First Appointment

Information for your first appointment with Dr Nicole:

 

What to bring:

  • A referral from your general practitioner.
  • Your medicare card
  • Your child’s child Health and Development record (green or blue book)
  • Letters or reports from other doctors, health professionals or your child’s school.
  • Previous x-rays or blood tests.

 

Time:

Please arrive 10 minutes early for your first appointment to fill in your registration forms.

The duration of your first appointment varies. If your child has one simple health problems, the first appointment should last approximately 30 minutes. If your child has more than one problem, complex problems, developmental or behavioural problems, the first appointment will last an hour. Dr Nicole may require more than one appointment to complete your child’s assessment. She will always take as long as you and your child need.

 

Fees:

Dr Nicole does charge a gap above the medicare rate. The total cost will vary depending on the length of your appointment. You will get a proportion of the cost back from medicare. This can be discussed with reception staff. Payment is requested at the time of your appointment. We accept VISA, Mastercard and have an EFTPOS facility.