50 Murray Farm Road, Carlingford, N.S.W. 2118
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Lejeune Family Medical Practice
50 Murray Farm Road, Carlingford. NSW 2118 Map reference – click on this link to view in Google Maps:
Zone: We are located north of Parramatta, in Carlingford (near West Pennant Hills) easily accessible from the M2.
Practice Opening Hours:
Weekdays: Monday to Friday 8.30am to 6.00pm
Saturdays: 9.00am to 6.00pm
Number of Doctors in the Practice: 5
Number of GP Trainers: 2
Practice Manager: Joanne Faehrmann & Kylie Willsher
Other Staff: Office Manager, 3 Nursing Staff, 5 Reception Staff
Trains Medical Students: Yes
Billing Arrangements: Blended Billing
Computer Software: Best Practice
Accreditation: Australian General Practice Accreditation Ltd (AGPAL)
Our practice is owned by Dr John James and supported by Dr Michael Smith, Dr Lynne Bastock, Dr Susan Tugwell and Dr Janice Ku. We are an enthusiastic team of longstanding, friendly staff with a loyal patient base. We are fully computerised and offer full-time registered nurse support, dedicated consulting rooms and a fully equipped treatment room, on-site pathology collection. We provide a wide range of medical services to a diverse multi-cultural area, offering registrars an ideal teaching and learning environment. The practice has a “learning culture” as they support registrars, medical students and nursing students.
Our practice is located in Carlingford and is walking distance from the M2 and Carmen Drive shops. There is also off-street parking. We are open Monday to Friday 8.30am-6pm and 9am-6pm on Saturday, closed public holidays. We offer on-site pathology collection. The building is modern and well equipped and registrars have their own dedicated consulting rooms. We are fully computerised with Best Practice and have superfast 20/20 ethernet internet access.
We run by appointment with an on-line appointment booking systems called HotDocs, which also integrates on-line consults, scripts, referrals and results.
We provide home visits and nursing home visits within our local area.
We have very loyal and long term staff. We have 3 nursing staff covering the treatment room, a Chronic Disease Management team. Iron infusions, prenatal co-sharing and skin cancer clinic, diabetes education workshops.
Our practice also hosts Case Conferencing with Endocrinologist & Diabetes Educators, Cardiologist and a Psychiatrist.
Practice patient base and services
Our patient demographic covers all age groups from birth to aged care.
We offer a full range of services and procedures such as; general health screenings, all types of immunisations/vaccinations, minor surgery, pregnancy tests, ECG’s, Spirometry, ear syringing, work injuries along with Pre-employment assessments.
Information for Registrars
Registrars are expected to work during the core hours of Monday to Friday 8.30am to 6.00pm. Saturdays with another doctor 1:4. Home/Nursing home visits or after hours coverage is optional
The practice has two (2) GP Supervisors and formal allocated teaching sessional times are scheduled in each week. All other GP’s in the practice also support the training program and provide assistance as needed.
Lejeune Family Medical Practice’s podcast, where we place our talents at the service of life! Designed for patients, families, doctors of all specialties, trainees, students, affiliated services such as primary health networks and training providers. Episodes will cover general topics relating to health, medicine, news, bioethics, interviews with professionals and patient stories. With thanks to the team at www.healthily.com.au for providing their audio from their GoShare platform
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