The Western Medical Centre (TWMC) is located in Yarraville, an inner western suburb of Melbourne.
The clinic is open 8am to 6pm Monday to Friday and 8am to 10am on Saturday. The clinic is closed on Sundays and Public holidays.
TWMC runs by appointments Monday to Friday and as an emergency drop-in clinic on Saturday. After hours a locum service is available.
TWMC is a privately billing practice, with bulk billing at the doctor’s discretion. There is a part-time practice manager, 7 reception staff and 2 practice nurses.
The patient profile is newborns to the elderly with a higher proportion of children, adolescents and adults aged 20-60 years. TWMC offers a wide range of GP services including share care antenatal care, implanon and IUD insertion, psychotherapy and minor procedures.
TWMC has 10 General Practitioners (3 males / 7 females) with a number of special interests including family medicine, paediatrics, adolescent health, women’s health, preventative and men’s health, dermatology, travel health, musculoskeletal and sports medicine, chronic diseases such as diabetes and hypertension, psychotherapy, family planning, sexual health and share care obstetrics. Five of our GP’s are share care obstetric affiliates with the Royal Women’s Hospital, Sunshine Hospital and Mercy Hospitals (Werribee and Heidelberg). TWMC has 9 consulting rooms, a procedure / emergency room and 2 tea rooms / staff rooms.