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Welcome to Elwood Family Clinic

Thank you for choosing Elwood Family Clinic for your medical care.

Forms

Please complete the Registration Form and the Medical Summary Form before your first appointment.

Completing the forms

Please open both forms by clicking on the links below. The blank forms will open in Google Drive (no sign in required). You can't complete the forms in Google Drive. There are three options for completing the forms.

  1. Print the blank forms from Google Drive by clicking on the 'printer' symbol at the top right hand side of the webpage. Complete the forms as handwritten hardcopies. If you wish to have electronic copies of your completed forms, scan the completed forms to your computer or to your device.

  2. Download the blank forms from Google Drive by clicking on the 'downward arrow' symbol at the top right hand side of the webpage. Complete the downloaded forms as electronic copies online on your computer or device. When completed, please save the forms to your computer or device. If you wish to have hardcopies of your completed forms, please print the PDF file that you saved to your computer or device.

  3. Download the blank forms from Google Drive by clicking on the 'downward arrow' symbol at the top right hand side of the webpage. Print the forms as blank forms, and complete the forms as handwritten hardcopies. If you wish to have electronic copies of your completed forms, scan the completed forms to your computer or to your device.

Submitting the forms - two options

There are two options.

  1. Hand the completed forms in-person to the receptionist at Elwood Family Clinic. Under the Clinic's Privacy Policy, the receptionist will not look at the Medical Summary Form. However, the receptionist will transcribe the information on the Registration Form into the Clinic's information management system.

  2. Submit the completed forms by secure encrypted transmission through Ozdocsonline. This is the preferred option.

Please do not submit the forms using standard email. Standard email is not secure. Standard email should not be used for personal health information.

Submitting the forms through Ozdocsonline

  1. If you already have an Ozdocsonline account with Elwood Family Clinic, go to (7)

  2. Go to Ozdocsonline - Elwood Family Clinic

  3. Click 'Create an Account' on the right hand side of the webpage

  4. Enter your details (minimum information required, first name, last name, date of birth, email address)

  5. An email will be sent to your email address from Ozdocsonline. This will show your username. Click on the link in the email to activate your account and to set your password.

  6. Click on the Patient Agreement. You are now an active, registered Ozdocsonline patient at Elwood Family Clinic. Patients who have consulted Dr Baird at Elwood Family Clinic can use Elwood Family Clinic's Ozdocsonline services. Your account needs to be verified by Dr Baird before you can use eConsults and Pathology results. Your account will be verified if your personal details in patient registration match your personal details in your clinical record.

  7. Send an email to efc1@bigpond.net.au . Subject line: 'Attention: Dr Baird'; Body of email: 'Request to submit forms', your first name and last name, or your Ozdocsonline username. No other information is required. Please do not attach the forms to this email.

  8. Within 24 hours Dr Baird will send you a secure encrypted message through Ozdocsonline. Please reply to this message, including the forms as attachments. This message and its transmission are secure and encrypted. Once the forms have been downloaded from Ozdocsonline to the Elwood Family Clinic information management system, the message and the forms will be deleted from Ozdocsonline.

The following links open the Forms as files in Google Drive.