Doctors of Northcote is triaging all patients upon arrival to the clinic. ALL patients with cold or flu like symptoms will be offered a phone consultation with a doctor instead of a face to face consultation.
Medicare will cover the cost of your phone consultation if you’re:
- at least 70 years old;
- at least 50 years old or over and is of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent;
- a parent of a child under 12 months old;
- a person under treatment for chronic health conditions or who are immune compromised;
- a person who has been diagnosed with the virus but is not a patient of a hospital OR has been required to isolate themselves in quarantine in accordance with home isolate guidance issued by Australian Health Protection Principal Committee.
Private fees apply for non-medicare eligible patients.
For more information, please call reception on (03) 9481 1214.