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Welcome to Sheehans Medical Centre Blackburn | Good doctors in Blackburn

To arrange a doctor's appointment, you can now book online, 24/7, at a time convenient to you, without the phone queues.  

GPs in this medical Centre serve Blackburn, Box Hill, Surrey Hills, Forest Hill, Nunawading, Vermont, and Burwood 

 

Coronavirus Alert

 

If you have any cold and flu symptoms (such as runny nose, sore throat, cough, shortness of breath, a loss of smell or taste, or fever), you should undertake a diagnostic swab at a COVID-19 testing centres.  Many of these are 7 days a week drive through centres, and do not require referral.  The locations of these centres may be found at https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/gp-respiratory-clinics-and-hospital-respiratory-clinics-covid-19.

 

Even if you don't have infective symptoms, in order to reduce risks of transmission, we request that all patients should wait in the car park where possible.  When you arrive at the car park, please call 98771200 to check into our system.  Then please wait in your car until we call you. 

 

Please note that it's our policy that everyone (including children, but excluding infants) must wear face masks inside the clinic.  You will not be allowed entry if you do not have a face mask on.

 

When you arrive inside the clinic, please check your temperature at the temperature self check counter and sanitize your hands.

 

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If you wish to consult a doctor about an infection, you can book a telehealth appointment here.

 

Please note:

From 1/12/2020, private fees will apply to all non-concessional telehealth consults. 

 

Patients with pension / HCC / DVA gold card, and children under 16 y.o., will continue to be bulkbilled for in hours consultations.

 

For more details on fees please refer to https://www.sheehansmc.com.au/fees.html

 

All fees must be paid at the time of consultation.

 

Telehealth consultation can be conducted via telephone or video.

 

For video consult, you will need a smart phone or tablet or laptop with internet connection. You will also need an internet browser (Chrome or Safari). Please have this set up prior to commencement of the consult.

 

Please note: There are many medical problems which cannot be fully addressed via telehealth.  In these cases, the doctor will do as much as possible via telehealth, and then ask you to come to the clinic, either on the same day, or on a separate day, to complete the assessment and management of your issues.

 

    Sheehans Medical Centre Blackburn | Good doctors in Blackburn

    As a general practice, we have been serving the Blackburn, Blackburn South community for many many years.  Through local knowledge, genuine interest and engagement with our patients, we have earned much praise and good word of mouth over the years, as a medical centre of excellence in this area.

     

    The doctors and allied health professionals @ Sheehans Medical Centre offer the full spectrum of health services to our patients.  We are totally committed to serving your needs.  

     

    Every doctor @ Sheehans Medical Centre is highly qualified and well trained.  We are local graduates; suitably experienced general practitioners from Australia and New Zealand.  We are all vocationally registered GPs; fellows of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP). A trademark of quality for doctors. We regularly undertake continual medical education and quality assurance programmes, to ensure we deliver only the most up-to-date and best quality service to you.

     

    Our medical centre is accreditated by AGPAL, to the absolute highest standard.

     

    We are completely independent from external corporate influences, and has no financial interest in any third party pharmaceutical companies.  All treatment decisions are governed purely by your best interest and needs.

     

    All doctors and supporting staff have served in the Blackburn area, and the wider eastern suburbs, for a very long time, and have accumulated a great deal of knowledge about the local community and the available health services around you.

     

    Finally, and most importantly, every doctor and allied health staff at Sheehans Medical Centre is committed to do our very best to help you, at all times.  We listen to you with attention and interest.  We contemplate and investigate your issues with rigour and determination.  We want to solve your problems.  We take our responsibilities very seriously.  Your wellness, and your health is very important to us.  

     

    So we look forward to serving you and keeping you in good health.

     

    To arrange a doctor's appointment, you can now book online, 24/7, at a time convenient to you, without the phone queues.  

     

    Remember, if you have changed address or phone number, please let us know your new details ASAP.

     

    Prevention is always better than cure.  Please find some useful information to help you stay healthy here.

     

     

     

    There is a significant increase in diagnosed measles cases within Australia and New Zealand, as well as worldwide. 

     

    Measles is a highly contagous disease and may result in severe health complications including meningitis and death.

     

    Measles is a preventable disease. 

     

    A Victorian Government funded measles-containing vaccine program is available for all adults born during or since 1966 and aged from 20 years without evidence of two documented  doses of valid MMR vaccine or without serological evidence of immunity. 

     

    It is noted that some adults may be not immune or only partially immune to measles, mumps and rubella because they were not captured in the Australian Measles Control Campaign in the late 1990s and the subsequent Young Adults MMR program in 2001.

     

    If you need to be vaccinated for measles, or are uncertain that you do, please make an appointment to discuss here

     

     

      

     

    Shingles is the serious illness which causes severe debilitating chronic pain.  To prevent this terrible illness, anyone aged between 70 and 79 is now eligible to receive a free shingles vaccine from the government. Please make an appointment to get vaccinated now.

     

    Pneumonia is a major cause of serious illness and hospitalization in the elderly.  If you are over 70 years old there is now a new vaccine which can protect you against the illness.  Please make an appointment to get vaccinated now.