You will find a comprehensive and caring service for all your health needs. We have a team of nurses, GPs , allied health and specialists to co-ordinate the best care for you.

Services

Services offered out our general practice

By our Allied Health Specialists

  • Diabetes Educator
  • Dietitian
  • Exercise Physiologist
  • Physiotherapist
  • Podiatry
  • Psychology
  • Specialists - Geriatrics

By our GP and Nurses

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  • Aged care-Geriatrics
  • Asthma management
  • Cervical Screening 
  • Children'sHealth and well being
  • Chronic care planning and EPC
  • Counselling and mental health plans
  • Diabetes Management
  • Immunisation clinics
  • ImplanonInsertion/Removal
  • Iron Infusions
  • Mens Health Clinics
  • Minor surgical procedures
  • Musculoskeletal
  • Paediatrics
  • Pregnancy-antenataland post natal care*
  • Preventativehealth and well being
  • Smoking Cessation
  • TAC/Workcover
  • Travel Medicine
  • Ulcer/Wound management
  • Weight control and healthy diets
  • Womens Health
  • 45-49 Year OldHealth Check

* ask reception for doctors accredited for shared care for pregnancy

Immunisation Clinic

immunisation clinic harding street medical centre

Our Immunisation clinics are run by nurses with a doctor supervising each clinic.


Availability:

Tuesday afternoons 1:30 pm –2:30 pm

Friday mornings 9:30 am –10:30 am

by appointments only.

This service is bulk-billed.

 

Please bring your childs immunisation book with you for childhood immunisations.

Flu clinic consultations are also bulk billed. People with certain healthcare conditions receive a free flu vaccine. Otherwise the cost is $20 for a quadrivalent flu vaccine. 


Immunisations are also available as part of a general consultation with you doctor. Please advise reception. This is billed as per normal consultations.

 

Travel Immunisations are available after a travel medicine consultation with a doctor. Please bring your itinerary and book a double appointment.

Men’s Health Clinic

At Harding Street we are committed to preventative health. The Men’s Health Check will be personally targeted to your age, concerns and risk factors. This will include heart health, prostate checks, cancer checks and mental health screen.

Psychologist: Kimberly Mercuri

Availability: Saturdays

Appointments: Appointments can be made by telephoning 0484105216

Area of Interest: general psychology/eating disorders/anxiety and depression/alcohol and drug issues

Doctor: Dr Minh Phan

Availability: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday

Appointments: made through our reception staff. To book an appointment call 9384 1321

Allied Health

Allied Health may be billed privately or maybe fully or partially discounted under EPC care plans, mental health care plans or your private health insurance. Chronic care plans and mental health plans require a referral from your doctor. DVA/TAC and WorkCover are fully covered for accepted claims. Please contact reception regarding specific costs. Our allied health services are available to see patients whom do not attend the medical practice.

Dietitian

Dietitians specialise in creating dietary plans for patients with diabetes, weight problems, chronic conditions, food intolerances, athletes and anyone who would like to adopt a healthier lifestyle and learn to cook delicious nutritious meals at home.


Costs:
Chronic care plan EPC = $75 ($22.05 gap)
30 minutes Reviews = $65 ($11.05 gap). 30 minutes 
Standard Consult plus individualised nutrition plan $135 for 45 minutes
Private = $110 45 minutes (private health care rebates may apply)
Health Care Card Holders may be entitled to a discount
DVA/TAC/WorkCover are bulk billed

Dietitian: Vivian Tsang

Availability: Tuesday and Saturday

Area of Interest: Diabetes, weight issues – including eating disorders, food intolerances and allergies, nutrition for athletes, nutrition for elderly including nursing homes

Appointments: Appointments made through our reception staff. To book an appointment call 9384 1321

Psychology

Medical research continually reaffirms that there is a strong link between physical and mental health. A Psychologist aims to help their patients by helping them explore the reasons underpinning mental distress, fight depression and other mental illnesses and teach coping mechanisms.


Costs: Medicare supports Psychologist visits if you qualify for a mental health plan. MHPA Mental Health Plan can be provided by your doctor if your mental health issues qualify. This requires a double appointment and enables access to an initial 6 of a total of 10 sessions per calendar year. A Mental Health Plan reduces the out of pocket costs to approximately $25-$40 with some discounts available for Health Care Card Holders. Each Psychologist determines their own rates. Private health care rebates may apply for those who do not qualify for a Mental Health Plan.

