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Longford Medical Services mission is to achieve a level of service and professionalism in the delivery of General Medicine to the people in the surrounding communities comparable to the expectations of world’s best practice.

Goals

1) To provide the highest possible standard of holistic medical care to the community.

2) To provide a happy and productive work environment with mutual respect between staff.

3) To maintain the highest standards of work practice.

4) To maintain a premier teaching environment for Registrars and undergraduate students.

Values

We work with the following values in mind:

  • Patient service, both external and internal.
  • Honesty and mutual respect.
  • Innovation.
  • A safe and secure work environment.
  • Consistently high quality or reporting.
  • Dedication and commitment to the practice and to one another.
  • Continuity of Patient Care.
  • We value doctors participating in professional eduction development in line with current accepted standards and expectation.
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About Longford Medical Centre

The Longford Medical Centre serves the people of Longford and surrounding areas, including the towns of Cressy, Perth, Bracknell and Evandale.

We are an AGPAL accredited practice and are proud to have received the RACGP National General Practice of the Year 2007 award.

The Longford surgery has seven consulting rooms and two treatment rooms. There is a branch practice located at Perth which has two consulting rooms and is open every morning.

We specialise in all types of family medicine and provide minor surgery. We are a fully computerised practice, utilizing computer based ECG and Spirometry.

We have allied health professionals including a diabetes educator, dietician and hearing service attending the practice on a regular basis.

The Toosey Nursing Home is located a 2 minute walk away and the Doctors at the practice have access to two acute medical beds at this facility.

The practice has been teaching Registrars and Medical Students for many years and has in place an excellent support structure to assist trainees.

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Longford Church

The picturesque country town of Longford is located less than a 30 minute drive from the Northern Tasmania city of Launceston.

Amongst its many historic attractions are Christ Church, a sandstone building which dates from 1839; the Queen’s Arms (a stuccoed Georgian hotel dating from 1835), the Blenheim Hotel (1846) and the former Tattersall’s Hotel (1860) now the Longford Library.

Longford also boasts many historic homes such as Longford House (1839), ‘Old Norley’ (1838) and Brickendon (1826). Nearby is the well known Woolmers Estate (1817) which hosts the National Rose Garden.

As well as the many historical points of interest Longford has modern sports facilities, a council run gym, national award winning bakery and offers a variety of small shops.

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AGPAL Accredited General Practice

We are delighted to announce that our practice has been awarded Accreditation by Australian General Practice Accreditation Limited (AGPAL).

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This award acknowledges the high quality of our medical practice. AGPAL Surveyors consider many aspects of general practice using standards set by the RACGP. These standards address key features from communication with patients to system management. To achieve accreditation it is necessary that the practice provide quality, comprehensive and continuing care to the patients in a caring environment.

Patients can be reassured that our practice ensures that their health , their rights and their needs are our top priority. We encourage our patients to complete evaluation forms and place suggestions in our suggestion box to enable us to continue to provide our excellent level of care.

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The Longford Medical Centre serves the people of Longford and surrounding areas, including the towns of Cressy, Perth, Bracknell and Evandale.

We are an AGPAL accredited practice and are proud to have received the RACGP National General Practice of the Year 2007 award.

The Longford surgery has five consulting rooms and two treatment rooms. There is a branch practice located at Perth which has two consulting rooms and is open every morning.

We specialise in all types of family medicine and provide minor surgery. We are a fully computerised practice, utilizing computer based ECG and Spirometry.

We have allied health professionals including a diabetes educator, dietician and hearing service attending the practice on a regular basis.

The Toosey Nursing Home is located a 2 minute walk away and the Doctors at the practice have access to two acute medical beds at this facility.

The practice has been teaching Registrars and Medical Students for many years and has in place an excellent support structure to assist trainees.

The picturesque country town of Longford is located less than a 30 minute drive from the Northern Tasmania city of Launceston.

Amongst its many historic attractions are Christ Church, a sandstone building which dates from 1839; the Queen’s Arms (a stuccoed Georgian hotel dating from 1835), the Blenheim Hotel (1846) and the former Tattersall’s Hotel (1860) now the Longford Library.

Longford also boasts many historic homes such as Longford House (1839), ‘Old Norley’ (1838) and Brickendon (1826). Nearby is the well known Woolmers Estate (1817) which hosts the National Rose Garden.

As well as the many historical points of interest Longford has modern sports facilities, a council run gym, national award winning bakery and offers a variety of small shops.

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