To make an appointment at the medical centre at Newcastle campus (Callaghan) please either call 4921 6000 or visit the Health Service.

Make an appointment at Newcastle

Appointments

  • phone 4921 6000
  • visit the Health Service

When making your appointment you can request to see a particular doctor.

Appointments are necessary (except for emergencies) and are usually fifteen minutes. If you think you need more time, please tell the receptionist when making your appointment.

Please arrive 10 minutes early for your first appointment to complete the paperwork.

Opening times

Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm both during semester and recess.

Location

We are located on Level 1, Student Services Centre at the Newcastle campus at Callaghan.

Most consultations are done here, however home visits are available for patients who can't attend because of their medical condition and either live on-campus or within 15 minutes travelling time of campus.

After hours care

If you need urgent medical attention outside of our operating hours, please telephone 4921 6000 and a recorded message will give you our after hours arrangements. This practice provides 24 hour care for our patients through GP Access which operates after 6pm on weekdays, on weekends from 12pm Saturday, and public holidays. On Saturday mornings you can attend the Broadmeadow Medical Centre by phoning 4041 4400.

Emergencies

Each day some appointments are kept for emergencies. If you feel you need to see a doctor urgently, please discuss it with the nurse.

In an emergency you can also attend the Accident and Emergency Department of either:

  • John Hunter Hospital (Lookout Road, New Lambton)
  • Newcastle Mater Hospital (Edith Road, Waratah)
  • Belmont Hospital (Croudace Bay Road, Belmont)
  • Maitland Hospital (High Street, Maitland).

If you need an ambulance please call 000.

Doctors and hours

Doctor

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Dr Brookman

Morning

-

-

Afternoon

-

Dr Murugasu

-

All day

-

-

All day

Dr Gaunson

-

All day

Morning

All day

Morning

Dr Shah

Afternoon

Afternoon

All day

All day

All day

Dr Schien

-

-

All day

-

All day

Dr Paterson

-

Morning

-

-

-

Dr Gupta

All day

-

All day

-

-

Dr Prasad

Morning

Morning

-

Morning

-

Dr Hackworthy

Morning

-

All day

-

-

We also have registered nurses available who work closely with the doctors, attend most emergencies on campus and treat minor injuries when it may not be necessary to see a doctor.