The Gunditjmara health care centre can be found at 3 Banyan Street, Warrnambool. The centre is open to both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people. The centre is open for the following hours –
9.00am – 12.00 noon and 1.00pm – 5.00pm: Monday to Thursday
9.00am – 12.00 noon and 1.00pm – 4.00pm: Fridays
For medical assistance outside of those hours dial 000.
Our practice operates a Medicare bulk-billing service. Patients who do not hold a Medicare card are required to pay for services on the day. