Patients

Doctors on Centre offers comprehensive care to all patients.

Our Services include (but are not limited to);

    • Women’s Health (including pap smears, family planning and antenatal shared care)
    • Men’s Health
    • Children’s Health (including childhood vaccinations)
    • Health/Medical assessments (including 4 Yr Old, 45yr+, 75yr+)
    • Immunisation and Vaccinations
    • Work cover / Pre Employment Medicals
    • Travel medicine
    • Minor procedures
    • GP Management /Team Care Plans
    • Asthma Action Plans
    • Medications Reviews
    • Mental Health Care
    • RTA / Insurance Medicals
    • Preventative Health Advice and Education
    • Skin Cancer Checks
    • Diabetes Management
    • Quit Smoking Advice

Emergencies

If you have an urgent Medical issue that is NOT life threatening, please proceed directly to the Medical Practice and a Doctor will attend to you as soon as possible. If you have a medical or life threatening emergency, please do not ring for an appointment, dial 000 for an Ambulance or proceed to your nearest Emergency Department.

Closest Emergency Department

The closest emergency departments to Doctors on Centre is:

Monash Medical Centre
246 Clayton Road, Clayton
T: 03 9594 6666

Private Hospital Emergency Departments nearby are:

  • Cabrini in Malvern
    T: 03 9508 1500
  • The Valley Private Hospital, Mulgrave
    T: 03 9790 9333

The Ambulance Service

This is available 24 hours a day for any emergency.  Call 000 for assistance. You will be asked to provide information about the patient and your location, including the nearest corner intersection.

After Hours Care

If you require medical care outside of the normal practice hours please contact our after-hours provider, National Home Doctor Service 137425.

Fees

Doctors On Centre is a Private Billing clinic and we require full payment of your account on the day of your visit. We are able to process your Medicare refund immediately through our on line or tyro facility. We accept cash, cheques, credit cards and EFTPOS. If you are being bulk billed, you will need to present your medicare card and assign your medicare rebate to the doctor consulted.

Pensioners and Health Care Card holders are charged a fee of $54.05 for a standard consultation on Monday to Friday. Medicare will rebate $37.05 leaving a gap of $17. This fee will apply for the 1st and 2nd Visit of the month. Any further visits required in the calendar month will be bulk billed. Visits on Saturday attract a gap of $22.

Adult patients are charged a fee of $64.05 for a standard consultation on Monday to Friday. Medicare will rebate $37.05 leaving a gap of $27. This fee will apply for the 1st and 2nd Visit of the month. Any further visits required in the calendar month will be bulk billed. Visits on Saturday attract a gap fee of $32.

Overseas patients without a Medicare Card, and with NIB Overseas Visitors Health Cover, will not be charged an out of pocket fee.

As children become ill very often, and it can be difficult to distinguish serious illness from minor ones, we bulk bill children aged 16 and under for consultations  Monday to Saturday. .

All Veteran Affairs card holders will be bulk billed.

Different fees apply for longer visits, more complicated ones and for procedures such as removing moles. Information on the current private fees charged is available at reception.

Medical Reports and consultations concerning established Workers Compensation and Third Party claims will be charged in accordance with the AMA Fee List.

Please check with your GP regarding any out-of-pocket expenses incurred for specialist referrals, X-rays, etc.