Hoppers Crossing
Medical Centre

Our Mission is to promote and provide excellent care.
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OFFICE HOURS

Monday – Thursday 8am – 9pm
Friday 8am – 6pm
Saturday 9am – 1pm
Sunday CLOSED

110 Heaths Road,
Hoppers Crossing, 3029

 03 9749 3200

Face to Face Appointment

If it is established that you should make a face to face appointment with your doctor, please ensure you wear an appropriate mask and sanitise your hands upon entering the clinic.

Telehealth

As of Monday 30th March you can claim a medicare rebate for all telehealth consultations.

You can book your telehealth appointments by phoning the clinic on 9749 3200 or through the Hotdocs app.

TELEPHONE CONSULTS WILL BE BULKBILLED FOR ELIGBLE PATIENTS.

If you are experiencing financial hardship due to the current crisis please inform your doctor or receptionist.

Please speak with one of our receptionists if you have any further queries.

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OUR MISSION

We strive to provide professional, reliable advice and treatment and are committed to promoting health, wellbeing and disease prevention to all patients. We do not discriminate in the provision of excellent care and aim to treat all patients with dignity and respect.
We believe in providing quality health care in a safe and friendly environment.

We were recently Awarded Excellence in Contribution to Research by Melbourne University for Chronic Disease Management.

ACCREDITATION

Hoppers Crossing Medical Centre has been awarded accreditation by Australian General Practice Accreditation Limited (AGPAL)

What benefits does accreditation have for you and your family:

  • HCMC is committed to the highest standards of care according to AGPAL
  • Your privacy is always protected
  • Your health records will always be maintained appropriately by clinical team members
  • The practice team undergo ongoing education and training to stay informed about current quality health care
  • This practice is committed to ensuring a safe environment for you
  • The practice is understanding and responsive to cultural needs

Here at Hoppers Medical Centre we are passionate and committed to our patients. We strive for excellence and our aim is to ensure your best health. Meet the team!

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Dr Elissa Armitage

Dr Elissa Armitage graduated from The University of Melbourne in 1993 with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery. She trained at St Vincent's hospital in Melbourne, then worked at Geelong base Hospital and The Warrnambool base Hospital. 

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Dr Carolyn Sharwood

Dr Carolyn Sharwood graduated from Monash University in 1992. She achieved her Diploma of Obstetrics in 1997, a Family Planning Certificate in 1999 and her fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 1999.

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Dr Sue Scala

Dr Sue Scala obtained her medical degree from Monash University in 1975 with 1st Class Honours. Following some hospital experience in Melbourne and Geelong, she worked for several years as a GP in Geelong.

Appointments

HCMC runs by appointments, however we do keep openings for emergencies. You can make an appointment with the doctor of your choice by phoning the clinic or via our online appointment system by downloading the HCMC app from the App store.

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Fees & Billings

HCMC is a mixed billing practice with Aged Care Pensioners being bulk billed and Concession card holders billed at a discounted fee. Private and Concession card holders need to finalise their accounts at the time of consultation

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Home Visits & After Hours Appointments

Home visits can be arranged on a case by case basis for regular patients that are unable to come to the clinic due to severity of their illness and the availability of our doctors.

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Courtesy Reminders & Recalls

Hoppers Crossing Medical Centre is committed to preventative care and has a system of registering patients for recall for clinically significant results and preventative advice.

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Repeat Prescriptions or Referral

This service is only available for Hoppers Crossing Medical Centre patients, where the original script was provided by one of our GP’s and the patient has been seen by a GP at the clinic within the past 3 – 6 months.

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Telephone Enquiries to your GP

During consultations, our doctors cannot be disturbed, but our receptionists will be happy to relay a message to them outside of consultation hours.

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