Botanical Gardens Health - A Castlemaine Medical Practice

Botanical Gardens Health is dedicated to providing personalised, professional, quality services across a wide range of medical and support services.  We have a team of dedicated and friendly staff and Doctors who will be pleased to assist you with your healthcare needs.

We currently have a position available for a full time General Practitioner.  Please forward your application letter and CV to


We have a casual short term Receptionist position available in the near future whilst a staff member is on maternity leave.  If interested, please contact our Practice Manager, Katrina.


All of the Doctors and staff from Botanical Gardens Health are deeply saddened by the passing of Dr Charles Kerr.  Charles was a respected and valued colleague and Doctor both at Botanical Gardens Health and Myring St Medical Clinic for a lot of years and will be sadly missed and fondly remembered.  Our deepest sympathies are extended to Kathryn, Alex, Georgia, James, Tony, Belinda and Megan and their families.

My Health Record

My Health Record is an online summary of an individual's key health information that can be shared securely between an individual and the health care providers involved in their care.  If you have a Medicare or DVA card you will now have a My Health Record unless you decide to opt out.

To opt out you can call the help line on 1800 723 471 or via their website

How To Get To Botanical Gardens Health (Castlemaine)

Botanical Gardens Health is a medical clinic nestled at the foot hills of Castlemaine Health (previously known as Mt Aleaxander Hospital), across from the "sunken oval" and the beautiful Botanical Gardens.

Easily approached by road, train & bus, it's an easy drive on the freeway, one and a half hours from Melbourne, and only a half hour drive from Bendigo.You may prefer to come by train.

There are buses running from Maldon route 4, or if you're coming from Castlemaine itself  Route 2 ( Castlemaine town loop), time table for bus & train can be sought from the Public Transport Victoria website.

Botanical Gardens Health offers:

  1. My Health Record - MHR (previously PCEHR - personally controlled electronic health record) 
  2. Care plans GPMP/ GPTCA for chronic conditions. We have a dedicated Nurse available two days a week.
  3. Health assessments 
  4. Telehealth
  5. Spirometry, wound care, ECGs, Doppler’s
  6. Shared Antenatal care
  7. Routine immunisations for children, travel & flu vaccinations
  8. Minor procedures
  9. Industrial Nurse immunisation
  10. Home visits for exceptional circumstances
  11. Aged care visits
  12. Venesections
  13. Cryotherapy
  14. Holter Monitoring & 24 Hour Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
  15. Visiting Specialists - Urologist, Cardiologist
  16. Cardiovascular Risk Assessments

Celebrating 13 years of comprehensive family medical services to Castlemaine and the surrounding Mount Alexander Shire. Thank you for your support.

Nominee for the Mount Alexander Business of the Year Award for 2017.

If you need medical advice when we are closed, please ring the After Hours GP hotline on 1800 022 222.  For an emergency call 000.