Unit 119/2D Charles Street
Canterbury, NSW 2193
Mon to Fri - 8am to 7pm
Sat & Sun - 9am to 5pm
Public Hols - 9am to 4pm
Closed Good Fri, Easter Sun, Christmas Day & Boxing Day
$60 ($18.60 Gap/ $41.40 Rebate)
$95 ($14.90 Gap/$80.10 Rebate)
$135 ($17.00 Gap/$118.00 Rebate)
After Hours/Public Holidays
$75 ($21.10 Gap/$53.90 Rebate)
$115 ($22.55 Gap/$92.45 Rebate)
$149 ($19.35 Gap/$129.65 Rebate)
Our practice is an appointment based practice, although walk-ins may be accommodated depending on circumstances.
Telehealth consultation - Our practice offers bulk-billed telehealth consultations (this is done over the phone) for existing patients that have visited our practice previously in person within a 12 month period. Exceptions include patients who have contracted COVID -19.
Home visits - Home visits are available only to regular patients of this surgery in special circumstances at the discretion of the GP. The doctor makes local area house calls in times of emergency and when it is deemed safe for them to do so. Please inquire at the reception for the changes associated with this service. House calls are only available for regular known patients who lives within a 2 kms radius of the practice and only at the discretion of the treating doctor.
Current as of: 27/12/2023
Why and when your consent is necessary
When you register as a patient of our practice, you provide consent for our GPs and practice staff to access and use your personal information so they can provide you with the best possible healthcare. Only staff who need to see your personal information will have access to it. If we need to use your information for anything else, we will seek additional consent from you to do this.
Why do we collect, use, hold and share your personal information?
Our practice will need to collect your personal information to provide healthcare services to you. Our main purpose for collecting, using, holding and sharing your personal information is to manage your health. We also use it for directly related business activities, such as financial claims and payments, practice audits and accreditation, and business processes (eg staff training).
What personal information do we collect?
The information we will collect about you includes your:
Dealing with us anonymously
You have the right to deal with us anonymously or under a pseudonym unless it is impracticable for us to do so or unless we are required or authorised by law to only deal with identified individuals.
How do we collect your personal information?
Our practice may collect your personal information in several different ways.
When, why and with whom do we share your personal information?
We sometimes share your personal information:
Only people who need to access your information will be able to do so. Other than in the course of providing medical services or as otherwise described in this policy, our practice will not share personal information with any third party without your consent.
We will not share your personal information with anyone outside Australia (unless under exceptional circumstances that are permitted by law) without your consent.
Our practice will not use your personal information for marketing any of our goods or services directly to you without your express consent. If you do consent, you may opt out of direct marketing at any time by notifying our practice in writing.
Our practice may use your personal information to improve the quality of the services we offer to our patients through research and analysis of our patient data.
We may provide de-identified data to other organisations to improve population health outcomes. The information is secure, patients cannot be identified and the information is stored within Australia. You can let our reception staff know if you do not want your information included.
The General Practitioners at Canterbury Plaza Medical Centre utilise Best Practice software which is programmed to automatically insert the relevant information to fulfill referrals to specialists and allied health professionals. The details are preloaded with the already established information eg. allergies, current medications, past medical history, patient contact details, to ensure that referrals are valid and compliant. The role is to establish multidisciplinary care to benefit the patient’s health outcomes. Patients always have the opportunity to review such documents and discuss amendments if necessary.
How do we store and protect your personal information?
Your personal information may be stored at our practice in various forms including paper records and electronic records
Our practice stores all personal information securely by:
At Canterbury Plaza Medical our GP and allied health professional will obtain verbal consent from patients at the start of each telehealth consultation. All consultations are private and only relevant doctors can access patient notes. Our practice DOES NOT record telehealth video or telephone consultations and we do not give patients permission to make their own recordings of a telehealth video or phone consultations.
How can you access and correct your personal information at our practice?
You have the right to request access to, and correction of, your personal information.
Our practice acknowledges patients may request access to their medical records. We require you to put this request in writing and our practice will respond within 30 days.
Our practice will take reasonable steps to correct your personal information where the information is not accurate or up to date. From time to time, we will ask you to verify that your personal information held by our practice is correct and current. You may also request that we correct or update your information, and you should make such requests in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org or by notifying our receptionists.
How can you lodge a privacy-related complaint, and how will the complaint be handled at our practice?
We take complaints and concerns regarding privacy seriously. You should express any privacy concerns you may have in writing to Canterbury Plaza Medical Centre, Shop 119/2D Charles Street, Canterbury NSW 2193, ATTN: Practice Manager. Phone: 02 8321 8850 Fax: 02 8056 7187. Alternatively you can lodge your complaints via email to email@example.com. We will then attempt to resolve it in accordance with our resolution procedure. Upon receipt of a complaint we will consider the details and attempt to respond within 30 days. Please provide a reply address and contact number to facilitate this process.
You may also contact the OAIC. Generally, the OAIC will require you to give them time to respond before they will investigate. For further information visit www.oaic.gov.au or call the OAIC on 1300 363 992. Privacy and our website
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