Tanjil Place Medical Centre

Address: 46-48 Albert St, Moe VIC, 3825

Phone: (03) 5126 1344

Fax: (03) 5126 1142

Email: moe@ipn.com.au

Accreditation: RACGP

GP Supervisors: Dr Sue Clarke (principal supervisor), Dr Vaughan Speck, Dr Mark Fontaine, Dr Paul Remyn, Dr Jane Birks and Dr Rob Birks

GPs: 11 GPs

Practice Manager: Joanne Troy

Other Staff: We have ten receptionists and seven clinic nurses.

Building: Tanjil Place Medical was established in 1994 and moved to its current premises in the centre of the town in 2007 . We have 13 consulting rooms and a treatment area that includes a resuscitation room, a purpose fitted room for minor surgical procedures and two separate treatment cubicles. We are co-located with Healthscope, Melbourne Pathology, and Regional Imaging. The clinic is accredited with GPA. The clinic is fully computerised and uses Best Practice software.

Clinical: We have 11 full time GP’s who have a variety of special interests including Tanjil Place Medical Centrechronic disease management, aged care, palliative care, sports medicine, women’s health and skin cancer surveillance and treatment. Visiting specialists include two physicians and a paediatrician. Allied Health practitioners who consult at the practice include a physiotherapist, an exercise physiologist, a podiatrist and two psychologists. We employ our own accredited diabetes educators. The medical staff are fully supported by practice nurses, who not only staff the treatment room, but also help with chronic disease management clinics and women’s health.We aim to provide evidence based patient-centered medical care.

Hours/After Hours: Monday to Friday 8.30am – 6.00am, Saturday 9.00am-1.00am. Tanjil Place Medical is part of the on-call roster for the Moe After Hours Medical Service and the registrar is expected to be part of that roster.

Registrar Support: Registrar conditions are negotiated with individual registrars and accommodation can be arranged.

Learning Environment:  Tanjil Place Medical Centre provides comprehensive
multi-discipline community based general practice care in the township of Moe. Dr Clarke, the main supervisor, has extensive experience in obstetrics and women’s health. The medical centre provides specific women’s health, antenatal clinics, diabetes education and chronic care management. Two of the supervisors run a clinic that deals with skin cancer and mole checks, which involve minor surgical procedures on site. With our large contingency of general practitioners there is a wealth of knowledge waiting to be tapped in to.

Teaching Schedule: Teaching time is set aside weekly for one-on-one sessions along with corridor teaching as required. Extra teaching is also available from any of the supervisors as required.

Supervision Arrangements: The main supervisor, Dr Clarke works full time and is readily available to registrars. The other supervisors are also available and each of them have their own special interests.

Extension Areas: Women’s Health