Services

Some of the Services offered at Durrant Medical Clinic include:

  • Insurance Medicals & Health Checks
  • Paediatrics
  • Shared Care - Sandringham Hospital
  • Travel Medicine and Travel Vaccinations
  • Iron Infusions
  • Skin Checks
  • ECGs
  • Family Planning ie Contraception & Fertility Advice
  • 75> year old Health Assessments (bulk billed)
  • 45-49> year old Health Assessments (bulk billed)
  • Childhood Immunisations (before 12.30pm only)
  • Family Medicine
  • Women's Health
  • Preventative Medicine
  • Team Care Arrangements & Management Plans (bulk billed)
  • Vaccines ie flu, desensitising/allergy vaccines

FLU VACCINATIONS

Influenza can put you out of action for the better part of a week. We offer Flu vaccinations with no out of pocket expenses. Only pay for the flu vaccine $20 (Quadrivalant) 2017. For 65yo> we have Government Funded vaccines provided free of charge.

REFERRALS

Referrals to your specialist are required every 12 months for you to claim your rebate from Medicare. As these referrals cannot be backdated, when making your specialist appointment, please ask the receptionist to check if you require a current referral and if so, make a prior appointment with your GP to obtain this referral to take to your specialist appointment.

RESULTS

If your doctor has ordered a test please be sure you understand the procedure for receiving your result. In the majority of cases a follow up appointment will be required. Reception staff are not able to discuss results over the phone.

EMERGENCY and AFTER HOURS CARE

Durrant Medical Clinic provides home visits and emergency after hours care through the Melbourne Medical Locum Service from 6.00pm till 8.00am weekdays and all day on Saturday and Sunday and on public holidays.

Should you wish to have a home visit with one of our doctors, please discuss this with them directly or speak with our Reception Staff. Please phone (03) 9429 5677 for an emergency/home visit attendance.


TEACHING

We are an accredited teaching practice for the Faculty of Medicine at Melbourne University. Medical students spend weeks at a time in our practice, working side-by-side with our doctors, learning about family medicine.

You will be asked in advance for your consent to allow a medical student to be present during your consultation. This is entirely optional and where appropriate, your consent will help us to educate our doctors of the future. We thank all our patients for their contribution towards student learning.

OUT OF POCKET EXPENSES

Your Doctor may refer you to have some tests, to a specialist or other health provider. Patients are encouraged to call these health providers before their visit to discuss any out of pocket expenses, over and above Medicare or private health insurance rebates.

CONTACTING YOUR DOCTOR

When you call you cannot always be put through to your Doctor as they maybe consulting with other patients. However, you can leave a message with the reception staff or speak with our Practice Nurse and the Doctor will endeavour to return your call at their earliest opportunity. Please do allow our well trained staff to assist you by providing detailed information. In the case of an emergency, please call ‘000’.


CHANGES OF ADDRESS

Please advise us when your Medicare number or address change so that your claim can be processed efficiently using our online claim service. If you would prefer to have your rebate deposited directly into your bank account please lodge your account details with Medicare.

To speak to a staff member or any of our doctors call 03 9592 5133 or email Durrant Medical Clinic here.