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.

14-24 Health Assessment

Is someone in your household aged between 14 and 24?  Great news!  The Village GP Black Rock is participating in the RAd Health Trial, a study by The University of Melbourne to improve the health of young people.  There are no out-of-pocket costs and all data is de-identified, ensuring your privacy.  Health assessments allow your GP and Nurse to discuss …

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Fee Review January 2024

Due to the significant increase in the costs of providing GP services, the clinic and our tenant GPs have conducted a review of fees and they will be increasing from January 2nd 2024. Your Medicare rebate, which is set by the federal government, has not increased in line with rising costs for many years. In fact, it is so low …

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Lifestyle Medicine – read only if you are looking for an upward spiral of health!  

Lifestyle Medicine is an evidence-based approach to prevent, improve, and even reverse chronic disease.  Dr Kelly-Anne Garnier, our Lifestyle Medicine GP, uses the pillars of lifestyle medicine to explore all aspects of your unique lifestyle to help you improve your mental and physical wellbeing.  What are the pillars of Lifestyle Medicine?  A lifestyle medicine approach is important at all ages; …

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Five factors that could be impacting your mental health

By Dr Jacqueline Rakov As the pandemic drags on and a sense of normality still feels like a pipe dream, our team at The Village GP Black Rock want to remind you that addressing your healthcare has never been quite so important. More specifically, mental health care staff have seen a few patterns emerge in the last two years. Without …

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Banking on burnout…

By Dr Kelly-Anne Garnier As we commence this year’s festive season – if you’re feeling exhausted before it’s even begun…. You’re not alone.  There are a myriad a reasons – collectively and individually – why this may be so, but irrespective of what they are – the good news is you’re never powerless to change this – for the better.  Self-care.  We’ve all …

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On-site Pathology

Next Practice Black Rock has pathology onsite as part of our care team. We value the work and contribution of 4Cyte Pathology and promote them as our preferred pathology provider. Any patients or community members with a pathology referral are welcome to walk in and use our pathology service. Our pathology nurse, Christy is here Monday – Friday, 8:00am– 11.30am. As …

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Lifestyle Medicine, heard of it?

It can feel like information overload with a constant stream of new fads, diets, and wellness programs flooding our inboxes and TV programs. But what option is best for you? While ‘quick fixes’ have repeatedly proven to deliver no long-term, health-improving benefits, there steps you can take towards improving your overall wellness. Lifestyle Medicine is an evidence-based approach to prevent, …

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