Serving our community for over 20 years.
Frequently Asked Questions
Medi7 Clayton is located at 255 Clayton Road in Clayton, Victoria.
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The doctors at Medi7 Clayton privately bill. Doctors consultation fees are payable in full at the time of consultation and Medicare rebates can be deposited into your savings or cheque account at the same time.
Doctors will bulk-bill their patients who are 16 years and under, 75 years and over, Pension Card holders (blue card), or applicable Health Assessments and Chronic Disease Management Plans.
For patients with a Health Care card, the after-hours doctors do not offer a concession, and the day doctors charge a $20 out-of-pocket fee for an appointment.
Doctors fees for a standard consultation at Medi7 Clayton is $80 and is exclusive of any materials fee charged for dressings, materials used in procedures, contraceptives, and certain vaccines. However, the doctor will charge according to the consult provided.
Please click here for a list of GP consultation fees.
A standard consultation time is 10 minutes.
A longer consultation time is 20 minutes. If you have numerous or complex medical issues or require a procedure, a longer consultation is required.
The doctors at Medi7 Clayton do not facilitate walk-in appointments unless a doctor deems that an urgent consultation is required. This is because most of our doctors are booked up in advance.
To book an appointment online, please click here. Alternatively, please call us on 03 9013 9795.
At Medi7 Clayton, we use a secure automated SMS system to communicate with patients about results. Depending on the test that has been undertaken, a consultation may be required to receive results.
It is the patient’s responsibility to follow up on their test results, and we actively encourage patients to be proactive in their healthcare and book an appointment for results before leaving the clinic.
We will make every effort to contact patients with abnormal results. However, it cannot be assumed that test results are normal if there is no contact from our clinic. Patients should be aware of the potential seriousness of not attending follow-up appointments, recalls, or investigations.
Unless encryption is used, email is not a secure platform for communicating sensitive information such as test results. To protect your privacy, you should never email personal information such as your birth date, address, Medicare card number, etc. to our clinic.
Please ensure your contact details are kept up to date with reception.
Yes, in most circumstances you will need to see a doctor to have a script written. Doctors have a duty of care and need to determine if you should be prescribed a medication based on various factors, or if you should continue or cease taking a medication they may have prescribed for you previously.
Regardless of the nature of your visit, you need to book an appointment with a doctor to ensure that you receive the correct level of care. Depending on your individual circumstance, you may also need to see a nurse either before or after your appointment with a doctor. Our reception staff can answer any particular questions you may have about your appointment.
If your usual doctor is fully booked and you need to see a doctor today, please call us on 03 9013 9795, and we will, depending on the circumstances, try to book you in with your usual doctor, or if this is not possible, another doctor who has an appointment available.
Medi7 Clayton is open between 8:00am and 11:30pm Monday and Thursday, 8:30am and 11:30pm Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, and 9:00am and 6:00pm on Saturday and Sunday. The earliest appointment time is 8:00am, and the last appointment for the day is 15 minutes prior to the closing time.
Yes, we have a large waiting room area where you can likely sit away from other people. Alternatively, please speak with our reception staff when you arrive, and they will arrange an area for you.
If you are waiting to see a doctor and your symptoms change, please inform the reception staff immediately.
Patients who have a high risk condition or deteriorating symptoms are asked to advise reception staff immediately.
- Chest pain
- Difficulty breathing
- Severe bleeding
- Loss of consciousness
- Head/spinal injury
- Severe allergic reaction
We are committed to providing patients with preventive care. Because of this we may issue you with a reminder notice offering you preventative health services appropriate to your care. If you do not wish to receive such notification, please let our reception staff know.
Yes, we have doctors practising at our clinic who have significant experience advising on skin cancer medicine. Please speak with one of our reception staff members.
Yes, we have doctors practising at our clinic with an interest in children’s health. Please speak with one of our reception staff members.
Yes, we have nurses working at Medi7 Clayton between Monday and Friday.