Welcome to BJC Health Bondi Junction

We're keen to help ensure you get the most from your Rheumatologist consultation.  We've created this page to help you prepare for your visit.

To help you prepare for your first visit...

Questions to ask your Rheumatologist

Are there lifestyle measures I can institute?

Apart from medications, what else can I do to improve how I'm feeling?

How do I prevent damage to my joints?

What can I do to remain active and doing as much as I can?

Can you help me understand the pro's and con's of different treatment options that are available?

If there are medications that might help me, are there any side effects I should know about?

Do I need to be on time?

  • Please be on time. We pride ourselves on being punctual but this only works if our patients arrive on time as well.
  • Please arrive 10 minutes prior to your initial appointment to fill out any necessary paperwork.
  • Should you need to reschedule or cancel your appointment, please inform us at least 24 hours prior to your scheduled appointment.
  • We deliver a professional service and respect your rights, dignity, privacy, feelings and cultural customs.

How do I obtain a referral?

A valid referral is required to consult with one of our Rheumatologists in order to be eligible for a Medicare rebate. A referral for a Rheumatologist can be obtained from your GP or from another specialist. A referral from a GP is valid for 12 months and a referral from a specialist is valid for 3 months.

If you have not already sent or uploaded your referral please forward a copy to doctor@bjchealth.com.au prior to your appointment.

A referral is not needed to see any of the Allied Health team.

What do I bring to my appointment?

  • Your referral letter.

  • Any relevant X-rays and scans

  • Any relevant blood tests if available

  • Medicare card (Pensioner or Repatriation Card if applicable)

  • Claim number & details for Workers Compensation and Third Party claims

  • List of medications

  • Your Private health insurance card which will help process HICAPS claims and allow you to claim your rebate immediately.

Where do I park when I arrive?

Bondi Junction

  • There is paid street parking but this can be limited.
  • For 2 hours of free parking, Westfield Bondi Junction Shopping Centre is only 350 metres away.
  • 2 hour free council parking also exists in the area as well as paid parking areas, including East Gate Car Park for 1 1/2 hours free parking.

Bondi Junction Location

 

Suite 105, Level 1, 332-342 Oxford St Bondi Junction

+61 2 9055 1790

How To Get Here

Bus

Bus numbers 200; 313; 314; 316; 317; 326; 327; 333; 348; 352; 353; 355; 357; 359; 360; 361; 380; 381; 382; 386; 387; 389; 400; 410; X84; X89. The buses will either drop you off on Oxford Street or within the bus/ rail interchange.

Train

Bondi Junction train station is the end station for the Eastern Suburbs & Illawarra Line. It is 5 stations from Central, 4 from Town Hall and 3 from Martin Place.

Cars

The practice is located on Oxford Street only 50 metres from the Holiday Inn & Suites on the opposite side of the road. There is paid street parking but this can be limited. For 2 hours of free parking, Westfield Bondi Junction Shopping Centre is only 350 metres away. 2 hour free council parking also exists in the area as well as paid parking areas, including East Gate Car Park for 1 1/2 hours free parking.

Access Help and Resources before your consult...

We appreciate that dealing with pain, fatigue, anxiety, loss of sleep, eating healthily and trying to stay active can be very challenging when you have a chronic condition.  Enjoy access to our resource portal with helpful information and access to our clinical team before your first visit.

 

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