Serving our community for over 40 years.
The GPs at Gisborne Medical Centre are all trained in general practice medicine. Many of the doctors also have a special interest in other areas such as travel medicine, children's health or skin cancer.
We also have experienced nurses, who run a fully functional treatment room.
Consultations, treatments, referrals, procedures, investigations, and prescriptions.
Advice and treatment on contraception, IUD insertion and removal, sexual health, pregnancy testing, pregnancy options and termination advice, antenatal and obstetric shared care, pap smears, CST screening and breast checks.
Advice and treatment about concerns such as physical issues, prostate checks, sexual health and STI screening.
Children's health checks, advice and treatment. Routine & childhood immunisations including:
- All vaccinations in the National Immunisation Program
- Seasonal influenza
- Hepatitis B
- Bexsero: Meningococcal B
LGBTIQA+ Health including concerns about mental health, physical issues, sexual health and STI screening.
Health checks including physical check-ups, and tests for lifestyle concerns such as diabetes and cholesterol levels.
Cancer screening, spirometry testing, audiometry testing, heart health checks and ECG.
An annual medical assessment is recommended for permanent residents living in an aged care facility.
A comprehensive annual health check is recommended for all people aged over 75 to identify any health issues and optimise quality of life. Areas assessed may include but are not limited to lifestyle, mobility, medication, nutrition, exercise, safety in the home, care arrangements and support networks.
A comprehensive health assessment is recommended between the age of 45 and 49 to identify health issues and risks of developing a chronic disease.
Health assessments are recommended every 9 months for individuals who self-identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander.
The Closing the Gap Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) Co-payment Program is available to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people of any age who are registered with Medicare, and in the opinion of a prescriber or Aboriginal Health Practitioner (AHP) would:
- experience setbacks in the prevention or ongoing management of a condition if the person did not take the prescribed medicine; and
- are unlikely to adhere to their medicine's regimen without assistance through the program.
- Provision of PBS subsidised or free medication.
Health assessment recommended within 12 months of arrival or one of the below visas being granted:
- 200-204, 070, 695, 786, 866
A health assessment is recommended for former serving members of permanent or reserve forces.
A heart health check is recommended at any age to assess the condition of the heart and if there are any risks associated with developing cardiovascular disease.
Diagnosis and management of chronic diseases such as asthma and diabetes.
Diabetes service run by our certified Diabetes Educator working with the GPs to assist patients with their diabetes management.
Includes Type 2 diabetes risk evaluation every 3 years for 40 - 49 year olds identified as high risk through AUSDRISK.
Mental health diagnosis and treatment, care plans, and referrals to counselling services.
Wound care including suturing and tissue glue.
Bone injury care including immobilisation and plastering.
Minor surgery including skin biopsies, excisions and ingrown toenail resections.
Assessment and treatment of sports injuries.
- Influenza vaccination
- COVID-19 vaccination
- Yellow Fever vaccination
- Q Fever vaccination
- Travel vaccinations and advice
Full body skin checks, individual spot checks, minor and complex excisions.
Advice and treatment on health risks associated with allergies.
Assessment and long-term management, including general health concerns and those specific for syndromes.
Advice about nutrition, weight loss management, stress management, smoking cessation, alcohol and drug use.
Workers compensation claims. Patients are only required to pay for their first consultation in full. All future accounts for work related injuries (Work Cover) or Motor Vehicle related injuries (Transport Accident Commission) will be billed through LanternPay to your employer.
Sick certificates for work and education, pre-employment medical assessments, insurance, and workplace injury assessments.
Gisborne Medical Centre is encouraging vaccination against COVID-19.
Everyone aged 5 and over is now eligible to book for the Pfizer vaccine. Please note, we are currently vaccinating children aged 5 years and over.
You are also eligible to get your vaccination at one of the Victorian Government hubs. Please phone the Victorian Coronavirus hotline on 1800 675 398 (24 hours) or visit https://www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/information-hub-coronavirus-covid-19-vaccine
If you're seeking specialised treatment, please call our clinic on 03 5428 3355, and we can tell you which of the doctors is best suited to your needs.