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Did you know that the Practice Policy regarding collection, storage, use, and discloser of your personal and health information if available to you. Please feel welcome to ask the Patient Advocates to learn more.

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My Medicare

Registration in MyMedicare will provide a formal signal to your practice and your GP that you see them as your... read more

Pre-Conception Appointment

What to expect from a Pre-Conception work up? read more

Newborn and Paediatric Appointments

Often families find standard or even long appointments are not enough time to thoroughly address particular concerns for their little... read more

Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTOP)

Next Practice Prahran offers Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTOP), commonly known as abortion. read more

Introducing Dr Kieran Hadler

Meet our incredible new addition, Dr. Kieran Hadler! read more

Dr Yanyan Wu - Mandarin Speaking - Female GP - Holistic Care

Introducing Dr. Yanyan Wu - Your Trusted Family Doctor.... And she also speaks Mandarin read more

A Multilingual and Diverse Medical Team at Next Practice Prahran

Embracing Linguistic Diversity: Next Practice Prahran's Multilingual Medical Team. read more

Introducing Dr Marcus Chen

"I am especially passionate about guiding patients in their health journey by providing the knowledge necessary for people to best... read more

🔍 Stay Informed About Medicare Changes! 🔍

Confused about the recent Medicare changes? We've got you covered! At Next Practice our priority is to provide you with... read more

Anti-Wrinkle injectables - Dr Yuan Gao now offering

Unlike many other skin clinics, at Next Practice Prahran you will only have a consultation and administration of your anti-wrinkle... read more

Navigating Follow-Up Appointments: A Guide to Transparency and Patient Empowerment

In our commitment to providing exceptional healthcare, we appreciate the feedback from the patients on topics like charging transparency, disclosure... read more

Embracing Diversity: Next Practice Prahran, Your Queer/LGBTIQA+ Friendly Healthcare Haven!

🌈 Welcome to Next Practice Prahran, where your health is our priority, and your identity is celebrated! 🌟 read more

Your Feedback Matters! 🌟

We understand that waiting can be frustrating, and we want to make your experience with us as smooth as possible... read more

Sexual Health Screening

What is a Sexual Health Screening? Also known as a sexual health check-up or STD/STI testing, involves a series of... read more

HIV s100

Did you know doctors at Next Practice Prahran are HIV s100 Prescribers? read more

Understanding Mpox (Monkeypox) and the Importance of Vaccination

Next Practice Prahran is taking proactive steps to protect the community by offering the Mpox (Monkeypox) vaccine to all eligible... read more

Introducing Dr Lauren Healy - GP

Dr Lauren Healy is a warm and caring GP who enjoys all aspects of general practice, particularly women’s health, children’s... read more

World Immunisation Week 2023

It's World Immunisation Week, and we want to remind everyone about the importance of vaccines! Vaccines are one of the... read more

DIET, STRESS & YOUR SKIN

Did you know the condition of your skin can reflect what you put in your body. A number of chronic... read more

Now Offering SkinPen Microneedling

SkinPen Precision is a microneedling device that utilises Collagen Induction Therapy to treat acne scars and fine lines & wrinkles... read more

Escaping Winter Illness

Here are some tips for staying fit and healthy this winter, to shake off the chills and sluggishness and THRIVE! read more

Shared Maternity Care

Are you in need of Shared Maternity Care? Dr Nisha Iyer is now accredited to provide shared maternity care for... read more

Wellness Appointments

It's time to prioritise your health and wellness.A Wellness Appointment gives you and your GP space to have an open-minded... read more

Meet the Dietitian Brittany Andreola

Qualifications: Accredited Practising Dietitian and Accredited Sports DietitianAvailable: WednesdaysSpecial interests: Performance Nutrition (recreational and elite), Disordered and Eating Disorders and... read more

Banana & Peanut Butter Overnight Oats

Healthy Breakfast Idea recommended by Dietitian Loren read more

Are quick oats not as nutritious as rolled oats?

Quick oats (also known as instant oats or microwavable oats) are just as nutritious at traditional oats and are super... read more

Meet Dr Gihan de Mel

Dr Gihan joins the team of specialist General Practitioners. read more

Let’s talk about your contraception

Do you need contraception? Do you use contraception? What influences your choices when thinking about your options? There’s lots to... read more

A conversation could change a life

Trust the Signs, Trust your Gut and Ask R U OK?#RUOK? Day 2020. read more

Dementia

Know the signs and bring awareness read more

Your Care Plan Appointment

This article will explain what your care plan appointment will involve. read more

Mental Health and your GP

So what does a mental health discussion look like with one of the GPs at Next Practice Prahran? read more

Don’t forget your seasonal flu shot!

