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FAMILY MEDICAL CENTRES
We offer Modern General Practices and Family Medical Centres/SuperClinics. At Netcare Medical Centres we are committed to the provision of the highest quality of healthcare services.



SKIN CANCER SURGERY CLINICS
Netcare medical offers world class leading skin cancer clinics with the latest advanced technologies to assist in early skin cancer detection and monitoring of skin conditions.

Welcome to Netcare Medical

At Netcare Medical, we are committed to the provision of the highest quality, safest, affordable, innovative and personalised health care and family medical services focused on preventative care. 

We take pride in providing a comprehensive range of top-notch healthcare, family medical services and cancer prevention services in modern and welcoming medical practices with state-of-the-art equipment.

We operate a growing network of medical centres incorporating family medical clinics, skin cancer clinics, specialised women’s health services and other specialised and allied health services.

 

MOONEE PONDS

Netcare Medical Family Super Clinic

(Moonee Ponds Central Medical Centre)

OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK

This is a modern integrated world class Family Medical Centre with state of the art medical equipment providing a comprehensive range of general practitioner, allied health and specialised clinical services to the residents of Melbourne. 

We are a popular medical centre providing services mostly to the residents of Moonee Ponds, Ascot Vale, Essendon, Brunswick West, Maribyrnong, Kensington, Flemington and North Melbourne.

We are located at:

Moonee Ponds Shopping Centre, 122 Puckle Street, Moonee Ponds (Entry through Priceline Pharmacy)

and from 45 Hall Street, Moonee Ponds (Main Entry, Drive in from Margaret Street).

Call 9975 8745 for appointments and enquiries.(OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK)

IF YOU CANT FIND A SUITABLE APPOINTMENT ONLINE, PLEASE CALL RECEPTION ON 9975 8745 TO BOOK AN APPOINTMENT, AS NOT ALL APPOINTMENTS ARE LISTED ONLINE.

ONLINE BOOKING IS NOW AVAILABLE

Practice Opening Hours  |

 

THOMASTOWN & LALOR

Netcare Medical Family Clinic and Skin Cancer Surgery

(Thomastown)

This is a leading modern general practice incorporating a state of the art skin cancer clinic and other specialised services providing comprehensive patient-centered health care to most residents of Thomastown, Lalor and the northern suburbs of Melbourne.(Including Epping, Bundoora, Mill Park, Fawkner, Reservoir, South Morang, Roxburgh Park and Preston.)

We are located at:

Thomastown High Street Shopping Centre, 6 Main Street, Thomastown (Near Corner of High Street).

Call 9017 6277 for appointments and enquiries.
 
IF YOU CANT FIND A SUITABLE APPOINTMENT ONLINE, PLEASE CALL RECEPTION ON 9017 6277 TO BOOK AN APPOINTMENT, AS NOT ALL APPOINTMENTS ARE LISTED ONLINE. 
 
ONLINE BOOKING IS NOW AVAILABLE.

Practice Opening Hours |

 


 

 

 NETCARE MEDICAL

BULK BILLING AVAILABLE

 

 

 

NEW PATIENTS WELCOME.

SAME DAY APPOINTMENTS.

 

Our Clinics are now accepting new patients.

We will always endeavour to accommodate Walk -ins, urgent and same day appointments.

However, currently, attendance at our clinics is by appointment only.

Appointments are required or preferred but if you are unable to book an appointment, we will endeavour to accommodate you and our doctors will see you as soon as possible. 

If you have a life threatening emergency please call 000 for the ambulance.

 

We have modern medical centre locations across Melbourne. 

Our Moonee Ponds medical and Thomastown medical centres offer a range of comprehensive services including: 

 

  • Comprehensive family medicine and allied health services

 

  • Care plans and chronic disease management.

 

  • Children's health, adolescent health, geriatric health.

 

  • Pathology collection and pharmacy(co-located or in precinct) 

 

Specialised services include:

  • Skin Cancer Clinic, Skin cancer specialist services and skin cancer surgery.             For Skin Cancer Clinic info click here

 

  • Women's health services.

 

  •  Other specialised services

For information on our services including our specialised services please click on- our services- in the menu above.

 

 

 

Bulk Billing General Practice/Medical Centre

Netcare Medical centres are proud to offer leading bulk-billing doctors in Melbourne, our team of highly trained and experienced doctors and caregivers are committed to providing you with exceptional family medical care and specialised services.

