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Medical Centre campus information

Burwood

Contact info

The Medical Centre is located in Building B, level 2, just near the DUSA building.

We are open Monday - Friday 8.45am - 5pm.

9244 6300 (ask for Student Life - Burwood)

Services

The Medical centre is fully Accredited and has experienced doctors and nurses working each day. Services offered include

  • management and treatment for general illness.
  • pathology collection.
  • vaccinations - course related, travel and seasonal flu vaccination programs (commencing in March each year)
  • women's health including pap smears, breast checks, pregnancy advice, contraception and unplanned pregnancy counselling and referral.
  • men's preventative health checks including blood pressure monitoring.
  • Mental Health treatment, referral and management.
  • physiotherapy and remedial massage appointments, reduced cost for students of Deakin.

What to expect

You can expect to be treated and seen by an appropriate medical professional in a timely and respectful manner. 

Fees and charges

Deakin students need to present a valid student ID along with a  Medicare or overseas health insurance card.  The services provided by the doctor will be billed directly and there is no payment required.  If you do not have a valid Medicare or overseas health insurance card you will need to pay, a receipt will be provided for you to claim.

Deakin staff are charged an out of pocket cost which varies between $20-$23.  Payment is expected on the day of consultation and a receipt for claiming will be provided.  Staff members who are also Deakin students will be bulk billed or direct billed.

Confidentiality

The University manages personal and health information in accordance with the Information Privacy Act 2000 (Vic.) and the Health Records Act 2001 (Vic.)  The Information Privacy Act, the Health Records Act and the Privacy Act all contain complaint mechanisms. Individuals who wish to make a complaint can do so through one of these  organisations managing the various Acts or by contacting the Medical Services practice manager on email askanurse@deakin.edu.au 

Our Doctors

The following doctors currently work at the Burwood centre, please contact Student Life or make an appointment online

Please note not all these doctors list online appointments so you may need to contact Student Life.
9244 6300 (ask for Student Life - Burwood)

  • Dr Sue Reddish
  • Dr Vivien Feniger
  • Dr Wendy Ah-Sang
  • Dr Joe Feiber
  • Dr Simon Wong
  • Dr Madeleine de Haan
  • Dr Jenny Loosemore

Our Nurses

Campus nurses are available Monday - Friday, the nurses are highly experienced Registered nurses, the team includes, Tricia McRae, Lynne Taplin, Clare Kohlman and Julie Stevens. The nurses provide free consultations and do offer appointments.

Drop in clinic

If you have a health or medical  issue but no appointment you can drop in to the centre, if the nurse is very busy you are welcome to wait or book an appointment for later in the day.

Waterfront

Contact info

The Health and Wellbeing centre on campus is located in the John Hay building, directly opposite Deakin Central.

The centre is open Tuesday - Thursday 9.30am - 3.30pm, from Trimester 1 2014 the hours will be extended to 9am - 5pm.

Appointments are available using the online appointment system just select the Waterfront doctors or nurse.

Services

The Health and Wellbeing centre is staffed by highly experienced doctors and a campus nurse. Services offered include;

  • management and treatment for general illness.
  • pathology collection.
  • vaccinations - Course related, travel and seasonal flu vaccination programs. (commencing in March each year)
  • women's health including pap smears, breast checks, pregnancy advice, contraception.
  • unplanned pregnancy counselling and referral.
  • men's health and preventative health checks.
  • Mental Health treatment, referral and management.

What to expect

You can expect to be treated and seen by an appropriate medical professional in a timely and respectful manner.

Fees and charges

Deakin students need to present a valid student ID along with a  Medicare or overseas health insurance card.  The services provided by the doctor will be billed directly and there is no payment required.  If you do not have a valid Medicare or overseas health insurance card you will need to pay, a receipt will be provided for you to claim.

Deakin staff are charged an out of pocket cost which varies between $20-$23.  Payment is expected on the day of consultation and a receipt for claiming will be provided.  Staff members who are also Deakin students will be bulk billed or direct billed

Confidentiality

The University manages personal and health information in accordance with the Information Privacy Act 2000 (Vic.) and the Health Records Act 2001 (Vic.) Individuals who wish to make a complaint or provide feedback can contact the  Medical Services practice manager on email askanurse@deakin.edu.au

Our Doctors

The following doctors currently work at the Health and Wellbeing Centre, please contact Student Life or make an appointment online.

  • Dr James Carter (Wednesday 9 - 1pm)
  • Dr Fay Ferdinands (Thursday 9.30 - 1.30pm)

Our Nurses

Kelly Favaloro is the campus nurse at the Health and Wellbeing centre, the campus nurses are all highly experienced Registered nurses, Jenny Vinnicombe also assists at Waterfront.  The nurses provide free consultations and referral to the doctor if required, you can book an appointment to see the nurse by contacting Student Life or make an appointment online.

Drop in clinic

If you have a health or medical  issue but no appointment you can drop in to the centre, if the nurse is very busy you are welcome to wait or book an appointment for later in the day.

