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TELEHEALTH CONSULTATIONS

188 Medical is committed to keeping our whole community SAFE, and limiting the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) so that our hospitals have the capacity to manage those who need it the most.
Your doctors that know you well are offering telephone consultations.
You can book online or call our reception on 5661 9188 to make an appointment.
From 16/3/2020 we will be able to bulk bill Telehealth appointments lasting up to 10 min for:
• People who have been diagnosed with COVID-19 but who are not being treated in hospital;
• People who have been required to isolate themselves in quarantine for suspected COVID-19 in accordance with AHPPC;
• People over 70 years of age;
• People with chronic health conditions (e.g. heart disease, diabetes, emphysema etc);
• Pregnant women;
• New parents with children under 12 months;
• Patients that are immunocompromised;
• Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islanders over the age of 50.
If you don't meet any of these criteria please note that a private fee of $75 will apply for a standard Telehealth consultation, with no Medicare rebate available. Payment will be required prior to your consultation.
We are able to offer Telehealth consultations only to our EXISTING patients.
We are not able to offer Telehealth consultations to new patients.
Thank you for your understanding and cooperation during this difficult time.
Please call our reception on 5661 9188 for further details and instructions.

IMPORTANT CORONAVIRUS (COVID- 19) INFORMATION

If you have any of these symptoms:
• fever
• cough
• sore throat
• shortness of breath
• diarrhea and/or vomiting
AND
• travelled overseas in the past 2 weeks
OR
you have been in close contact with someone diagnosed with Coronavirus

PLEASE CALL THE CLINIC SO THAT OUR STAFF CAN TRIAGE YOU AND ADVISE YOU APPROPRIATELY

YOU CAN ALSO CALL HealthDirect on 1800 022 222 for advice or National CORONA VIRUS Health information line 1800 020 080 for advice.

GOLD COAST HEALTH RESPONSE – FEVER CLINIC AT GCUH AND ROBINA

A Nurse is stationed out front of the Emergency Department at both Gold Coast University and Robina Hospitals, from 7am to 9pm. Their job is to screen patients on arrival and, if they fit the virus testing criteria, divert them to the Fever Clinic.
Your Team at 188 Medical

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Our Practice Philosophy

A PASSION FOR BETTER MEDICINE AND YOUR GUIDE TO BETTER HEALTH

188 MEDICAL was established because we believe in patient centered care.

We offer all aspects of General Practice in a welcoming and friendly environment. We promote a holistic and active approach to health and we work towards
sustainable health solutions, encouraging you to take charge of your health and well being, for better long term health outcomes.

The team at 188 Medical is delighted to announce that Dr Simon Stilgoe has joined the Clinic. Dr Stilgoe has worked in a rural General Practice in South Australia for the past 11 years and brings a wide range of experience to 188 Medical in all aspects of General Practice. Dr Stilgoe is Accredited Skin Cancer Doctor, he holds Master Degree in Skin Cancer medicine. Dr Stilgoe is available for consultations from Monday to Friday. Please call our friendly reception team on 5661 9188 to book an appointment or use online booking link.

DR Simon Stillgoe is certified Yellow Fever vaccination provider.

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