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Our service areas are Cheltenham, Highett, Heatherton, Mentone, Bentleigh, Moorabbin and Bayside.

Health HQ

Health HQ

On this page you’ll find links to a collection of resources aimed at our patient’s needs. Southland Medical Center aims to guide you to the most relevant information for your health. We believe an informed community is a healthy community. Explore the links below, we would love to hear your feedback on this resource the next time you come to the centre.

Flu Vaccine 2018

Last years flu season, according to the Government, was “horrific”. 745 deaths because of flu were recorded, with 90% of those being over the age of 65. Our advice? Get yourself vaccinated between April and June to best prepare yourself for the flu this year.

Click here for more information.

Bowel Cancer Screening Program Kit

The National Bowel Cancer Screening Program (NBCSP) invites eligible people starting at age 50 and continuing to age 74 (without symptoms) to screen for bowel cancer using a free, simple test at home. If you have received the kit at home, we encourage you to use it.

Click here for more information.

Cervical Screening Test

The Pap Smear test changes on the 1st of December 2017 to the Cervical Screening Test. We’ve collated key links and downloads to help you navigate the changes.

Click here to find out what the changes are and how it effects you.

Mammograms and Breast Cancer Screening

BreastScreen Victoria offers free breast screens to women aged between 50 and 74 every 2 years. It is easy to book an appointment online.

Click here for more information.

Free Meningococcal Vaccine for MSM

There has been an increase in the number of confirmed cases of meningococcal C disease in Victoria, mostly in men who have sex with men (MSM). A free vaccine program for MSM is available from 11 December 2017 until 30 June 2018.

Click here for more information.