EACH COVID-19 screening clinic is now open and provides rapid response screening and pathology services for any patient experiencing symptoms of COVID-19. The screening test is free of charge. 

Ph: 03 85951333  Please call ahead to register

Location: 46, Warrandyte Road, Ringwood

Opening hours: Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4pm

Government has announced Telehealth will be available for all patients from 30/3/2020. I will be offering Telehealth through phone or video consults to all my existing patients without physically coming to see me. If you require telehealth, please call the receptionist to arrange a time or you can send email to me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

All consults through Telehealth will be bulk billed. If you need prescription refill or radiology/pathology referral, I will fax the prescription to the pharmacy, radiology and pathology referral will be faxed to the provider.

Telehealth consult will also includes mental health plan and care plan if a patient is eligible for this.

 

For patient who are eligible to receive government funded quadrivalent flu vaccine:

  • all individuals aged 65 years and over
  • all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 15 years and over
  • all children aged 6 months to less than 5 years 
  • all pregnant women at any time during pregnancy
  • all residents of nursing homes and other long-term care facillities
  • individuals aged 6 months and over with medical conditions predisposing to severe influenza infection including
    1. Cardiac disease, including cyanotic congenital heart disease, coronary artery disease and congestive heart failure
    2. Chronic respiratory conditions, including suppurative lung disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and severe asthma, cystic fibrosis, bronchiectasis, suppurative lung disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and chronic emphysema
    3. Chronic neurological conditions that impact on respiratory function, including hereditary and degenerative central nervous system diseases, multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injuries, neuromusclar disorders and seizure disorders
    4. Impaired immunity, including HIV, malignancy, transplatation, asplenia or splenic dysfunction and chronic steroid use
    5. Children aged 6 months to 10 years on long term aspirin therapy who are at increased risk of Reye syndrome following influenza infection
    6. Diabetes and other metabolic disorders
    7. Renal disease, especially for chronic kidney disease
    8. Haematological disorders, including haemoglobinopathies