UPDATE: COVID-19 health measures

UPDATE: COVID-19 health measures COVID-19 is having an unprecedented impact worldwide. It’s time to unite as we try to slow the spread of the virus The situation in Victoria is rapidly changing, so we suggest checking the Department of Health and Human Services coronavirus section daily for updates. Here are some tips to help you stay well [...]

By |March 26th, 2020|Clinic News|Comments Off on UPDATE: COVID-19 health measures

Meet our new GP, Dr Ebony Dunne

Meet our new GP, Ebony Dunne At Bluff Road Medical Centre, we’re proud to offer a GP Registrar Program. Through this program, qualified medical doctors undertaking advanced training to specialise in General Practice consult at the clinic. The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners requires aspiring General Practitioners to attend placements at up to four [...]

By |March 6th, 2020|Clinic News|Comments Off on Meet our new GP, Dr Ebony Dunne

Novel coronavirus: What you need to know

The novel (new) coronavirus (2019-nCoV) has been widely publicised in the news recently, with many concerned about its arrival in Australia. Here’s what you need to know about the virus. What is coronavirus? Coronavirus is a family of viruses which cause a variety of illnesses. These can range from something akin to a common cold, [...]

By |January 30th, 2020|Clinic News|Comments Off on Novel coronavirus: What you need to know

Ideas to help your baby talk

Watching your baby learn how to communicate is one of the most rewarding experiences of being a new parent. In this article, we share some suggestions for parents wanting to help develop their little one’s communication skills, based on recommendations by Speech Pathology Australia. Read on to discover the indictors of when to seek help. [...]

By |January 14th, 2020|Clinic News|Comments Off on Ideas to help your baby talk

Reflections: The year in review

As the sun almost sets on 2019, it’s time to reflect on the year that was. It’s been a big year for us at Bluff Road Medical Centre and a big year in medicine generally. In 2019, there’s been much more awareness surrounding health and wellness, which is great to see. Mental health made headlines [...]

By |December 9th, 2019|Clinic News|Comments Off on Reflections: The year in review

Top tips for a healthy summer diet

Top tips for a healthy summer diet Food is how we celebrate and show love. It’s often part of our culture and there’s rarely a social occasion where food isn’t involved. However, throughout the festive season, it’s easy to overdo the calories, thereby putting on unwanted kilos and not feeling our best. In this article, [...]

By |November 6th, 2019|Clinic News|Comments Off on Top tips for a healthy summer diet

Adolescent mental health

Shining a light on adolescent mental health Adolescence can be a challenging time, particularly for those faced with mental health concerns. According to Beyond Blue, evidence suggests half of all mental health conditions emerge by the age of 14, and three-quarters by the age of 24. In this article, Bluff Road Medical Centre Clinical Psychologist [...]

By |September 30th, 2019|Clinic News|Comments Off on Adolescent mental health

Are you up-to-date with your measles vaccinations?

Are you up-to-date with your measles vaccinations? Given the recent cases of measles in Victoria, it’s a timely reminder to check your vaccination records to make sure you’re up-to-date. In this article, we explain why you may need a measles booster shot. What is measles? Measles is a highly contagious viral infection that can survive [...]

By |August 28th, 2019|Clinic News|Comments Off on Are you up-to-date with your measles vaccinations?

Meet our new doctor

Bluff Road Medical Centre recently welcomed a new doctor to our practice, Dr Jason Lam. Jason brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the table, and we are so excited to have him on board. Please read on to find out more about Jason and his incredible talents. How did you end up a [...]

By |July 25th, 2019|Clinic News|Comments Off on Meet our new doctor

Dr Peter Cheng – Our new GP Registrar

We welcome Dr Peter Cheng, our new GP Registrar.   He loves all facets of Family Medicine with special interests in Chronic Disease management, Children's health and Skin Cancer. He will be consulting all weekdays from August. Click here to know more about Dr Cheng.

By |July 18th, 2019|Clinic News|Comments Off on Dr Peter Cheng – Our new GP Registrar