George Town Medical Centre

ACRRM: Community - Primary Care, Hospital - Emergency Care, Hospital - In-Patient Care, Rural and remote context
RACGP: All levels of Registrar Training
TYPE: General Practice
GPT3/4 Registrars - Expressions of Interest welcome here

practice details

RA Classification:
Accredited By:
Accreditation Level:
Level 1
Practice Hours:
Mon-Fri 8.30am to 6pm, Sat 9am to 11.30am and 5pm to 6pm, Sun 10.30am to 11.30am and 5pm to 6pm
Branch Practice:
Association Hospital:
George Town Hospital & Community Centre (15 Beds)
Services offered by Hospital:
Acute care, no accident & emergency
VMO rights:
Aged care/beds nursing home:
Ainslie Nursing Home Low Head (58 Beds)
No. of acute beds:
After Hour Assistance:
GP Assist
Practice Management Software:
Pracsoft & Medical Director
Electronic data/hard data/both:
Internet Connection:
Billing Type:
Combined Bulk Billing & Private Billing
% bulk billed, %gap, %private:
65% Bulk Billed, 11% Privately Billed, 4% Workers Comp. DVA Gap $30 if paid on day ($42 if account not paid on day of consult)
Practice protocols for billing:
Bulk Bill: Children, Health Care Card Holders
Practice Amenities:
Staff Room, Deck with BB, Gardens, Garage for bike storage
Building features:
Teaching room, staff room, garden with deck
Parking available:
Medical students & other regs:
Medical & Nursing Students and Registrars
Population served:
6,700 + being Municipality of George Town, West Tamar River and out of area workers
Demographic of population:
Active patients = 7994 Average Age = 39.2 Male 51.3% : Female 48.7%
What is Commonly seen:
Comprehensive general practice and the local A&E service provider. Regs get to experience a broad range of chronic & semi chronic disease management, acute trauma, medical emergency care, workers compensation and lots of surgical procedures as well as the ability to admit tot he 15 bed hospital & manage patients in hospital

staff details

Practice Manager:
Debbie Judd
Number of Doctors:
Doctors Hours:
All Full Time
Doctors Special Interests:
Occupational health, surgical procedures, diabetes, radiology
Dr Brian Bowring, Dr Tim Mooney, Dr Philip Dawson & Dr Caroline Mooney
Principal Supervisors Profile:
Brian Bowring - Chair Rural Health Foundation, Board Member Medical Council. Tim Mooney - has been the National Rural Faculy Censor on the RACGP Board of Censors since 1997
6 (2.5 fte)
What allied health available:
Child health nurse, psychologist, mental health nurse, physiotherapist, diabetic team
How many reception staff:
1 x Practice Manager, 1 x Office Manager and Pool of 7x Receptionists

registrar details

Own Room for registrar:
Expected hours for registrar:
9am - 12.30pm, 2pm - 5.30pm four days a week
1 in 5
Saturday/Sunday/Public Holidays:
Saturday & Sunday 1 in 5
On call and frequency:
1 in 5
On call Support:
Yes, one of the supervisors is always 2nd on call. Works alongside of basic term registrar (GPT1) during weekend clinics
Is part-time work available?:
Number of patients per hour:
3-4 per hour
Practice training style:
Mix of informal/formal tutorials, sitting in ith supervisor and supervisor sitting in with Reg, regular clinical meetings, hospital ward rounds
Method/forms of teaching:
As above
Procedures reg will be able to undertake during placements:
surgical procedures including vasectomies, skin grafts, tendon repairs, fractures, onsite x-ray, in hospital procedures
Learning resources available:
Full range of support & teaching resources, dedicated teaching room
Safety features:
Emergency response button, CCTV
Registrar Accommodation:
Practice will help source accommodation
Nat Min Terms & Conditions - % for each term:
In hours - as per national terms and conditions, out of hours 10% loading
Period calculated 3/12 or 2/52:
Plus superannuation or including:
Plus super 9.5%


Yes Onsite XRAY with digital processing
Slip Lamp:
Molemax or equivalent:

extra information

Practice ethos/philosophy:
Practice expectation of registrar:

Someone who can work in a team, who is keen to learn procedural skills and is interested in rural medicine

Information about town and facilities:

contact details

49 Anne Street, George Town 7253

Phone: 03 6382 4333
Fax: 03 6382 3535

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