×

Our services


General / Laparoscopic Surgery
Hernia Surgery
Endoscopy
Colorectal Surgery
Endocrine
Breast Surgery
Emergency Surgery

FAQ's

What you need to know with us.

WHAT TO BRING

New patients need a referral from your GP or Physician.
Latest Results Xrays or any other correspondence pertinent to your appointment.
Medicare card, Private Health Details: level of cover.
Veterans affairs details; colour level.
Workers Comp Details; claim number, insurer, case manager contact details.
Health History (from your original GP/Practice) if you are new to Tamworth, New England and surrounding districts.
DURATION OF APPOINTMENTS
Around 15-45 minutes

COVID regulation restricts person per square mtr in our rooms. Please do not arrive more than 15 minutes prior to your appointment, if you do then please let us know you have arrived (to fill out relevant forms) and then you may wait in your vehicle prior to being called.

Urgent appointments generally take a little longer
We pride ourselves in running on time, however Post Call and Emergency Theatre can delay appointments, but we let you know if this happens. It is always wise to call ahead.
HOW DO I PAY
Eftpos facilities are available. Cash is accepted. If you qualify for Health Wise it is the patients responsibility to have this organised prior to appointment. Please note we are not a bulk billing practice.
MEDICARE REBATES
If your bank account details are registered with Medicare we will submit the claim for you whilst you are finalising your visit to New England Surgical. You will receive your medicare rebate directly into your bank account.
PARKING
Off street parking is available at the rear of the building, entrance via Johnston Street.
Disabled parking at the rear of the building (entrance via Johnston Street).
Bus stop directly out front of NEW ENGLAND SURGICAL 28 Dean street.
Wheelchair available and we accommodate those who are sight impaired.
HOSPITAL ADMISSION
We can assist in your admission forms and guide you through your progress to recovery. The patient is responsible to submit their admission form.
TRRH admission desk is to the left of the information desk at the front entrance.
Tamara Private Hospital Admission desk is to the left as you go through the front entrance. Online admission is also available at Tamara Private Hospital.
Please be respectful of all COVID-19 protocols at each Hospital an also in our consulting rooms.
BLOOD TESTS XRAY & IMAGING
Staff can help you book / organise your appointments.
DISABLED FACILITIES
Entire surgery is on level ground for those who are sight impaired or in a wheel chair. We have disabled bathroom for those in need.