If you are looking for a bulk billing medical centre in Melbourne, our Moonee Ponds medical centre and Thomastown Medical Centre are centrally located in the heart of Moonee Ponds and Thomastown respectively in Melbourne, both with ample parking and within the shopping areas and with public transport in the immediate vicinity.

Our highly skilled and qualified doctors in addition to bulk billing all Medicare card holders also accept direct billing with no out of pocket cost on Overseas students’ health cover (OSHC) private medical insurance.

 

Bulk Billing Skin Cancer Clinic

State of the art skin cancer prevention and early detection service.

For those concerned about skin cancer, have a skin condition or due for a skin check, we encourage you to make an appointment at our skin cancer clinic located in our Thomastown medical centre or Moonee Ponds medical Centre/Super clinic.  

Referrals are not required to see our expert skin cancer doctors. Please call our reception for an appointment for skin checks. Bulk Billing is also available for skin cancer checks and most procedures.

For general practitioner services please call in for appointments or make your bookings online on this website 24/7. 

 

For information on our Skin Cancer Clinic  click here

 

 

ABOUT NETCARE MEDICAL

Netcare Medical is an Australian owned and operated medical organisation committed to the provision of the highest quality affordable family health care focused on the preventative care of cancer and chronic medical conditions.

We operate a growing network of medical centres incorporating family medical clinics, skin cancer clinics, specialised women’s health services and other specialised and allied health services.

We believe every person in Australia deserves fast and easy access to high quality affordable personalised family health and specialised medical care to achieve and maintain great health and well-being to enable them to attain their greatest potential.

To this end, we are committed to breaking barriers and utilising the most modern and innovative approaches to providing the safest and highest quality of family medical and specialised care.

We are committed to meeting and exceeding our clients' expectations with more personalised care and outstanding positive healthcare experience.

Our friendly team of highly qualified doctors and health professionals are dedicated to providing courteous compassionate empathetic care and would take the time to listen to your needs.

Below are our values and commitments that drive our model of care and are the main points of difference why our patients choose us for their ongoing care.

 

REINVENTING GREAT PATIENT EXPERIENCE

We aim to make every clinic visit a great patient experience for you and your family in our friendly, modern and welcoming clinic environment. We are committed to creating an outstanding positive healthcare experience and will always endeavour to provide the highest quality of personalised health care.

 

MODERN FAMILY MEDICINE WITH FOCUS ON PREVENTATIVE CARE

We provide the full range of family medical services for all age ranges including children, youths, adults and the elderly. Our highly skilled and highly qualified doctors and caregivers are committed to compassionate whole patient care, will put your interest first and are passionate about achieving the best outcome for patients and are proactive in rendering preventative healthcare and optimising your health.

 

ACCESSIBLE RELIABLE AND AFFORDABLE SPECIALISED SERVICES

We are committed to providing easy accessibility to reliable affordable non-referral based specialised services in the general practice setting. We offer a range of non-referral based specialised services and are leaders in modern family medicine, skin cancer medicine/surgery and specialised women’s health services.

 

MODERN INNOVATIVE HEALTH SYSTEM

We approach medical care with modern next generation thinking, we are committed to excellence and innovation and continuously looking for better ways to provide the greatest value and serve our patients. We believe in getting connected, engaged and developing long-term relationships with our patients and community thereby enabling ongoing needs assessment and refinement of our services to better meet patient and community needs.

 

SMARTER MODERN TECHNOLOGY

We are committed to utilising smarter safer latest technology and medical gadgets to improve diagnosis and monitoring of your health and any medical conditions. At Netcare Medical we make investing in technology an important ongoing goal to help us better serve our patients and are committed to adopting the latest best technology and tools to improve patients care and treatment outcomes.

 

OUR TEAM

Netcare Medical as an organisation is committed to providing the best possible experience to our patients and clients. In this regard, we are committed to engaging only the best and highest performing team members who are committed to putting your best interest first and are committed to the provision of exceptional service at all times.

Reception and Administration. 

Our special select team of warm, friendly and supportive reception and administrative staff are dedicated to ensuring that our clinic provides medical services of an exceptional quality. Staffs are offered medical administration training and ongoing training and other support. 

