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To ensure that Westgate Health is a sustainable Cooperative, effective from October 3rd 2022 we have introduced Mixed Billing for Medical services.

Drs Return and Leave Dates:

Welcome back Dr Michael Willis to our South Kingsville clinic, he will be returning on Wednesday 23rd August 2023.

Welcome back Dr Dervila Holmes to our Newport clinic, she will be returning on
Wednesday 6th September 2023.

Welcome back Dr Kay Whitfield to our South Kingsville clinic, she will be returning on Monday 11th September 2023.

On Leave:

  • Dr Stephen O'Shea is on Leave from 22/08/2023 - 06/10/2023.
    Returning to our Newport Clinic on Monday 9th October 2023
  • Dr Simone Stanton is on Leave from 14/09/2023 - 12/10/2023.
    Returning to our South Kingsville clinic on Monday 16th October 2023.

Dentistry Update

Westgate Health is happy to welcome back, Dentist Jo-Anne Cherry.

Jo-Anne has been in practice for over 35 years and has an interest in:

  • Endodontics
  • Infection control
  • Preventative dentistry

Jo-Anne also specialises in Paediatric dental care. If you are eligible for the Child Dental Benefit Scheme, these funds can be utilised.

Jo-Anne will be available on Mondays at our South Kingsville clinic, please contact our friendly reception team to make an appointment on (03) 9391 6777

Update - Bulk Bill

Westgate Health Co-Op is happy to announce that as of 1st of May 2023, we have re-commenced BULK BILLING for patients who are are aged under 16 years.

This was agreed by all our GPs who understand the pressure, in the rising cost of healthcare and do not want any children to be at a disadvantage due to this.

If your child needs a general check up or have any health needs, please contact us to make an appointment with one of our experienced GPs.

We welcome all members and non-members

Our appointment books have also opened up for NEW PATIENTS.

Upcoming events

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Public Holiday

Westgate Health will be closed at both our South Kingsville and Newport clinic on Friday 29th September 2023 for the AFL Grand Final Public Holiday.

We will reopen on Monday 2nd October 2023 at 8:30am.

For GP services during these hours, please call our locum service: National Home Doctor on 13 74 25.

In an Emergency, please call 000.

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FLU Vaccines - Available

Westgate Health Co-operative is pleased to announce that both our 2023 Government Funded Flu Vaccine and Private Vaccines have arrived. Both our clinics will be running a flu clinic, please call South Kingsville on (03) 9391 6777 or Newport on (03) 9391 2222 to make an appointment.

All patients who meet the eligibility criteria for yearly influenza vaccination is recommended for people aged 6 months and over.

Government Flu Vaccines are free under the National Immunisation Program for patient who:

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 6 months and over
  • children aged 6 months to under 5 years
  • Pregnant women at any stage of pregnancy
  • People aged 65 years or over
  • People aged 6 months or over who have medical conditions that mean they have a higher risk of getting serious disease:
    • Cardiac disease
    • Chronic respiratory conditions
    • Chronic neurological conditions
    • Immunocompromising conditions
    • Diabetes and other metabolic disorders
    • Renal disease
    • Haematological disorders and
    • Children aged 6 months to 10 years on long term aspirin therapy

Private Flu Vaccines will be available for people aged between 5 and 65 years old.

All consultations during the flu clinics will be bulk billed and private vaccines will be charged at $20.00 each

Please call to make an appointment.

How We Stay Safe During COVID

We are a COVID safe practice, which means we do everything possible to prevent the spread of COVID in our community.

Whilst COVID restrictions have eased in Victoria, we require patients to help us provide a safe environment and prevent the spread of COVID.

Patients must not enter the building with symptoms, with a COVID positive test within the last 7 days, when required to isolate, while awaiting the results of a COVID test, or when required not to enter in accordance with any other government provision.

It is our staff's responsibility to ask screening questions for your own safety, before you enter the clinic.  Whilst we understand the frustrations of life during a pandemic, we do not tolerate aggressive behaviour. Thank you for your understanding, patience and cooperation.

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Clinic locations & opening hours

South Kingsville

19 Vernon St Sth Kingsville
ph: (03) 9391 6777

Mon - Fri: 8:30am - 5:30pm
Sat: Closed

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2 Home Rd Newport
ph: (03) 9391 2222

Mon - Fri: 8:30am - 5:30pm
Sat: Closed

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