Philosphy Of Care
“The Doctors at Lavington and Thurgoona are united in providing a service of the highest possible standard to our patients and a fulfilling workplace for all.”
The Doctors at Lavington and Thurgoona are general medical practices that look after and care for patients from all walks of life and cultural backgrounds in a modern and welcoming environment.
We commit to high ethical standards, a trusting and engaging doctor – patient relationship as well as the ability and capacity to evolve and include new ideas and concepts to ensure optimal, compassionate and evidence based medical care for our local and wider community in all their different stages of health.
Our Values, We Value...
Treat other team members as you want to be treated.
Treat patients as you would want to be treated.
All team members contributions are valued.
Team members have different expertise.
Respect for all team members and their decisions.
Friendly happy disposition towards all team members and visitors.
Behave in a positive and harmonious manner.
Changes are notified to all team and visitors where possible.
Display an orderly and neat work environment.
Monitor and review appointment bookings to ensure efficiencies.
Patient needs match GP expertise.
Thorough explanation to patients so they are fully informed.
Greet patients promptly.
Protect each other as you would yourself.
Consider the impact of your decisions and your behaviours.
Assist the team achieving their individual accomplishments.
Remain focused on delivering an excellent service.
Acknowledge individual achievements.
Understand mistakes happen; this creates learning opportunities.
Respond to mistakes quickly and appropriately without blame.
Respect individual differences.
The Region - Albury/Wodonga...
Lavington is a suburb of Albury, located 10 mins from central Albury.
Albury Wodonga is an inspiring corner of Australia offering the perfect compromise between a fast paced city life and quiet country existence. It affords an enviable lifestyle being located on Australia’s greatest river, the Murray, with wineries, lakes, historic towns, snow resorts and the high country close by.
Living in Albury Wodonga offers the opportunity for a unique lifestyle, a supportive community, a safe and stimulating environment in which to raise and educate a family, diverse career opportunities, and a true sense of belonging. Albury Wodonga offers a range of community, cultural, sporting and social activities as well as outstanding education and health services.
Albury Wodonga is situated on the Murray River, at the foothills of the Victorian alps and is Australia’s busiest inland corridor between Canberra, Sydney and Melbourne.
Albury Wodonga is one of Australia’s fastest growing economic regions and is home to a broad range of industries that offer a wide variety of employment opportunities. The top five employment sectors are in the manufacturing, retail, education, health and professional service industries.
With a climate described as Mediterranean, Albury Wodonga’s seasonal changes are clearly marked; hot dry summer, mild autumns and springs, and cool winters. Throughout the year the skies are frequently clear and blue. Residents and visitors can enjoy a healthy, pollution free atmosphere all year round. Any time of the year is great for touring this magnificent region on the Murray.
Albury Wodonga is one of the largest inland population centres in Australia with a combined population of 94,000. It services outlying regions north past Holbrook, east to Corryong, south to the snowfields and west to Yarrawonga, with over 176,000 people living within a 100 kilometre radius.
Located just 3 hours (300km), by road, from Melbourne, 6 hours (560km) from Sydney, and 4 hours (350km) from Canberra.
Albury Wodonga is situated on the major rail link between Melbourne and Sydney. Day and night express services run between the two capital cities with travel times from Sydney and Melbourne similar to driving.
Albury Airport, located ten minutes from the centre of Albury and 15 minutes from Wodonga, operates multiple daily flights to Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra and regional centres.
The Doctors at Lavington
347 Wagga Road, Lavington NSW 2641
Mon - Thurs: 8.30am - 8.00pm
Friday: 8.30am - 5.00pm
Saturday 9.00am - 1.00pm
(will close earlier if there is no demand for services)