Nursing and Allied Health Team

Our experienced and professional nursing and allied health staff are especially committed to making your attendance a positive experience and will support and assist you in achieving the best possible health outcomes.

Our Nurses have special expertise in the following areas:

  • Chronic disease management and care planning
  • Care of the elderly
  • Emergency medicine and urgent care
  • Wound Care

 

We have the following allied health professionals on site:

  • Psychologists
  • Physiotherapists
  • Dietitians and Nutritionists
  • Podiatrists

 

Our Doctors 

We are committed to providing the highest level of medical care. Our doctors are passionate about health promotion, preventing chronic medical conditions and giving you the best strategies and tools to achieve optimal health. Our organisation have a strong commitment to only recruiting the best team of highly skilled and experienced doctors who are compassionate, thoroughly listen, and put their patients' interest first.

Our team of doctors work hand in hand and have a variety/range of expertise and special interests in particular/specific areas of medicine and provide a wide range of medical skills for the care of our patients.
Our doctors and GP specialities and interests include

  • Family Medicine
  • General Medicine
  • Skin Cancer Surgery
  • Cosmetic medicine
  • Pain management
  • Obstetrics and gynaecology
  • Womens health
  • Emergency/urgent care
  • General internal medicine/chronic medical conditions
  • Child health
  • Asthma and allergies
  • Diabetes
  • Preventative and anti-ageing health
  • Weight Management
  • Travel health
  • Mens Health
  • Sexual Health 
  • Cardiology
  • Work Place/Occupational Health

Our doctors are dedicated to maintaining the highest level of care and all undertake continuous medical education to keep abreast with latest advances in preventative, diagnostic and management strategies.

 

 

 


 NEWS/EVENTS TRENDING AT NETCARE MEDICAL

 


FREE FLU SHOT FOR EVERYONE!

FREE NEW 2017 QUADRIVALENT FLU VACCINE NOW AVAILABLE.

Protect yourself and your family this 2017 flu season. Get Better protection with the new quadrivalent flu vaccine now available at Netcare Medical. Flu Vaccine is generally recommended and administered to adults and children from 6 months and above. 

Vaccination generally recommended for everyone and is strongly recommended for at-risk individuals such as aged, children, pregnant women, those with diabetes, asthma, heart disease, COPD, kidney or liver problems, morbidly obese and those with chronic medical problems or respiratory problems. 

Remember, the flu is more than just a bad cold and can occasionally lead to serious complications such as pneumonia and could be life-threatening in vulnerable individuals. Immunisation can help protect you and your family from such illness.

Contact us today to book your flu shot as protection from the flu may take up to fourteen days to develop after having the flu injection. 

Please call today to book your appointment at our free flu vaccine clinic nearest to you.

For Moonee Ponds- Call 9975 8745 requesting free flu shot appointment.

For Thomastown- Call 9017 6277 requesting free flu shot appointment.

For further information on Netcare Medical provided free flu shots please click below.

 
 
 
 
NEW PHYSIOTHERAPY SERVICE IN NETCARE MEDICAL
FREE INITIAL PHYSIOTHERAPY ASSESSMENT
BULK BILLING AVAILABLE (WITH OUR GP MANAGEMENT PLAN REFERRAL)

We are pleased to advise that Capital physiotherapists have commenced provision of services at our Moonee Ponds Centre.

Capital Physiotherapy offers a range of services such as Sports Physiotherapy, Neck and Back pain, Headaches, Clinical Pilates, Pregnancy care and Massages. They pride themselves on treating your injury for the long term, providing not only relief from your pain but also a long-term solution to your injury.

Capital physiotherapists are expert in assessing and treating sports injuries, work related injuries, motor vehicle injuries and general physical injuries/discomfort and also play a critical role in rehabilitation following more serious injuries, especially after surgery.

Services provided by Capital physiotherapists in addition to general physiotherapy consultations and treatments include:

Clinical Pilates- Tailored Clinical Pilates program

Running Assessments-  Capital Physiotherapy are the experts in analysing your running technique and set a program tailored to you to improve your performance.

Prevention Screening for Sports- In order to help you be at your peak condition, Capital physiotherapists provide injury prevention services, whether it’s tennis, soccer, football or even lawn bowls, they are able to provide an assessment of your body and injury prevention advice.

Workplace Assessments- Capital physiotherapists are able to go on-site and take a comprehensive look at your workplace to identify any factors that may be a cause to your injury.

