Have you got a question?

Here are some of the most common questions asked by patients, along with answers. We hope these Nillumbik Medical Centre FAQs provide you with the information you’re after. For further advice, contact us directly.

Nillumbik Medical Centre FAQs Menu


  • How do I make an appointment at Nillumbik Medical Centre?

    Nillumbik Medical Centre offers online and phone booking for your convenience.

    Visit our contact page or call 03 9430 8888 to schedule an appointment with one of the experienced health care providers.

  • What type of appointments can I book online?

    The following types of appointments can be booked online with your preferred GP or specialist:

    • standard appointments
    • long appointments
    • phone consult
    • COVID and flu vaccine appointments, and
    • travel consultations.
  • What types of medical services do you offer at Nillumbik Medical Centre?

  • How much do appointments at Nillumbik Medical Centre cost?

    Our transparent fee structure ensures you have a clear understanding of the cost of your health care upfront.

    See our Fees page for specific information on fees, rebates, Medicare Safety Nets, and out-of-pocket costs.

    Please note, there is no bulk billing after 6 pm on weekdays or for weekend appointments, including children’s appointments.

  • What hours are Melbourne Pathology Eltham Open?

    We are lucky enough to also have a Melbourne Pathology location on-site with us at Nillumbik Medical Centre.

    This site also has the following specialised collections:

    • Glucose Tolerance Test (GTT)
    • Electrocardiogram (ECG)
    • Non-invasive Prenatal Test (NIPT)

    Opening hours

    Monday8:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Tuesday8:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Wednesday8:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Thursday8:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Friday8:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Saturday9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • How much are repeat scripts?

    Nillumbik Medical Centre offers a set fully private $30 fee for a repeat script.

    This assists patients in getting medical treatment from their doctor and is all done via the online booking system.

  • How does Nillumbik Medical Centre tailor health care for patients?

    Nillumbik Medical Centre prioritises patient-centred care by offering a variety of delivery options, including telehealth, face-to-face appointments, home visits, and automatic reminders.

    See our services page for specific information or contact the centre.

  • Does Nillumbik Medical Centre offer after-hours services?


    We have contracted DoctorDoctor locum service to provide out-of-hours care for the centres registered patients.

    You can contact DoctorDoctor by telephone when we are closed on: 03 7038 4703.

  • Do you accept private health insurance, and which providers do you work with?


    We accept most major health insurance plans. Contact the centre for information on the insurance providers we work with.

  • What is the procedure around results?

    This practice uses a automated SMS reminder system to communicate with patients regarding their results.

    In line with the commitment to exemplary care and confidentiality, we recommend scheduling a follow-up consultation one week post any investigations or tests, unless you’ve been given alternative instructions.

  • Book Appointment

    Please be aware that the doctors operating at the Medical Centre employ a mixed billing approach, with each practitioner independently setting their fees following your consultation.
  • Meet Your Doctor

    At Nillumbik Medical Centre, we have a whole range of doctors and allied health professionals to assist you along your health journey.
  • Opening Hours

    • Monday - Thursday
      8.00 - 20.00
    • Friday
      8.00 - 18.00
    • Saturday
      9.00 - 12.00
    • Sunday