News

Learn more about activities at The Children’s Private Medical Group (CPMG). The news pages cover topics including practice news and relevant stories or commentary about developments in paediatric medicine. You can like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter to keep up-to-date with CPMG news.


Practical Paediatrics for General Practitioners

26-Feb-2017

FREE EVENT - LIMITED SEATS AVAILABLE Thursday 27th April 2017 Overview An interactive discussion of common child health problems. Practical Paediatrics for General Practitioners is designed to offer GP’s an update on a variety of areas in chil..


Recent media report on allergy testing

03-Apr-2017

A recent media report in Australia has misrepresented the role of allergy testing. Please see the Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA) response to this https://www.allergy.org.au/about-ascia/info-updates/689-allergy-testing-and..


BCG vaccination now in stock

28-Mar-2017

As of 29th March 2017 CPMG have stock of the BCG vaccination A referral is needed for any travel appointments. Please ask your GP to fax a referral through to 9345 6100 and ensure the referral has the following information; travelling dates, and how..


CPMG has a night time bed wetting program

27-Mar-2017

Night time bed wetting effects children of all ages. Sue Aitken runs A Dry Night Solution's bed wetting program. The program can assist children 6 years old to adolescents. A Dry Night Solution uses Ramsey Coote bell and pad alarms for the programs. ..


BCG Vaccine (Tuberculosis)

21-Mar-2017

There is currently a worldwide shortage of the BCG vaccine. CPMG will keep the website up to date with any developments or please refer to the Melbourne Vaccine Education Centre website below http://www.mvec.vic.edu.au/immunisation-references/bcg-vaccine..


Brain Awareness Week (BAW)

14-Mar-2017

March 13 – 19, 2017 Brain Awareness Week (BAW) is the global campaign to increase public awareness of the progress and benefits of brain research. It is an opportunity to let people know about the progress that are being done in brain research ..


CPMG welcomes Emma King - Dermatology Nurse Practitioner

06-Mar-2017

CPMG would love to welcome Emma King, dermatology nurse practitioner, to the group. Emma has been working as a dermatology nurse practitioner at RCH for the past 19 years. She is acknowledged for her experience in paediatric eczema and dermatology a..


March is Lymphoedema Awareness Month

06-Mar-2017

March is Lymphoedema Awareness Month and today is Lymphoedema Awareness Day. Lymphoedema is a rare condition in which affected people have swelling of one or more limbs. Dr Julian Kelly, general paediatrician and Jane Phillips, Lymphoedema physiother..


Fly for the Kids

14-Feb-2017

CPMG’s Neurologist, Prof. Andrew Kornberg is passionate about helping sick kids and flying. In March he is flying solo around Australia to raise money for Fly for the Kids. Fly for the Kids aims to raise $1 million to support the introduct..


EVENT - Practical Paediatrics for General Practitioners

09-Feb-2017

SAVE THE DATE - FREE EVENT Thursday 27th April 2017 6pm - 9pm Overview An interactive discussion of common child health problems. Practical Paediatrics for General Practitioners is designed to offer GP’s an update on a variety of areas in child ..


CPMG Welcomes New Providers

08-Feb-2017

The Children's Private Medical Group welcomes Dr Teresa Lazzaro and Dr Fiona McDonald to the group! Dr Lazzaro and Dr McDonald specialise in general paediatrics. They both will be starting in late March. Dr Lazzaro will work fortnightly on a Thursday morn..


No BCG vaccinations available in Australia

14-Dec-2016

The Children's Private Medical Group Travel Clinic have been informed Australia has no stock of the BCG vaccination. It is currently unknown when a new supply of this vaccine will become available. If you would like to be notified when our clinic receives new..


CPMG welcomes Nathaniel Swain

19-Jun-2015

CPMG welcomes Nathaniel Swain, speech pathologist, to the practice. Nathaniel is an expert in paediatric communication disorders. To find out more click here (http://www.cpmgmelbourne.com.au/mr-nathaniel-swain)..


New Travel Clinic at The Children's Private Medical Group

03-Feb-2015

The Travel Clinic at The Children's Private Medical Group opens on the 26th February 2015 and is a first for Melbourne. It will be staffed by expert paediatricians and supported by a specialist nurse. Vaccines can be administered on the day of your appoin..


The Children’s Private Medical Group Launched

04-Jan-2015

After years of planning, The Children’s Private Medical Group (CPMG) will be opening in February 2015. Our aim is to provide high quality care for children of all ages in a comfortable, child- and family-friendly practice environment. We have ..


The Children’s Private Medical Group New Website

04-Jan-2015

We are proud to announce the launch of our new website. The site offers details about the group and our practitioners. It also allows patients to register or request an appointment online. We intend to grow the features and information of this websit..