Waurn Ponds

Contact info

The Medical Centre on the Waurn Ponds campus is located in Student Life, building jb.

The centre is open Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm

You can drop in or phone 5227 1221 (ask for Student Life, Waurn Ponds) or use the online appointment system to make an appointment to see one of the doctors or the nurse.

Services

The Waurn Ponds centre is staffed by highly experienced doctors and a campus nurse. Services offered include

  • management and treatment for general illness.
  • pathology collection.
  • vaccinations - Course related, travel and seasonal flu vaccination programs. (commencing in March each year)
  • women's health including pap smears, breast checks, pregnancy advice, contraception.
  • unplanned pregnancy counselling and referral.
  • men's health and preventative health checks.
  • Mental Health treatment, referral and management.

What to expect

You can expect to be treated and seen by an appropriate medical professional in a timely and respectful manner.

Fees and charges

Deakin students need to present a valid student ID along with a  Medicare or overseas health insurance card.  The services provided by the doctor will be billed directly and there is no payment required.  If you do not have a valid Medicare or overseas health insurance card you will need to pay, a receipt will be provided for you to claim.

Deakin staff are charged an out of pocket cost which varies between $20-$23.  Payment is expected on the day of consultation and a receipt for claiming will be provided.  Staff members who are also Deakin students will be bulk billed or direct billed

Confidentiality

The University manages personal and health information in accordance with the Information Privacy Act 2000 (Vic.) and the Health Records Act 2001 (Vic.) Individuals who wish to make a complaint or provide feedback can contact the  Medical Services practice manager on email askanurse@deakin.edu.au

Our Doctors

The following doctors currently work at the centre, please contact Student Life on 5227 1221 or make an appointment online.

  • Dr Eileen Cole
  • Dr Tanya Scott

Our Nurses

The Campus nurses at Waurn Ponds are Jenny Vinnicombe, Janine Shannon and Kelly Favaloro.  The nurses provide free consultations and can provide referral to the doctor if required. Appointments can be made online

Drop in clinic

If you have a health or medical  issue but no appointment you can drop in to the centre, if the nurse is very busy you are welcome to wait or book an appointment for later in the day.

Warrnambool

Contact info

The Medical Centre on the Warrnambool campus is located in Student Life, Building B, lower level.

5563 3256

The centre is open Monday, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 9am-3pm.

Services

The Warrnambool centre is staffed by highly experienced doctors and a campus nurse, Fiona Martin. Services offered include;

  • management and treatment for general illness.
  • vaccinations - Course related, travel and seasonal flu vaccination programs. (commencing in March each year)
  • women's health including pap smears, breast checks, pregnancy advice, contraception.
  • unplanned pregnancy counselling and referral.
  • men's health and preventative health checks.
  • Mental Health treatment, referral and management.

What to expect

You can expect to be treated and seen by an appropriate medical professional in a timely and respectful manner.

Fees and charges

Deakin students need to present a valid student ID along with a  Medicare or overseas health insurance card.  The services provided by the doctor will be billed directly and there is no payment required.  If you do not have a valid Medicare or overseas health insurance card you will need to pay, a receipt will be provided for you to claim.

For staff who visit the doctor  on campus the account will be managed by Hopkins Medical Centre, please enquire when making the appointment if you have any questions relating to billing.

Confidentiality

The University manages personal and health information in accordance with the Information Privacy Act 2000 (Vic.) and the Health Records Act 2001 (Vic.) Individuals who wish to make a complaint or provide feedback can contact the  Medical Services practice manager on email askanurse@deakin.edu.au

Our Doctors

Experienced doctors from the Hopkins Medical Centre visit on campus twice a week to provide medical consultations. If you require a doctors appointment or need further information please contact Student Life at Warrnambool on 5563 3256 or use the online appointment system.

Our Nurse

Fiona Martin is the Campus nurse at Warrnambool, Fiona is a highly experienced Registered nurse and provides free consultations and referral to a doctor if required. 

Drop in clinic

If you have a health or medical  issue but no appointment you can drop in to the centre, if the nurse is very busy you are welcome to wait or book an appointment for later in the day.

After hours

If you have serious life threatening symptoms or believe you need to attend a hospital emergency department please dial 000 for medical attention.

Other options for care are the homevistingdoctor.com.au  Deakin University students  from either the Geelong or Burwood campuses (within a 50 kilometer radius of Melbourne)  can access an after hours doctors service, the service provides a fully qualified doctor who will visit you at home during weeknights, weekends and public holidays. Medicare card holders are bulk billed, international students are required to pay and then claim from your overseas health fund. The homevisitingdoctor.com.au can be contacted by calling 9429 5677, the service will generate a medical report which can be sent to the Medical centre on campus where ongoing care can be provided by a nurse or doctor if necessary, or alternatively a report will be sent to your own doctor.

Various after hours clinics are open in all areas close to Deakin campuses, information regarding these can be located  under  M for medical practitioners in the Yellow Pages.


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