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COVID-19 Booster Vaccine Clinic

UPDATED: 04th May 2024 We are a COVID-19 Booster GP Vaccination Clinic for eligible Medicare card holders. To book an appointment with our nurse immuniser call the medical centre on (03) 9629 1414 Medicare Card Holders  *  Bulk Billed  *  By appointment only  *  No walk-ins Victoria Harbour Medical Centre is an approved Moderna (Spikevax)

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2024 Flu Vaccine now available

The 2024 Flu vaccine is now available at Victoria Harbour Medical Centre. We now have in stock: Free government supplied flu vaccine available from 15/04/2024 under the National Immunisation Program (NIP) for eligible Medicare card holders, subject to supply. Private flu vaccine. Cost is $16.  No prescription required. The flu vaccine is recommended every year

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MyMedicare @ VHMC

Did you know that seeing the same GP regularly can lead to better health outcomes? Victoria Harbour Medical Centre is now registered in MyMedicare. MyMedicare is a new patient registration model.  It aims to strengthen how we can provide medical care to you as your preferred primary health care delivery team. MyMedicare is voluntary and

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COVID-19: Expanded oral treatment eligibility

UPDATED: 25/11/2023 Click here for the latest clinic news about COVID-19 and our COVIDSafe plan on our website. Key points: Be specific about the urgency of the care you need. Always call 000 in an emergency and request an ambulance. If you have mild or no symptoms you do not need to call your GP.

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Fee Changes from 01 July 2023

Our fees will change from 01 July 2023.  Victoria Harbour Medical Centre is a private billing medical centre.  We charge a co-payment (out of pocket) fee for all services. Refer to our Patient Information section on our website for a list of our fee schedule.  Our consultation and telehealth fees are charged depending on a number

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Mpox vaccine now available

Updated: 28/03/2023 Victoria Harbour Medical Centre is now an approved and accredited Mpox vaccine (JYNNEOS® vaccine) provider. Appointments required. We are not a Mpox walk-in vaccination site.  Mpox (monkeypox) is a viral infection that spreads through close physical contact (including sex).  Anyone can get Mpox, but right now it’s largely affecting gay, bisexual or other

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s100 HIV prescribers now available @ VHMC

GPs Dr Christopher Kearney, Dr Damien Polioudakis and Dr Tim Johnston are accredited s100 HIV community prescribers. This means they are GPs authorised to prescribe highly specialised HIV medication called antiretroviral therapy (ART) and have advanced training and experience in providing care to people at risk of HIV or people living with HIV (PLHIV).  They

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Looking After Your Mental Health

It’s important to look after your mental health during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. We recognise the feelings of anxiety and concerns many people may be experiencing during this time, especially for those in lockdown, self-isolation or quarantine. There are a number of ways to support your mental health during this period: Book a Telehealth phone

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Face Masks Update

You are still required to wear a face mask when attending the medical centre Updated: 10 October 2022. As a condition of entry in to our medical centre those >8 years old must wear a face mask. Click here for updated Department of Health information about wearing face masks in Victoria. A face mask must

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Local Practice Receives The Mark of Quality As An Accredited Practice

Docklands increased its community health credentials today when Victoria Harbour Medical Centre received a national award of accreditation, demonstrating its commitment to quality and safety within its practice. Victoria Harbour Medical Centre received this important recognition from Australian General Practice Accreditation Limited (AGPAL), the leading not-for-profit provider of general practice accreditation services within Australia. AGPAL

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