Please note from 1st July 2023 – Parkside Family Practice will be adjusting the fee structure and increases will apply.
Payment will be required in full on the day following consultation with the Doctor. Your Medicare rebate will be processed at the time of payment.
We are not a bulk-billing practice although discounted fees are offered to Pensioners and Health Care Cardholders.
For details of the individual fee structures please see the receptionist on duty and/or our schedules of fees at the reception desk. We require payment in full on the day.
Fees for referred diagnostic and specialist services
Referrals to specialists, allied health professionals and diagnostic services may incur a gap payment and patients are advised to enquire at the time of booking if there will be any out-of-pocket costs.
Repeat Prescriptions and Referrals
Some of the doctors are happy to provide repeat prescriptions and/or referrals for regular patients. A private fee will apply. Please allow up to 48 hours for this request to be completed. Some of the doctors will require an appointment for these requests, which will usually be a short telehealth consult.
To request a repeat prescription please use the following HotDoc link:
To request a repeat referral, please use the following HotDoc link:
Basic Fee Structure
Fees can vary in keeping with the length and complexity of a consultation.
Various procedures such as ECG, surgical procedures (eg. suturing of laceration, removal of skin lesion etc.) plasters, dressings, and vaccines (not applicable to the Childhood Immunisation Schedule) will incur an additional fee.
The doctors of the Practice provide 24 hour emergency after-hours cover. Please telephone the Practice on 8271 3985 and you will be directed to the doctor on call. There is an increased fee (and rebate) for emergency after-hour services.
On Saturdays between 12 noon and 11.00 pm, all day Sunday/Public Holidays and weekdays Monday and Friday between 7am – 8am and after 6pm – 11pm a fee of $275.00 will apply.
Emergency visits during unsociable hours between 11.00pm and 7.00am a fee of $355.00 will apply.