Central Clinic News

ALL PATIENTS CAN NOW BOOK FOR BULK BILLED PHONE CONSULTS

March 30, 2020

Medicare have removed the eligibility criteria for bulk billed telehealth and telephone consultations which means that all citizens now have access to health services while staying at home. Referrals can be emailed to you after your consultation. Scripts can be faxed to your local chemist for you to collect. Call (03) 5622 3377. Online booking…

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How does the Practice Incentives Program (PIP) Quality Improvement Incentive affect the care my GP provides me?

March 4, 2020

This consumer fact sheet helps you understand what the PIP Quality Improvement Incentive is, as well as how it relates to the care your general practice clinic provides you.

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Coronavirus

February 6, 2020

Australia is closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. Find out more about novel coronavirus on the Department of Health and Human Service’s incident webpage: https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/information-public-novel-coronavirus. Call the Department of Health and Human Service’s dedicated hotline on 1800 675 398

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Pre-consultation Questionaire

January 22, 2020

Our practice uses BetterConsult, a pre-consultation questionnaire that provides important information to your doctor about the reason for your upcoming appointment. BetterConsult helps you and your doctor get the most out of your consultation. Prior to your appointment, you will receive an SMS with a link to your BetterConsult questionnaire. Simply click on the secure…

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AutoMed helping Central Clinic to provide good patient care

November 18, 2019

We send reminders to prompt you about your booked appointment or to encourage you to make an appointment through Automed which is fully integrated with our practice management software. AutoMed is Australian designed and patented, for Australian practices and has been designed in accordance in RACGP guidelines and has undergone a review by AGPAL to…

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Central Clinic Mobile app available for Android and Apple

November 18, 2019

You can make your appointments online. Download our app from our website or search on your device through your App Store. Android Apple

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What is My Health Record?

July 17, 2019

My Health Record for you and your family (website). Control who can look at your information (brochure). How your health information is protected (brochure). Control your health information securely in one place (brochure).

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NEW!!! Online Script renewal and Referral requests

July 17, 2019

Central Clinic is pleased to offer our patients the convenience of ordering your repeat prescription medication or a referral to a specialist via our website or clinic App. We’ll need to ask you some questions about yourself, as well as the details of your request. You will need to be an existing patient of the…

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Diabetes

July 17, 2019

Diabetes is a serious complex condition which can affect the entire body. If complications develop, diabetes impacts quality of life and can decrease life expectancy. Currently, there is no cure; however, you can live an enjoyable life by learning about the condition and effectively managing it. When someone has diabetes, their body can’t maintain healthy…

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Coping with the summer heat

March 19, 2018

During extreme heat, whether it is one hot day or a heatwave, remember:  Drink plenty of water, even if you don’t feel thirsty (if your doctor normally limits your fluids, check how much to drink during hot weather). Keep yourself cool by using wet towels, putting your feet in cool water and taking cool (not…

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