To make an Appointment, it is best to call the Ballarat Surgicentre team on (03) 5303 0190 between the hours of
8.30 am – 5 pm Monday – Friday.
It is generally best to ensure that you have a current referral
(NB. referrals expire after 12 months from referral date).
If you do not have a referral you will not be able to claim
any money back from Medicare.
Reception staff will assist with appointment availability
and approximate fees. If you require an urgent appointment,
it is best to ask your referring doctor to contact
the Ballarat Surgicentre directly.
Australian Charter of Healthcare Rights
For more information on this, please refer to our Link Page for a summary.
Feedback and Suggestions
The Ballarat Surgicentre values feedback from patients and consumers as we are always looking to improve. We encourage feedback as part of our commitment to the highest standards of safety, security and comfort. Suggestions can be forwarded to the below email or placed in the confidential Suggestions Feedback box located at reception.
Mrs Kelly Buckland.
Clinical Services Manager
Phone: 03 5303 0190
We also have a Consumer Liaison Representative, Mrs Joanne Dowie who can be contacted by calling 03 5303 0190. Jo is available at site to listen to patient feedback.
Patient Recommendations- Complaints Process
We recognize the customer right to make a complaint and welcome the opportunity to improve standards by actively identifying areas of concern in current performance. Should you wish to lodge a complaint or discuss recommendations, please contact the complaints officer:
Ms Maria Souflas
Phone: 03 5303 0190
If you are still not satisfied, please contact the:
Health Services Commissioner
Complaints and Information
Phone: 1300 582 113
Fax: (03) 9032 3111
The Ballarat Surgicentre has a Credentialing (MSP -06) and Open Disclosure policy (MSP – 36) to comply with the Department of Health requirements. A copy of these policies can be obtained by contacting the Clinical Services Manager, Mrs Kelly Buckland on 03 5303 0190.
Policy to acknowledge and pay respect to the Traditional owners of the land, and Aboriginal Elders both past and present
The Ballarat Surgicentre would like to acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as Australia’s First People and Traditional Custodians.
We value their cultures, identities, and continuing connection to country, waters, kin and community.
We pay our respects to Elders past and present and are committed to making a positive contribution to the wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, by providing services that are welcoming, safe, culturally appropriate and inclusive.
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