Zeehan General Practice, TAS

FOR APPOINTMENTS PLEASE CALL: (03) 6471 5911

Overview
Ochre Health took over the existing service in February 2014. Zeehan General Practice is the only private medical centre in Zeehan. The practice is supported by a CDM trained Registered Nurse and practice staff and operates for three days per week.

Hours of operation
Tuesday: 9:00am-5:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am-5:00pm
Friday: 9:00am-5:00pm

After hours
Gp Assist – or present to the nearest hospital

Billing type
This is a private billing practice. Pensioners, Health Care Card Holders and children under 16 years may be bulk billed, please ask reception for a fee for your specific requirement.

Practice Manager
Nicole Archer

Registered Nurses
There is one Registered Nurse’s working at Ochre Health Medical Centre Zeehan.
Services provided by the Registered Nurses are: CDM, BP Monitoring, INR’s, ECG and Immunisations

List of visiting and on-site allied health and pathology services
Optometrist
Psychologist
Social Worker
Antenatal Clinic

DWS
No

RA and RRMA classification
RA4, RRMA 5

Fellowship Training
Location is suitable for the Remote Vocational Training Scheme (RVTS)

Moratorium reduction
Yes

Retention Grant
Yes

Dr Sandeep Kumar (MBBS) – General Practitioner/VMO
Dr Kumar joined the team in Rosebery in October 2014 following a successful spell working as a GP in Ulverstone and at Burnie Hospital. He studied MBBS in Tashkent and worked as medical officer/GP in India before migrating to Australia.
Speciality interest areas: Acute medicine and chronic disease management

Address
100 Main Street
Zeehan TAS 7469

Phone, Fax & Email
Phone: (03) 6471 5911
Fax: (03) 6471 5918
Email: ohmczeehan.admin@ochrehealth.com.au

Overview
Zeehan (pop. 728) is a town on the west coast of Tasmania, Australia 139 kilometres south-west of Burnie and 20 minutes from Rosebery. The town was named after the small brig Abel Tasman and his crew manned called “The Zeahan”.

Zeehan was once Tasmania’s third largest town. Zeehan is rich in mining history with grand relics of its early days and some of Tasmania’s best fishing spots nearby. Hidden in a valley of rugged hills and rainforest, Zeehan was established in the late 1800s after tin, silver and lead discoveries sparked the largest mining boom in the west. Nicknamed ‘Silver City’, it quickly grew into Tasmania’s third largest town and social hub for the entire West Coast region.

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