Update 12 April 2021
CBD Doctors Melbourne has received the first delivery of the COVID-19 vaccine to be administered to patients that qualify for part 1b of rollout.
Unfortunately, this coincides with the announcement by Department of Health in relation to AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine on 8 April 2021.
**Stay up to update on our vaccine roll out here: https://www.cbddoctorsmelbourne.com.au/covid-19-vaccine-melbourne-3/ *** We have been successfully included on the list of eligible practices to administer the COVID-19 vaccine as part of 1b phase (Oxford-AstraZenca). As many are no doubt aware,
***Stay up to update on our vaccine roll out here: https://www.cbddoctorsmelbourne.com.au/covid-19-vaccine-melbourne-3/ *** ***New post CBD Doctors Melbourne has been accepted to administer the Oxford-AstraZenca under phase 1b https://www.cbddoctorsmelbourne.com.au/covid-19-vaccine-melbourne/ ***
All Australians benefit from having a yearly flu vaccination. Whilst groups such as pregnant women, children, 65+ year olds and those with chronic diseases are those most at risk, it is also recommended that other healthy people are immunized to avoid the spread of the flu.
During COVID-19 we have continued to operate at full capacity with strict prevention controls in place ensuring everyone’s safety. As we slowly approach life post the stage four restrictions in Victoria, we hope that all Melburnians set their health priorities for the coming months
CBD Doctors Melbourne offers asymptomatic COVID-19 drive-thru / walk-thru testing in the Melbourne CBD this includes testing for travel or work. For those travelling to China, we are now offering COVID-19 swab and IgM antibody blood tests. Laboratory results may take between 24 – 48 hours (particularly on weekends
CBD Doctors Melbourne provides Tele and Video Consultations related to COVID-19 infections. There have been some positive signs in recent days that Victoria’s second wave may be slowing. Sadly, the death rate is increasing although new COVID-19 cases are slow reducing. Some people get very sick and need to be hospitalised.
At CBD Doctors Melbourne our general practitioner’s often get asked questions about prescribing medicinal cannabis. An increase in medicinal cannabis legalisation in many countries (subject to their own regulations) has resulted in an increased interest in Australia.
We are doing it tough! And we are not there yet! After 2 weeks of level 3 quarantine our numbers are STILL HIGH (more than 400 new cases a day). The number of deaths is increasing, but the age of deceased people is reducing. There is a 9 years old child in the hospital.
There is increasing evidence that wearing a mask prevents viruses from spreading! 132 countries in the world have introduced MANDATORY mask use to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Although in Melbourne it is not mandatory – IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT MASKS ARE USED
In June, the Australasian Society for HIV, viral hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine (ASHM) released some harm reduction approaches to casual sex during the COVID-19 Pandemic. The approaches are merely suggestions around how to reduce the risk of contracting or passing on
CBD Doctors Melbourne offers asymptomatic COVID-19 drive-thru / walk-thru testing in the Melbourne CBD this includes testing for travel or work. For those travelling to China, we are now offering COVID-19 swab and IgM antibody blood
Victoria’s 75 new coronavirus cases mark the biggest increase since the peak in late March that put the state into lockdown. Melbournians need to do more in order to prevent a reoccurring of lockdown, to be able to socialise again, to travel interstate, to visit friends and family, to get back to normal life (whatever
Getting back to normal … what’s normal? How to get out with confidence? The Covid-19 pandemic has changed the world. It has changed the way we live, the way we plan, the way we travel. We have been locked in our rooms and houses worried that a friend, a workmate, or even a cashier at
Did you know that it is safe to visit your GP at CBD Doctors Melbourne? We work under strict infection control protocols and cleaning guidelines. Did you know that your health needs may have not been met? If you suffer from diabetes, hypertension, heart disease,
Victorians, we have done well! Our efforts to stay distant, safe and to work from home, with emerging ways of communication, entertainment and engagement are finally showing results. We can visit our family and friends;
Phone and Video Consultations at CBD Doctors Melbourne At CBD Doctors Melbourne we provide face-to-face consultations under strict infection control guidelines. For your convenience CBD Doctors Melbourne also provide video and telephone consultations
FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT OUR COVID-19 Testing Melbourne (Coronavirus clinic) CLICK HERE For initial Covid-19 screening please book a TeleHealth appointment online or call CBD Doctors Melbourne on 03 9077 9912 The number of new cases infected with Coronavirus is
Our battle with the Covid-19 pandemic is not over yet! Although Victorians have done excellent job in keeping the distance and preventing the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) from spreading, we are still far from being back to normal.
