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232 Gympie Road, Kedron 4031 reception@kedronwavellmedicalcentre.com.au
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    07 3359 2160
  • Child Health

    Child Health

    At Kedron Wavell Medical Centre children under 16 are bulked billed.

    We pride ourselves on providing comprehensive care for children right from birth and can facilitate all the required health checks, vaccinations and parenting advice for your child.

    Our great team of doctors understand the worries experienced by parents when there is a newborn in the home, or a child is unwell. If your child is sick we encourage you to ring Kedron Wavell Medical Centre. All efforts will be made by our helpful and accommodating reception staff to organise an appointment that suits your needs.

    Health Checks and Vaccinations

    We believe in the value of regular health and development checks for all babies and young children. At Kedron Wavell Medical Centre we offer No out of pocket cost for health checks and vaccinations for your child.

    Health and development checks deliver an opportunity to confirm your child is growing and developing normally. It also provides an open forum to discuss any questions you may have with your general practitioner.

    When should your child be checked and vaccinated?

    The health checks are recommended by The National Health & Medical Research Council of Australia (NHRMC).

    It is recommended that checks are done at 1-2 weeks for a newborn, then 6-8 weeks, 4 months, 6 months, 12 months, 18 months and then a more comprehensive check at 4 years, prior to the child entering the school system.

    Full immunisation schedule details can be found on The Australian Government website: National Immunisation Schedule