Claire McConville

Psychologist: Claire McConville

Claire has over 15 years of experience as a Psychologist in private practice, community setting and schools.

Claire provides psychological counselling for children, adolescents and adults and also supporting parents of children .

Claire utilises a flexible non-judgemental approach to meet the needs of the individual or family. She is open, warm and engaging in her care and support.

Availability: Monday afternoon/evening and Saturdays
Appointments: Appointments can be made by telephoning 0419115175
Area of Interest: Child, adolescent and adults with special interest in abuse and trauma.

              Andrea Wallace

              Amelia McDermott

Psychologist: Amelia McDermott
Amelia finds fulfilment in supporting her clients to live meaningful and satisfying lives. Self-awareness and connection to one’s mind and body are central themes in her work. Understanding one’s needs and developing the skills to meet those needs are how she encourages her clients to find authentic relationships with themselves and their loved ones. Amelia has 10 years of experience working across a number of mental health services. She has worked with adolescents in various schools across Melbourne, inpatients in a large psychiatric hospital and with a diverse range of ages and mental health difficulties in private practice. Amelia specialises in women’s mental health and wellbeing. Specifically, she has worked with women who have experienced trauma, anxiety, stress and overall dissatisfaction in life.

Availability: Tuesday and Wednesday afternoon and evening

Appointments: Appointments can be made by telephoning 0488 224 260

Area of Interest: Women's mental health

Psychologist: Dr. Andrea Wallace

Andrea feels privileged to be in a position to help clients to live fulfilling lives. The development of self-compassion and exercise of courage tend to be central themes in her client-focused work. Andrea’s areas of interest are anxiety and stress related difficulties, depression and self critical thoughts, perfectionism and unrelenting standards, low self worth and the maintaining factor of shame in many chronic mental health difficulties. Andrea has worked with a range of clients across a variety of settings, including inpatient and outpatient hospital settings, community-based practices and university setting. She engages with warmth and sensitivity, while encouraging self-examination, self-acceptance, and growth.

Availability: Thursday afternoon and evening

Appointments: Appointments can be made by telephoning 0488 224 260

Area of Interest: Anxiety, OCD and Bipolar Disorder

              Andrew Keegan

Psychologist: Andrew Keegan

Andrew is a compassionate and skilled therapist who works collaboratively with his clients to look at the difficulties experienced in their lives and in their relationships with others. Andrew enjoys helping people to understand and address issues that have been experienced for a long time such as chronic worry and anxiety or feelings of emptiness and lack of direction in life. Andrew has worked within inpatient and outpatient hospital settings and in private practice across the age spectrum from adolescents, adults and older adults. Andrew has worked with people experiencing a broad range of difficulties including anxiety, depression, personality disorders, grief and loss, PTSD and complex trauma in a variety of approaches including Psychodynamic therapy, Schema therapy, DBT and CBT.

Availability: Tuesday afternoon and evening

Appointments: Appointments can be made by telephoning 04888 224 260



Podiatrist

Podiatrists specialise in assessment and care of the lower limb and provide a holistic approach to healthcare. Podiatry focuses on all aspects of lower limb health, including diabetic foot health, biomechanical analysis, and pediatric foot health, and on-going general care. Our Podiatrists are skilled and experienced with treating a range of conditions from heel pain, to ingrown toenails.

Psychologist: Kimberly Mercuri

Availability: Saturdays

Appointments: Appointments can be made by telephoning 0484105216

Area of Interest: general psychology/eating disorders/anxiety and depression/alcohol and drug issues

Podiatrist: Peter Dietsch

Availability: Tuesdays and Fridays

Appointments: Appointments can be made through reception by telephoning 9384 1321
Home visits are available on request.

