Ocean Grove Medical Clinic News

World Osteoporosis Day Thursday October 20

October 17, 2023

Osteoporosis is a common disease in Australia, with 1.2 million people estimated to have osteoporosis and a further 6.3 million with low bone density. A minor bump or fall can cause a severe fracture as bones become thinner and less dense. Osteoporosis can affect any bone, but the most common sites are the hip, spine...

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Allied Health/Specialist Consulting rooms available to lease

August 22, 2023

Located in the heart of Ocean Grove, this space offers 3 separate rooms + reception area – suited to office space, consulting rooms or allied health. Situated in a high-traffic area, close to the main shopping and hospitality heart of Ocean Grove, this opportunity combines location with versatility. Reception/waiting area 3 x Office/Clinic spaces with...

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Fee Increase from 1st July 2023

June 13, 2023

Today Medicare rebates do not cover the full cost of providing you with medical care.  This is because the rate at which successive governments have indexed the Medicare Schedule fees has been substantially lower than increases in the Consumer Price Index (CPI) and average weekly earnings. The reality is that Medicare rebates do not cover...

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Welcome Dr Gabrielle Jones

March 15, 2023

We are very pleased to welcome Dr Gabrielle Jones to our team! Gabby will be available for consultations on Fridays at our Barwon Heads Medical Clinic Gabby is excited to start working in Barwon Heads after growing up in the area. She graduated from Flinders University in 2015 and has since gained her fellowship of...

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Farewell

February 16, 2023

Today we say a sad goodbye to our beautiful nurse Ange.🥲   Ange has been an integral part of our OGMC/BHMC family for many, many years, and we will miss her vast experience, her sometimes funny, sometimes terrible jokes, her support and her smiling face. Ange is leaving to try some exiting new adventures, and...

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Health Assessments for 75 years and Older

January 18, 2023

  Health Assessments for 75 Years and Older Patients WHAT IS A SENIOR HEALTH ASSESSMENT? A Senior Health Assessment is a free (Medicare bulk billed) comprehensive assessment of your health, physical, psychological and social function. It helps to assist in the early identification of care needs. WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE A HEALTH ASSESSMENT? You...

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45 to 49 year old Free Health Check

December 7, 2022

  Although most of us between 45 – 49 years of age are fit and healthy, entering middle age presents a whole new host of health challenges for many people. The Australian Department of Health categorises 45-49 year old’s as the demographic most at risk of developing a chronic illness. Statistics indicate that between the...

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