Deloraine Medical Centre

REGION: North West
ACRRM: Community - Primary Care, Rural and remote context
RACGP: GPT3 + stages of registrar training
TYPE: General Practice
GPT3/4 Registrars - Expressions of Interest welcome here

practice details

RA Classification:
Accredited By:
Accreditation Level:
Practice Hours:
8.30am - 5.30pm
Branch Practice:
Westbury Medical Centre
Association Hospital:
Deloraine Distric Hospital
Services offered by Hospital:
Physiotherapy and visiting specilist
VMO rights:
Aged care/beds nursing home:
Palliative care 4 beds, 20 beds all up, regular visits
No. of acute beds:
After Hour Assistance:
GP Assist
Practice Management Software:
Medical Director and Pracsoft
Electronic data/hard data/both:
Internet Connection:
Billing Type:
Majority Bulk Billing
% bulk billed, %gap, %private:
95% BB and 5% private
Practice protocols for billing:
Some procedures are charged plus new patients pay for first visit.
Practice Amenities:
Toilets, shower, staff room, garden
Building features:
Parking available:
Medical students & other regs:
Medical Students
Population served:
Approx 8,000
Demographic of population:
Majority aged over 65, families and small population of ATSI
What is Commonly seen:
Wide range of all conditions, emergencies as well

staff details

Practice Manager:
Tanya Barrett
Number of Doctors:
Doctors Hours:
2 part time and 7 full time
Doctors Special Interests:
All have interest in ATSI medical, Child and Adolescent, Womens and Mens health including chronic disease.
Dr Nicole Anderson, Dr Johannes Schonborn and Dr Stephanie Hey
Principal Supervisors Profile:
Dr Nicole Anderson - semiretired rural GP here now after 15 years working in Smithton. Medical Interests - Expedition, Travel, Sports and Wilderness Medicine. Other interests include conversation land care, ecology, botany,bushwalking.
5 days face to face - available by phone 24/7
What allied health available:
Podiatry, Physiotherepay, Optmetrist, Hearing, Dental, Dentures, Psychologist, Exercies Physiologist, Osteopath.
How many reception staff:
10 Reception staff, 6 RN and 1 EN

registrar details

Own Room for registrar:
Expected hours for registrar:
8.30am - 5.30pm Monday - Friday and weekends on roster with other GP's, usually every 5-6 weeks.
Friday evening in turn with other GP's once every 5-6 weeks
In turn with others usually once every 5-6 weeks
Saturday/Sunday/Public Holidays:
In turn with others usually once every 5-6 weeks
On call and frequency:
In turn with others usually once every 5-6 weeks
On call Support:
Health Direct, GP Assist for triage. Supervising GP availabe for phone contact.
Is part-time work available?:
Number of patients per hour:
No more than 4 per hour, unless necessary
Practice training style:
Open door policy
Method/forms of teaching:
Small gorup and one on one.
Procedures reg will be able to undertake during placements:
Minor sin procedures excisions, ECG, ABI, Spirometry, Ear toileting
Learning resources available:
Online eCTG, Murtaghs, Doctors Control Panel, pencat
Safety features:
Duress alarm on phone system
Registrar Accommodation:
Nat Min Terms & Conditions - % for each term:
Our pay period is fortnightly. Paid under the NTCER agreement.
Period calculated 3/12 or 2/52:
Plus superannuation or including:
NTCER plus Superannauation


Slip Lamp:
Molemax or equivalent:

extra information

Practice ethos/philosophy:

Deloraine and Westbury Medical Centre is committed to providing comprehensive, compassionate, and the highest quality health care to meet the needs of our patients.

Practice expectation of registrar:

To provide competent patients-centered care that addresses health needs and promotes wellness, Such care is based on latest evidence and guidelines, and meets legislative requirements through the Deloraine and Westbury Medical Centre and providing high quality, primary health care services to the community in keeping with best practice standards.

Information about town and facilities:

Deloraine is on the Meander River in the north west of’ Tasmania and is a service  center for a rural population of approx. 7000. Deloraine itself has a population of around 2500 and is well serviced It has a local hospital with 20 beds, Ambulance service. nursing homes. health and wellbeing center, post office, banks ( ANZ. CommBank and Bcndigo bank ) churches. high school and primary school, both public and private. Woolworths Supermarket, Pharmacy, real estate, museum, park swimming pool and caravan park . Deloraine is well known for its arts and crafts (largest craft fair in the southern hemisphere held here annually) antiques and restaurants. Recreation pursuits can include football. basketball. golf- tennis. badminton. squash and cricket also the option to join service clubs. Lions. Rotary or Apex. Deloraine is situated 40 minutes wcst of Launceston and 40 minutes from Devonport on an excellent highway.  The climate is varied with temperatures around -2 at night in the winter and around 23 during the day in the summer. It is close to the Western Tiers Mountain range and has excellent access to fishing and lakes. Deloraine is a great place to live as it very central to major cities and has a diverse population with a friendly and welcoming atmosphere.


contact details

22 Tower Hill Street, Deloraine

Phone: 03 6362 2266
Fax: 03 6362 3333

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