Frequently Asked Questions
Where is Norwest GI located?
Norwest GI is located at:
Suite 302, Q Central
10 Norbrik Drive
Bella Vista NSW 2153
Is there parking close by?
Parking is available on site at the Q Central. Alternatively, there are ample parking at Norwest Private Hospital next door..
How soon can I see a Norwest GI surgeon?
Patients with urgent referrals will be seen within 48 hours.
What is the cost for a consultation?
We are not a bulk billing practice. You will be required to pay for your consultation on the day. Initial consultations are charged at $220. Subsequent consultations are $120. You will receive part of the fee back from Medicare. Fees will be discounted for pensioners and on a discreationary basis. Fee for all procedures will be advised at the time of booking.
What is I don’t have private health insurance?
Norwest GI surgeons all have public hospital appointments and are able to offer your surgical treatment at no cost in the public hospital system..
What do I need to bring for my first consultation?
Consultations are by appointment only
Please bring with you the following:
- GP referral
- All recent imaging (e.g. X-ray, ultrasound, CT, MRI etc) and any biopsy or blood test results
- Medicare Card and Health Fund details
- List of all your medications and drug allergies
IMPORTANT: Please arrive 10 minutes earlier than your scheduled appointment as you might need to fill out an information sheet