Westcare Family Medical Centre's GPs are all trained in the general practice medicine areas listed below. Many of our doctors are also specialists in other areas such as travel medicine, skin cancer, or children's health.
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
LGBTIQA+ Health including concerns about mental health, physical issues, sexual health and STI screening.
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.
Diagnosis and management of chronic diseases such as asthma and diabetes.
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.
Mental health diagnosis and treatment, care plans, and referrals to counselling services.
- Influenza vaccination
- COVID-19 vaccination
- Yellow Fever vaccination
- Travel vaccinations and advice
Wound care including suturing and tissue glue.
Bone injury care including x-rays and plastering.
Minor surgery including skin biopsies, excisions and ingrown toenail resections.
Assessment and treatment of sports injuries.
Full body skin checks, individual spot checks, minor and complex excisions, and photographic mole mapping.
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 required to pay for their consultation in full and request reimbursement from their employer.
Sick certificates for work and education, pre-employment medical assessments, insurance, and workplace injury assessments.
Westcare Family 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 not vaccinating children aged 5-11.
To book a vaccination appointment, please click here.
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 9747 5800, and we can tell you which of our doctors is best suited to your needs.