Practice History

Dr. Harold Downing established Livingstone Street Clinic in 1919. His two sons John & David joined the practice after World War Two. Dr John Downing retired in 1986 and Dr David Downing in 1989.

Livingstone Street Clinic prides itself in providing a wide range of medical services with special interest in Women’s and Men’s Health Issues, Paediatrics, Geriatrics, Travel Medicine,  and Minor Surgery. Other onsite services include pathology, x-ray, podiatry, physiotherapy, psychology, dietetics, urology and gynaecology.Our practice is accredited by the University of Melbourne, and we are endorsed with the development and teaching of medical students.

We maintain high standards of patient care in accordance with our APGAL General Practice accreditation.

Our aim is to give our patients the highest possible quality of care, by ensuring excellence in all aspects of our practice.

We endeavour to provide patients with the best and most current treatments, methods, materials and equipment within our resource capabilities to ensure that the patients receive the high quality of service they have come to expect.

Teamwork is highly valued and encouraged within the practice to promote a harmonious and productive environment. We hold great importance in ethical and responsible behaviour that is essential to maintain the trust and loyalty of our patients and staff.

We believe that OUR patients come first.

The ethos of the Clinic is to provide high quality holistic evidence-based medicine in an atmosphere of caring and compassion.

All Doctors in this practice are on the Vocational Register of General Practitioners, which means we have a commitment to General Practice and Continuing Medical Education.