We are a family owned and family orientated medical clinic.
For up to date information about the current phase of the COVID vaccine (Astra Zeneca) rollout, please read this document.
We are fully accredited and provide comprehensive care including women’s health, men’s health, children’s health and immunisations, travel vaccinations and skin checks. We have been servicing patients from Rye and the surrounding suburbs of the Mornington Peninsula since 2012. We have enjoyed enormous community support and have continued to grow since our establishment.
We have four diverse and highly experienced general practitioners who consult with us, three of which are male and one is female. We also have onsite a psychologist, physiotherapist and a dentist. Some of these services can be bulk billed under a Care Plan. Please ask one of our receptionists or speak to your general practitioner regarding your eligibility. Should you not be eligible to have these services bulk billed the private fees are very competitive.
We are open 7 days a week for the convenience of our patients. Our opening hours are Monday to Friday 8:00am - 7:00pm, Saturday, 9:00am - 2:00pm, and Sunday 9:00am - 1:00pm We are closed on Public Holidays.
*How we charge patients
On 18th November 2019, this practice commenced Mixed Billing. Bulk Billing is available to our patients (excluding Visitors and Out of Area patients) who have a current Medicare card if the consultation is between 8:30am and 5:30pm Monday to Friday. Please ensure you present your Medicare card and any concession cards you may have upon consultation.
After 5.30pm Monday to Friday and all day on Weekends, private billing will apply. This will apply to all patients including those with Pension and/or Concession Cards and those under the age of 16. Details at front reception desk or please call.
Privately Billed Payment is required on the day. Our Easy Pay System means Medicare Rebates are IMMEDIATELY processed and returned to your account at the time of payment.
As of 30th March 2020 we have Telephone and Video Consultations available. This service is BULK BILLED for existing patients of the practice. Any patient who does not qualify for a bulk billed consultation can still do a telephone consultation with a $50.00 out of pocket fee.
You can now book appointments with our general practitioners online from anywhere, anytime: Book Appointment at HotDoc
Rye Family Clinic offers the following services
For patients referred under the mental health care plan, you could be eligible for up to 10 bulk billed psychology appointments within 12 months. Please speak to your GP about referrals and your eligibility..
Shivan Kotecha is our physiotherapist at Rye Family Clinic who is available for appointments on Thursdays..Shivan bulk bills all of his patients who are referred under a Care Plan. You could be eligible for up to 5 bulk billed physiotherapy appointments a year, speak to your GP about your eligibility. Graham also accepts private patients and has Hicaps on site. Patients with private health insurance can claim instantly and only pay the gap payment.
Dr Ramandeep Kaur, or as she likes to be called, Raman is our Dentist here at Rye Family Clinic. Raman is available for appointments on Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays and operates afterhours for our patients' convenience. Raman is known for her gentle natured dentistry. Raman's prices are competitive and she has Hicaps on site. Patients with private health insurance can claim instantly and only pay the gap payment.
Pathology on Site:
Australian Clinical Labs Collection Room is open Monday to Friday 8.30am until 1pm. They assist patients by collecting blood, performing ECG's as well as collecting other specimens. No appointment is necessary to have any of their tests performed, simply take a number and wait until called. The only exception being an OGTT.t.
Dr Rahul Sinha
Dr Pragya Noopur
Dr Chinthaka Wijekulasooriya
Dr Harrij Pavasaris
Dr Dana Lo (female Doctor)
Dr Sarah Kari (female Registrar Doctor)
Position descriptions for the above are available by contacting us. For more information on the application process please ring us on (03) 5985 6662 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
We are always seeking quality applicants for a range of roles, if there are no suitable positions listed above then please send your CV along with an expression of your preferred area of work to our email.
For your convenience if you are a new patient to the practice, please download, print and complete our New Patient Information and Consent form (PDF format). Please bring the completed form with you on your first appointment and hand it to our receptionist - this will save you time on your first visit to the Rye Family Clinic.
COVID VACCINE ROLLOUT PHASE 1B - INFORMATION
Rye Family Clinic is one of the clinics in the initial cohort of the Phase 1B rollout of the COVID vaccine commencing 22 March 2021. We have already ordered our first lot of vaccines and will hopefully be receiving our first supplies by the week ending 19 March. Click here to read the latest information.
HOME VISITS & AFTER-HOURS CARE
In an emergency if the Practice is closed, please call 000 or present to nearest hospital,
A home visit MAY be available after clinic hours (where Doctor deems appropriate). Please speak to the Receptionist who will discuss further with the Doctor.
PRACTICE COMMUNICATION POLICY
Our Receptionists are not medically trained to give advice over the phone. You may ask to speak to the Doctor in the case of an emergency. Where possible, your call will be put through to the Doctor or, if unavailable, to the Practice Nurse.
PROCESS FOR FOLLOW UP OF RESULTS
No results are given over the phone. Patients are required to make an appointment to discuss results with a Doctor.
MANAGEMENT OF PATIENT HEALTH INFORMATION
This Practice complies with the Health Records Act (Vic. 2001) and the Privacy Act (Commonwealth 1988).
Your medical record is a confidential document. It is the policy of this Practice to maintain security of personal health information at all times and to ensure that this information is only available to authorized persons involved in patient care.
If you wish to transfer your records, you will be asked to complete an information release form, and to provide us with photo ID that we can copy. This is to maintain privacy and confidentiality of your records.
We welcome comments and suggestions about the care you receive at this Clinic, please look for the Suggestions form in the reception area. If you are unhappy with any aspect of the services provided to you, please email email@example.com
If you feel you have not received a satisfactory outcome, you may wish to contact:
The Health Commissioner Ph 1300 582 113
The Privacy Commissioner: Ph 1300 666 444
The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency: Ph 1300 419495
Rye Family Clinic
2339 Point Nepean Rd Rye VIC 3941 Australia
Phone: (03) 5985 6662 Fax: (03) 5985 6663 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday- Friday 8am to 7pm,
Saturday- 9am- 2 pm
Sunday- 9am - 1pm
Closed on Public Holidays
For your convenience if you are a new patient to the practice, please download, print and complete our New Patient Information and Consent form (PDF format). Please bring the completed form with you and hand it to our receptionist - this will save you time on your first visit to the Rye Family Clinic.