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Life Medical Clinic Bexley
Practice Information
Monday – Friday:
Sunday & Public Holidays:
Home Visits:
After Hours Services:
Shop 2/ 2a Sarsfield Circuit, Bexley North, 2207, P: 8004 9040 F: 8599 8930
8.30am – 12.30pm, 3 - 6pm (Appointments only)
9am - 12pm (Appointments only)
Home Visits are only provided for patients who are unable to attend the practice due to
immobility or severe illness. A cost will be incurred.
Sydney Medical Service, P: 8724 6300
St George Private Hospital, P: 9553 0795 (Mon-Fri: 7-10pm, Weekends: 1-9pm)
GP Help Line: 1800 022 222
Our Practice
Welcome to Life Medical Clinic, Bexley. Our vision is to provide high quality, holistic care that is accessible to all people in the
local area. For continuity of care, we believe it is important to have one primary doctor, and we encourage that you request to see
them when booking appointments. In their absence, all doctors are able to access your clinical records.
Appointments are 10 minutes long, however longer appointments may be requested (& are encouraged) if multiple health issues
need to be addressed. We strive to run on time but unfortunately, due to the complexity of medical issues, this can sometimes be
a challenge. We will inform you of any waiting period when you arrive, & kindly ask for your patience.
*We need at least one hours’ notice to change or cancel an appointment, or a $40 ‘Did Not Attend’ Fee will be charged.
Our Team
Dr Sara Baker (MBChB, DCH, DRANZCOG, FRACGP) – women’s and children’s health, antenatal & post natal care, Implanon
insertion, Mirena coil removal, PAP smears, selected nursing home visits, general practice services. Dr Jo Thomas (Saturdays),
Dr Glorina Susanto (Tuesdays). Reception Staff – Christine Buckley, Christine Shannon. Practice Manager – Tasha Florence
Consultations are bulk billed if you have a current Medicare Card. Please bring your Medicare card for each consultation. If we do
not have all your details, you may be charged a fee. If you are not registered with Medicare, payments will be required. See
reception for rates. Standard visit fee for non-Medicare patients is $60.
Workers compensation and CTP accounts will be invoiced directly to the insurer, providing we have the current claim details;
otherwise you will need to pay the account & seek reimbursement from the insurer.
Other possible costs may be incurred for some investigations and treatments. Please direct any queries to the doctor.
Preventative Care/ Recall System
Our Practice is committed to preventative health care. To foster this, we may send you a reminder letter from time to time, or the
doctor may ask you to return for follow-up or further investigations. If you DO NOT wish to be part of this system, please let us
know at reception.
Prescriptions & Results
You will generally need to make an appointment with your doctor for all prescriptions and test results. Most results are available
in 5 days. Reception staff are not permitted to discuss results with you.
The doctors are happy to respond to your calls, however messages are generally taken if the doctor is busy with a patient. If your
call is an emergency, then please indicate the nature of emergency to the reception staff and the call will be put straight through.
Communication by email is at the request of the doctor.
Urgent Cases
Please notify the staff immediately if you feel you need immediate medical attention. (For example shortness of breath, chest
pains, palpations, severe pain, vomiting, or anything that you are worried about)
This practice is committed to maintaining the confidentiality of your personal health information. Your medical record is a
confidential document. It is the policy of this practice to maintain security of personal health information at all times and to ensure
this information is only available to authorised members of staff. You have the right to access your personal health information
(ID will be required.)
Quality Control
All our clinical staff are committed to ongoing medical education and meet the minimum requirements of their professional
accreditation bodies. The practice facility is accredited by AGPAL, which is a general practice accreditation organisation, to
ensure that practice complies with the highest standards of general practice. We undergo a three yearly accreditation cycle. For
more information on AGPAL visit
Complaints & Feedback
If you have any complaints or suggestions, please drop a note in our “Suggestions” box, or discuss them with the doctor or
practice manager. If a serious complaint needs to be taken elsewhere, contact the Health Care Complaints Unit on 1800 043
This practice has a NO SMOKING policy