Facilities on site
At Doctors of Northcote, we provide comprehensive primary healthcare for all stages of life. Our experienced general practitioners are supported by a team of registered practice nurses, allied health practitioners and comprehensive on-site pathology services by Australian Clinical Labs.
Our practice nurses work collaboratively with our Melbourne doctors to provide the highest level of care for our patients.
They are Division 1 Registered Nurses who have undergone extensive training in General Practice nursing after working in a range of settings.
Our practice nurses provide childhood and adult vaccinations. We stock a number of vaccinations at the practice for your added convenience.
The nurses assist in all enhanced primary care checks such as:
- Health assessments for over 75 year olds
- Men’s and Women’s 45 year old health checks
- Management plans for chronic illness
- Asthma plans
- Diabetic annual reviews
Australian Clinical Labs is a leading provider of pathology services in Australia and offer their services onsite at Doctors of Northcote.
Clinical Labs, combine pathology leadership, ground-breaking technology and the best scientists in the field to bring better outcomes for doctors and patients alike.
Their 90 NATA accredited laboratories perform close to 8 million episodes each year for a range of clients including doctors, specialists, patients, hospitals and corporate clients.
Australian Clinical Labs have a strong commitment to quality in all aspects of their service, aiming to continuously improve service and customer satisfaction by putting patient care first. Clinical Labs’ core values support their commitment to meeting quality standards and accreditation – maintaining consistency across the network of laboratories and collection centres to ensure that the same service level is experienced at all facilities.
Clinical Labs pride themselves on being leaders in science and technology and cover all routine pathology tests, as well as a vast array of more advanced tests. Their Aspect Liquid Biopsy and Somatic Mutation tests are at the cutting edge of molecular cancer diagnostics, and their Harmony® and Pre-Eclampsia Screening tests are at the forefront of antenatal screening.
Their extensive range of pathology services include:
- All routine pathology tests
- Advanced pathology
- First trimester screening & Non-Invasive Prenatal testing
- Chemical pathology
- Serology and microbiology
- Functional pathology
- Commercial drug & alcohol testing
- ECG, BP monitor & holter monitors
Monday 8:00am – 4:30pm
Tuesday 8:00am – 4:30pm
Wednesday 8:00am – 4:30pm
Thursday 8:00am – 4:30pm
Friday 8:00am – 4:30pm
Saturday 9:00am – 1:00pm
Public Holidays Closed
Phone – 03 9486 1097
Fax – 03 9486 1097
For questions about tests, fasting rules & general enquires please call Australian Clinical Labs patient enquires line on 1300 453 688.
Rocchi’s Pharmacy is Northcote’s most trusted and reliable local pharmacy.
You’ll find Rocchi’s Pharmacy located onsite at Doctors of Northcote, 293 – 295 High Street, offering you and your family the convenience of visiting the doctor and pharmacy at the same time.
Rocchi’s Pharmacy provides an impressive range of services and products. Their goal is to assist you in accessing the right products for your needs. They work closely with our GPs at Doctors of Northcote and other health professionals, to ensure you are well looked after and always receiving top quality care.
As a National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS) access point, Rocchi’s Pharmacy can supply eligible NDSS patients diabetes supplies at subsidised costs. A trained Rocchi’s pharmacists will be able to answer any of your Diabetes related enquiries.
Rocchi’s Pharmacy offers a script holding and Webster Pack service. Rocchi’s will store your repeat prescriptions in a secure part of the pharmacy so they are all in one spot. This service is free of charge. Webster Packs contains individually sealed compartments to help you remember when to take the right medicine at the right time. It will also help you manage your medicines better. This service is charged at $6 per week.
Home Medicine Review
Many people struggle to take their medicines as prescribed, be this because they take multiple medicines or multiple doses, they are confused by directions on medicines, or they are worried about side effects. A pharmacist may be able to help you through a Home Medicines Review (HMR), which will assist you to better manage and understand your medicines. A HMR can be organised with a referral from your GP. This review is free of charge.
Monday 8:30am – 6:00pm
Tuesday 8:30am – 6:00pm
Wednesday 8:30am – 6:00pm
Thursday 8:30am – 6:00pm
Friday 8:30am – 6:00pm
Saturday 8:30am – 1:00pm
Public Holidays Closed
To speak with a friendly member of the Rocchi’s Pharmacy team, call 9489 8007.
Alternatively, they can be contacted via email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Northern Psychology offers experience in an extensive array of psychological problems and offers their services onsite at Doctors of Northcote.
Northern Psychology was established more than 20 years ago in the northern suburbs of Melbourne. They are a private psychology practice offering services to adults, couples, adolescents, children and families.
They are committed to providing psychological services which enhance mental health and are accessible to all.
- Post-traumatic stress
- Grief and loss
- Domestic violence
- Sexual abuse
- Post-Natal depression
- Social phobia
- Relationship issues
- Family issues
- Pain management
- Sleep problems
- Eating disorders
- Drug and alcohol problems
- Workplace injuries (WorkSafe)
- TAC approved treatment
Zestlife dietitians practice monthly onsite at Doctors of Northcote. Their dieticians are Accredited Practising Dietitians (APD), meaning they are qualified experts, trained to provide accurate nutrition and dietary advice. As APD’s, they provide advice of the highest standard, which is practical and tailored to the individual.
Our dieticians will work with you to get you eating better, by identifying improvements that can be made to your eating patterns and tailoring a healthy, realistic and manageable eating plan personalised to you and your lifestyle.
At Zestlife, we believe in tailoring nutritional plans to suit you, your body make-up and your lifestyle.
Zestlife specialise in a broad range of women’s heath, from boosting fertility to optimising your pregnancy.
Conception and infertility
One in six couples experience infertility and there may be many reasons as to why this may be the case.
Nutrition plays an important role in fertility and conception and Zestlife work with you and your partner to better understand your reasons for infertility and how nutritional and pre-natal supplements can help boost your fertility.
What you eat during pregnancy is important, but it can be really confusing and complex. There are so many factors to consider from gestational diabetes, listeria and understating what foods are right for you and your baby.
Zestlife keep it simple and easy for you so it’ takes the guess work out of what you can and can not have this way you can enjoy your pregnancy and get on with your life!
Once you’ve given birth your body is working in overdrive,. It’s important to look after your health and optimise your diet to ensure you’re meeting your nutritional requirements and getting back to your pre-baby weight safely and in a healthy way
Early life nutrition
The first 1000 days of your baby’s life is integral to their development but it can also be complex. Zestlife work with you and your baby to provide you with personalised advice and support to help boost your baby’s nutrition and health.
They also work with babies who suffer from:
- Cow’s milk allergy
- Gastro-oesophageal reflux
- Lactose intolerance
Chronic disease management
If you have got a chronic disease management plan from your doctor and need to see a dietitian we can help you.
Zestlife work with clients who have:
- Cardiovascular disease
When you experience symptoms such as bloating, diarrhea, constipation, loose bowels or cramping on a regular basis, it’s often your body telling you that something is not right.
Zestlife dietitians can help you explore what is causing these issues, whether it’s a food intolerance such as lactose or fructose intolerance, coeliac disease, or a chemical sensitivity.
Candice is an expert in helping her clients with a range of acute and chronic illnesses, having a strong background in weight management and chronic disease management.
Candice specialises in:
- Chronic disease management
- Food intolerances and allergies
- Weight loss and management
Phone – 0417 730 004
Email – email@example.com
Website – www.zestlife.com.au
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