GP Clinic

Star Health (formerly the Inner South Community Health Service) is a not-for-profit organisation that has provided primary health care services in our local community for over 40 years. We provide wrap around health care with experience and compassion. The GP Clinic is an accredited General Practice medical service and is open to everyone. We have a very experienced professional team of doctors and nurses. We work in fully fitted-out, bright, clean clinic spaces, providing you with a comfortable and safe setting for accessing high quality medical care.

Services 

In the GP clinic we care for:  

  • All age groups including babies and children, adolescents, young adults, adults and older people 
  • Preventative health care including immunisations, blood pressure checks, and screening programs
  • Acute medical care including illnesses and minor injuries 
  • Chronic disease management including care plans e.g. asthma, diabetes, arthritis 
  • Mental health support  
  • Referral for specialist medical care  

We are also able to provide a number of special services:  

  • Women’s health – sexual health care, cervical screening tests (pap smears), contraception including Implanon (implant) and IUD (intra-uterine device) insertion, family planning, pregnancy care including shared antenatal care with public hospitals, perinatal care before and after having a baby, and menopause management. 
  • Men’s health – including sexual health care, mental health, cardiovascular and cancer screening across your lifetime 
  • Travel clinic – if you are planning to travel overseas, we can provide comprehensive travel advice, medication and vaccinations recommended for your trip. We are an accredited Yellow Fever Vaccination Centre.

 

How do I access the GP Clinic?

The GP Clinic is located at 341 Coventry Street, South Melbourne and is easily accessible via public transport.

In case of emergency please always call  000 

 

South Melbourne Clinic 

341 Coventry Street, South Melbourne 3205
Monday to Friday 8.30 to 5:00pm 

Book an appointment online – South Melbourne  

Contact number: 9525 1300 

Doctors:

  • Dr Belinda McDonald
  • Dr Esther Belleli
  • Dr Joseph Sherman
  • Dr Julie Tindall
  • Dr Sarah McLean (Flu and COVID Vaccinations)

 

Prahran Clinic 

240 Malvern Road, Prahran 3181
Monday to Friday 8.30 to 5:00pm 

Book an appointment online – Prahran  

Contact number: 9525 1300

 

After hours Care

For after hours care please call the GP locum service  13 74 25
In case of emergency please always call 000

 

Fees:

We are a mixed billing practice; our fees are based on the recommended rates for general practice and are determined by complexity and time

ConsultationsFeeMedicare RebateOut of Pocket
Short Consultation$53.20$18.20$35.00
Standard Consultation$74.75$39.75$35.00
Long Consultation$111.95$76.95$35.00
Prolonged Consultation$148.30$113.30$35.00
Lost or misplaced scripts$12.00$0.00$12.00
Telehealth
Short Consultation
$55.20$18.20$35.18
Telehealth
Long Consultation
$77.25$39.75$35.08
Mental Health Consultations
(all consultations)
Fee Range:
$110.80 - $176.80
$35.00 for all consultation types

Exceptions are made for:

  • Pensioners and Health Care Card Holders
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders
  • Veterans Affairs Card Holders
  • Children under the age of 16 and students
  • Refugee and eligible asylum seekers
  • Patients at the doctor’s discretion
  • Homelessness clients

All appropriate cards must be sighted at each visit and validated. If unavailable the client cannot be bulk billed.

Bulk billing means the doctor bills Medicare directly, accepting the Medicare benefit as full payment for the services provided. This means you do not have any out-of pocket expenses. For more information on what’s covered by Medicare, click here. Fees may apply for specialised or after-hours consultations.

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