The Village GP Black Rock

The Village GP Black Rock

Opening Hours

Monday

8:00 AM – 5:30 PM

Tuesday

8:00 AM – 5:30 PM

Wednesday

8:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Thursday

8:00 AM – 5:30 PM

Friday

8:00 AM – 5:30 PM

Saturday

9:00 AM – 12 NOON

We are now open for face to face consultations on Saturdays. You may book online at anytime or contact one of our receptionists during the week.

Welcome to Black Rock’s Local Medical Centre

Our centre in Black Rock offers modern healthcare for your modern lifestyle. We are proud to be a GP owned, independent practice. We are here to keep you well, so we have GP’s and 4Cyte Pathology collection all on-site.

We believe in wellbeing and prevention, not just helping you when you get sick. We are a private billing practice serving the Bayside community including Black Rock, Sandringham, Beaumaris, Hampton, Cheltenham, Mentone & Brighton.

Meet Our Care Team

Medical

All GPs are independent Health Practitioners, which means that The Village GP Black Rock provides administrative support and facilities to them. Each GP effectively runs their own business and The Village GP supports them to do so. As part of professional standards, GPs will collaborate on your care.

Dr Maureen Burke

PRINCIPAL GENERAL PRACTITIONER / OWNER

BSc, MBBS, DCH, FRACGP
Availability: Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri + Sat
Dr Maureen is not currently taking on new patients.

Dr Joshua Jones

GENERAL PRACTITIONER

MBBS, FRACGP
Availability: Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri, occasional Sat
Contractor
Dr Josh is accepting new patients with minimal wait time and on the day.

Dr Louise Johns

GENERAL PRACTITIONER

MBBS, FRACGP
Availability: Mon, Tues & Wed, occasional Sat
Contractor
Accepting new patients with minimal wait time and on the day. 

Dr Alison Richards

GENERAL PRACTITIONER

MBBS, FRACGP, Diploma of Child Health
Availability: Mon, Wed, Fri, occasional Sat
Contractor
Dr Alison is taking on new patients. Book online or call reception 03 8202 3000.

Dr Kelly-Anne Garnier

GENERAL PRACTITIONER

BSc, MBA, BMBS, FRACGP
Availability: Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri, occasional Sat
Contractor
Dr Garnier runs a lifestyle medicine practice primarily focusing on adult patients.

Dr Kelly is taking on new adult patients. Please complete your booking by completing Dr Garnier’s health questionnaire in advance.

Nursing

Cathy Nguyen

PRACTICE NURSE

BSN

Support Staff

Dogtor Paddy

CERTIFIED THERAPY DOG

Dogtor Orla

CERTIFIED THERAPY DOG

Admin

Jacob Blackmore

PRACTICE MANAGER

Medical Reception

Our friendly medical receptionists, Alyssia, Rachael and Milly are happy to help you with booking appointments and answering any enquiries you may have about our practice.

Events

Lifestyle Medicine, have you heard of it?

Wednesday 24 May 2023 at 7.30pm

Topics include:
๏  What is Lifestyle medicine
๏  Understand the pillars of lifestyle medicine to explore all aspects of your lifestyle to help you improve your mental and physical wellbeing.

* For a FREE 30 Minute Webinar

Lifestyle Medicine, have you heard of it?

Recorded webinar now available!

Topics covered:
๏  What is Lifestyle medicine
๏  Understand the pillars of lifestyle medicine to explore all aspects of your lifestyle to help you improve your mental and physical wellbeing.

* Take the survey afterwards to vote for the future webinar topic.

Services

The practice Doctors and Nurses provide care in all areas of General Practice and health care, including:

Men’s Health

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Women’s Health

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Preventative Health Assessments

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Prenatal Care

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Paediatrics

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Lifestyle Medicine

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Chronic Disease Management

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Mental Health Care

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Travel Medicine

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Vaccinations

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Care of Older Persons

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Cold & Flu Clinic

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Fees

Doctor’s preferences for appointment length vary for standard/long appointments. However, regardless of the appointment length booked, The appointment fee is determined by the duration of the doctor’s time dedicated to your care

Clinic Fee:

$105

Medicare Rebate:

$41.40

Out-of-pocket cost:

$63.60

Clinic Fee:

$170

Medicare Rebate:

$80.10

Out-of-pocket cost:

$89.90

Clinic Fee:

$237

Medicare Rebate:

$80.10

Out-of-pocket cost:

$156.90

Clinic Fee:

$313

Medicare Rebate:

$118.00

Out-of-pocket cost:

$185.00

Clinic Fee:

$115

Medicare Rebate:

$41.40

Out-of-pocket cost:

$73.60

Clinic Fee:

$182

Medicare Rebate:

$80.10

Out-of-pocket cost:

$101.90

Clinic Fee:

$248

Medicare Rebate:

$80.10

Out-of-pocket cost:

$167.90

Clinic Fee:

$313

Medicare Rebate:

$118.00

Out-of-pocket cost:

$195.00

What Makes Us Different

Health Advocacy

We’re building a healthier community through education and improved access to healthcare services locally.

Energising Space

Consider our waiting area our lounge room, we’ve created a warm and welcoming space, focusing on patient comfort and wellbeing.

Independence

Being independently owned allows us to integrate new technologies designed to create an excellent patient experience and improve efficiencies.

Top Health Articles

Frequently Asked Questions

You don’t need a referral letter to attend The Village GP Black Rock. Appointments can be easily booked online at thevillagegpblackrock.au.au, or by contacting our friendly receptionists by phone on (03) 8202 3000.

Just email us at info@thevillagegpblackrock.au, but please inform us if it’s something urgent. Always call 000 in an emergency.

Your current doctor may refer you to another practitioner or specialist in order to help support and manage your condition, and referrals can be discussed during your consultation with us.

Please call 000 or go to your nearest hospital.

We accept payment by Credit and Debit cards. We don’t accept cash or keep it on the premises.

Some of the services available at The Village GP Black Rock may be covered by your private health fund. To find out if you are eligible for a rebate, please contact your private health fund provider.

If you need to reschedule or cancel your appointment, please notify the centre at least one business day prior to the appointment. Thank you.

You’ll be sent a confirmation when you book, and a reminder both five days and 24 hours before your appointment.

For patients of Dr Michael, Dr Kelly-Anne, and Dr Alison, most standard repeat or replacement scripts can be requested online. 

Click here to order your script.

For patients of Dr Maureen, please book an appointment. 

You will be given any test results by your regular doctor, unless agreed otherwise.

There are two main ways to contact The Village GP Black Rock, via phone or email. If you are experiencing an emergency please contact ‘000’ immediately.

For general enquiries, email is the most efficient way to communicate with us. Our email address is info@thevillagegpblackrock.au and we will respond to all emails within 2 business days.

Our phone lines operate during our opening hours. Our phone number is (03)8202 3000.

If you are contacting us about creating, changing or cancelling an appointment, please note that you cannot book or alter appointments via email. For your convenience you can make appointments via the website or on the AMS app at any time, or by phoning the clinic. If you need to alter an appointment please call our receptionists on (03)8202 3000.

Opening hours for the clinic can be found on our home page side bar.

Driving to the clinic

We are located at 29 Bluff Road. There is a 2 hour council car park adjacent to the practice, just 3 doors up the street.

Public Transport

The closest bus stop is at Karakatta St/Bluff Road and is serviced by the 600-922-923 Southland to St. Kilda via Sandringham line, or the 825 Moorabbin to Southland via Black Rock and Mentone Line.

We always want to know how you feel, so just email us at info@thevillagegpblackrock.au.

If you, or a family member, need an interpreter for your appointment, please let our receptionists know.

The Village GP Black Rock has an afterhours agreement with DoctorDoctor. This service provides bulk-billed, medical consultations in the home weekdays from 6:00pm, Saturdays from 12 noon, as well as Sundays and Public Holidays.

Taking care of you, includes protecting your privacy. You can find a link to our Privacy Policy at the bottom of this web page.

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    Clinic Update

    New Doc in The Rock

    We would like to introduce our newest member of the GP Blackrock Team, Dr. Louise Johns! Dr. Louise specializes in women’s health, contraception, pediatrics as well as sexual and reproductive health. She is available for consults every Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday.

    Cold & Flu Consult

    A Cold and Flu consult assesses individuals with mild-to-moderate respiratory symptoms (e.g. cough, sore throat, runny nose) in a separate area of the clinic, to reduce transmission of infection to vulnerable patients and staff. Select “Cold and Flu Consult” appointment type. 

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