Altona Medical Deputising Service Fees & Appointments
Fees and Payments
We bulk bill. Please present your Medicare Card before each consultation.
If you do not have a Medicare Card you will be required to pay a fee. Payment is required on the day of the consultation and can be made by cash, EFTPOS or Credit Card (excluding Diners and AMEX cards). All workers compensation and motor vehicle accident patients are required to pay their accounts at the time of consultation until a letter of liability is produced from their insurance company.
Altona Medical Deputising Service provides care when your regular GP is closed. We encourage you to make a follow up appointment with your regular GP.
We cater for urgent and acute care. Patients seeking or requiring care during normal operating hours will be redirected to their regular GP.
We offer walk in appointments and booked appointments. Appointments can be made from:
4:00pm - Monday to Friday
10:00am - Saturdays
8:00am - Sundays and Public Holidays
At times you may experience a waiting period due to Doctors tending to the most urgent medical issues. Booked appointments will endeavour to be seen as close to the scheduled appointment time as possible. We apologise for any inconvenience and appreciate your understanding.
Altona Superclinic is open:
Monday - Friday 7:30am - 6pm
Saturday - Sunday 8am - 12pm
Home visits are available to those who are unable to attend the clinic who live within a 5Km radius. Home visits are provided at the discretion of our GPs.
Please call Triple Zero (000) or go to your nearest hospital.
The closest hospital to the centre is;
Werribee Mercy Hospital
300 Princes HIGHWAY, WERRIBEE, VIC, 3030
(03) 8754 3000
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