Byron & Ballina Medical Centre
First Light Healthcare provides a comprehensive suite of primary healthcare services and sub-specialties to suit your family's needs.
- Women’s health
- GP Obstetrics
- Child and adolescent health
- Men’s health
- Aged health care – facility and and home visits
- Addiction medicine
- Indigenous health
- Veteran’s health care
- Allied health hearing checks
- Palliative care
- Skin cancer check-up and minor surgery
- Preventative health
- Comprehensive health assessments
- Emergency medicine
- Immunization and travel vaccinations
- Employment, insurance and driving medical examinations
- Chronic disease management
- Mental health
- Relationship and family counselling
- Wound management
- Diabetes education
- Smoking cessation support
- Work injuries and WorkCover care
- Telehealth consultations with specialists
Child and Adolescent Health
Going to the GP can be a daunting experience for young children. Our warm and friendly staff are dedicated to the health and happiness of our patients. We encourage our adolescent patients to make appointments and ensure they are aware of the importance we place on confidentiality. We bulk bill all children under the age of 15 years.
First Light Healthcare provides expert care and support for patients battling drug and alcohol addictions. In appropriate circumstances, we offer patients a supervised detox program at Byron Bay Central Hospital.
Dr Coren provides GP Obstetric support to the Byron Community Birthing Service at Byron Central Hospital. In addition, First Light Healthcare can provide GP Shared-Care with Lismore Base Hospital and Tweed Heads Hospital.
Women’s Health including preconception counselling, contraception counselling, intrauterine device (IUD) insertion and removal, Implanon insertion and removal.
First Light Healthcare is a mixed billing practice, with some doctors Bulk Billing children under 15 years of age, Health Care Card and Pension Card holders (only applicable for eligible appointment types).
All new patients to the clinic are charged at the Full Private Fee on the day regardless of pension or Healthcare card status, thereafter Bulk billing will apply for eligible local patients.
|Consultation Type||Practice Fee||Medicare Rebate||Patient Out-of-Pocket|
|Complex / Long-Consultation||$155||$81.10||$73.90|
PLEASE NOTE Visitors to First Light Healthcare Byron Bay and Ballina, will still pay the Full Private fee regardless of HCC as per our policy.
SATURDAY FEES – First Light Healthcare does not Bulk Bill Pensioners, Children or HCC on a Saturday.
Consultation fees are payable at the time of consultation, and can be made by either Cash, Visa / Mastercard or EFTPOS. For your convenience, we will process the credit of your Medicare rebate to your nominated bank account at the time of payment. The rebate will clear to most commercial bank accounts by close of business on the day of consultation.
Please speak to reception staff or your GP should you have any questions, or email [email protected]