Costs: Chronic care plan EPC = Bulk billed

Private = $75 initial consultation $65 for review appointments (private health care rebates may apply). Discount for Health Care Card Holders
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Physiotherapist

Physiotherapist: Michael Morcos

Michael has developed experience across multiple Private Practice clinics across melbourne and has begun following his passion in the sporting world, developing a keen interest in sporting injuries and rehabilitative care, with a focus on Headache and Shoulder, Necks, Ankle and Spinal injuries and management. Michael has also had affiliations with tennis coaches and gymnastic physicians that have assisted his interests in sporting rehabilitation for all ages. Since Michael has completed his training in South Australia, he has worked in alongside multiple Clinicians, Sporting Physicians, Orthopaedic Surgeons and Medical professionals in the Northern Suburbs. He has recently begun designing Rehabilitation Protocol with Orthopaedic Surgeons for Post-operative Ankle Rehabilitation.

When Michael isn’t treating, he enjoys working in his community as a youth leader, loves playing basketball and table tennis and spends the rest of his time looking for a good steak restaurant and dessert places.

Physiotherapist: Michael Rafla

As a Senior Physiotherapist Michael has gained considerable experience working in Sports Private Physiotherapy across several clinical sites in Melbourne and across Victoria. Michael has a keen interest in sports injuries and rehabilitation and in 2007 began his work with both the Old Essendon Grammar Football club and the St. George Knights soccer club. Since having completed his training in Physiotherapy Michael has worked in conjunction with several Sports teams, Clinicians, Orthopaedic Surgeons and Medical Professionals across the Northern Suburbs. He is currently involved in clinical trials evaluating Shoulder, Hip and Knee outcomes in addition to designing rehabilitation Protocol with Orthopaedic Surgeons for post-operative Hip and Knee rehabilitation. 

Outside of work Michael loves sports, particularly hiking, soccer and surfing as well as seeing his Bombers play.

Psychologist: Kimberly Mercuri

Availability: Saturdays

Appointments: Appointments can be made by telephoning 0484105216

Area of Interest: general psychology/eating disorders/anxiety and depression/alcohol and drug issues

Exercise Physiologist

Exercise Physiologists specialise in exercise programming for the management of injuries and chronic conditions. This allows you to safely improve your health and fitness.

Psychologist: Kimberly Mercuri

Availability: Saturdays

Appointments: Appointments can be made by telephoning 0484105216

Area of Interest: general psychology/eating disorders/anxiety and depression/alcohol and drug issues

Exercise Physiologist: Cindy Duggan

Availability: Monday

Appointments: Appointments can be made through reception by telephoning 9384 1321

Costs:
Chronic care plan EPC = Bulk billed
Private = $75 initial consultation, $65 for review appointments
(private health care rebates may apply)
Discount for Health Care Card Holders

Diabetes Educator

Taking control of your diabetes today will help you feel better. Changes to lifestyle habits are not easy so having ongoing support at regular intervals can help keep your health on track. Kim can help with monitoring and blood glucose readings, lifestyle advice, behaviour change and health coaching, goal setting for change, medication management and initiating and adjusting of insulin or Byetta injections to optimise weight and diabetes control.

Psychologist: Kimberly Mercuri

Availability: Saturdays

Appointments: Appointments can be made by telephoning 0484105216

Area of Interest: general psychology/eating disorders/anxiety and depression/alcohol and drug issues

Diabetes Educator: Kim Welch

Availability: Mondays

Appointments: Appointments can be made by telephoning 0413 388 783

Costs:
Chronic care plan EPC = Bulk billed

Private = $100 (private health care rebates may apply)

Pathology Service

Availability: Monday Friday

Hours: 8:30am – 12:30pm by appointments only.

Specialists

Geriatrician: Dr Claire Long

Area of Interest: general and comprehensive health, medication and illness assessments/support for living independently.


Availability: Alternate Monday's

Appointments: Appointments made through our reception staff. To book an appointment call 03 9384 1321.

Costs: Initial comprehensive health assessment and management - $504.80 with a medicare rebate of $384.80

Review - $300.55 with a medicare rebate of $240.55

DVA consults are bulk billed. Please ensure you have seen your doctor for a referral if you wish to receive a medicare rebate

After Hour Service

Allied Health 

Please ask Jeanine for actual amounts please


Allied health may be billed privately , or may be fully or partially discounted under EPC care plans, mental health plans or your private health insurance. DVA/TAC and Workcover are fully covered for accepted claims. Details are available on our website or at reception

Dietician

Dieticians specialise in creating dietary plans for patients wth diabetes, weight problems, chronic conditions, food intolerances, athletes and anyone who wants to adopt a healthier lifestyle and learn to cook delicious nutritious meals at home.


