We are an independent, accredited and established bulk-billing family practice in Butler, WA.
Our highly qualified and experienced clinical team provides a wide range of high quality services in a purpose-built state of the art medical facility.
We pride ourselves on providing the best level winstrol of care. Our doctors participate in regular professional development and follow the principles of Good Medical Practice set out by the Medical Board of Australia.
Our central location is ideal for those living or working in the suburbs of Mindarie, Quinns Rocks, Butler, Alkimos, Eglington, Somerly, Eden Beach, Trinity, Ridgewood, Merriwa, Clarkson and Jindalee.
Flu (influenza) is most common, from around June to September, in most parts of Australia.
What is influenza?
Influenza is caused by a virus that can infect your nose, throat and sometimes your lungs. It spreads easily through coughing, sneezing and close contact. Influenza symptoms include fever, headache, tiredness and muscle aches. These can start suddenly and may last for a week or more.
If you are elderly, you may also experience confusion; children may be irritable and get an primobolan upset stomach.
Influenza may occasionally cause severe complications such as pneumonia and making your existing medical conditions worse leading to hospitalisation and even death.
Does the flu shot work?
The influenza virus is always changing so the influenza vaccine changes too. To protect yourself from influenza, you should get vaccinated every year.
The 2020 flu vaccine is recommended for everyone aged 6 months and over. The influenza vaccine does not contain live virus, so you can’t get influenza from the vaccine. The influenza vaccine does not contain live virus, so you can’t get influenza from the vaccine.
How much is the flu shot?
It is FREE if you’re at higher-risk (including all children aged 6 months to less than 5 years, all pregnant women, anyone aged 65 years+, all Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders aged 6 months+ as well as for people with other health conditions).
Dr Kenneth Jones
Dr Ken Jones has had a number of occupations in the construction industry, civil service, retail fashion, real estate investment and medical administration. His passion however, is for family medicine.
Dr Jones is a graduate of the University of Western Australia. He has worked at several hospitals including Fremantle Hospital, King Edward Memorial Hospital, Rockingham Hospital, Osborne Park Hospital, St John of God’s Subiaco Hospital and Wanneroo Hospital.
He is a GP with 25 years of experience in obstetrics, women’s health, emergency medicine, skin assessment and surgery and child health. He manages his patient’s health with caution, consideration and compassion. Dr Jones lives in Mullaloo with his treasured wife Tracey and their teenage son Preston. The family love the local beach, dining out, entertaining family and friends and taking holidays.
Dr Gerhard Viviers
FRACGP FRNZCGP MBChB
Dr Viviers completed his initial medical training at the University of Stellenbosch in 1999. He obtained his post graduate qualification through the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners. Dr Viviers worked in hospital medicine for 3 years, in South Africa and the United Kingdom. He has anavar australia been working in general practice since 2003, in New Zealand as well as Australia. Dr Viviers enjoys all aspects of general practice and has a particular interest in diabetes management
Dr Mark Mellor
FRACGP MRCGP DCH MBChB BSc
Dr Mellor is a UK-trained vocationally registered general practitioner. He completed his medical and surgical training at The University of Manchester and completed his BSc in Psychology & Neuroscience at The University of Liverpool. He has trained across a wide variety of medical and surgical specialties in urban and rural hospitals in the UK. He is experienced in women’s and men’s health, general medicine and surgery, and paediatrics. He has an interest in child health having completed the Diploma in Child Health (Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, UK) and further training in paediatric emergency medicine and tropical disease at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Malawi. Dr Mellor undertakes surgical procedures including contraceptive implants, skin excisions, toe nail surgery, and wound management.
Dr Jackson Pyne
MBChB (Med BSc) MRCGP FRACGP
Dr Pyne originates from Cumbria in the North of England and moved to Glasgow, Scotland for medical school in 1998. He completed a Neuroscience degree in 2002 and graduated as a doctor in 2004. He stayed in Glasgow for numerous hospital posts including Oncology, Medicine for the elderly, Emergency Medicine, anaesthetics, General Surgery and Psychiatry. He completed GP training in 2010, continuing to work in Scotland as a locum and salaried GP for the past 7 years.