Pre-Employment Medicals- musculoskeletal assessment can be provided to your potential candidates to ensure they are able to complete their duties in a safe manner. 

Dry Needling -Acupuncture-style needles can be inserted on trigger point areas to help restore normal muscular function and reduce pain, they are normally combined with other modalities to ensure you recover from your injuries quickly.

Women's Health physiotherapy- including pre and post pregnancy services

Pre-Pointe- Pre Pointe Assessments and injury prevention advice is provided to dancers.

Medicare bulk billing of these services is available with a GP care plan provided by our doctors to eligible patients. Our doctors will be pleased to assess your eligibility for care planning and provide the required EPC referral for medicare bulk billed physiotherapy.

 

 

NEW PODIATRY AND FOOT CARE SERVICES

We are pleased to advise of the recent commencement of the provision of podiatrist services from our Moonee Ponds and Thomastown Centres. 

The team of Podiatrists at Netcare Medical led by Mr Jacque Elcheikh are highly experienced and dedicated health professionals that specialise in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of foot, ankle and lower leg conditions.

They are committed to utilising the latest technologies as well as established evidence-based practice to provide the highest level of care that meets clients needs.

Areas of special expertise include:

Sports injury management.

Foot/ankle pain, heel pain and plantar fasciitis.

Achilles tendon problems and Achilles tendinopathy.

Prevention and management of diabetes foot problems.

Biomechanical assessments, orthotic therapy and latest technology customised foot orthotics.

Musculoskeletal injury management & ingrown toenails.

Children feet problems.

Medicare is available to eligible clients who have obtained a GP care plan from our doctors.

 

NEW DIETITIAN AND NUTRITIONIST
 
We are pleased to introduce our new Dietitian and nutritionist who recently commenced practice from our Moonee Ponds and Thomastown Medical Centres.
 

Danielle Di Natale - Accredited Practising Dietician

BSc Nutrition & MSc Dietetics

Danielle is an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) with experience in health promotion and community health and has recently joined our team at Netcare Medical. She completed a Bachelor of Nutrition & Master of Dietetics degree in Victoria, Australia. Additionally, Danielle is a qualified Diabetes Victoria Life! program facilitator.

She enjoys working with individuals and families to help them achieve their goals. Danielle is particularly interested and has special expertise in: 

Sports nutrition, weight loss/gain and managing conditions such as type 2 diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, reflux and polycystic ovarian syndrome.

She also has a lot of experience in providing all aspects of nutritional advice, has a passion for nutrition and helping people achieve and sustain health goals.

She enjoys playing tennis, travelling, cooking and trying new and unusual foods. 

Please call our reception to book an appointment to see Danielle.
 
No out of pocket medicare bulk billing of these services are available with a GP care plan provided by our doctors to eligible patients. Our doctors will be pleased to assess your eligibility for care planning and provide the required EPC referral for medicare bulk billed nutritional assessment and consultations.

 

 
SPECIALIZED WOMENS HEALTH SERVICES
 
Are you looking for a female doctor or women's health GP with reliable skills and expertise in women's health for pap smears, breast checks or other women's health issues?
 
Netcare Medical women's health team includes GP Obstetricians and highly skilled female doctors with specialised expertise and several years of experience /additional qualifications in women's health and gynaecology.
 
Call your nearest Netcare Medical Centre today for an appointment. Our friendly dedicated doctors look forward to seeing you and are passionate about preventative health for women and assisting you to achieve the best possible outcome.
 
 
 
 
 
   
NETCARE MEDICAL MOONEE PONDS NOW OPEN SEVEN DAYS.

Our Moonee Ponds Medical Centre is now open 7 days a week. This is a leading state of the art bulk billing medical centre and GP Super clinic for Moonee Ponds and Melbourne residents including Brunswick West, Essendon, Strathmore, Kensington, Ascot Vale, Travancore, Maribyrnong, Flemington, Parkville, Pascoe Vale South, Aberfeldie and  Niddrie all of which is nearby within 5km from the clinic.
 
We are located in the heart of Moonee Ponds with entry from Puckle Street( Via Priceline Pharmacy) and entry from Hall Street (Main and after hours entry, drive in from Margeret Street) The clinic has ample parking in Hall Street; and nearby Moonee Ponds Central Shopping Centre precinct.
 
