Newtown Medical Centre has an extensive list of general practice medical services. In addition to the services outlined below we also offer Flu vaccinations, GP management plans, medication reviews and minor surgical procedures such as repairing of skin lacerations.
We’re a family friendly medical centre and our GPs provide a broad range of healthcare services to cater for the medical needs of your entire family. Newtown Medical Centre offers maternity care, contraceptive and sexual health care and aged care for people in nursing homes. Our highly trained family doctors cater for all men’s women’s and children’s health needs. Learn more about the family healthcare services we provide by visiting our family medicine page.
We conduct health screenings to detect chronic conditions. We also run intervention programs to prevent or reduce the effect of these conditions. We have an automated reminder system that informs you of when you are due for follow-up visits or preventative screening. Please advise your GP if you do not wish to receive a reminder.
Chronic Medical Conditions
Our Geelong doctors specialise in the management of chronic conditions such as Heart Disease, Diabetes, Respiratory Disease and Osteoarthritis. Through regular health checks, positive lifestyle choices and health education, we aim to prevent the onset of chronic illnesses with our patients. We help our patients manage their disease by equipping them with the right knowledge and a practical understanding, so whether you’re recently diagnosed or have had your condition for some time, we can help you manage your disease the best possible way with the support of our experts. Visit our osteoarthritis therapies page for more information.
Our Sports and Exercise Physicians and Sports Doctors specialise in treating acute musculoskeletal injuries, chronic joint problems and concussion. We provide treatment for all sporting injuries and information on preventative care. Call our sports doctors today for help with any concerns you may have, or view more information on our sports medicine services page.
Immunisations & Travel Vaccinations
We know that getting your child vaccinated can be a stressful time for both parent and the child, that’s why our friendly nurses are highly skilled in situations like these and do their best to put everyone involved at ease. All childhood immunisations are available at our medical clinic. Our GPs also offer comprehensive medical care in preparation for travel, including immunisations required for international journeys. Our travel doctors can advise what vaccinations are recommended for your intended destinations to make sure you remain healthy when you return from your trip. View our vaccinations and travel clinic page for more information.
Our GPs are equipped to provide mental health services, including primary diagnosis and referrals when necessary. Our mental health risk assessments take into account family history, gender, age and smoking status. Our doctors create mental health plans and can work cooperatively with Psychiatrists and Psychologists to ensure our patients get high quality and comprehensive support for any mental health issues.
After Hours Patient Care
We offer 24hr patient care through the Home Doctor Service . After practice hours, call Newtown Medical Centre and a message will direct you to this service and provide you with the information you need to find the right medical care.
Allied Health Services
Part of Newtown Medical Centre's Comprehensive Healthcare Service. We offer Allied Health Services through accredited exercise physiologist James Koniw who provides physical activity and lifestyle modification programs to support patients with chronic conditions. James works directly with our sports doctors and exercise physicians to design and implement exercise programs for people with chronic medical conditions or chronic pain, knee injuries and back injuries.
Our exercise programs include weekly supervised sessions in our gymnasium. The on-site gym allows doctors and exercise physiologists to closely monitor improvement and adapt programs to better suit the individual needs of each patient. Learn more information about our exercise programs and Allied Health Services.