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

Dietitian

Podiatry

Psychology

Exercise Physiologist

Diabetes Educator

Specialists - including Geriatrics and Paediatrics

By our GP and Nurses

Harding street medical services gp nurses
  • Womens Health
  • Children's Health and well being
  • Paediatrics
  • Diabetes Management
  • Weight control and healthy diets
  • Chronic care planning and EPC
  • Pregnancy-antenatal and post natal care*
  • Preventative health and well being
  • Travel Medicine
  • Counselling and mental health plans
  • Aged care-Geriatrics
  • Pap Smears 
  • Immunisation clinics
  • Implanon Insertion/Removal
  • Ulcer/Wound management
  • 45-49 Year Old Health Check
  • Mens Health Clinics
  • Musculoskeletal
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Minor surgical procedures
  • Asthma management
  • TAC/Workcover


* 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 Daniel Walls-Langdon

Availability: Monday evening and Tuesday afternoon

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 evening 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.

Kimberly Mercuri              Natalie Butyn

Psychologist: Natalie Butyn
I have worked at Harding Street Medical since February 2015. I enjoy working with clients of all ages using evidence-based therapies including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT). I provide treatment for issues such as anxiety, depression, insomnia, anger problems, OCD and ‘life issues’ like relationship conflict, family separation and career dissatisfaction. I am registered with the Psychology Board of Australia (Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency), the Australian Psychologist Society (APS) and a registered provider of Medicare psychological services.

Availability: Tuesday and Saturday

Appointments: Appointments can be made by telephoning
0484 362 957

Area of Interest: child and adolescent and adult

Psychologist: Kimberly Mercuri

I am a registered psychologist with a Masters and PhD in Clinical Psychology. I have experience working with adolescents and adults in community, private, inpatient, and forensic settings. I also have experience with both individual and group counselling. I have assisted clients with various concerns including: substance abuse/dependence, changes in mood, coping with stress, and improving functioning within relationships. I adopt a range of evidence based approaches including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Schema Therapy, Mindfulness, Motivational Interviewing, and Person Centred Therapy. I aim to improve confidence and self-esteem in clients, reduce distress, and support goal attainment by using a compassionate and empathic approach, and promoting a collaborative therapeutic relationship.

Availability: Friday and Saturday

Appointments: Appointments can be made by telephoning 0484105216

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

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: 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
www.frontierfootclinic.com.au


Physiotherapist

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: Tuesdays

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

Paediatrician: Dr Zoe Asher


Area of Interest: general paediatrics/behavioural assessments/infant and toddler feeding


Availability: Thursday's 6 weekly

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

Costs: Initial Consultation - $220.00 with a medicare rebate of $128.30. Subsequent Consultation - $130 with a medicare rebate of $64.20. Please ensure you have seen your doctor for a referral if you wish to receive a medicare rebate


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  137425 (13 SICK) 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)

Branch

2 Harding Street,

Coburg, VIC, 3058

Phone: 03-9386-6000

Fax: 03-9386-7006

Copyright 2016 Harding Street Medical Clinic

8:00am-8:30pm

8:00am-6:30pm

9:00am-3:30pm

9:00am-11:30am

9:00am-11:30am

OPENING HOURS

Monday to Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

Public Holiday

General Practice

16 Harding Street,

Coburg, VIC, 3058

Phone: 03-9384-1321

Fax: 03-9384-1431

ADDRESS