Dietician: Stephanie Pirotta

Availability: Saturdays

Appointments: Appointments made through our reception staff. To book an appointment call 039384 1321.

Costs: with a chronic care plan EPC = initial subsequent

private = ( private health care rebates may apply)

= for HCCH


Psychologists

Medical research continually reaffirms that there is a strong link between physical and mental health. A psychologist aims to help their patients by helping them explore the reasons underpinning mental distress, fight depression and other mental illnesses, and teach coping mechanisms.


Psychologist: Nadia Boscaglia

Area of Interest : general psychology / post natal / depression and anxiety

Availability: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday

Appointments: Appointments made by telephoning 0431 696 148

Costs: with a chronic care plan EPC = initial subsequent

private = ( private health care rebates may apply)

= for HCCH


Psychologist: Natalie Butyn 

Area of Interest : Child & Adolescent

Availability: Mondays

Appointments: Appointments made by telephoning 0484 362 957

Costs: with a chronic care plan EPC = initial subsequent

private = ( private health care rebates may apply)

= for HCCH


Psychologist: Erin

Area of Interest : general psychology / eating disorders and personality issues

Availability: Mondays

Appointments: Appointments made by telephoning 0484 362 95

Costs: with a chronic care plan EPC = initial subsequent

private = ( private health care rebates may apply)

= for HCCH


Podiatrist

Podiatrists specialise in care for lowerlegs, ankles and feet.


Podiatrist: Peter Dietsch

Appointments: Please contact reception on 03 9384 1321.

Availability:

Costs: with a chronic care plan EPC = BULKBILLED

private = (private health carerebates may apply)

= for HCCH


Exercise physiologist

Exercise physiologists specialise in exercise programming for the management of injuries and chronic conditions. This allows you to safely improve your health and fitness.


Exercise physiologist Beatrice Hunt

Availability:

Appointments : Pleases contact Beatrice on 00000000


Diabetes Educator

Taking control of your diabetes today will help you feel better. Changes to lifestyle habits are not easy so having ongoing support at regular intervals can help keep your health on track. Kim can help with monitoring and blood glucose readings, lifestyle advice, behaviour change and health coaching, goal setting for change, medication management and initiating and adjusting of insulin or Byetta injections to optimise weight and diabetes control.


Diabetes Educator: Kim Welsh

Appointments: Please contact Kim on 0413 388 783

Costs: with a chronic care plan EPC =initial subsequent

private = ( private health care rebates may apply)

= for HCCH


Emergency after hours care for our patients is provided by our locum service. Please call them on  132660 (Doctor Doctor) for after hours care. 


Patients who hold a Medicare card will be bulk billed.

 

If you call our usual telephone number outside our opening hours, a message will advise you to call the above number for after hours care.

 

Additional after hours services for severe problems are available through the following:

 

Private Hospital Emergency Departments at the Epworth Richmond Hospital (94266303), John Fawkner Hospital (93852266).  These hospitals will charge a service fee.

 

Public Hospital Emergency Departments at St Vincent's Hospital (9288 4356), Royal Melbourne Hospital (9342 7000), Royal Women's Hospital (emergency 8345 3600) , Austin Hospital (emergency 9496 5000) and  Mercy Hospital for Women (emergency 8458 4000)  No appointment required for emergencies.

These hospitals do not charge a service fee.

 

You can also contact the Ambulance Service directly by calling 000. We strongly recommend patients hold ambulance cover.

Home visits

Home visits are available for regular patients of the clinic who are too ill or elderly to attend the surgery.

 

Visits are also made to local nursing homes and hostels.

 

Please call the clinic as early as possible if you may require a home visit. Only some doctors are available for home visits. There may be out of pocket fees for this service. If your doctor is unable to visit we may assist you to call the locum service.

(emergency only)

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2 Harding Street,

Coburg, VIC, 3058

Phone: 03-9386-6000

Fax: 03-9386-7006

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