Ochre Medical Centre Bridport, TAS

FOR APPOINTMENTS PLEASE CALL: (03) 6356 1500

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Ochre Medical Centre Bridport

Opening Hours
Monday: 9.00am to 5.30pm

Address
123 Main Street
Bridport TAS 7262

Call: (03) 6356 1500

Located in the sunny coastal tourist town of Bridport, Ochre Medical centre Bridport is a satellite clinic of nearby Ochre Medical Centre Scottsdale. It currently operates from 9.00AM to 5.30PM on Mondays. For all enquiries outside of these hours, please call our Scottsdale medical centre on (03) 6352 2522.

Medical Services 
General Practice, Vaccinations, Mental Health and Chronic Disease Management, Antenatal Shared Care, Emergency Care, Family Planning, Medicals – Employment & Insurance, Drivers, Men’s & Women’s Health, Skin Checks, Travel Medicine & Advice and Minor Surgery.

Billing Type
Ochre Health is a mixed billing practice. Bulk billing is available at the discretion of the individual doctor and as a general guide, pensioners (over 65 years of age), health care card holders and children under 16 years can be bulk billed at certain times during the day. Please ask our friendly reception team for more details. Please also note, we have systems in place to process your Medicare rebate claims on the spot.

Practice Manager
Jade

Dr Gretchen Stone – General Practitioner

Dr Stone and her family came to Scottsdale in 2005, ready for a year long working holiday. She has been here ever since.

Dr Stone studied medicine at the University of Minnesota/Duluth, which recruits rural students to become rural GPs. She completed her family practice residency in Salinas, California, caring mostly for spanish farmers. After practicing in both California and her home town of Loveland, Ohio, Dr Stone decided to work internationally.

Dr Stone has a special interest in obstetrics and has delivered many babies in the North Eastern Soliders Memorial Hospital. Delivery at NESMH is longer available, however Dr Stone is happy to be involved with the share care program of our maternity patients and their obstetrician. She is also passionate about caring for patients who find it hard to access health care.

Outside of the office Dr Stone enjoys spending time with her family, bushwalking and bike riding. She also relishes in the opportunity of volunteering her time as a doctor. She has volunteered with medical projects in El Salvador, Nicaragua and South Sudan.

Audiology – Australian Hearing

Australian Hearing consult at Ochre Medical Centre Scottsdale every second Tuesday.

Services they offer include:

  • Hearing assessments and the fitting of hearing aids
  • Access to the latest digital hearing technology and a range of assistive listening devices
  • Repair and maintenance of hearing devices and supply of batteries
  • Ongoing follow-up care and advice
  • Rehabilitation programs

New clients require a GP referral. Clients who are eligible for this service include:

  • Pension Concession Card Holders
  • Department of Veterans’ Affairs Gold Card Holders
  • Department of Veterans Affairs White Repatriation Health Card Holder specifying hearing loss
  • Recipients of a sickness allowance from Centrelink

Contact Australian Hearing on 6332 4700 for appointments and enquiries.


Dietetics – Northern Nutrition & Dietetics

A dietetic service is provided by Stephen Hodgkinson from Northern Nutrition and Dietetics. No GP referral is required. However, eligible persons can access subsidised visit fees under the Enhanced Primary Care Program.

Contact Northern Nutrition and Dietetics on 0419 838 674 for appointments and enquiries. 


Physiotherapy – Bass Coastal Physiotherapy

A physiotherapist consults on Mondays at Ochre Medical Centre Bridport and Thursdays at the Ochre Medical Centre Scottsdale.

This physiotherapy service is provided by Daleen Nel from Bass Coastal Physiotherapy. No GP referral is required. However, eligible persons can access subsidised visit fees under the Enhanced Primary Care Program.

Contact Bass Coastal Physiotherapy on 6382 2170 for appointments and enquiries.


Podiatry – Foot, Ankle and Rehabilitation Clinics

A podiatry service is provided by the Foot, Ankle and Rehabilitation Clinics.  No GP referral is required. However, eligible persons can access subsidised visit fees under the Enhanced Primary Care Program. This podiatrist attends Ochre Medical Centre Scottsdale every Tuesday.

Contact the Foot, Ankle and Rehabilitation Clinics on 6327 1920 for appointments and enquiries.


Psychology – Tess Crawley and Associates

A psychology service is provided by Tess Crawley and Associates. Ask your GP for more information about this service.

Address
Ochre Medical Centre Bridport
Open 9.00am to 5.30pm
123 Main Street
Bridport TAS 7262

Contact Details
Phone: 6356 1500

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