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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 to keep up-to-date with CPMG news.

 

6 July 2020
CPMG clinician Associate Professor Nigel Crawford talks to Professor Paul Offit in episode 6 of the "COVID19 Road to a vaccine" podcast. Professor Offit is an infectious diseases physician and Director of the Vaccine Education Center at the Children's…
24 March 2020
At the Children’s Private Medical Group the safety of our patients and staff is paramount and has guided our response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This response includes: Minimising time out of home Many of our providers are moving to consultations by…
11 June 2019
FREE EVENT - LIMITED SEATS AVAILABLE Thursday 1st August 2019 Overview Practical Paediatrics for GP’s is designed to offer GP’s an update on a variety of common problems in child and adolescent health. Attendees will have an opportunity to discuss…
24 September 2018
CPMG would love to welcome A/Prof. Sebastian King & Dr Theo Sdralis to the group! A/Prof. King is a paediatric general surgeon with a subspecialty interest in colorectal conditions affecting neonates and children. Dr Sdralis is a ears, nose and…
29 August 2018
FREE EVENT - LIMITED SEATS AVAILABLE Thursday 18th October 2018 Overview Practical Paediatrics for GP’s is designed to offer GP’s an update on a variety of common problems in child and adolescent health. Attendees will have an opportunity to discuss…
14 May 2018
The Travel Clinic at The Children's Private Medical Group has opened extra clinics for the month of May. A referral from your child's general practitioner or paediatrician will be required. Please fax this to (03) 9345 6100. The travel clinic…
7 May 2018
Did you know the Influenza vaccine is free for all children 6 months up to 5 years? The vaccine is also free for patients who are at increased risk. Please discuss with your CPMG provider or GP, or for more information please see the link below. CLICK…
1 March 2018
Preparations are underway to build Parkville Station – one of five underground stations to be built as part of the massive 9km twin rail Metro Tunnel project. Major construction works for the Parkville Station has commenced with Grattan Street closed…
1 December 2017
FREE EVENT - LIMITED SEATS AVAILABLE Tuesday 20th March 2018 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 and…
13 November 2017
The Children's Private Medical Group are fully booked for 2017 and have NO travel appointments available. We can offer a cancellation list. Please ask your GP to fax a referral to 9345 6100 to be added to this list. For more information click here
27 September 2017
The Children's Private Medical Group will be closed on Friday 29th September 2017 for the AFL grand final public holiday. We will reopen on Monday 2nd October 2017 at 8:30am.
27 July 2017
This year CPMG's travel clinic doctors, Dr Nigel Crawford, Dr Teresa Lazzaro and Dr Shidan Tosif, are presenting at the TVU, a new event run by Melbourne Vaccine Education Centre. This event provides doctors, nurses and health care professionals a chance…
3 April 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. CPMG's providers are able to assess and help manage children and…
28 March 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…
27 March 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.
27 March 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. A…
14 March 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 as well as…
6 March 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…
6 March 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 and…
14 February 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 introduction of the…
9 February 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 and…
8 February 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…
14 December 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…
19 June 2015
CPMG welcomes Nathaniel Swain, speech pathologist, to the practice. Nathaniel is an expert in paediatric communication disorders.
3 February 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…
4 January 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 a wide…
4 January 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 website…
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