At Carina Medical and Specialist Centre we now offer you the convenience of extended opening hours. To assist you with meeting the demands of a busy lifestyle, our practice is open until 8pm  Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings. In addition, we offer the services of a female practitioner on Tuesday evenings until 8pm. Book your appointment online now or phone our friendly reception staff.

Practice Hours - Welcome Dr Rebecca Schembri - Appointments Available

Our practice is now open extended hours for your convenience

7am – 7pm
7am - 7pm
7am - 8pm
7am - 8pm
7am - 6pm
8am - 12pm
9am – 12pm

Public holiday opening hours will be displayed within the practice or visit our website for current details. Should you require medical attention outside normal practice hours. Home visits can be organised through our after hours service - Brisbane After Hours Doctors 1300 4663 37


Practice Fees

Carina Medical and Specialist Centre is a quality private billing general practice and our fees are based on the length of consultation. We are not a bulk billing practice. Payment is required at the time of consultation by Cash, Eftpos or Credit Card. We have the ability to process your Medicare rebate immediately for your convenience. For futher information in relation to our charges please speak to our friendly reception team.

Patient Test Results

Your doctor or pathology collector will advise you when they expect the results of tests or procedures to arrive at the practice. We ask that you contact our Practice Nurse to find out your results and what they mean for your care. If your results require further follow up with your practitioner, the Practice Nurse will contact you to schedule an appointment.

Appointment Scheduling

Scheduling an appointment is essential to minimize consultation waiting time. We ask that where possible you advise our staff if you believe a longer consultation or Nursing assistance is required. Emergency situations are given priority and our staff will attempt to contact you prior to your arrival to advise of any delays that may affect your appointment time.  On-Line Booking system is available for your convenience.  See link to Appointuit on our website .

Translating and Interpreting Services

This practice accommodates the need of patients who may require assistance if they are unable to speak English or they are hearing impaired. We are able to arrange interpreter services to patients for free. Please ask our reception staff if you require an interpreter to be organised.

Your Privacy

This consent form is written in accordance with Carina Medical and Specialist Centre’s Privacy Policy (March 2014). If you wish to read this document in full prior to signing, we can provide you with a hard copy. Alternatively, our policy can be found electronically through our website. Please ask a receptionist for more information. We use the information you provide to manage your health care. You can assist in maintaining the accuracy of your information by advising the practice of any changes to your address, phone numbers or Medicare details.  We are not a bulk billing practice. Please speak to the receptionist BEFORE your appointment if you have any queries about our Doctor’s billing policies. Please be advised that you are free to withdraw, alter or restrict your consent at any time by notifying this practice in writing.

Your Rights

If you have a problem we would like to hear about it. Please feel free to talk to your doctor or receptionist. You may prefer to write to us or use the suggestion box. We take your concerns, suggestions and complaints seriously. Alternatively, ask to see the Practice Manager regarding your concern, which will be fully investigated and appropriate action taken. Should you be dissatisfied about the way your complaint has been handled you can contact the Health Quality and Complaints Commission on 1800 077 308.