Did you know that your average GP appointment lasts between 10-15 minutes? Yes, that’s about it! And the timer starts the moment your GP reviews your records, right before your name gets called by the GP. It includes the time taken to walk into the GP’s consultation room, settle down comfortably, detail out your problems and comprehend the GP’s advice and write out a prescription!
Australian healthcare offers a unique bulk billing medical service whereby you can access clinical treatments at no cost. It simply means that you don't have to pay a fee to get yourself tested; rather, the doctor you visit bills Medicare directly. So, you can be spared out-of-pocket expenses and can avail of medical attention as and when needed.