Frequently Asked Questions

  • Q.

    How long is the appointment?

    A.

    Depending on the complexity of the problems, the first appointment takes about an hour, and includes your past medical history, medications, any history of falls, current issues and a detailed physical examination. Follow-up appointments take 30 minutes.

  • Q.

    What is the cost of the consultation?

    A.

    Consultations are bulk-billed. A fee is charged for any official letters or documents that need to be prepared.

  • Q.

    How long does it take to get an appointment?

    A.

    The wait time is about 2 weeks, but urgent referrals will be seen within a week.

  • Q.

    What do I bring to the appointment?

    A.

    Please bring a GP referral, a list of medications, copies of blood tests and radiology reports, and any discharge summaries from hospital admissions. It is good to have a family member or friend to provide additional information.