He has a special interest in Chronic Headaches and Migraines, having worked in a specialist hospital clinic for the past 2 years in the UK. He also has an interest in Men’s Health and Chronic Disease Management.
After 19 years in Scotland, he has moved to Perth with his wife looking for sunshine! He enjoys cinema, music and gigs, travel and Circuit training. He has recently bought a bike and is looking forward to exploring the cycle tracks of Perth. Come and say Hello!
Dr Rebecca De Rosa
BSc(Hons) MBChB MRCGP FRACGP
Dr Rebecca De Rosa is a UK trained GP. She initially completed a BSc is Forensic Science in
2003 and then went on to study Medicine at the University of Warwick. Having completed her
studies in 2007, she then went on to work as a junior doctor throughout several medical and
surgical specialities in various hospitals throughout Coventry and Warwickshire.
Dr De Rosa then moved to Cornwall in 2009 for her GP training, and she completed this in 2013,
having attained Membership of the Royal College of General Practitioners.
Dr De Rosa has worked throughout Cornwall and Bedfordshire as a locum and salaried GP, and
has just relocated to Perth with her family to enjoy better weather and more outdoor activities.
She enjoys all aspects of general practice.
Connolly Drive Medical Centre is conveniently located within the Lukin Centre, Captiva Approach, Butler, in a state-of-the-art medical steroids australia facility. We are close to Butler Health Pharmacy and Butler Dental.
We have an on-site pathology collection centre (for blood tests etc.), clinical psychologist and Audiologist.
Appointments can be made by phone or by booking on-line via Health Engine. Our standard appointment time is 10 minutes. If you
require a longer appointment please let the receptionist know. Please note: we do not provide immunisations or wound care at weekend appointments as we do not have a nurse on duty.
We understand that your plans can change so if you are unable to attend a booked appointment please call reception. We do require two hours notice for all cancellations otherwise a fee is payable ($25 for all weekday & $50 for weekend /Public Holdiays).
We Do not accept cancellations from 7am to 8am – if unattended a fee of $50 will be charged.
We strive to provide good clinical care and understand that some problems present urgently. We will always try to accommodate urgent problems on the day. We appreciate calling ahead to enable our team to triage your problem and provide safe and effective care.
We are a bulk billing practice for persons who hold a valid Medicare card and attend for Medicare-eligible consultations (this means no out-of-pocket expenses).
Private patients without a Medicare card are welcome.
Bulk billed home visits are available for patients who are unable to attend the practice or if the practice is closed. Please phone WADMS on 9321 9133. Home visits by our Doctors is at the Doctors discretion.
Please book an appointment
with your doctor to discuss your test results. Our confidentiality
policy prohibits our team from giving out test results by phone and
email. For safe and effective care, it is important that patients
consult the requesting doctor for test results.
Clinipath Laboratories provide an on-site pathology collection service.
Opening hours: Mon to Fri, 8 am to 4 pm.
Dr Antonietta Faulkner
(clinical psychologist) is available for consultation at Connolly Drive
Medical Centre. She accepts private clients with a GP referral and
those with a mental health treatment plan.
Continuity of Care
Each doctor follows the principles of patient-centred care and aims to establish good professional relationships with patients. We understand that it can be frustrating when your usual doctor is unavailable but you are welcome to see other doctors in the practice.
Your medical record is a confidential document. Our staff adhere to strict confidentiality and privacy policies. Please contact the practice manager if your wish to discuss our policies.
Referrals and Prescriptions
Our doctors are unable to make referrals or issue prescriptions without a face-to-face appointment.
Recall and Reminder System
In line with our our privacy and data protection policies, patients may be contacted by phone or in writing about test results and other services. Please advise reception of your contact preferences.
Telephone Call Policy / electronic Communication
Doctors are unable to accept phone calls whilst consulting. All calls will be triaged by a receptionist or nurse. If indicated, your Doctor will return your phone call. Emails will be received by reception and distributed to the necessary doctor.
Email address: [email protected]