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Questions?

See our Frequently Asked Questions about our bookings, fees and travel vaccines below

Fees

What is the cost?

The out of pocket cost is approximately $143.  The total cost of a clinic visit is $280 in total, however Medicare card holders with a valid referral letter may receive a Medicare refund/rebate of $137.

What is the deposit?

There is a non-refundable deposit of $50 for the appointment.  Date changes can be made through the booking portal up to 48hrs prior to the appointment. If your child is unwell within 48hrs of the appointment please contact us at hello@kidsdoc.au 

 

Siblings Bookings?
Siblings can be seen in the same appointment slot.  Please email hello@kidsdoc.au with details of siblings and GP referral letter for each child.    

What is included?

The fee includes doctor consultation, immunisation nurse and BCG vaccine.  Other travel vaccines can be provided for an additional fee.  Routine scheduled vaccines (National Immunisation Program), if required with the travel vaccines,  do not attract a fee.

How can I pay?

We prefer credit card payment.  Please register your preferred payment method in our online portal or bring your payment card to the appointment.  Exact cash is accepted.  Medicare rebates will be submitted on the same day.  

What if I don't have Medicare?

We accept patients who do not have Medicare.  A receipt containing details of services and fees paid will be provided to you after your appointment for you to submit to your insurance provider.  

What about other vaccines?

Our doctors are specialists in the routine scheduled vaccines and travel immunisations.  We will provide advice on safe and effective timing and dosage of vaccines according to age and destination.  
What vaccinations do you offer?

We will recommend vaccinations according to your child's age and destination.   You can decide on what vaccine to proceed with at your discretion.  A letter with recommendations will also be provided to your referring doctor.  ​

Travel Vaccinations*

  • BCG

  • Hepatitis A 

  • Typhoid 

  • Japanese Encephalitis 

  • Yellow Fever 

  • Rabies

Other available vaccines*

  • Meningococcal B (Bexsero)

  • Meningococcal ACWY

  • Varicella

National Immunisation Program vaccines (routine childhood vaccines) are provided for free.

Influenza vaccine is provided for free (> 6 months to 5 years of age) and to older children as per National Immunisation Program eligibility

*Vaccines subject to additional cost and availability

Can my child receive immunisations if they have had COVID?

Children can continue to receive their routine childhood, BCG and other immunisations as soon as they are no longer acutely unwell with COVID-19 and have been cleared to leave isolation. No wait time is needed.

What to expect at your appointment?

What should I bring?​

​Please bring your Green Book and Medicare card.  We upload all immunisations to the Australian Immunisation Record on the same day.

Is parking available?
  • CPMG - There is parking available for a fee in the basement and limited on-street parking.  The Kids Travel Doc is located at the Children's Private Medical Group, on the 3rd floor.

  • ANMG - There is free parking available around the Circle Health Building.  The Kids Travel Doc is located at the Suite 10, in the Circle Health Building, on the ground floor.  

How long does the appointment take?

Please allow for approximately 40-60 minutes for your appointment.  This includes consultation, immunisation and an observation period.  

Bookings

Do I need a referral?

We are a specialist medical service.  A referral letter is needed from your doctor (GP or specialist).  Please address referrals to:

Kids Travel Doc @ CPMG

Suite 3.3, Level 3

48 Flemington Rd

Parkville VIC 3052

Kids Travel Doc @ ANMG

Unit 6/230 Blackshaws Rd
Altona North VIC 3025

We accept referrals that are addressed to other providers.

How do I book?

Please click our booking link to find an appointment time through our secure online booking platform.  A booking fee of $50 is required.  We will email you with final registration details.

What if I don't have a referral letter?

Without a referral letter prior to your appointment, the full fee will be payable and we will be unable to submit a claim for a Medicare benefit.  

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