Policies and Appointments


After Hours Cover When Dr McAdam is unavailable, urgent medical enquiries should be directed to the paediatrician \"on call\" for Dandenong Hospital by phoning 9387 1000 and asking for the Dandenong Paediatrician to be paged.

Missed Appointments Failure to attend a consultation without 24 hours notice or extenuating circumstances will incur a fee.

Prescriptions without a consultation Prescriptions may be written without a consutlation for some medications. A fee of $5.00 will be charged. Stimulant medication for ADHD will ONLY be prescribed as part of a consultation.

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Once you have a referral from your doctor, phone 9708 1200 to make an appointment. Often there is a waiting period of up to 6 weeks. Ask your doctor to phone Dr McAdam if the problem is more urgent. Please give 24 hours notice of cancellation or a fee will be charged. Cancellations allow patients from the waiting list to be fitted in.