• February is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

    Every year in Australia over 1510 women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer and in that year 1056 die from the disease. There is no screening test for ovarian cancer so women need to be aware of the signs and symptoms of the disease. In Australia the overall five year survival rate for ovarian cancer is

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  • Men's Health

    Men’s Health Pakenham – Movember

    Across the world, men die an average six years younger than women, and for reasons that are largely preventable. Which means that if we take care of Men’s Health it doesn’t have to be that way – we can all take action to live healthier, happier and longer lives. Movember movement started in Melbourne in

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  • Women’s Health Pakenham

    Pakenham Family Health is one of the best Women’s Health Pakenham providers. Since opening our doors in 2010 we have been looking after over 15,000 women in all aspects of women’s health including family planning, antenatal care, menopausal changes, pap smears and breast checks. Unfortunately, women often worry first about everyone else around them and

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  • Father’s Day 2018

    Men’s Health Pakenham This Father’s Day we are using this wonderful occasion to help increase awareness of Prostate Cancer as part of our continuing focus on improving Men’s Health Pakenham. Here are some of the very worrying facts that you may not be aware of: In Australia, prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer

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  • Children’s Health – Dental Health Week

    Children’s Health in Pakenham Dental Health Week Dental Health Week, which takes place this year from 6 to 12 August, is the Australian Dental Association’s major annual oral health promotion event. Its aim is to educate all Australians and contribute to children’s health about the importance of maintaining good oral health by promoting these key

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  • Book Your Appointments Online

    Here at Pakenham Family Health we strive to provide our patients with the best possible customer service and we are always looking at ways of improving our care. This is why we have introduced an online booking option, available to all of our existing, as well as new patients. By simply clicking on ‘Book an

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  • Antibiotics Use and Misuse

    With the cold and flu season in full swing it is important to remember that antibiotics are not, unfortunately, the magic cure for all ailments. Antibiotics cannot fight viral infections that cause colds, flu, most sore throats and bronchitis, as well as many sinus and ear infections. Antibiotics are important drugs, and since their invention

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  • THE FLU SHOTS ARE IN FOR 2015

    With the summer behind us and the colder weather starting to bite, it is again that time of the year when flu is rearing its ugly head. We have received our supply of flu shots for 2015, so please ring us to make an appointment with our friendly nurses in order to receive one. It

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  • Happy Holidays

    We are proud to announce that this past year saw our patient base expand to over 17,000. We will continue to offer high level of service, together with expert medical advice to our valued patients and members of our ever expanding, diverse community in the New Year. In 2014 we had some wonderful new members join

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  • Happy Holidays!

    2013 was yet another extraordinary year at Pakenham Family Health, with our patient base surpassing 13,000 people. Our team now includes 7 Doctors, 3 Nurses, 2 Psychologists, a Dietician and a fantastic administration team, providing our patients with comprehensive care 7 days a week. We now provide the highest number of available appointments and consultations

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  • Autumn arrives, as does the flu shot season

    As autumn arrives, familiar colds and coughs become more prevalent.  Whilst these are inconvenient and annoying, they are relatively easy to overcome.  The flu, however, is much more serious and is particularly dangerous for people with weakened immune systems. Medical professionals predict that in 2013’s flu season will be particularly nasty, and this year there

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  • Better access to Pakenham Doctors

    As the new year began, Pakenham Family Health celebrated a number of significant milestones. In response to the growth of our suburb, our medical services have expanded to ensure the people of Pakenham have better access to quality medical practitioners. We are delighted to announce that we have treated our 10,000th patient as a result

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  • New Pakenham Doctors, Now Open 7 Days!

    Pakenham Family Health is deligthed to announce the start of practice of two more very experienced GPs! Dr David Steele and Dr Alex Narynski have joined us from Narregate Medical Centre, our area’s largest medical centre, and will be a welcome addition to our already high-performing clinical team! The addition of new doctors will also enable

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  • New Family Doctor Starting Practice!

    Dr Paul Shire is a UK trained general practitioner who has recently moved to Victoria looking for a new life experience for his young family. He brings with him a wealth of experience from the world-renowned British National Health System and has excellent skills in all areas of General Practice. His areas of special interest include

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  • New Practice Nurse joining our team

      We are excited to announce a new member of the Pakenham Family Health clinical team. Bonnie Koffman, who is a Division 1 Registered Nurse will be working on a full time basis and brings with her a wealth of experience and a big smile! Bonnie qualified as a Registered Nurse in the UK in

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  • Season’s Greetings!

    It has been a big year Pakenham Family Health and it is with great pleasure that we welcome the festive season! Over the past twelve months we have added two very experienced practitioners to our team – Dr Kapadia and Dr Marshall. Both have already made a tremendous contribution to our patient care and became

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  • Pakenham Family Health receives RACGP Accreditation

    Pakenham Family Health clinic’s doctors and staff are proud to announce that we have received the RACGP Accreditation after being open for just over 12 months. Our doctors and staff members have worked tirelessly in order to meet the RACGP Standards and criteria and we were able to show in a tangible, measurable way our commitment

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  • Pakenham Medical Centre Welcomes New Doctors

    Pakenham Family Health is delighted to welcome three very experienced doctors to our team! Dr Cheryl Marshall and Dr Pravin Kapadia started in March and have made an instant impact in meeting the fast-growing demand for our GP services. Dr Jelena Radosavljevic has been with us since late 2010, allowing us to extend our working

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You Can Now Book Your Appointments Online

Pakenham Family Health uses an online booking system for appointments. To get started, simply click on the “Book An Appointment” button below and select your dates and GP.

Alternatively, if you have any other questions, please call our reception office during our business operating hours and our staff will attend to your queries.

For medical assistance outside of our business hours please contact our Medical Deputising Service on 13 7425.

Monday
8:30am - 5:30pm
Tuesday:
8:30am - 7:00pm
Wednesday:
8:30am - 7:00pm
Thursday:
8:30am - 7:00pm
Friday:
8:30am - 5:30pm
Saturday:
9:00am - 1:00pm
Sunday:
9:00am - 1:00pm
Public Holidays:
9:00am - 1:00pm
  • In the event of an emergency, please call 000 for an ambulance. For medical assistance outside of our business hours please contact our Medical Deputising Service on: 13 SICK (13 74 25)
  • Call : 1300 7425