A WIDE RANGE OF MEDICAL SERVICES

Caring for Our Community

At Palmers Medical we offer a wide range of medical services to care for patients of all ages. Please take a look at the services we offer, if you can’t find what you need please call our friendly reception staff who will be happy to assist or answer your questions. 

...we CARE
Palmers Medical Centre Family Health

Family
Health

  • Caring for the general health and wellbeing of the whole family
  • Regular health checkups for all ages
  • Physical examinations for the whole family
  • Storing your health records all under one location
Palmers Medical Womens Health

Women's
Health

  • Women’s health checks and advice
  • Breast examinations
  • Sexual health screening
  • Dietary and nutritional advice
  • Birth control, Implanon insertion and removal & Mirena removal
  • Pap tests
  • Family planning and pregnancy
  • Menstrual disorders
  • Menopause management
  • Sexual issues
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Weight Management
Palmers Medical Centre Mens Health

Men's
Health

Palmers Medical Immunisations Vaccinations

Immunisations/ Vaccinations

  • Seasonal vaccinations
  • Flu vaccinations
  • Children’s vaccinations
  • Adult vaccinations
  • Travel vaccinations
  • COVID-19 vaccine (as per Government guidelines)

Antenatal
Care

  • Antenatal checkups
  • Medical history and health check
  • Pregnancy tests
  • Pregnancy checkups
  • Pregnancy support
  • Pregnancy information
  • Dietary advice
  • Birth plan
  • Cervical screening
  • Postnatal care and advice
  • Midwife visits

Kid's
Health

Palmers Medical Centre Chronic Disease Management

Chronic Disease Mangement

  • Quit smoking
  • Lung tests (Asthma and Emphysema)
  • ECG – Electrocardiogram to detect heart abnormalities
  • Arthritis
  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • Cholesterol testing and management
  • Thyroid disease
  • Diabetes
  • Morbid obesity
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Implanon /
IUD

  • Implanon insertion and removal
  • IUD insertion and removal
  • Mirena removal
  • Contraception advice
Pap Smears Palmers Medical

Pap
Smears

Palmers Medical Skin Checks

Skin
Checks

General Health Checks

  • Blood pressure
  • Weight loss
  • Weight gain
  • Asthma care
  • Addiction medicine
  • Pain management
  • Skin checks
  • Allied health services
  • Depression
  • Heart health
  • Paediatrics
  • Sexually transmitted infections
  • COVID-19 tests
  • Indigenous health
  • Diabetes care
  • Flu vaccinations
  • Senior’s health
  • General health check ups

45-49 Years Health Checks

  • 45 to 49 year old health checks
  • Family history
  • Chronic disease check up
  • Blood pressure check
  • Weight check
  • Identify health risk factors
  • Lifestyle check
  • Drinking habits
  • Smoking
  • Mental health
  • Physical activity
  • Anxiety
  • Family history (stroke, heart disease, diabetes, osteoporosis)
  • Body mass index
  • Basic physical examination

Pre Employment Checks

  • Pre employment medical examination
  • Cardiovascular test
  • Central nervous system check
  • Respiratory check
  • Musculoskeletal examination
  • Urine analysis (to diagnose diabetic, kidney or bladder disorders)
  • Vision assessment
  • ECG (electrocardiogram) to test heart function

Work Injury
Cover

  • Worker’s compensation forms
  • Worker’s injury summary
  • Worker’s injury management
  • Worker’s injury recovery support
  • Return to work plan

Transport Accident Services

  • Any TAC related visits
Palmers Medical 70s Health Check

75 Years Health Checks

Minor Procedures Palmers Medical

Minor
Procedures

  • Minor surgical procedures performed under local anaesthetic
  • Excision of skin cancers
  • Skin biopsy
  • Excision of cyst
  • Ingrown toe nail procedure
  • Trigger finger
  • Spider veins in the legs (Sclerotherapy)
  • Incision and drainage of abscesses
  • Triage and suturing of lacerations
  • Removal of foreign bodies

Iron
Infusions

Available for patients who:

  • Can’t take iron by mouth
  • Can’t absorb iron adequately through the gut
  • Can’t absorb enough iron due to blood loss
  • Need to increase iron levels fast to avoid medical complications or a blood transfusion
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Pathology

Our pathology collection centre DO NOT do COVID Testing.
Truganina

Dorevitch Pathology open everyday.

  • Monday to Friday – 8am to 12pm and 4pm to 8pm
  • Saturdays from 8am to 2pm
  • Sundays from 9am to 12pm.

All tests at Truganina by Appointments only on Saturdays and GTT tests by Appointments only on Sunday. No appointment necessary on week days.

Woodlea

4Cyte Pathology open everyday except Sundays.

  • Monday to Saturday – 9am to 1pm
  • No appointment necessary for any appointments at Woodlea.
Palmers Medical Centre Allied Health Services
OTHER SERVICES

Allied Health Services

Cardiologist

  • Cardiology is the study and treatment of disorders of the heart and the blood vessels. A person with heart disease or cardiovascular disease may be referred to a cardiologist.
  • All Cardiac Diagnostic Tests and Consultations are BULK BILLED at Palmers Medical in Truganina.
  • Available at Truganina only on:
    Alternate Tuesdays
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Chiropractor

  • A chiropractor diagnoses and offers treatment for back pain and disorders of the musculoskeletal system. The treatment may include manipulation, massage or ergonomic advice. Chiropractors in Australia are a nationally registered and a regulated healthcare profession.
  • More info
  • Available at Truganina Palmers Medical only on: Thursday: 5.30pm – 9.30pm. Other times by prior arrangement.
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Dietitian

  • Dietitians are experts in food and nutrition. They provide guidance about how to appropriately manage diets and nutrition for people who may be affected by health conditions such as diabetes, overweight and obesity, cancer, heart disease, renal disease, gastro-intestinal diseases and food allergies. A dietitian can help people maintain their health and reduce their risk of developing chronic disease.

  • More info
  • Available at Palmers Medical Truganina only, on: Monthly: First Wednesday: 10am – 5pm
  • EPC visits are BULK BILLED

Paediatrician

  • Paediatricians are medical specialists who diagnose, treat and provide medical care for babies, children and teenagers. They deal with illnesses and the child’s physical, mental and behavioural development.
  • More info
  • Available at Palmers Medical Truganina only on: Twice every month.

Physiotherapist

  • Physiotherapists are experts in the structure of the human body and its movement. They work with people of all ages to treat a broad range of health conditions including sports injuries and musculoskeletal conditions as well as chronic health conditions such as diabetes, obesity, osteoarthritis and stroke. Physiotherapists are involved in the assessment, diagnosis, planning and management of patient care.
  • More info
  • Available at Palmers Medical Woodlea only on: Wednesday: 4pm – 9pm, and Saturday: 9am – 1pm
  • EPC visits are BULK BILLED
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Podiatrist

  • A podiatrist is an expert in foot care. Podiatrists help people in the care of their lower limbs including the foot and ankle and may also be involved in supporting older people to reduce their risk of falling.

  • More info
  • Available at Palmers Medical Truganina only on: Every 3rd Friday: 9am – 3pm
  • A Small gap fee charged for EPC visits
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Psychologist

  • Psychologists are experts in human behaviour who can help people change the way they think, feel, behave and react. Psychologists study the brain, memory, learning and processes around human development. Psychological treatments can be used to help individuals, families, groups and organisations.

  • More info
  • Available at Palmers Medical Truganina only on: Saturday: 9am to 4pm.
PALMERS MEDICAL IS YOUR CARING MEDICAL CENTRE IN MELBOURNE