Now available at Next Practice Prahran read more

Tele-Health Phone Consults

We now offer telehealth (telephone) consults over the phone. read more

World Blood Donor Day - 14th June

Did you know that as little as one blood donation in your lifetime can save up to three lives? During... read more

Knocked your head?

Mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) is an injury to the brain which results in interference with normal brain function. It... read more

Meet Dr Nisha Iyer

Dr Nisha Iyer has joined the team of Specialist General Practitioners at Next Practice Prahran. She studied medicine at Monash... read more

Women's Health - "stop putting up with painful symptoms"

Dr Nisha discusses Women's health. "It's time to stop putting up with symptoms, assuming that these are normal, or that... read more

Accepting Uncertainty

Practice owner and Occupational Therapist - Jonathon Somers takes a few minutes to discuss uncertainty and how this can produce... read more

Menopause Symptom Chart

Menopause is a natural process with treatments that focus on symptomatic relief. Below is a self administered questionnaire. A score... read more

What to do if I wake up with covid-19 symptoms?

You only need to have one of the below symptoms to qualify for testing. read more

Plant based eating

There has been lots of discussion on the plant-based diet over the last few months due to the recent release... read more

Medicinal Cannabis – a natural alternative in chronic pain

For sufferers of chronic pain, the struggle to complete simple daily tasks is often overwhelming. read more

Care Plans - what they are and are not

Have you heard a lot about "Care Plans" or "Chronic Disease Management Plans" or "Team Care Arrangements"? This article will... read more

Post Workout Protein

Post workout protein DOES NOT have to be in the form of a supplement. read more

Heel Pain - How can we help?

How the doctors in Next Practice Prahran can help you with your heel pain. read more

Novel Coronavirus - what you need to know

Health authorities have identified cases of novel coronavirus in Australia in January 2020. read more

It’s time for Ovary-Action

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month is held annually in February to raise awareness of Ovarian cancer and to acknowledge and support... read more

After Hours Care

Next Practice Prahran has joined with DoctorDoctor to provide the patients after hours care. read more

"Quarantree" around Prahran

Find the lightness and humour in each day. read more

The Pill is not your only option...

Let's talk contraception.... Most women are comfortable and familiar with using The Pill, though this is not always the most... read more

Healthy Brownies

Do you find yourself eating more snacks during isolation? Are you stuck for some sweet snack ideas that will keep... read more

How are you feeling during covid-19?

It's important to look after your mental health during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. We recognise that many of you may... read more

Tips for staying calm, healthy, brave and together during covid-19

In terms of your physical health, the most important thing you can do is maintain basic hygiene, particularly frequently washing... read more

Preventative Care Health Check

Everyone has individual health goals, unique to them. Therefore, being ‘healthy’ can mean different things to different people. As life... read more

Meet Dr Liam Egan

Dr Liam Egan graduated from the University of London (Guy’s, King’s & St Thomas’s) in the UK in 2001. After... read more

Its OK not to be Okay

It’s estimated that around 1 in 5 Australians are currently battling with some form of mental health issue. read more

Preventative health measures 19-39

Between the ages of 19 to 39 is a great time to focus on prevention of major health issues that... read more

Meet Dr George Somers

George brings with him a wealth of knowledge, compassion and dedication to the Next Practice team. read more

Next Practice Prahran - A Yellow Fever Accredited Practice

Yellow fever vaccinations must be provided by an approved yellow fever vaccination clinic. read more

Did you know?

Did you know that before being a medical practice, this iconic building was a famous live music venue? read more

Common conditions we work with

Together as a team, the doctors at Next Practice Prahran can provide a multitude of services and treat a number... read more

Next Aid Vaccination Donations

The Next Aid program allows UNICEF Australia to procure vaccinations that eliminate preventable maternal and neonatal disease. read more

Pathology

We are fortunate to have ‘Australian Clinical Labs’ collection centre adjacent to the clinic. They are our preferred pathology that... read more

Granny’s Remedies for a Cold: The Science

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The importance of having regular skin checks

Australia has one of the highest incidences of skin cancer in the world. Approximately two in three Australians will be... read more

Paw-on-the-Door

Friendly canines now welcome in Next Practice Prahran. read more

THE PRICE OF THE DEVICE

This week “from the doctor’s chair” Dr Vicki Nahamkes looks at the serious effects that phone addiction can have on... read more

Recovering From Trauma

Next from our clinic blog series “from the doctor’s chair”, we chat with resident GP Dr Vicki Nahamkes about the... read more

Spot Meditations

The benefits of mindfulness meditation include calming the mind, relaxing the body, improving sleep and focus, and learning to respond... read more

Why see a Dietitian?

Dietitians are professionals with the qualifications and skills to provide expert nutrition and dietary advice. They translate the latest scientific... read more