?

Yes we provide a Nurse pathology collection service

How will my referral be forwarded on?

The patient is responsible for making their appointment and taking the referral with them when they attend.

If I have a language barrier or hearing difficulty how can you assist me?

If you require a language translater, call Translating & Interpreting Services on 131 450 to organise for assistance at your consultation. If you require a person to use sign language or assistance with any other type of hearing impairment, call National Auslan on 1800 246 945 to organise this to be available at your consultation.