 

NEW PSYCHOLOGY AND MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES

We are pleased to advise the commencement of the provision of psychologist services from our Netcare Monee Ponds medical centre.

The team of psychologists at Netcare Medical are highly experienced and has special expertise in many varied areas. We are pleased to introduce psychologists, Rebecca Pratt, Nathalie Crawford et al led by principal psychologist Dr Helen Cisternino are strongly committed to their work, helping people achieve a greater sense of wellbeing in a compassionate and friendly way.

They provide professional psychology, mental health and counselling services to children, adolescents and adults.

Areas of special expertise include: 

Depression and anxiety

Post-traumatic stress disorder, panic disorder

Bereavement/grief counselling

Anger management

Relaxation techniques

Sleep problems

Relationship problems

TAC and Workcover

Medicare is available to eligible clients who have obtained a mental health care plan from our team of General Practitioners.

 
 

PROVISION OF INTEGRATED AND CULTURALLY SENSITIVE MEDICAL SERVICES. 

We value and respect all individuals and remain committed to the provision of the highest quality of bulk billed or affordable healthcare services to all patients.

In addition to the provision of high quality, general practice, allied health and specialised services to individuals and families in our communities, we are also the providers of choice for provision of culturally sensitive and appropriate integrated and comprehensive medical services for refugees, people of culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD)backgrounds, migrants and international students. Free interpreter service is available if required.

Special or specific services in this regard include:

  • Women's health services for culturally and linguistically diverse people and new migrants including refugee women. (provided by female doctors)
  • OSHC bulk billed or direct billed (no out of pocket costs) health services for international students and their families.
  • Melbourne most affordable greatest value general practitioner services for non-Medicare card holders and overseas visitors.
  • New Migrants health checks and Refugee health assessments.
  • Visa Medical assessments and certifications.

If you require any of this services or need to see a doctor, please book now online on this website or call our friendly reception team for an appointment.

 

 

HEART MONITORING SERVICES 

Cardiac monitoring services are now available at Netcare Medical.

Do you experience palpitations, dizzy episodes, blackouts, skipped or extra heartbeats? You may stand to benefit from a 24 hour Holter monitor to record the electrical activity of your heart; this is a device worn for 24 hours and then returned for analysis and reporting. This is a bulk billed service with no out of pocket cost to you.

Our doctors are experienced in assessment for heart conditions and would arrange any cardiac investigations and referrals you may require; please call today to book an appointment if you have any symptoms or concerns about your heart.

 

 

 

ACCREDITATION AND AWARDS

All Netcare medical Centres are independently accredited following assessment and demonstration of excellence in the provision of quality patient care. Each centre has therefore been awarded full accreditation status with General Practice Australia Accreditation Plus(GPAplus) the peak and premier body set up by the Government and Medical profession to ensure and foster quality care and high standards of medical practice.

We are accredited to the standards of the RACGP and other specialist medical colleges in Australia. We are committed to the provision of the highest quality of care and devoted to utilising the latest medical technology.

Netcare Medical is accredited for the training of University of Melbourne postgraduate Doctor of Medicine students. We also provide elective terms and training for exchange students from leading Universities and medical schools in the UK, USA and other parts of the world. 

Netcare Medical achieved overall excellent scores in independently administered and assessed patient satisfaction surveys. This is a voluntary assessment we undertake regularly to help maintain and improve the standard of service and to assist us in providing the highest possible quality of care to our patients.

We always aim to exceed the standards and are committed to ongoing quality improvement.We are committed to continuous ongoing improvement and welcome your feedback on areas for improvement.

OPENING HOURS 

 

THOMASTOWN

Monday - Friday:  9.00 am - 6.30 pm
Saturdays:  9.00 am - 4.00 pm

 

Call 9017 6277 for appointments.

(currently, attendance is by appointment) 

MOONEE PONDS

OPEN 7 DAYS

Monday - Friday:  9.00 am - 6.30 pm
Saturdays:  9.00 am - 2.00 pm
Sundays    10.00 am - 2.00 pm

Call 9975 8745 for appointments.

(currently, attendance is by appointment) 

 

After Hours Clinic

(Currently, attendance is by appointment only, please

contact reception for up to date arrangements)

 

 



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Thomastown
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Moonee Ponds
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