Ochre Health Medical Centre Wentworth Falls, NSW

FOR APPOINTMENTS PLEASE CALL: (02) 4757 1618

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Ochre Medical Centre Wentworth Falls

Opening Hours
Monday to Friday
8.30am to 5.00pm

218 Great Western Highway
Wentworth Falls NSW

Call: (02) 4757 1618

Overview
Ochre Health Medical Centre Wentworth Falls joined the Ochre Health network on the 1st July 2015. The established medical centre has been part of the Wentworth Falls community for over 20 years. The practice prides itself on delivering high quality care and service to their patients.

Hours of Operation
Monday to Friday 8:30am – 5:00pm
Closed Weekends & Public Holidays.

After Hours
For after-hours service, please contact National Health Direct on 1800 022 222.   If it is an emergency please call 000.

Billing Type
This is a mixed billing practice

Practice Manager
Avril Mathew

Registered Nurses
1 Registered Nurse

On-site services
3 Psychologists
Laverty Pathology (By Appointment – 02 4742 7999)

Dr Victor Dawson (MBBS DRCOG FRACGP) – General Practitioner
Dr Dawson graduated from UNSW. He has worked at Royal Canberra Hospital & Woden Hospital as well as in UK Hospitals. He has extensive experience in obstetrics and gynaecology. Victor has worked in General Practice since 1980. Victor enjoys spending time with family and in the great outdoors bushwalking, 4X4 driving and skiing.
Special interest area: Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Monitor Surgery and Nursing Homes

Dr Kathryn Harget (MBBS DRACOG) – General Practitioner
Dr Harget graduated from UNSW. She has worked at Royal Canberra Hospital as well as in the United Kingdom in Portsmouth at St Mary’s Hospital. Dr Harget has been working as a GP in Wentworth Falls since 1980. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with family and friends as well as travelling.
Special interest areas: General Practice

Dr Mark Freeman – General Practitioner
Dr Freeman graduated from The University of Sydney in 1999 after previously gaining a B.Sc (Hons) and working as a meteorologist in Melbourne and Sydney.
He has worked at Orange Base Hospital, Cowra and Lithgow. In his spare time, Mark like to ski and partake in orienteering and trail running.
Special interest areas: Sports and Emergency Medicine

Dr Simon Whitehead (M.B.Ch.B) – General Practitioner
Dr Whitehead graduated from Liverpool University, UK in 1980.
He has extensive experience in Family Planning, Aboriginal Health. He has also worked for 25 years in his own General Practice.
Simon enjoys playing golf, bush walking, sailing and gardening in his spare time.
Special interest areas: Family Medicine

Dr Ronald Mak (MBBS) – General Practitioner
Dr Ron graduated in medicine from University of Western Sydney in 2013. He has worked in Blacktown, Mt Druitt and Bathurst Base Hospitals.  Currently Ron is working towards completing his Fellowship with the RACGP and also his Diploma in Child Health. His interests range from hiking, playing with his dogs and any gadgets related to technology.

Dr Patrick Tam (HBSc, MBBS, FRACGP) – General Practitioner
Dr Tam Graduated from University of Toronto in 2007 with Neuroscience and Psychology Major. Subsequent to that, he did his graduation in Medicine from University of Sydney in 2011. Patrick then had Rural GP Training in Wagga Wagga and Griffith NSW and obtained his RACGP fellowship in 2017. Dr Tam enjoys Travelling and Snowboarding.
Specialty interest areas: Paediatrics, Geriatrics, Men’s Health, Minor Skin procedures

Address
218 Great Western Highway
Wentworth Falls NSW

Telephone
(02) 4757 1618

Overview

Wentworth Falls is a town in New South Wales’ Blue Mountains region, just 1.5 hours from Sydney, and 10 minutes out of Katoomba. Nestled in the Blue Mountains, this beautiful historic town overlooks the breathtaking Jamison Valley, and is close to some of the most stunning walking tracks, waterfalls, scenic lookouts, and picnic grounds that Australia has to offer. The triple-tiered Wentworth Falls themselves are an absolute must-see for anyone looking to experience the natural grandeur of the Blue Mountains. There are multiple walks that access the falls, suitable for beginner and intermediate bushwalkers.  Despite the town’s secluded position in the mountains, Wentworth Falls hosts several exciting festivals and events, including the Wentworth Falls Autumn Festival (involving garden walks, floral displays, and historic tours). Wentworth Falls has a very rich history to explore, which is visible in the Victorian buildings dotted around the town. In the south-east of Wentworth Falls there is an area of great archaeological significance referred to as Kings Tableland, which contains an important aboriginal site: a meeting place that was used for over 22 000 years, sacred to the Gandangara, Darug, and Wiradjuri people. The town, with its many historic inns, B&Bs, cafes, restaurants, markets, and galleries, offers a charming, welcoming atmosphere, perfect for anyone wanting to get away from the hubbub of the city and join a warm and vibrant rural community.

 

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