Hopkins Medical Centre
|Number of doctors||11|
|Number of supervisors||3|
|Number of visiting specialists||0|
|Number of rooms||6|
|Allied health professionals||nil|
We have four very experienced nurses.
Additional learning opportunities
Small group learning, Clinical meetings
Supervisor special interests
Dr John Manderson – sports medicine
Dr Alister Robson – skin medicine
Elizabeth Hingston – womens health
General Facilities / Services
We are currently building a new Clinic which has been designed to cater for our expanding practice and provide a better experience for patients and staff. It will have three more consulting rooms, an extra treatment room, better patient and staff facilities and lots of car parking. Anticipated completion date is June 2021.
We offer full general practice services ie., gp consultations, telehealth, minor procedures, ecg, spirometry, dressings, vaccinations, pre-employment medical.
|Practice opening hours||Monday 8:30am to 8:30pm, Tue/Wed/Thurs/Fri 8:30am to 6:00pm, Saturday 10am to 12 noon, Sunday CLOSED|
|College Requirements||Full time training requires 38 hrs per week employed averaged over 4 weeks. Less than 38 hours per week employed is part time training.|
|Evening roster||Not required at this age.|
|Saturday and Sunday work||Saturday and Sunday work is only required in an on-call capacity.|
Public holiday work
The public holiday roster is shared by all doctors and each doctor is rostered on for one public holiday on-call per year.
Out of practice visits
Doctors who have patients in a nursing home visit them as per their schedue, ie once per month. Home visits are provided if a patient is unable to come in to the clinic. Home visits are triaged through the nurse.
A licence and your own motor vehicle is required.
Any urgent home visits or nursing home visits are attended to by the on-call doctor.
Hospital admission rights/ privileges
St John of God Hospital
|College accreditation||RACGP, ACRRM|
|Public transport||buses, taxis and old trains|
|Nearest airport||There is a small local airport, Avalon is the next closest.|
|Access and distances to major centres or nearby towns||
Geelong is approximately 2 hours away and Melbourne is approximately 3 hours away.