Given the current situation and uncertainties with the Corona virus pandemic, we would like to inform you that Dr Natasha Mitik-Dineva is happy to provide both Telehealth and face to face consultations.
nsurprisingly, many commentators and mental health experts are worried about how the current Pandemic is going to affect our mental health. There are multiple stressors being placed on us at once, which, for most of us, is completely new and unusual – lucky for us!
oronavirus (COVID-19) and Telehealth Update LAST UPDATED: 8/4/2020 At CBD Doctors Melbourne we continue to provide face-to-face consultations under strict infection control guidelines. CBD Doctors Melbourne also provide bulk-billed video and telephone consultations
This is a important message from Dr Jelena Radosavljevic This is the hardest time of our lives. We are fighting an invisible enemy that has killed so many people. We are all scared with the reality, and no place on Earth has been spared. During this terrible time for all of us, we would like
TO READ MORE ABOUT OUR COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Testing clinic CLICK HERE If you would like to have an appointment at CBD Doctors Melbourne please call 03 9077 9912 LAST UPDATED: 12/3/2020 Victoria and Australia remain completely
Do you suffer from back pain? Have a spinal injury or condition that is not improving? Did you know that physiotherapy is the cornerstone for any back-related treatment? Today we present a guest blog post courtesy of physiotherapy group Kieser Australia to address
A very warm welcome to the latest addition to CBD Doctors Melbourne – Dr Timothy Staunton-Smith. Dr Timothy Staunton-Smith Dr Tim Staunton-Smith graduated from the University of Queensland in 1995 and completed his General Practice Fellowship in 2000.
At CBD Doctors Melbourne we are proud to offer individualised medical care to patients with chronic illnesses, chronic pain, terminal illnesses, patients with complex care needs and also palliative care patients. Patients who are ongoing different treatments including
Warm weather and the Christmas season are knocking on our doors! The holiday season is beckoning and many of us are finally finding time off from our daily routines. Many of us will pack our suitcases to travel aboard,
A very warm welcome to the latest additions to CBD Doctors Melbourne – Dr Natasha Mitik-Dineva. Dr Natasha Mitik-Dineva Dr Natasha Mitik-Dineva is a Fellow of Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, having completed a Diploma of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Full Body Skin Cancer/Mole Checks at CBD Doctors Melbourne Melanoma is the most common skin cancer in people aged between 15 and 25 years old. At the CBD Doctors Melbourne we provide whole body skin/mole checks in order to both detect skin cancers and follow up
At CBD Doctors we provide consultations regarding contraception. One of the long-term contraceptive methods we promote is the IUD (Intra-Uterine Device). Dr Filip Vukasin and Dr Natasha Mitik-Dineva both perform IUD insertions at CBD Doctors Melbourne.
“If you sneeze and wheeze – think of asthma, please” Are you ready for summer? Are you allergic to pollen? Do you suffer from hay-fever or asthma? Hay-fever Allergic rhinitis, commonly referred to as hay fever, is the most common allergic disorder in Australia
Book Appointment What should I expect during my Full Body Skin Check appointment? At the beginning of your skin check appointment, we will go through a few questions before giving you a gown and ask you to dress down to your
Medical Termination of Pregnancy / Abortion (MTOP) At the CBD Doctors Melbourne we provide both pregnancy counselling and medical terminations. As this can be a very stressful time for both partners all of the doctors and staff at
We are living in a fast developing and changing society where people are able to be more organised, live longer and enjoy a better quality of life. We are becoming more educated, more ambitious, working more efficiently and using all
We know now that after losing weight hunger level increases. Any exercise helps. Exercise is so much more than simply burning calories – it also reduces inflammation that is involved in trajectory of positive obesity management. An added benefit is that muscle loss is also prevented.
