Your local GP may not be able to issue you with a diving medical, they must have completed a separate course in diving medicine. The two doctors closest to Scuba World who issue these medicals are:
Maroochydore 7 Day Medical Centre
Dr. John Kenefake
150 Horton Parade, Maroochydore
(07) 5443 2122
Medicine on Second
50 Second Avenue, Maroochydore
(07) 5443 9455
Suncoast Christian Health Centre
Dr. Peter Herbet
3 Lavarack Crescent, Buderim
(07) 5445 1062
You need to book in for a recreational diving medical AS4005.1
To find a diving doctor closer to home, visit South Pacific Underwater Medicine Society. Type in your suburb or postcode and see if there are any in your area.
For more information on dive medicine visit the Divers Alert Network (DAN). They provide a 24 hour diving emergency hotline, diving insurance and advice on medical issues.