Asa GP practice we work collaboratively with specialist colleagues and allied health professionals to ensure that you receive the care you need. If you suffer from a chronic disease you may be able to receive a Medicare rebate when you access some of these allied health services on a Team Care Arrangement. Our team will be able to advise you about this.
Allied Health on site services include:
Mental Health Nurse
Mental Health Nursing is a specialized branch of nursing with a focus on the care of people with mental health problems such as anxiety, depression, addictions, psychosis and crisis response.
Our dietician can help you with your diet and lifestyle by using a patient centred approach to assist patients on the path to health and wellness. Focus areas include: Weight loss, diabetes management, other chronic health conditions such as kidney disease, heart disease and high cholesterol, gut health, allergies and intolerances, general nutrition, cancer and associated treatment symptoms.
Exercise physiologists specialise in creating individual exercise programs to assist in the management of specific conditions. Improvements health status can be attained through reasonably comfortable, gradual increases in physical activity. Our exercise physiologists provide exercise advice and exercise plans for diabetes management and other chronic health conditions and injuries.
Our physiotherapist will provide optimal treatment, tailored to your individual needs. They provide many aspect of physiotherapy including, manual therapy, spinal traction, dry needling, cupping, ultrasound for deep tissue massage, postural correction, stroke rehabilitation, mobility and balance programs, pre and post operative rehabilitation, taping – rigid strapping and kinesio taping, Pilates and ball core stability and strengthening programs, manual handling and return to work programs.
Our podiatrist offers podiatric services to our patients including: general podiatry, podiatric diabetic care, and neurovascular investigations of the lower limbs, biomechanical plus orthotic therapy and nail surgery.
Our audiologists are able to perform preliminary hearing checks for our patients over 50 years of age and who are on a pension or health care card.
The pharmacist is able to provide advice and education on your medication and the management of medication. In conjunction with your GP they are able to offer a home medication review if required. They offer Webster packing of medication and another system of packaging your medication if required.