Info For New Patients

Once a referral has been received by Lake Macquarie Paediatrics then an appointment may be made. Please call (02) 4910 0805 to speak to our reception staff to make arrangements.

To ensure your time with the Specialist is maximised, please arrive 10 minutes prior to the appointment to allow time to ensure all your details are recorded in our system.

What to bring on the day: 

  • Blue Book
  • Results of previous relevant investigations: blood tests, x-rays/ultrasounds, hearing tests
  • Reports relevant to your child such as occupational therapy, speech pathology, physiotherapy and psychology assessments
  • Medicare card – registration of your bank account details with Medicare results in the Medicare Rebate being transferred into your account within 48 hours
  • Payment for consultation is required on the day in full. Payments may be made by cash, credit card or EFTPOS.

IMPORTANT – Cancellations: If you are unable to attend your appointment, please provide the clinic with 48 hours notice so your appointment time may be offered to another family. Failure to do so may incur a cancellation fee.