Now Available Online – Scripts and Referrals

Our new online service for repeat prescriptions and referrals is now open! Click the following links to make a request today!

Skin Cancer Awareness

This week marks the national skin cancer awareness week. Even though we should be sun smart all year round, the warmer weather does prompt us to think about looking after our skin.  For the ‘Silent  Generation’ and ‘Baby boomers’ most of our sun damage occurred when we were young.  Even

Thermoplastic Brace – No More Plaster!

It you have a fracture, sprain or strain that needs immobilising or protecting – try our new thermoplastic brace. The thermoplastic material softens with heat and allows the doctor to fit and mould the cast to perfection. As it cools, the brace hardens, providing comfort and support. Unlike plaster, the

Welcome to our new Registrar – Dr Prasadi Ponnawila Vidanelage

We’re excited to have Prasadi join us for her GPT4 placement over the next 6 months. She has completed her MBBS in 2008 and also has a Diploma in Child Health and a Certificate of Women’s Health. Needless to say she is interested in seeing Mums & Bubs, but is

Queen’s Birthday Public Holiday – OPEN

Yes, we are open today from 9am to 1pm. Please note that after hours fees apply for consultations occurring on a public holiday. Unfortunately online bookings are disabled on Saturdays and public holidays. Please call us on 9782 6666 to make an appointment.

Anti-wrinkle Injections

Botulinum Toxin injections have been used by celebrities for a number of years to keep their youthful looks – in turn maintaining and increasing the offer of movie roles.  The injections are a lot more affordable these days and many people like to look and feel good all the time.

What is an ‘Advanced Care Directive’?

An ‘Advanced Care Directive’ is a legal document that acts as a living will. It can be made by a person who wishes to leave instructions regarding their health for a future time when they are unable to make those decisions for themselves. It can incorporate all the values and

Flu Vaccines NOW AVAILABLE

Influenza strikes us every year and the best way to avoid it is to have the flu vaccine. Influenza is a contagious respiratory illness which can range from a mild to severe infection. It usually presents as a fever, muscle aches, runny nose, cough, headache and fatigue. Most people will

Health Care Homes

Carrum Downs Medical Centre is a general practice that coordinates care for patients with chronic and complex conditions. Patients with chronic conditions can enrol in the program, if eligible, and receive the benefit of flexible, focused and coordinated care. Carrum Downs Medical Centre has been involved in this program since

Love to Travel?

If you are thinking of your next adventure or holiday, perhaps you also need to think about vaccination. Visiting other countries is an amazing experience – the culture, the scenery, the food – but not if you get sick! Avoid catching some of those diseases that are endemic in some