Welcome to
Illawarra Medical Centre

Illawarra Medical Centre is a family medical practice based in Ballajura, Western Australia, providing a wide range of health care services for patients.

We offer bulk billing to Pensioner Concession card holders, Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) card holders and children aged under 16 years for weekday appointments.
Walk in appointments are currently available for medical emergencies only.

As the home of SmartVax, we use SMS and smartphone technology to actively monitor the vaccine safety of our patients.

OPENING HOURS

our services

We provide a comprehensive immunisation service for all vaccines on the National Immunisation Program (NIP), as well as COVID-19, flu and travel immunisations.

We also use SmartVax to monitor vaccine safety.

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Appointments with an Accredited Practising Dietitian are available every Tuesday at our practice, to discuss a range of dietary related health concerns you may have

Skin check

We offer a comprehensive range of dermatology services, including skin cancer checks, mole screening and general screenings.

Skin cancer and skin checks are available every Tuesday morning with Dr Dhruva Ramachandran.

health assessments

Illawarra Medical Centre provides Medicare funded health assessments for those aged 45-49 years old, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and people aged over 75 years.

LATEST NEWS

CLOSED FOR WA DAY

We will be closed Monday, 3 June for the WA Day long weekend.

Should you require medical assistance during this time, please contact our after hours home visiting service – Night Doctor – on 1300 644 483.
 
For emergencies, please dial 000 and request an ambulance.

FREE FLU VACCINES MAY & JUNE

Western Australians over 6 months can get a free influenza (flu) vaccine in May and June.
 
Immunisation is the best way to protect yourself and your family from influenza. Getting immunised during these months will provide the best protection during the peak period of influenza transmission.
 
Contact us on (08) 9208 6400 to book in for your free flu vaccine.

RSV VACCINES NOW AVAILABLE

We now have stocks of the new infant RSV vaccine available! The vaccine is being offered free to all WA babies under eight months old, born from 1 October 2023 onwards.
 
Aboriginal children and those at increased risk of severe RSV who were born from 1 October 2022 onwards may also be eligible for the vaccine. Please contact your GP to confirm.
 
The vaccine can be given at 2, 4 or 6 months of age with general immunisations or anytime between routine immunisations.
 
We’ll be running RSV Immunisation Clinics over the coming weeks. Please phone us on (08) 9208 6400 to book in!

TELEHEALTH FOR COVID PATIENTS

A reminder that telephone consults are ONLY available if you have tested positive for COVID.
 
Contact us on (08) 9208 6400 if you do have COVID and need a telehealth appointment with one of our doctors.
 
Standard fees and charges will apply.
 
To make a booking to come in for an appointment, book online or phone us on (08) 9208 6400.

PATIENT FEEDBACK

Our patients are at the core of everything we do and our healthcare staff are dedicated to providing a high standard of medical care to all of our patients at all times.
 
Over the coming months, we will be inviting feedback through our regular Patient Survey for those visiting our practice.
 
We also welcome any feedback about your experience as a patient – both good and bad. Simply contact us directly by speaking to Reception before you leave or emailing us at mail@illawarramedical.com.au if you have any compliments, concerns or issues you wish to share.

MYMEDICARE

We are now a MyMedicare practice and are inviting our eligible patients to register in MyMedicare. When you register, it will notify us that you have chosen IMC as your regular care team and will allow access to services that may help us to provide you with the care you need.
 

MyMedicare is open to Australians with a Medicare card or a DVA Veteran Card who have had 2 or more face-to-face appointments at our practice in the past 24 months.

Registering with MyMedicare is completely voluntary and free and your quality of care at Illawarra Medical Centre will not be impacted if you choose not to register.

To find out more visit https://www.health.gov.au/our-work/mymedicare or contact us on (08) 9208 6400.

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