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10 01, 2018

The Pap Test has changed. More accurate. Less often.

By |January 10th, 2018|Clinic News|

Download the information brochure here.

Cervical Screening Test

Cervical screening has changed in Australia. The Pap test has been replaced with a new Cervical Screening Test every five years. The latest medical and scientific evidence shows that having a Cervical Screening Test every five years is just as safe, and is more effective than having a Pap test every two years. The test is a quick and simple procedure to check the health […]

29 11, 2017

Christmas Appeal

By |November 29th, 2017|Clinic News|

Over the past 26 years Target and UnitingCare have joined forces every Christmas offering support and gifts to people of all ages. Target and UnitingCare have collected over 2.1 million gifts in total bringing a lot of happiness to a lot of people who for various reasons are unable to celebrate Christmas with gifts.

Target launches the campaign in early November so please if you are in a position to donate to this […]

29 11, 2017

Christmas/New Year Opening Hours

By |November 29th, 2017|Clinic News|

Christmas/New Year

Please note we will be closed on the following days:

Monday 25th December
Tuesday 26th December
Monday 1st January

We will be open Wednesday 27th, Thursday 28th and Friday 29th however these will be for emergency appointments only. We will have multiple doctors away on those dates so we will not be making routine bookings unless requested by your doctor. If you know you will be needing scripts during this time please make an appointment […]

29 11, 2017

Practice Changes in 2018

By |November 29th, 2017|Clinic News|


In 2018 we will be sorry to say farewell & good luck to three of our GP’s.

Dr Anthony Weller will be leaving us (and the district) in mid January after making the move to Mildura in 2010 and spending the last 8 years at Ontario Medical Clinic initially full time and then part time along with his teaching at Monash Medical School.  His care for his patients and his contribution in educating […]

1 11, 2017

AUSTRALIAN FOOD SAFETY WEEK – 11th-18th November, 2017

By |November 1st, 2017|Clinic News|

The food Safety Information Council is a health promotion charity that aims to help reduce the estimated 4.1 million cases of food poisoning in our community every year. The food Safety Information Council aims at promoting awareness and providing education to reduce this number. Food regulations in Australia can only help with food safety up to the time it reaches the consumer, after that it is up to us.

A few basic rules […]

1 11, 2017

WORLD ANTIBIOTIC AWARENESS WEEK – 13th-19th November, 2017

By |November 1st, 2017|Clinic News|

Antibiotics resistance is an increasingly serious threat to global health and human development. Antibiotics only work on bacteria, not infections like viruses that cause colds and flu. Taking an antibiotic when it’s not needed will not make a significant difference to how you feel or how fast you recover. The more often antibiotics are used or taken incorrectly the more chance bacteria have to […]

6 10, 2017


By |October 6th, 2017|Clinic News|

8th-14th October 2017
Seniors week is about celebrating people 55 and over and the contributions they make to our community. The Mildura region is offering activities throughout the week that are free or inexpensive to help encouraged our seniors to GET OUT and GET INVOLVED!! Why not try something new.

More detailed information can be found on the following link:

6 10, 2017


By |October 6th, 2017|Clinic News|

Friday 27th October, 17

Bandanna Day is a fundraiser that focuses on supporting young people living with cancer. Every year, another 23,000 young people (63 a day) have to deal with the challenge of cancer.

Ontario Medical Clinic are supporting this wonderful cause and you can too by buying some merchandise at our front desk. Other ways you may like to help is by donating online or hosting a fundraiser yourself.

Money raised allows CanTeen to provide practical and emotional support for young […]

30 08, 2017

National Stroke Week: 4-10th September 2017

By |August 30th, 2017|Clinic News|

The Stroke Foundation is a national charity that partners with the community to prevent, treat and beat stroke. They are the voice of stroke in Australia and work to:

-Raise awareness of the risk factors, signs of stroke and promote healthy lifestyles.

-Improve treatment for stroke to save lives and reduce disability.

-Improve life after stroke for survivors.

-Encourage and facilitate stroke research.

-Advocate for initiatives to prevent, treat and beat stroke.

-Raise funds from the community, corporate sector and government to continue our mission.

The Stroke […]

30 08, 2017

R U OK?? Thursday 14th September 2017

By |August 30th, 2017|Clinic News|

 day is a way to encourage and empower people to connect with others around them and support anyone that may be struggling with life. It is as simple as asking someone ‘R U Ok?’ and with this question you could possibly change someone’s life.  It is often our gut feeling that may pick up that someone is not doing so well. Perhaps they are just not themselves and you’ve noticed a […]