Our doctors have had broad experience in metropolitan, regional and remote general practices and hospitals. This has enabled them to take a comprehensive and quality approach to all things general practice. Our doctors strive to remain up to date with the latest developments in medicine by a firm commitment to their own ongoing professional development assisting them to provide evidence-based medicine.
For acute needs that you may have otherwise resulted in an Emergency Department visit, we offer a walk in service after our usual practice hours. During regular practice hours, our team will always aim to facilitate your care with one of our doctors, but this is not always possible.
Some examples of the type of accident clinic visits include; Lacerations requiring suturing, undisplaced fractures requiring plastering, abdominal pain or early pregnancy bleeding – just to mention a few.
Whether it’s protecting your young child, for travelling overseas or for those over 65, The Launceston Medical Centre has a range of government-funded vaccinations or others available for purchase at competitive prices.
Launceston Skin Cancer Clinic is based at the Launceston Health Hub and is guided by our experienced doctors, who have specific training and interest in skin cancer medicine. Please click here to find out more about Launceston Skin Cancer Clinic, how to book a consultation and our fees.
We are much better at getting our car checked than we are ourselves. Our practice likes to take a proactive approach to preventative medicine rather than a reactive approach as issues arise. Talk to your doctor about a checkup relevant to your current stage in life.
Having both male and female doctors available along with an onsite laboratory allows for a confidential and contemporary approach to all aspects of sexual health. Our General Practitioners work closely with the statewide sexual health service to provide comprehensive shared care for conditions such as HIV and other complex issues.
Overseas travel can be exciting, but stressful! Our doctors and nursing staff undertake regular professional development to ensure we can offer you the latest recommendations regarding immunisations for your peace of mind.
Dr Jo-Anne Grey is a member of the International Society of Travel Medicine. She can advise on all your travel health needs including required and recommended immunisations as well as being prepared to treat minor illness whilst travelling.
We have designed a child-friendly practice with a dedicated safe kids corner in the waiting room and a lounge nearby for parents to relax in and read a magazine whilst waiting to see the doctor. Our practice understands the worries of a parent concerned about their sick child and aims to minimise any potential barriers to seeing a doctor by bulk billing all children aged 11 and under, along with seeing them in a timely manner.
With 4 dedicated GPs who have special interests in workers compensation and occupational medicine, our aim is to work closely with employers to ensure that workers compensation involves no/limited time off work (where practical) and employees continue to feel engaged.
Our general practice is co-located with Australian Workforce Assessors which offers a comprehensive rage of services including pre employment medicals, immunisations and onsite drug and alcohol testing. More information on AWA can be found on their website.
All of our doctors are experienced in providing shared care in pre-pregnancy counselling, and a thorough antenatal shared care approach. Ideally, antenatal appointments are scheduled as a long consultation, to ensure that we can provide an extensive assessment for pregnant women.
At Launceston Medical Centre, we have an onsite point of care ultrasound which specific doctors are able to utilise. This provides additional information, with scans available onsite, something which is not usually available within other shared care settings. Please contact our reception team for more information about our Antenatal Care appointments.
Many of our doctors have a particular interest in not only playing and watching sport, but in treating sports related injuries. We work closely with local Specialists and Allied Health providers to ensure that patients receive a multi-disciplinary approach to their treatment and recovery. In fact, a number of our GPs enjoy regular sessions assisting local orthopaedic surgeons in theatre. Please speak to our friendly reception team to find out which of our doctors might suit your particular sporting needs.
In partnership with our doctors, our practice provides specialist psychological and mental health services to patients who are experiencing personal, relationship and work-related difficulties. We have a number of experienced practitioners working at the Wellington Street Clinic which is conveniently located on level 1 of the Health Hub building.
We can assist with a broad range of mental health issues and ensure strict confidentiality is always maintained. Please request a double appointment with you GP to discuss any concerns regarding your mental health.
Men’s health like all areas of medicine is an evolving area with new treatment options becoming available. Dr. Muir Wilson enjoys keeping up with the latest relevant research and discussing this in a relaxed and straight forward approach with his patients.
Our psychotherapist is located within our practice at the Hub ensuring the best care can be provided in unison with your treating doctor. We are committed to professional, discreet and totally confidential high-quality care within a welcoming, calm, respectful environment.
We can assist with a broad range of mental heath issues and ensure strict confidentiality is always maintained.
Dr Carlin White and Dr Aye Aye Thwe have a special interest in this area, along with Simon Froude (Psychotherapist) and Marlene Lovell (Exercise Physiologist) who have done further training in quit smoking counselling. If you are wanting to quit smoking we are able to offer comprehensive assistance to increase your likelihood of success.