Standard Appointment: Up to 15 minutes in duration. Usually one complex issue or two minor issues.
Long Appointment: Up to 30 minutes in duration. Usually two complex issues or more than three minor issues.
Vaccinations: Confirm with the practice manager or nurse that stock is available before booking. Request a consultation with both the vaccination nurse and your doctor.
Mental Health Care Plans: Requires a long appointment. New plans are available once every calendar year for those with a diagnosed mental health condition, and the patient must complete a mental health questionnaire such as a DASS 21 or K10 score.
Review of a Mental Health Care Plan: Can be performed every 3 months and requires a standard 15 minute appointment.
Procedures: Please check with the practice manager or nurse that the procedure can be performed on site before booking. Usually a long appointment is required with the doctor and the nurse / treatment room.
GP Management Plans and Team Care Arrangements “Care plans”: Booking are to be made with the practice nurse as well as the doctor. New “care plans” can be produced every 12 months and reviewed every 3 months. Under the eligibility criteria it requires that a patient has a diagnosis of a chronic medical condition and be under the care of two health care providers in addition to your GP.