Travel Medicine 

Blackburn Clinic is a Licensed Travel Vaccination Centre, enabling GPs to provide a range of travel resources, advice and vaccines including Yellow Fever, Hepatitis A and B, Typhoid, Meningococcal, Polio and Tetanus, and travel vaccination certificates (Yellow Books). Please see the LINKS page for further information about travel medicine. If you have booked a Travel Medicine consultation, please … Read more

Free 45-49 Year Old Health Check

The Australian Department of Health recommends that this health assessment “is for a patient who, in the clinical judgement of the medical practitioner and based on the identification of a specific risk factor, is at risk of developing a chronic disease.  A health assessment at this stage of life can assist patients to make the necessary lifestyle … Read more

Shingles Vaccinations

We are happy to announce that we have opened a new session for first doses on 14th September 2024. Supply of Shingrix stock remains limited but we hope to offer monthly sessions from Sept-Dec 2024 for first doses.  Although many are keen for vaccination, there is usually no rush to vaccinate for the non-infectious condition … Read more

Iron Infusions

Pictured are our Iron Infusion team Drs Kong, Ashdown and Rametta. All GPs at Blackburn Clinic can refer eligible patients (with iron deficiency anaemia) for on-site infusion. Dr Kong, Dr Ashdown and Dr Rametta perform these appointments but all Blackburn Clinic GPs can authorise the service for their patients where medically appropriate. This model offers … Read more

Flu Vaccinations

Flu Vaccinations FLU CLINICS for 2024 have commenced. Use the AMS Connect app or click on the button at the top of this page to book for a flu vaccination (the majority of appointments will be under ‘Weekend Carson Suite Flu Clinics’). The Department of Health 2024 flu season advice is below. Annual influenza vaccination … Read more

COVID Vaccinations

To provide you with optimum protection, the most current COVID-19 vaccines are available at Blackburn Clinic (subject to stock availability). A booster provides protection against serious illness from COVID-19. Covid vaccination guidelines for 2024: 75 years and olderRecommended every 6 months. 65-74 yearsRecommended at least every 12 months, but can receive every six months. Talk … Read more

Complete Health Checks 

A preventative philosophy that aims to identify risks and put strategies in place to prevent ill health. Health Checks are an inclusive in-depth check suitable for all patients aged 35-65 years. This gender inclusive whole body checkup comprises a heart risk evaluation and ECG, respiratory assessment, diabetes check, lung function test, skin cancer check, eye … Read more

Childhood Immunisations

Visits solely for scheduled childhood immunisations will be bulk-billed (Mon – Fri, during 8am – 6pm). General Practitioners and the nursing team keep up to date with the latest changes to the National Immunisation Program (NIP). All childhood immunisations administered at Blackburn Clinic are uploaded to the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) to assist with family … Read more

Asthma

Your GP can assist with asthma diagnosis, management and education. Book Online Ph: (03) 9875 1123

Health Assessments for Over 75s

This is a comprehensive annual health review for patients aged over 75 years (or 55 years for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients). The Health Assessment is an opportunity to explore areas of health that may not be covered during routine medical care. Specifically the assessment looks at: Physical ability (how well you manage daily … Read more