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  • Book Your Appointments Online

    Here at Pakenham Family Health we strive to provide our patients with the best possible customer service and we are always looking at ways of improving our care. This is why we have introduced an online booking option, available to all of our existing, as well as new patients. By simply clicking on ‘Book an

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  • Antibiotics Use and Misuse

    With the cold and flu season in full swing it is important to remember that antibiotics are not, unfortunately, the magic cure for all ailments. Antibiotics cannot fight viral infections that cause colds, flu, most sore throats and bronchitis, as well as many sinus and ear infections. Antibiotics are important drugs, and since their invention

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    With the summer behind us and the colder weather starting to bite, it is again that time of the year when flu is rearing its ugly head. We have received our supply of flu shots for 2015, so please ring us to make an appointment with our friendly nurses in order to receive one. It

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  • Happy Holidays

    We are proud to announce that this past year saw our patient base expand to over 17,000. We will continue to offer high level of service, together with expert medical advice to our valued patients and members of our ever expanding, diverse community in the New Year. In 2014 we had some wonderful new members join

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  • Happy Holidays!

    2013 was yet another extraordinary year at Pakenham Family Health, with our patient base surpassing 13,000 people. Our team now includes 7 Doctors, 3 Nurses, 2 Psychologists, a Dietician and a fantastic administration team, providing our patients with comprehensive care 7 days a week. We now provide the highest number of available appointments and consultations

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  • Autumn arrives, as does the flu shot season

    As autumn arrives, familiar colds and coughs become more prevalent.  Whilst these are inconvenient and annoying, they are relatively easy to overcome.  The flu, however, is much more serious and is particularly dangerous for people with weakened immune systems. Medical professionals predict that in 2013’s flu season will be particularly nasty, and this year there

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  • Better access to Pakenham Doctors

    As the new year began, Pakenham Family Health celebrated a number of significant milestones. In response to the growth of our suburb, our medical services have expanded to ensure the people of Pakenham have better access to quality medical practitioners. We are delighted to announce that we have treated our 10,000th patient as a result

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  • New Pakenham Doctors, Now Open 7 Days!

    Pakenham Family Health is deligthed to announce the start of practice of two more very experienced GPs! Dr David Steele and Dr Alex Narynski have joined us from Narregate Medical Centre, our area’s largest medical centre, and will be a welcome addition to our already high-performing clinical team! The addition of new doctors will also enable

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  • New Family Doctor Starting Practice!

    Dr Paul Shire is a UK trained general practitioner who has recently moved to Victoria looking for a new life experience for his young family. He brings with him a wealth of experience from the world-renowned British National Health System and has excellent skills in all areas of General Practice. His areas of special interest include

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  • New Practice Nurse joining our team

      We are excited to announce a new member of the Pakenham Family Health clinical team. Bonnie Koffman, who is a Division 1 Registered Nurse will be working on a full time basis and brings with her a wealth of experience and a big smile! Bonnie qualified as a Registered Nurse in the UK in

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  • Season’s Greetings!

    It has been a big year Pakenham Family Health and it is with great pleasure that we welcome the festive season! Over the past twelve months we have added two very experienced practitioners to our team – Dr Kapadia and Dr Marshall. Both have already made a tremendous contribution to our patient care and became

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  • Pakenham Family Health receives RACGP Accreditation

    Pakenham Family Health clinic’s doctors and staff are proud to announce that we have received the RACGP Accreditation after being open for just over 12 months. Our doctors and staff members have worked tirelessly in order to meet the RACGP Standards and criteria and we were able to show in a tangible, measurable way our commitment

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  • Pakenham Medical Centre Welcomes New Doctors

    Pakenham Family Health is delighted to welcome three very experienced doctors to our team! Dr Cheryl Marshall and Dr Pravin Kapadia started in March and have made an instant impact in meeting the fast-growing demand for our GP services. Dr Jelena Radosavljevic has been with us since late 2010, allowing us to extend our working

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  • New Pakenham Medical Centre now looking after 1,500 patients!

    Pakenham Family Health opened its doors in mid-July 2010 and it took only three and a half months for our patient base to grow to 1,000 people! Now in our sixth month, the number of patients that we are looking after has surpassed 1,500, some of them traveling from as far as East Gippsland to be

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  • Pakenham Family Health Welcomes a Registered Psychologist to the Team

    Pakenham Family Health is excited to welcome a new member to our team! Leah Henzen, a Registered Psychologist, has started practising from our premises and is currently available on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Leah is trained and experienced in treating adolescents and adults with a range of problems including stress, anxiety and depression, as well

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  • An Accredited Dietitian Joins Pakenham Family Health

    Pakenham Family Health is delighted to announce that another valuable member has joined our team! Emma Sampimon is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and a member of the Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA). She is a Graduate of Deakin University with a Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics and has experience working and volunteering in various fields

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  • Pakenham Family Health Officially Open!

    The long awaited Pakenham Family Health Clinic opened its doors to patients on Monday 5th July, looking to relieve the growing pressure on primary health care services in the area. Occupying the entire ground floor of the brand new Hollander House at 37 Main Street, this purpose-built clinic will introduce new GPs, practice nurses, allied

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You Can Now Book Your Appointments Online

Pakenham Family Health uses an online booking system for appointments. To get started, simply click on the “Book An Appointment” button below and select your dates and GP.

Alternatively, if you have any other questions, please call our reception office during our business operating hours and our staff will attend to your queries.

For medical assistance outside of our business hours please contact our Medical Deputising Service on 1300 7425.