Book now for your flu vaccination

Flu vaccination clinics will commence again, early April. Bookings are now open. Call 8551 3200. These clinics will be FREE for eligible patients. All patients welcome.

Also, regular skin checks are essential  for the prevention of skin cancers. Have you checked your skin lately? Book now. Call the centre on 8551 3200.

By |March 16th, 2017|Country Health, Victor Harbor|0 Comments

Checked your skin lately?

Regular skin checks are essential for the prevention of skin cancers. Our GPs provide expertise in skin cancer detection and treatment. The Centre runs regular skin cancer clinics, so book now.

By |December 20th, 2016|Country Health|0 Comments

Local Doctors recognised for Long Service

Victor Medical Centre’s very own Dr David Batt and Dr Verity Irwin were among fifty-two of South Australia’s country doctors who having served rural communities for more than 1600 years collectively were honoured at the RDWA Annual Conference Dinner on Saturday, 14th May.

The doctors were recognised for their outstanding contribution to the health of […]

By |May 27th, 2016|Country Health, Media Release|0 Comments

Medicare Rebates Frozen

Since Medicare was introduced 40 years ago the rebates have not been increasing at the same rate as the Consumer Price Index (CPI) or Average Weekly Earnings (AWE).
In the may budget the government has extended the Medicare rebate ‘freeze’ which will not see the rebate increase at all over the next 4 years. Medicare […]

By |May 16th, 2016|Country Health, Media Release, Victor Harbor|0 Comments

Book now for your flu vaccination

Flu vaccination clinics will commence early April. Bookings are now open. Call 8551 3200. These clinics will be bulk-billed for eligible patients.

By |March 11th, 2016|Country Health, The Times, Victor Harbor|0 Comments

Victor Medical Centre receives top accreditation honour

The Southern Fleurieu community received a further health boost today when the Victor Medical Centre and the Pt Elliot Medical Clinic received the award of accreditation, demonstrating the quality and safety of their practices.

The Practices received the top honour from, Australian General Practice Accreditation Limited (AGPAL), a leading provider in accreditation services.

AGPAL Chair Dr […]

By |October 1st, 2015|Country Health, Media Release, Victor Harbor|0 Comments

Changes to Opening Hours

Victor Medical Centre has been supporting the health and well-being of our local community for over 40 years
From Tuesday October the 2nd, the Victor Medical Centre will be now open at the following times:

Monday to Friday:     8am – 6pm

Saturday:                      8am – 2pm

Sunday: […]

By |September 20th, 2015|Country Health, Media Release, Victor Harbor|0 Comments

Fee Increase on Hold

Since Medicare was introduced 40 years ago the rebates have not been increasing at the same rate as the Consumer Price Index (CPI) or Average Weekly Earnings (AWE).

More recently the Government has brought in a Medicare rebate ‘freeze’ which will not see the rebate increase at all over the next 3 years. The Medicare […]

By |July 15th, 2015|Country Health, Media Release|0 Comments

South Coast District Hospital doctors: Private and public patients speak up

Private hospital overfill concerns
A long-term south coast resident has expressed his concern about a potential influx of patients at the hospital.

Wayne Singh, 71, of Hindmarsh Island, has been attending Victor Medical Centre since 1999 and has been treated by Dr Wildman in that time.
Image above: Wayne Singh is a patient of the Victor Medical Centre and said he has built a […]

By |February 2nd, 2015|Country Health|0 Comments

MORE COST, LESS SERVICE: The New Hospital deal on the Fleurieu Peninsula

Private GPs on the Fleurieu Peninsula say they are disappointed the State Government has chosen to double the cost of providing hospital and emergency care in the region by ending their 50-year partnership with them March 1.
The State Government plans to cut ties with experienced GPs in Victor Harbor, Goolwa and Middleton who currently provide safe, reliable and efficient […]

By |January 16th, 2015|Country Health, Media Release|0 Comments