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Timboon Medical Clinic

Timboon Medical Clinic is set in a picturesque township, amongst scenic bushland, rolling hills and lush pastures, with a close-knit, welcoming community of around 1200. A foodies paradise, Timboon produces the finest in gourmet provenance, including whisky, ice cream, berries, cheese and more. The township offers a range of amenities and activities, with the magnificent Great Ocean Road, renowned for its superb beaches and rugged coastline, only a short drive away.

Modern and fully-equipped, the clinic provides patients with personalised, professional, quality healthcare across a wide range of medical and support services, including acute, aged, primary care and community health. The clinic is committed to patient-centred care and promoting health, wellbeing and disease prevention to all patients.

Working together for a healthy community, Timboon and District Healthcare Service and the medical clinic offer over 30 patient services including, complex care, theatre services such as endoscopy, diagnostic gastroscopy and colonoscopy; radiology, diabetes management, dietetics, community care, audiology, maternal and child health, district nursing, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, social work, podiatry, dental, exercise physiology, chiropractic and osteopathic. A visiting optometrist provides a monthly service and a community pharmacist assists with medication management reviews.

With a team of highly experienced and dedicated doctors and GP supervisors, GP trainees are guided and supported throughout their journey to fellowship. Planned coordination of clinical teamwork, resources and services means that practice nurses are equipped to provide education and support for a range of health issues, as well as pathology collection and immunisation services.  Community nurses offer health education and women’s health services, as well as antenatal and postnatal education and support, with registered nurses offering acute, aged, residential respite and palliative services. The clinic also uses telehealth to connect patients with healthcare professionals across Victoria.

The health service is active in creating a range of healthcare videos on their YouTube channel, featuring a monthly blog and a series of helpful topics.  In the speaking of anxiety video, social worker, Hayley Weel, talks to community engagement officer Sabine McKenzie about her own experience with anxiety. In a video made for Tradies National Health Month exercise physiologist, James MacAuslan, talks about staying fit and healthy. Working alongside allied health assistant Tracey and physiotherapist Sarah, James is delivering a new service to the Timboon region, based in the health service’s state-of-the-art gym.

For more about picturesque Timboon and its tempting gourmet culture, see videos on Timboon Brewery, Timboon Fine Ice Cream and the feature – Your world away for a unique insight into the township.

Dive in, with the world-renowned Great Ocean Road on your doorstep, discover historic towns, magnificent views and charming countryside.

Get active and explore the famous Camperdown to Timboon Rail Trail – an adventure for the whole family.

A foodies paradise, Timboon’s local gourmet scene features specialty produce from whisky to cheese – berries to ice cream.

A bit of everything in Victoria’s coastal south west.

The clinic’s newest GP brings a wealth of experience and expertise from around the globe. Dr Yagyadut Gupta has more than three decades of experience in India, Canada and Queensland. The father of two has run his own practice, has a Masters in Surgery (ear, nose and throat), worked in a dedicated children’s hospital and most recently managed an emergency department in Queensland, while also working in a GP clinic.

The clinic doctors have a broad range of special interests including general medicine, women’s health, mental health, minor procedures, cardiology, chronic disease management and emergency medicine.

Practice manager, Katherine Gorringe, said GP trainees are supervised by highly-experienced GPs, accredited with RACGP and that trainees can expect a broad scope of practice when placed at the clinic.

See more about the practice here.

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