See a great doctor in Macquarie today
Access affordable healthcare in Macquarie. Book online now and reserve your appointment with one of our four great GPs.
NHC members can bulk bill their appointment and access a broad range of medical procedures, including preventative health checks and minor surgeries.
For non-members, you can have a Standard GP appointment for $70. You will have the opportunity to join as a member when you attend the clinic.
Getting to the NHC Macquarie Medical Centre
Our Macquarie clinic is located at the Macquarie shops off Lachlan St, less than 2kms from the Jamison Centre and Belconnen Town Centre. There is plenty of parking onsite, and though sadly no buses pass directly by the clinic the 32 can drop you a short walk from the clinic. A Priceline Pharmacy is conveniently located right next door for all your chemist needs.
You can see one of our great doctors at the following times
|Monday||8:30am - 5:00pm|
|Tuesday||8:30am - 5:00pm|
|Wednesday||8:30am - 5:00pm|
|Thursday||8:30am - 5:00pm|
|Friday||8:30am - 5:00pm|
NHC Macquarie Medical CentreMacquarie Shops, 5 Macquarie Pl, Macquarie ACT 2614, Australia
Macquarie services and clinicians
We have 4 GPs and a Practice Nurse at our Macquarie medical practice. As well as general health, our team has expertise in a range of areas including:
- Family and children’s health
- Flu shots and vaccinations
- Women’s and Men’s health
- Preventative health checks including skin checks, asthma and diabetes
- Aged care
- Indigenous health
- Minor Surgeries, wound care and occupational assessments
- Mental Health Care Plans
Dr Shiva Lotfi
Dr Shiva commenced her work at the National Health Co-op as a registered General Practitioner in 2019, following extensive work experience and training in general practice in Iran.
Prior to joining the National Health Co-op, Dr Shiva practiced as a General Practitioner at Valiasr Clinic in Iran.
Dr Shiva obtained her medical degree from Tehran University of Medical Sciences in Iran.
Dr Joe Oguns
Joe commenced his work at the National Health Co-op as a registered General Practitioner in 2012 following extensive work experience and training in Queensland, South Africa, Botswana and Nigeria.
Prior to joining the National Health Co-op, Joe practiced at Hervey Bay Hospital in Queensland.
Joe obtained his primary medical degree from the University of Ilorin in Nigeria. He obtained a Master of Medicine in Family Medicine from the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa. Joe is also a fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, holds an AMC certificate and a Graduate Diploma in Occupational and Environmental Health from Monash University.
AREAS OF PARTICULAR INTEREST: Occupational Health, Minor Procedures, Aged Care, Men’s Health.
Dr Rasika Rajapakse
Dr. Rasika commenced her work at the National Health Co-op as a registered General Practitioner in 2014, following extensive work experience and training in Sri Lanka.
Dr. Rasika obtained her medical degree from the University of Sri Jayawardenapura, Sri Lanka. She obtained an MSc in Clinical Genetics from University of Colombo, Sri Lanka and Post Graduate Diploma in Health Informatics from George Brown College, Toronto, Canada. Rasika is also a fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.
AREAS OF PARTICULAR INTEREST: Children’s Health, Maternal Health, Chronic Disease Management, Skin Checks.
Dr Yifang Wu
Yifang commenced her work at the National Health Co-op as a registered general practitioner registrar in August 2019. Following extensive work experience and training at Canberra, Wagga Wagga and Queanbeyan.
Prior to joining the National Health Co-op, Yifang practiced as a general practitioner registrar at Queanbeyan GP Super Clinic.
Yifang obtained her medical degree from the Australian National University in Canberra.
Keith commenced her work at the National Health Co-op as a Practice Nurse in November 2015 following extensive work experience and training in Baguio City, Philippines.
Prior to joining the National Health Co-op, Keith practiced as a Registered Nurse/Nurse Unit Manager at Harbison Care.
Keith obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from the Saint Louis University in the Philippines.
Dr Shiva Lotfi
Dr Joe Oguns
Medical Director, General Practitioner
Dr Rasika Rajapakse
Dr Yifang Wu
Looking for allied health services such as psychology and physiotherapy? These are available at other NHC locations and bulk billed to members with a valid Medicare Card.
Our Covid Precautions
Patient safety and comfort is never compromised at the NHC. During the COVID-19 pandemic we’re working closely with Government to continue to offer our services without putting the community at risk.
Centre Safety Precautions
- Social distancing is strictly applied within our reception and clinical areas, in line with the latest Government advice.
- Masks and hand sanitiser are readily available for patients when they arrive.
- Telehealth appointments are available for those who would prefer not to attend the clinic in person.
Telehealth is a great way to get medical advice from the comfort of your own home. Due to the pandemic, there are certain patients who we strongly advise not to attend the clinic in person. Please book for Telehealth if you have;
- COVID symptoms and are yet to receive a negative test result.
- Returned from overseas in the last 14 days.
- Visited a COVID hotspot in the last 14 days.
Looking for a bulk billing doctor in Macquarie?
If you are looking for a bulk billing doctor in Macquarie, you have come to the right place. We offer a range of bulk billed services for members, with just a small selection of detailed procedures incurring a cost.
This means that when you sign up for an NHC membership you will be able to see a bulk billing doctor when you need to, all year round. This is great value for Canberra families, students, seniors and individuals and includes access to the NHC Macquarie as well as our other locations in the ACT and Yass.
Bulk Billing healthcare in the ACT and Yass
We provide bulk billed GP services to members at our 9 clinics across the ACT and Yass. This covers standard GP appointments, health checks and many vaccinations, with just a few detailed procedures incurring an out of pocket cost. Non-members can access standard GP appointments for $70.
Affordable family healthcare
Unlimited bulk-billed healthcare for you and your family all year round as a member.
Bulk billed by appointment
Forget long wait times, get access to a bulk billed GP at a time that suits you.
More than a doctor
We are a not-for-profit, cooperative organisation. Members have ownership and ensure that the local community benefits.