At Ashmore City Medical Centre we aim to provide the highest standard of patient care incorporating a holistic approach towards health promotion and diagnosis and management of illness. We are committed to disease prevention and wellness to all of our patients.
Mermaid Central Medical Clinic in the heart of Mermaid Beach on the Gold Coast caters for all of your medical and allied health needs. The clinic is a medical centre staffed by dedicated and experienced doctors, who strive to provide excellent care to all patients.
Health care in Australia is provided by both private and government organisations. The Australian Government looks after national health policy, with key elements (such as the operation of hospitals) operated by state governments. Medicare is the publicly funded health care system for everyone in Australia. It coexists with a private health system.
Location is the place where the Medical Centre decides to site its clinic. Location decisions can have a big impact on travel time and costs.
Does the facility allow for walk-in care when you need it the most. Most facilities accept walk in paitents
Medicare provides access to a range of medical services, lower cost prescriptions and free care as a public patient in a public hospital. All eligible Australian residents and certain categories of visitors to Australia can enrol in Medicare and access these services.
Are there sufficient numbers of local staff with the right skills willing to work at the right wage. Are the staff competent. Competence is the ability of an individual to do a job properly. Will they give you the right care you need.
Different medical centres offer different facilities. Options you might need to consider are: Aged Care and Rehab - Anaesthetics - Cardiology - Ear, nose and throat - Emergency medicine - Gastroenterology - General medicine - General surgery - Gynaecology - Infectious diseases - Intensive care - Neurology - Obstetrics - Oncology - Ophthalmology - Orthopaedics - Paediatric medicine - Paediatric surgery - Pain management - Palliative care - Plastic and reconstructive surgery - Psychiatry - Renal - Respiratory - Rheumatology - Spinal surgery - Urology - Vascular surgery - Pharmacy - Physiotherapy - Naturopath - Rehabilitation - Psychologists - X-Ray - Dental.