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Central Queensland – Fast Tracking Your Fertility Treatment with our Partnering GP’s

IVF is affordable - image of a positive pregnancy test. Fast track your fertility treatment with Fertility Solutions.

Living in regional Queensland does not mean you can’t access lower-cost fertility care locally.  Fast track your fertility treatment with our partnering GP’s.

Accessing Local Care 

Fertility Solutions Bundaberg receives patient referrals from as far North as Rockhampton and as far West as Mount Isa.  We acknowledge that Central Queensland patients are happy to travel to our Bundaberg clinic to access our services (which include low cost and bulk billed* cycles). However, we have found that we needed to improve on how some services could be streamlined for our patients. These include being able to fast track your fertility treatment access by having local options.  

The initial stages of fertility treatment require both partners to undergo fertility screening and investigations.  These can include pelvic ultrasounds, blood tests, semen analysis, and the taking of your medical history.  The normal process for most patients up until now is for  a GP to refer them to a specialist fertility doctor.  Central Queensland patients who want to access our services (which include low cost or bulk-billed* treatments) then travel to Bundaberg to have a private consultation with one of our fertility specialists.  At this meeting, the specialist orders the appropriate tests and investigations. The patient is required to return for a second appointment (in Bundaberg) around 5-6 weeks later to discuss the results and plan for fertility treatment. 

In an attempt to streamline processes and make access to treatment easier for patients, Fertility Solutions has partnered with local GP’s in both Gladstone and Rockhampton. These GP’s are aware of the appropriate screening tests and investigations that need to be organised prior to referring to our fertility specialists.  What this means to patients, is at the first appointment with one of our fertility specialists, they will already have all the appropriate test results and information to help them understand your situation and advise on the most appropriate treatment for you.  Generally, patients will only be required to travel to Bundaberg once before starting their cycle. Additionally, medication education and planning for your cycle with a nurse can be performed via phone or skype.  Tests that are performed during your treatment can be performed locally in Rockhampton and Gladstone.  Patients will be required to travel a second time to Bundaberg to have the procedures, however partnering with local GP will dramatically reduce travel and the time it takes before a patient can start a treatment cycle. 

Rockhampton Partnering GP’s

City Heart Medical

Patients can book an appointment with either:

  • Dr Brad Lorraway
  • Dr Michael Keating
  • Rick Kruger

Gladstone GP’s

Gladstone GP Superclinic

Patients can book an appointment with either:

  • Dr Barbara Panitz
  • Dr Danni Gitsham

 

Important Note:

  • Please contact the GP clinics directly to book an appointment
  • Both partners (including same-sex couples) will need to make an appointment with a GP and will both need to undergo testing.
  • When you book an appointment with our partnering GP’s please ensure you mention you would like a fertility consultation. Please book a long consultation.

All investigations and screening tests required will be bulk billed.

Highest Quality of Care and Services

Fertility Solutions Sunshine Coast and Bundaberg clinics undergo an annual, independent accreditation review to ensure our processes, treatments, and services are of the highest standard.  Although our clinics are both in regional cities, our processes and services need to comply with the standards as set by the Fertility Society of Australia (FSA).  What this means for patients is that the level of care, service, and results are not compromised by the location.

Fast Track Your Fertility Treatment While Accessing Low Cost and Affordable Options with Fertility Solutions

If you are not ready to speak with a GP or Specialist, we can organise a free phone consult with a fertility nurse.  It is confidential and there are no obligations to continue.  We are here to help answer your questions.  Click here to send a request for a call with a nurse.

*Conditions apply with bulk billed treatments, to learn more click here.

 

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