Your Happy Family

Call us on 03 9690 1744

Frequently asked Questions

Do you take new patients?

Yes we do. Please let the receptionist know you are a new patient when booking.

For your convenience, click here for a new patient registration form for you to print and complete prior to your appointment

What happens if my doctor is absent?

We shall call you to reschedule or fit you in with another doctor.

What if I am running late or need to cancel?

If you are running late for an appointment please let us know as soon as possible.

If you wish to cancel an appointment we appreciate a minimum of 2 hrs notice.

Is there a non-attendance fee?

We ask if you are unable to attend your appointment that you notify the receptionist as soon as possible.

If you do not cancel your appointment you may be sent an account for non-attendance, currently $50.

Contacting your Doctor

Most problems are best dealt with in a consultation. A registered nurse is always available during normal surgery hours for advice.

Our staff are experienced in helping you decide whether the matter requires an appointment, a return phone call or urgent advice.

Longer appointments

If you require more than 15 minutes or if you have more than one medical issue please make a double appointment.

Annual Health Checks

We conduct health checks bulk billed through Medicare for people aged 45-49 years.

Also available for people ages 75 years and over.

This is particularly important if you have a family history of a chronic disease such as diabetes, heart failure, kidney failure etc.

Test results

In the interest of good health and best practice a follow-up appointment is required for test results. Patients will receive an SMS reminder to make an appointment.

We ask you to book an appointment to follow up test results with your doctor. You may book a telehealth appointment, provided you have been into the Clinic within the past 12 months.

Do you charge for flu vaccinations?

Flu and pneumonia vaccinations are free of charge for people over 65 years of age or with underlying chronic medical conditions (generally available from the end of February each year).

Travel vaccinations

An appointment is required with the Doctor to discuss the necessary vaccinations. Please note we do not give Yellow Fever Vaccinations.

Sickness Certificates

Please understand that we are not able to back date sickness certificates.

If you require a certificate for work/school on the day of your illness please make an appointment with your doctor.

Repeat Prescriptions and Referrals

The policy of the practice is that a consultation is needed for referrals and repeat prescriptions.

Please ask specialists’ rooms if your referral is still current.

Please note referrals are valid for a period of twelve months.

Recalls and Reminders

We may from time to time send you a recall or reminder notice via email, a phone call or SMS.

If you do not wish to be part of this service please let us know.

Where are you located?

We are located Ground Floor, 45 Victoria Avenue, Albert Park, opposite the primary school and approximately half way between Canterbury Road and Beaconsfield Parade.

Ample street parking is available including disabled parking immediately outside the clinic.

What hours are you open?

Our practice is open from 8am to 6.30pm Monday to Friday and 8.30am-12.30pm Saturday.

Saturday appointments are privately billed.

If you call after these hours you will be transferred to the Locum Service.

What are your fees?

Standard appointment (15 minutes) $95 (rebate $41.20)

Longer appointment (30 minutes) $140 (rebate $79.70)

Saturday mornings - $105 (rebate $41.20) - Saturday is privately billed only

Bulk billing is only available for valid Pension Card Holders.

We are able to refund your Medicare rebate immediately to your bank account if you have a savings or eftpos card, otherwise Medicare will refund your rebate into your bank account within 1-2 days.

For dressings a nominal fee will be charged in addition to the consultation fee.

For treatment room procedures a non-rebateable fee of $60 applies.

Click here for a new patient registration form for you to print and complete prior to your appointment.

Transferring Medical Records

If you would like your medical records transferred to another doctor, please provide written authorisation. Due to medico-legal reasons we are unable to provide the original medical records.

A fee of $27.50 (inclusive of GST) is charged to cover the cost of downloading information to a disk and postage.

What if I need a doctor after hours?

If you call the Clinic between the hours of 6pm-7am you will be directly connected to DoctorDoctor After Hours Home Visiting Service who provide our after-hours locum service. A locum doctor will attend between these hours.

The After Hours Locum number is 132 660

Ambulance 000


Please contact our Practice Manager, Susan Light, if you have any complaints. All complaints will be handled in a confidential and respectful manner.

You can also contact the Health Services Commissioner on 8601 5200 if you feel your complaint hasn’t been resolved by us.

Location& Hours

Location45 Victoria Avenue,
Albert Park, Vic 3206

Tel: (03) 9690 1744

Opening hours

Mon - Thurs: 8.00am - 5.30pm
Friday: 8.00am - 3.00pm
Saturday: 8.00am - 12.30pm

By appointment only.

Times can vary depending on doctors’ hours.


Online bookings are now available.

Book online

You can make a booking with the Doctor of your choice at a time that suits you without the hassle of a phone call.

Please book via Health Engine.