Mowbray Medical

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:
All levels of Registrar Training
Practice Hours:
8am to 6.30pm Monday; 8am to 5pm Tuesday to Friday;
Branch Practice:
Association Hospital:
Launceston General Hospital and Calvary sites all within 6kms from us
Services offered by Hospital:
Public and private secondary care. Accident & Emergency Department at the LGH.
VMO rights:
Aged care/beds nursing home:
No. of acute beds:
After Hour Assistance:
Use GP assist during the week; Use the after hours doctors service on weekends and public holidays.
Practice Management Software:
Medical Director and Pracsoft
Electronic data/hard data/both:
Internet Connection:
Yes, on all computers
Billing Type:
Bulk Bill, Private, Medibank preferred O/seas billing site, Bupa preferred O/seas billing site.
% bulk billed, %gap, %private:
BB = 40% Private = 60%
Practice protocols for billing:
We bulk bill children under 16 years and pensioners over 65 years
Practice Amenities:
Newly renovated and equipped throughout (2016). Height adjustable beds in every room. Staff toilet, kitchen/staff room, coffee machine, multipurpose room providing teaching and procedural space, separate 2-bed treatment room, webinar facilities, telehealth facilities. Heating/cooling in each consulting room and in public spaces.
Building features:
Parking available:
Medical students & other regs:
3rd & 5th year medical students; GP registrars at all stages.
Population served:
Approx 22 000. Covering all areas of Launceston, plus patients from NE Tasmania and other more distant areas in Tasmania (west coast and south).
Demographic of population:
A cross section of all age and socio economic groups. Boarding school, UTAS university and Australian Maritime College students. Refugee groups (majority Bhutanese). Urban and rural industry.
What is Commonly seen:
Anything and everything.

staff details

Practice Manager:
Jo Bean
Number of Doctors:
Doctors Hours:
x1 Full time
Doctors Special Interests:
Women’s and children’s health, antenatal care, sexual health, chronic disease management, dermatology, palliative care, mental health, medical education, school health, preventative and diagnostic medicine, travel health.
Dr Jane Hampson - 2019 RACGP Tasmanian Supervisor of the Year
Principal Supervisors Profile:
Dr Jane Hampson – Principal Doctor.(ESME Certificate in Medical Education)
What allied health available:
Psychologist, podiatrist, nutritionist, TML pathology on site.
How many reception staff:

registrar details

Own Room for registrar:
Yes - we have two dedicated, fully equiped registrar consulting rooms.
Expected hours for registrar:
As a family-friendly business, we discuss the options available to cover the required hours under the program.
Open for discussion
Saturday/Sunday/Public Holidays:
On call and frequency:
On call Support:
Is part-time work available?:
Number of patients per hour:
15mins appointments. Gradual increase with the aim to build to 4 patients per hour.
Practice training style:
Learner-centred with personal development plans in place. Tutorial topics tailored according to learner’s needs. Sharing of knowledge within the team encouraged. FOAMed. Vertical learning and teaching encouraged.
Method/forms of teaching:
Protected designated tutorial time weekly. Individualised teaching alongside joint tutorials with other registrars in the practice. Case discussions and random case note analysis. Corridor teaching. Wave consulting. Supervisor always accessible. Planned joint consultations each week with supervisor observing. Practical procedures. Team clinical meetings. Vertical teaching between GPT1/2 and GPT3/4 registrars, along with other clinicians in-house and with medical students.
Procedures reg will be able to undertake during placements:
Skin lesion excisions, Implanon insertions and removals, Mirena insertions and removals, joint injections, plastering of fractures, suturing of wounds
Learning resources available:
Internet available on all computers. eTherapeutic Guidelines, AMH online. Medical textbooks. Webinars.
Safety features:
Emergency button in each room. Never alone in the practice. Staff always at reception.
Registrar Accommodation:
Nat Min Terms & Conditions - % for each term:
As per standards
Period calculated 3/12 or 2/52:
3 months
Plus superannuation or including:


Slip Lamp:
Molemax or equivalent:

extra information

Practice ethos/philosophy:

Our practice policy statement is “Your health is our priority” and through this we strive to gain positive outcomes for our community.

We pride ourselves on a positive and supportive work environment.

We promote team-based learning and a team-based approach to care.

We aim to provide the highest quality care and to advocate for our patients.

We are always open to new and innovative ways to provide the best service possible

Practice expectation of registrar:

We look forward to welcoming an enthusiastic registrar, who is happy to participate in the whole-team learning ethos of the practice, to listen to their patients’ needs, to communicate well and to maximise the enjoyment that they can gain from general practice.

Information about town and facilities:

Launceston is a regional city with extensive leisure, culinary and cultural facilities.

With only a 5km drive to the city centre and a mere 10 min drive to the airport, what more could you ask for.

It’s a great place to be.


contact details

3/282 Invermay Road, Mowbray

Phone: 03 6326 7555
Fax: 03 6326 7905

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