Next Practice Deakin

Medical Centre

Welcome to Next Practice Deakin medical clinic & GPs. We are here to keep you well, so we have general practitioners, geriatrician, outreach doctor, clinical psychologist and pharmacist all onsite. Our services include men’s health, women’s health, child and adolescent health, aged care including outreach, disability care, palliative care, mental health, contraceptive implants, sexual / LGBTIQ+ health, chronic disease management, bulk billing for children under 5 years old, Covid vaccinations (Booster, Moderna, Pfizer, Paediatric Pfizer and Novavax) and more.

Monday 8:00am - 6:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am - 6:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am - 6:00pm
Thursday 8:00am - 6:00pm
Friday 8:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday 9:00am - 12:00pm
Sunday Closed

Your Care Team

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Dr Paresh Dawda

General Practitioner

  • Qualifications: MBBS, DRCOG, DFSRH, FRCGP, FRACGP
  • Special interests: Chronic Disease Management and Palliative Care
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Dr Ren Poh

General Practitioner

  • Qualifications: MBBS, FRACGP
  • Special interests: Dermatology, Chronic Disease Management and Aged Care
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Dr Marie Elizabeth Wong

General Practitioner

  • Qualifications: MD, CM(Ca), AAFP, DABFM(USA), FRACGP, Cert FPAA(Aus)
  • Special interests: Women's Health, Children's Health and Dermatology
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Dr Adair Ferguson

General Practitioner

  • Qualifications: MBBS, FRACGP, BSc, Master Of Nutrition And Dietetics, BHMS
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Dr Prema Rajendra

General Practitioner

  • Qualifications: MBBS, FRACGP, Diploma in Child Health
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Dr Basil Lau

Geriatrician and Palliative Care Medicine

  • Qualifications: MBBS, DABIM, FRACP, Clinical Dip Pall Medicine
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Dr Aseen Wajdi

General Practitioner

  • Qualifications: MBChB, RNZCGP, FRACGP
  • Special interests: General Disease Management, Preventative Medicine and Women's Health
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Dr Ilhaam Hameed

General Practitioner

  • Qualifications: MBBS, FRACGP
  • Special interests: Chronic Disease Management, Paediatrics and Sports Injury Management
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Jacqueline Bampton


  • Qualifications: Bachelor of Human Nutrition, Masters in Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Available: Thursdays
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Jon Wells

Clinical Psychologist

  • Qualifications: BA (Hons), Grad Dip Applied Psych, M Clin Psych, MAPS
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Joanne Dean

Nurse Practitioner

  • Qualifications: MN NPrac, GradDip GerontNsg, BHlthSci
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Barbara Shone

Social Worker

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Rolf Schmidt

Registered Nurse

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Jamie Skillin

Patient Advocate & Enrolled Nurse

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Rachel Hill


  • Qualifications: BSc(Chem)/BTeach, MPharm, AACPA, GradCertDiabEdM
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Jo O'Brien

Registered Nurse

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Macy Pamuspusan

Registered Nurse

  • Qualifications: Registered Nurse
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Maya Dawda

Patient Advocate

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Nilly Ran

Nurse Practitioner

  • Qualifications: RN, MSN, FNP
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Alicia Khoo

Patient Advocate

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Sushma Gurung

Support Coordinator & Enrolled Nurse

  • Qualifications: Enrolled Nurse
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Lewis Miller

Patient Advocate

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Jenifer Lavandero

Patient Advocate

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Jan Scott

Nurse Practitioner

  • Available: Mondays and Thursdays
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Outreach Healthcare Professional

These appointments are available for LDK members only

Meet the team

Where to find us

Phone number (02) 6185 5555
Fax number (02) 6147 0311
Opening hours
Monday 8:00am - 6:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am - 6:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am - 6:00pm
Thursday 8:00am - 6:00pm
Friday 8:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday 9:00am - 12:00pm
Sunday Closed
Only open Saturday on advertised days. Closed on public holidays.


In-Reach Administration Service Fee


General Practice

Duration (mins) Full price After rebate
25 $126.95 $55
40 $163.30 $55
15 $89.75 $55
25 $126.95 $55
40 $163.30 $55
15 $89.75 $55
25 $126.95 $55
40 $163.30 $55
10 $18.20

A supplementary fee of $10 is applicable for a weekend day or during extended hours (between 7:00-8:00 and 18:00-21:00).

Concession card holders will receive a 40% discount on our usual GAP. (Please note that the discounted fee is NOT available for extended hours or weekend appointments).

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  •  Instructions and referrals from your doctor
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Latest News

  • In the news

    There has been much in the news about the health system. General Practice is the cornerstone of the health system, but access can be problematic, including financial barriers. Reform in primary care is being considered, and Dr. Paresh Dawda, Director and Principal at Next Practice Deakin, was int

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    The National Reconciliation Week 2022 theme, “Be Brave. Make Change.” is a challenge to all Australians to Be Brave and tackle the unfinished business of reconciliation so we can Make Change for the benefit of all Australians.

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