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Dec 2004

Macfarlane Clinic

Contact Name Irene Bower
Phone 03 9720 7922
Address 109 Canterbury Rd
Bayswater North VIC 3153
Servicing Areas Bayswater North, Victoria
Fax 03 9729 0404
If you suffer from back or neck pain, a sports injury, arthritis - in fact, any joint or muscle problem - physiotherapy and osteopathy can relieve your pain and get you moving again.

Macfarlane Clinic



Why Choose Our Practitioners?

Our Practitioners are trained to assess the underlying causes of joint, muscle and nerve injuries and provide effective treatment. They use a wide range of drug-free techniques to relieve pain, restore movement and prevent further problems.

Babies, elite athletes, injured workers, stroke victims, elderly people whatever your age or physical condition our practitioners can help.



Services Available

  • Back Pain and Sciatica

  • Neck Pain and Headaches

  • Sports Injuries

  • Spinal Problems

  • Laser and Dry Needling

  • Arthritic Complaints

  • Post-Operative Rehabilitation

  • Work Injuries

  • Paediatrics

  • Cranio-sacral Therapy

  • Women’s Health

 



MANAGEMENT OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Your personal health information and your health record may be collected, used and disclosed for the following reasons:

  • For communicating with other treating medical professionals

  • For follow-up/reminder calls

  • For discussion with third party insurers

  • Accounting/Medicare/Health insurance procedures

  • Disease notification as required by law

  • For use by all practitioners in this practice when consulting with you and

  • For legal disclosure as required by a court of law

If you have any concerns or wish to restrict access to your information please discuss these with your practitioner or receptionist. This practice adheres to National Privacy Principles (www.privacy.gov.au) and has a written policy available for your perusal.



PRACTICE HOURS (By appointment)

Monday to Friday: 8:30am - 7:00pm
Saturday : 8:30am - 12:00pm
Sunday : Emergencies Only



APPOINTMENTS

Please call 9720 7970 for an appointment. Every effort will be made to accommodate your preferred time and practitioner. Appointments are booked at half hourly intervals, although longer appointments are needed for Initial Consultations. If you want a double appointment this can be arranged if needed.

A complimentary SMS reminder will be sent to those who provide us with a mobile phone number. This message will be sent the day before your appointment. We require a minimum of 12 hours notice when cancelling appointments. Late cancellations or failure to arrive for scheduled appointments will incur a fee. New patients that do not arrive for arranged appointments will also be charged a No Show Fee.

There is an after hours message service “to leave a cancellation message”.



AFTER HOURS ARRANGEMENTS

After hours  by calling the practice number 9720 7970. Your call will be put through to our answering machine where you can leave a message and reception staff will call you back as soon as they are available.

We have an online booking service available to current patients for most of the practitioners. go to www.macfarlaneclinic.com.au and follow the link.



TELEPHONE ACCESS

Practitioners in the practice may be contacted during normal practice hours. If the practitioner is with a patient a message will be taken and you will be advised by the reception staff when it is likely that the practitioner will return your call.



SERVICES AVAILABLE

MacFarlane Clinic offers you excellence in manual therapy. A variety of treatment options are available including Osteopathy, Physiotherapy, Chiropractic, Massage and Dry Needling.

Products such as braces, pillows, belts, supports, orthotics and exercise aids are available for purchase or can be ordered to fit your individual needs.



FEES AND BILLING ARRANGEMENTS

Fees are payable at the time of consultation - cash, cheque, EFTpos or credit card payments are acceptable. Health fund rebates can be directly claimed through our Hicaps system on the day. If you have any difficulty paying our fees arrangements can be made through our accounts manager.

Pensioner and health care card holders will receive a discount upon presentation of relevant cards. If eligible, patients can also claim up to 5 treatments on Medicare (this should be arranged through your GP). We also offer a reward program.



THIRD PARTY BILLING

MacFarlane Clinic offers treatment under Work Cover, TAC and Veteran’s Affairs. Direct billing is offered for established claims. Please note, until claims are established, accounts are the responsibility of the patient.

Please be aware there is a small gap fee for workcover and Care plans



  • YOUR RIGHTS

    If you have a problem we would like to hear about it. Please feel free to talk to your practitioner or receptionist. You may prefer to write to us or email us. We take your concerns, suggestions and complaints seriously.

    Our Practitioners:

               Dr. James MacFarlane

                Dr. Caroline Delaney

                Dr. Drew Semple

                Dr. Luke Kukuruzovic

                Dr. Annelise Tchea

                Dr. Vivek Canagasabai

                Dr. Bryan Dinh

                Dr Durka Jegatheesan

Masseurs:

      Ron Bollaart  (Myotherapist)
      Nicole Brown

 


 

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