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Onsite Services

South East Radiology

Services:

  • CT
  • Ultrasound
  • General X-Ray

Capital Pathology

Services

  • Specialised collections:
  • Courier services
  • Blood Bank and transfusion service
  • Bone Marrow collections
  • Fine Needle Aspiration
  • Frozen section diagnosis
  • Cervical Screening Testing
  • Drug Testing
  • Genetic testing 
  • Blood pressure monitoring
  • COVID travel Japan
  • COVID travel RT-PCR
  • COVID travel RT-PCR + IgM
  • ECG
  • Holter Monitor

Bega Valley Skin Cancer and Cosmetic Clinic

Services:

  • Skin checks and screenings
  • Patient education and prevention
  • Surgical removal of skin cancers (both simple and complex)
  • Non-surgical treatment of skin cancers and premalignant conditions
  • Anti-wrinkle injections
  • Dermal fillers
  • Medical therapeutic treatments using anti-wrinkle injections

Hospital Support

Pambula Hospital is the closest public hospital (less than 50 beds), it has a Nurse-led Assessment, Treatment, and Care Centre (ATC) for walk-in patients. The ATC is for minor injuries and illnesses and is open 8.00am to 8.00pm seven days a week. There is a NSW Ambulance Service station at Merimbula.

Bega (less than 30 min drive) is home to South East Regional Hospital, which opened in 2016. It offers emergency department bays, medical and surgical inpatient beds, a maternity unit, a critical care unit, operating theatres including day surgery, renal dialysis chairs, oncology area, separate mental health unit and a sub-acute rehabilitation unit.

Allied Health Services

The Bega Valley has access to a network of Allied Health Services including optometry, physiotherapy, dietetics, psychology, occupational medicine and many more.

For a list of Health Services available in the Bega Valley region, check out My Community Directory.

Specialists

Merimbula has access to a number of specialists, who are either here on a permanent basis or visit the area regularly.  These include:

  • Cardiology
  • Cardio Thoracic Surgeons
  • Dermatology
  • ENT
  • Endocrinology
  • Gastroenterology
  • General Surgeons
  • Geriatrician
  • Haematology
  • Neurology
  • Obstetrician
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Paediatrician
  • General Physicians
  • Urology