Cobram GP Super Clinic Victoria

Information about the Cobram GP Super Clinic (Cobram Medical and Dental Centre) in Victoria.

Page last updated: 02 October 2014

Information as at August 2014

Cobram GP Super Clinic

Location of GP Super Clinic

24-32 Broadway Street, Cobram

Contact details

Medical Clinic: (03) 5871 1433
Dental Clinic: (03) 5872 1365
Cobram District Health website (Cobram GP Super Clinic)

Funding recipient

Cobram District Health

Total Commonwealth funding

$1 million (GST exclusive)

Description of clinic

The GP Super Clinic is known as the Cobram Medical and Dental Centre and is part of the Cobram District Health campus. The health campus also offers acute care, residential aged care and community health services.

The clinic opened on 10 October 2011. Top of page

Services

Multidisciplinary care

The Cobram GP Super Clinic provides multidisciplinary, integrated services using qualified health professionals. A range of services are provided through GPs, dentists, nursing staff, allied health professionals and visiting specialists. Additional integrated services are provided by the Cobram Community Health Centre adjacent to the clinic.

Services include:
  • General practice consultations
  • Dental care
  • Echocardiography
  • Pathology/diagnostic
  • Podiatry
  • Dietetics
  • Diabetes education
  • Physiotherapy
  • Nursing
  • Midwifery
  • Speech pathology
  • Mental health
  • Occupational therapy
  • Medical specialist consultations Top of page

Culturally appropriate care

Health information is provided in different languages.

Female GPs in the workforce assist patients with culturally appropriate care for the significant Islamic population in the region.

Preventative care

Health checks and early chronic disease care planning services are available. Preventative healthcare is available from a Dietitian, a Podiatrist and a Diabetes Educator.

Operating hours

Medical Services: Monday to Friday 8am to 5.30pm.
Dental Services: Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5pm.
GPs are rostered in the Emergency Department in the co-located hospital, 9am to1pm weekends and public holidays.

Billing arrangements

Medical services are bulk billed for health care concession card holders, pensioners and children under 16 years. Services are bulk billed for patients receiving Medicare Chronic Disease Management services. Psychiatry services are bulk billed. Allied health services are billed at the Medicare rebate levels where possible.

Dental services – bulk billing for Medicare CDM patients, Veteran Affair’s Card Holders, Teen Voucher Patients, Victorian Denture Scheme patients and Victorian Emergency Dental Scheme patients. Top of page

Home visits and visits to residential aged care facilities

Visits to residential aged care facilities are available.

Clinical training arrangements

The Cobram GP Super Clinic supports the future primary care workforce by providing training placements through University of Melbourne in partnership with Goulburn Valley Health Public Dentistry. Medical interns and medical and dental students provide patient consultation and treatment. In addition, training for all clinical staff in a range of subject areas such as dental emergencies is undertaken.

Disclaimer

In addition to the general disclaimer available through the link at the bottom of this website, the Australian Government Department of Health states the following:

  • The information on this website about the GP Super Clinics Programme is subject to change without notice and should not be relied upon for commercial or any other purpose; and

  • The Australian Government Department of Health does not accept any liability for any injury, loss or damage incurred by use of or reliance on the information provided on this website.

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