In part two of this three part series, Dr Jelena Radosavljevic from CBD Doctors Melbourne will discuss myths and the diets used to control obesity – both the good and the bad. Click here to read Updates in Obesity – Myths and Diets Part 1 Although we have not found a magic pill we have
We need to live with the fact obesity is a chronic disease much like hypertension and diabetes. It requires both a multidisciplinary approach and on-going care. In this three part series, Dr Jelena Radosavljevic from CBD Doctors Melbourne will discuss myths,
Any time you are planning on travelling overseas (and particularly to either remote areas or third world countries), it may be a good idea to talk to your doctor about medications that you may need during your trip. If you are travelling often
If you are planning to be employed to work on an animal farm, in a laboratory, abattoir, or any meat handling industry you would need to have Q- fever vaccine. The risk of becoming infected with Q fever is highest in the first few years of
Warm weather and the Christmas season are knocking on our doors! The holiday season is beckoning and many of us are finally finding time off from our daily routines. Many of us will pack our suitcases to travel aboard, as exotic overseas destinations become more affordable each year.
Flu vaccines available now at CBD Doctors Melbourne! We are offering four strain vaccines only this year for extra coverage and they are available earlier than in previous years. For Medicare card holders, consultations are Bulk Billed! Please call us on (03) 9077 9912 or book on
We have recently seen more urgency around ensuring that our population is protected from Meningococcal disease. From time to time we observe a spike in cases and it’s always important to ensure we are vigilant particularly around more vulnerable members of our community.
Unblock Confidence, Creativity and Happiness! Eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing (EDMR) reduces the influence of distressing memories, freeing us to live our life more fully. Stress / Anxiety / Panic Relationships Parenting Work and Sports Performance Confidence
A very warm welcome to Jennifer Donnelly, who is no stranger to the CBD. Ask us about her services! Jennifer Donnelly is an Accredited Practising Dietitian with qualifications including a Master of Dietetics and Graduate Certificate of Human Nutrition from Deakin University.
CBD Doctors Melbourne have added Q Fever Vaccinations to our Services. Give us a call on (03) 9077 9912 to learn more about what is involved in the process. In some cases participation in commercial activity within at-risk industries will require mandatory testing and vaccination.
CBD Doctors Melbourne’s considerations and recommendations for Travel Vaccination according to the best available advice by GP’s and the World Health Organisation Depending on you specific travel itinerary, additional vaccines might be considered for some travellers going to Rio
Dear Patients, The Victorian Government has sent out a warning regarding picking mushrooms at this time of year: Key messages • Extreme caution is advised when picking and consuming wild mushrooms – if in doubt, don’t consume. • Poisonous mushrooms including Death Cap
CBD Doctors Melbourne wish to want to thank everyone for a great year and happy holidays. We look forward to re-opening in 2016! We are CLOSED from 25th December and re-open on Monday the 11th of January. If you are in need of a doctor during our period of
t CBD Doctors, we have the capability to perform on the spot Drug and Alcohol screens for pre-employment medicals and last minute deployments to rural and international work destinations. The CBD is a busy and dynamic place, which makes it difficult for doctors
We all have times that have us allow anxiety and stress into our lives. Most of us who work in the Melbourne CBD have to juggle the pace of the city and absorb higher loads at times throughout the year. Whether we are trying to get well or just proactive about our physical or mental health we
CBD Doctors Is Now Offering Pre-Employment Medicals in addition to our existing list of General Practice services. We are growing steadily and are equipped to collaborate further with the local business community. We are enthusiastic about our partnership opportunities and understand
Have you packed everything for your journey? Our doctors can provide you with the necessary travel health advice on each particular region around the globe. All our vaccines are now kept in stock and we would do our very best to offer the quickest possible turnaround.