Services Offered By Beechworth Surgery

Medical services available:

  • Paediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric care
  • Immediate treatment or advice for acute medical and surgical emergencies at all times
  • Treatment for disorders of mental health, such as counselling, relaxation therapy, medication and specialist treatment
  • Women’s health issues, family planning and sexual problems
  • Men’s health issues
  • Pregnancy testing – contact our receptionist to arrange an appointment
  • Lactation consultant – contact our receptionist to arrange an appointment
  • Treatment for solar damage and skin cancers, with freeze therapy (cryotherapy) or surgical removal (biopsy)
  • Specialist referral to a wide range of expert consultants

Visiting services:

  • Audiology
  • Diabetes Education
  • Dietetics 
  • Physiotherapy
  • Psychology
  • Neuroprotective Developmental Care for unsettled babies and young children. Not sleep training.

Pathology tests

Dorevitch Pathology provides a blood and specimen collection service at the Beechworth Surgery.

The operating hours are currently variable due to staffing shortages. Please refer to the Dorevitch site for up-to-date details.

Home Visits

Home visits are available for regular patients whose condition prevents them from attending the surgery. Please discuss with our nurse or your doctor, to determine the timing and priority of your request.

Telephone Access

GPs in the practice may be contacted during normal surgery hours. If the GP is with a patient, a message will be taken. GPs generally attend to phone messages at the end of their morning and afternoon sessions.

Reminder System

Our practice is committed to preventive care. We may issue you with a reminder notice from time to time offering you preventive health services appropriate to your care. If you do not wish to be part of this recall system please let us know at reception.

Waiting Room and patient facilities

Disabled access is available. Waiting rooms are air-conditioned and a child’s play area is provided. Patients’ toilets are available, and a baby change table is provided.