Coronavirus Alert for our regular patients
Are you feeling unwell after having travelled overseas or after being in contact with a confirmed case of Coronavirus?
Do you have fever or respiratory infection ?
If the answer is YES to either of these questions- there are 2 options
1. Phone us on 93872000 for a phone consult. We can assess your present health situation and send you for testing to a private laboratory. There is a fee for this consultation of $75 (presently not rebateable)
2. You may present directly to the coronavirus clinic
POW Hospital Building 14B Avoca St Randwick .
The Clinic is open from
10:00 am- 8:00pm Monday – Friday
10:00 am- 1:00pm Saturday/Sunday
You are not required to phone in advance and you do not need a referral. Once a patient has been tested at ED or a screening clinic, the clinic will contact the patient regarding their results.
If you are feeling very unwell, we recommend you present directly to your local hospital emergency department.
Note: All non-emergency presentations for testing of children should present at Sydney Children’s Hospital or RPAH.
For the most up to date information released by the Department of Health, please view the following link: Coronavirus
For general information, please call the Coronavirus information line on 1800 022 222 .
Home isolation: All people who have travelled in or transited through higher risk countries should be isolated at home for 14 days after leaving the country. All other returned travellers should self-monitor for symptoms and practice social distancing. If you become unwell whilst in isolation, please present to the PW clinic or ring the surgery
Online booking system: To ensure the safety of our patients and staff , we have temporarily turned off all online appointment bookings. From MONDAY 23rd MARCH 2020 TILL FURTHER NOTICE WE WILL ONLY BE DOING TELEPHONE CONSULTATIONS (with the exception of Immunisations, Flu Clinics, Shared Care, Mirena and Implanon insertion).
Your co-operation and patience during this screening process is greatly appreciated and we apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.