Welcome to Family First Medical Centre
and Skin Cancer Clinic
Family First Medical Centre has been operating since 2012 and has 8 General Practitioners, 3 Registered Nurses and 7 administration staff. We do have limited ability to accept new GP patients (depending on the provider). All GP and Skin services are bulk billed. Private Fees apply for Commercial Drivers Licences, Insurance Reports and Pre-Employment medicals. We are also currently accepting new Skin Cancer Patients for Skin Checks and Skin Procedures. Please call 07 4124 2466 or book online for an appointment. Please note that during Covid, Medicare are allowing us to provide Telephone consults for our existing patients. Please note you must have seen your regular Doctor in person within the last 12 months to qualify for a telephone appointment. Please ensure you have a valid Medicare Card at the time of booking or else you will be charged $75.00 for your appointment.
Family First Medical Centre is Hervey Bay’s largest Skin Cancer Clinic with 2 Skin Doctors. Our Senior Skin Doctor holds advanced Skin Cancer qualifications and many years of experience working in this area. Dr Wayne Norval holds his Diploma in Skin Cancer Surgery and he is one of only 2 Doctors in Hervey Bay that is fully accredited by the Skin Cancer College of Australia. Our aim is to provide caring, efficient, affordable and accessible service for the early detection, diagnosis, treatment and management of Skin Cancer all in the comforts and surroundings of Hervey Bay’s most equipped and advanced Skin Clinic. Please ensure you have a valid Medicare Card at the time of booking or else you will be charged $75.00 for your appointment.
COVID MANAGEMENT AT OUR PRACTICE
Please be aware it is a daily requirement for us to manage the safety of our patients and staff during Covid -19. For our safety and your own please ensure that you check the following requirements BEFORE coming into the Practice:
- Haven’t travelled interstate OR been in contact with any interstate visitors in the last 2 weeks
- Haven’t recently been in contact with someone diagnosed with coronavirus to your knowledge
If you have, ensure you have self-isolated
- If you are presenting any of the following symptoms relating to COVID-19?
Shortness of breath
Loss of smell or taste
- If you have any of the above symptoms, we do ask for you to phone to discuss the option of a telephone appointment. If you have pre-existing conditions (asthma or ongoing sinus issues/allergies etc then our Doctors will be happy to do a face to face consult but if these are new symptoms, then a phone call appointment is preferred.
We ask for your full support as we all have a shared responsibility to minimise the risk of exposure and protect our individual and collective health. Please note that during Covid, Medicare are allowing us to provide Telephone consults for our existing patients. Please note you must have seen your regular Doctor in person within the last 12 months to qualify for a telephone appointment.