CLINICAL SERVICES



 

Allied Health Services

Podiatry Services:

Melbourne foot and ankle group specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions/disorders of the foot and ankle. Our services are always tailored to your needs and goals. Our treatment plans work alongside experienced specialist include GP’s, physiotherapists and other Allied health professionals.

Patients can depend on being provided with a valuable and vital service. Podiatry services are critical for patients with chronic conditions as these conditions can affect the foot health in the long term. Our team works to build long lasting relationships based on trust and medical integrity with every single patient.

Further enquiries regarding the services offered can be enquired with your local GP or by calling our office on 03 9308 7088.


Yunus completed a double degree in health sciences and podiatry at La Trobe University.

Yunus has a strong passion for sports medicine including treatment of forefoot pain, arch pain, heel pain and achillies pain. Yunus actively identifies issues that may be contributing towards your pain and provides you with a graduated rehabilitation program to get you back to what you love doing most. Outside of sports medicine, Yunus is skilled in the treatment of callouses, warts, and fungal nails.

Outside of practice, Yunus is a passionate Australian rules football fan and follows the Carlton Football Club. Yunus thoroughly enjoys outdoor activities and grew up playing competitive football and tennis. With an eye for good food, Yunus is a keen visitor of restraunts around Melbourne and is never afraid to try something new.

Dietician:


Randini is an Accredited Practicing Dietitian. During her career, Randini has worked in acute and subacute hospitals across Australia providing specialist medical nutrition therapy to a wide variety of patients.

Randini is a highly skilled, caring and enthusiastic health professional who enjoys sharing her knowledge and passion for nutrition and health. She finds it very rewarding helping people reach their health goals. She specialises in chronic Disease Management, Diabetes, Cancer, Gastrointestinal nutrition and Pregnancy.

Diabetes Educator:


Diane Gargya is a credentialled diabetes educator. She has been practicing as a pharmacist for more than 10 years. She is also a lecturer at RMIT School of Health and Biomedical Sciences.

Diane has been providing patient-centered diabetes management consultation and group sessions and is able to perform medicines reviews.

Audiology:


Hearing Australia provides quality hearing services to help people with complex communication needs which includes

– Hearing checks and assessments
– Selecting and fitting hearing aids
– Ongoing care and device repair
– Counselling and rehabilitation programs
– ​Home visits for those unable to travel to our centres

Further information can be sought by contacting their office directly on 1300 412 512.

Optometry:


Allied Eye Care provides free eye tests bulk billed through medicare. They have a particular interest in diabetes eye care, knowing that prevention is the best cure.
They provide services such as:
– Eye Tests
– Prescription Glasses
– Diabetes Eye Care
– Vision Reports
– Paediatric Eye Care
– Urgent Eye Care

Physiotherapy:


Inspire Physio Care is skilled at assessing and managing a range of conditions. Our physiotherapists specialise in:

– Musculoskeletal aches and pains
– Sports injuries
– Acute and chronic pain
– Headaches
– Neck pain
– Back pain
– Scoliosis
– Spinal pain with radiculopathy
– Post surgical rehab (Sports, hip, knee and Ankle)
– Cardio respiratory conditions
– Neuromuscular
– Antenatal and Postnatal care
– Continence Issues : Mens & Womens health
– Work place injuries and Transport accident Injuries (TAC)
– Pre- Employment assessments

Occupational Therapy (Lymphoedema Therapist) Services:


Lymphoedema is a type of swelling. It is an accumulation of lymphatic fluid, caused by a problem or blockage of the lymphatic system that mostly occurs in the arms and legs but occasionally in other parts of the body.

Lymphoedema which is characterised by swelling of certain parts of the body may present with other symptoms which can vary. Further information can be sought with your local GP who may refer you to this specialised service.

Our practice facilitates the provision of this specialised occupational therapy service. Lymphoedema therapy at our practice is provided by Avril Lunken.

Avril is professional member of Australasian Lymphology Association and is registered with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency. Besides other qualifications, she holds a Diploma in Occupational Therapy qualification from the UK. Avril provides assessment treatment of all age groups (children, teens, adults), she provides education, support and advice on the use of appropriate compression garments. Avril evaluates the use of compression garments.

Afterhours Services

Deputising Services:

When we are closed, we provide continuity of care to our registered patients in partnership with National Home Doctor Service. Visits by this service are bulk billed.

If you are physically restricted or for any other non- urgent health reason/s you are unable to attend our clinic, you can ring our after-hours locum service for medical attention on 13 74 25 for a home visit if required.

Emergency after hours Services:

Additional after hours services for severe problems and emergencies are available through the closest Public Hospital Emergency Department:

Austin Hospital
Address :145 Studley Rd, Heidelberg VIC 3084

Phone: (03) 9496 5000

 

Dorevitch Pathology


Dorevitch Pathology’s vision is to offer superior quality, speed and convenience via the most modern facilities and processes, highly trained and experienced staff and pathologists covering all medical disciplines. Dorevitch is conveniently open on weekdays from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. Appointment is not necessary to access this service.

Pharmacy

Heidelberg West Medical has a Pharmacy on-site to conveniently meet your healthcare needs. Discount Chemist Pharmacy is open 7 days a week.

General Practice Services

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Please note drugs of dependence or Schedule 8 drugs will not be prescribed on your first visit.