Clinics

There are number of  clinics available at NIHRACS. Scroll below to learn more about the different clinics available.

General Practice Clinic

Our GP clinic is fully bulk billed for Medicare card holders

There are 3 General Practitioners, a GP Practice Nurse and a GP Practice Manager.

The GP clinic is open between 8:30am and 5:00pm Monday to Friday.

Please contact the GP clinic between the hours of 8:30am – 5:00pm on 24134 to make an appointment

When attending the GP clinic please ensure you have your Medicare, Pensioner and/or Healthcare cards with you.

The GP clinic offers the following services:

Clinical Services Table

Antenatal Clinic

The antenatal clinic is run monthly. The clinic is run by qualified midwives who take a full health history and provide pregnancy information to assist with healthy pregnancy.

When calling to make an appointment please mention ‘Antenatal’ – phone 24134.

Child Health Clinic

When: Every Wednesday from 8.30am – 4pm – drop in clinic

Where: GP Clinic, at the Hospital

Nurses: Janine or Janie

Who: 0 – 5 year olds

Includes:

  • Growth and wellbeing checks
  • Completing the Personal Health Records
  • Breastfeeding and nutrition advice
  • Developmental assessments and advice up to 5 years of age
  • Post-natal support

Nutrition and Dietetics weekly clinic

A weekly clinic in association with the GP Clinic provides holistic, personalised nutrition and dietary advice to people with a range of health conditions. The clinic is run by Karen Innes-Walker, an Accredited Practicing Dietitian with over 20 years’ experience in nutrition and dietetics across the lifespan. For patients who have a chronic disease management plan developed in conjunction with their GP appointments can be billed directly to Medicare. For other patients, as the clinic operates as a private practice, some of the fees may be covered by private health insurance. Otherwise a fee for service will be required. For more information and appointments please call the GP Clinic on 24134.

Smoking Cessation Clinic

A weekly clinic held on Monday afternoons at the GP Clinic. This clinic is using a thoroughly researched method of helping people reduce or quit smoking. It works on the basis that every smoker who wishes to reduce or quit has the right to quality, individualised treatment based on the latest research. Everyone is different in how they break down nicotine in their bodies so the treatment needs to be based around the individual. People are encouraged to choose their own “quit date”. A multidisciplinary approach is available based on each person’s situation and wishes. To make an appointment for the smoking cessation clinic call the GP Clinic on 24134.

Emergency Department

There are two emergency bays equipped within NIHRACS.

The Emergency Department is open 24/7.

If there is an emergency, please present to the facility or call 000.

Residential Aged Care Service

The facility hosts 14 residential aged care beds.  Our residents are cared for by the NIHRACS Medical team, Registered Nurses, Enrolled Nurses, Assistants in Nursing (AIN) , diversional therapist and our wonderful volunteers. There is also a fully equipped kitchen with an on-site cook.

Inpatient and Support Services

The facility has 6 inpatient adult beds.

There is also an on-site physiotherapist, a small hydrotherapy pool, counsellor, social worker, medical imaging department, pathology laboratory, dental clinic and a Community Nursing Service. 

NIHRACS along with Breast Screen Service Norfolk Island (BSSNI) and Sydney Breast Screen are now operating a yearly mammography service.

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