Kardinia Health Respiratory Clinic

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The Kardinia Health Respiratory Clinic is now operating and open to those people wanting to have any symptoms of concern tested for Corona Virus. This is an appointment based service. For booking please contact  Kardinia Health respiratory clinic call centre  on 5202 9344  (between 8:30am-12:30pm Monday – Friday) The respiratory clinic operates as a drive through swabbing service for those … Read More

Allied Health Update

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RESPONSE TO COVID-19 Covid-19 has had an obvious and serious effect on everyone’s lives in 2020. The service Kardinia Health provides is essential. Therefore, we are continuing to operate during the pandemic through a mixture of both face-to-face and telehealth. FACE-TO-FACE During the pandemic some services within Kardinia Health multidisciplinary team remain open to provide face-to-face consultations. These include 1:1 physiotherapy, … Read More

COVID-19 Update

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Kardinia Health is operating on reduced Opening hours – we are now open 8am-6pm Monday to Friday and 9am to 1pm on Saturdays. We are offering our patients bulk billed telephone consultations for both GP and Allied Health appointments. If you are not required to attend in person, we suggest you stay at home. Face to Face appointments are still … Read More

Kardinia Health is AGPAL accredited – what does this mean?

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Being accredited means that Kardinia Health is committed to a comprehensive program which involves: Engaging our whole practice team to review our practice’s systems and processes Opening our practice doors to allow a team of independent surveyors to assess how our practice operates Assessment of our practice, and achievement of the nationally recognised Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) … Read More

Welcome TWO New GP’s

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Welcome to Kardinia Health our newest GP’s Dr Tanya Scott  Please click here to learn more about our newest team member.           Dr Ben Sodunke Please click here to learn more about our newest team member

Mental Health Treatment Plans

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Mental Health Treatment Plans A mental health treatment plan, is a support plan for someone who is going through mental health issues.  Our GPs may ask you to come back for another appointment dedicated to developing a Mental Health Care Plan if this is felt to be the right way forward. Please use these links for more information. https://www.humanservices.gov.au/individuals/subjects/whats-covered-medicare/mental-health-care-and-medicare https://www.beyondblue.org.au/get-support/who-can-assist/getting-support-how-much-does-it-cost

HIV Prevention: 99% protection with PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis)

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Great strides have been made in the area of HIV prevention recently with the inclusion of PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS). Having access to PrEP through the PBS makes it more accessible to people who may be at risk of exposure to HIV by reducing the cost and increasing the number of medical practices it is … Read More

Support for Transgender and Gender Diverse people

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Kardinia Health prides itself on being a community leader in providing support to members of the community who identify as transgender and gender diverse. Kardinia Health has worked hard to create an inclusive and positive environment that provides open access and support for people who may have previously encountered barriers to receiving quality healthcare. Kardinia Health provides important services and … Read More

Cervical Screening: More Accurate, Less Often

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Cervical screening has changed in Australia. The Pap test has been replaced with a new Cervical Screening Test every five years. Cervical cancer is one of the most preventable cancers. The new Cervical Screening Test is expected to protect up to 30% more women. The test is a simple procedure to check the health of your cervix. It feels the … Read More