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MASKS ARE MANDATORY AT ALL TIMES

KEEPING OUR PATIENTS AND STAFF SAFE

You are required to wear a mask before entering the surgery and within the premises.

If you have symptoms such as:
Fever, Unwell, runny nose, Sore Throat ,Cough, Shortness of breath, Loss of taste.

Or, If you have visited any COVID -19 transmission areas/hotspots, or been in contact with a Covis-19 case in the past 14 days, it is important that you do not attend the Practice without contacting us first. Please call on 024950326 to receive further instructions.

BULK BILLING TELEHEALTH AVAILABLE FOR PENSION / HEALTH CARE CARD HOLDERS AND ELIGIBLE DVA CARD HOLDERS.

Please see FEE page for private billing information.

Contact the surgery for more information on video or telephone consultation.

Our Mission

“The FistGP is committed to providing comprehensive General Practice care to all patients of the best possible standard whilst incorporating a holistic approach toward diagnosis and management of illness through clinical excellence.”

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Practice Philosophy

The philosophy of the practice is to provide our patients with the best possible care recognising the patient as being the most important person in the practice and where we work in an ethical, legal and responsible manner without any discrimination, with mutual respect for each other’s abilities and functions and excellent medical care through:

  • Keeping up to date with advances in medicine and practice evidence base medicine
  • Fully computerised records and other technologies to support comprehensive care
  • Continuing practice quality improvements
  • Teaching the next generation of doctors by participating in training of medical students and new GPs.
  • Emphasising prevention of illness as a higher ideal than the actual treatment of it.

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Online bookings are currently offline.

CHANGE IN TELEHEALTH APPOINTMENT BILLING

As of the 4 th of Jan 2021, patients who do not have a pension, healthcare card or DVA Gold card will be private billed.
Please see FEE page for further details

Contact the surgery for more information

Why FirstGP, First Choice


SHORT WAITING TIMES

Imaging Technology For Diagnosis

Fully Computerised Records

Dedicated facilities for the highest standard of care

About First GP Wallsend


Skin Cancer Doctor

Dr. Sri graduated from the University Ruhunu Sri Lanka in 1996 and He initially came to Australia for further study at Deakin University Melbourne in 2006.

He initially worked in rural remote NSW, whilst working as a Country GP he studied for Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and passed the FRACGP.

In 2011 He moved to the Hunter / Newcastle region and through his passion for skin medicine, continued to study in skin disease, skin cancer medicine, surgery, aesthetic medicine and has undergone multiple training courses including Australian Skin Cancer College advanced certificates.

He has a passion for skin cancer surgery, general skin disease and has realised his dream to establish a one stop skin care and general practice clinic.

Over 6 years of general practice in Wallsend NSW, Dr Sri has performed many skin surgeries. He has established FirstGP Skin Clinic and Family Medical Practice in September 2018.

He is a member of the Skin Cancer College of Australia and an accredited skin cancer doctor.

SKIN CLINIC

  • Specially Trained Skin Cancer Doctor
  • Australian Skin Cancer College accredited GP
  • Special interest in skin diseases, management and skin rejuvenation with appropriate training

GENERAL PRACTICE

  • Special interest in Geriatric medicine, chronic disease management, including diabetes and cardiovascular diseases preventive care.
  • Immunisation
  • Women’s health
  • Mental health
  • Men’s health

Our Services

 

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Feedback & Web Inquiry

At FirstGP we strive to provide patients and Families with the very best medical care. We appreciate any concerns, suggestions or complaints are given serious and prompt attention. Patients are encouraged to provide feedback via email to firstgpcontactinfo@firstgp.com.au (please do not send sensitive patient or clinical information) or in writing to: FirstGP We have a suggestion box at FirstGP reception.

    family gp clinic & skin clinic
    How to find us

    Just a short distance from the Newcastle-Sydney freeway, turn towards Wallsend via Lake Road

    Nearby Wallsend Plaza / Village shopping centre & Wallsend Library via Fogo Street. 

    Easy access to Pathology Wallsend in Nelson Street, via Cowper Street – past the Bowling Club & McDonalds.

    Customer Testimonials


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