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

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

Victor Medical Centre Extends Opening Hours

The Victor Medical Centre has been providing GP services to the South Coast for over 40 years.  We are pleased to announce we have extended our opening hours.

From Monday March the 2nd, the Victor Medical Centre will be open at the following times:

Monday to Thursday:     8am – 8pm

Friday:                                  8am – 6pm

Saturday:                             8am – 2pm

Sunday:                              […]

By |February 12th, 2015|Media Release|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

The new CEO

Richard Pierce has taken over as CEO of the Victor Medical Centre and Port Elliot Medical Clinic and he has immediately enjoyed meeting and working with the team at the centres and immersed himself into the local community.

Richard moved to Victor Harbor in 2014 and lives at McCracken and he is excited at the […]

By |September 17th, 2014|Media Release|0 Comments

Victor Medical Centre and Port Elliot Medical Clinic ‘care for you’

The Victor Medical Centre and Port Elliot Medical Clinic are places you need to go to see your doctor and have all your ailments treated.

A visit to a doctor when you are sick can be reassuring, as they can assist you towards better health.

Now the Victor Medical Centre and the Port Elliot Medical Clinic […]

By |September 17th, 2014|Media Release|0 Comments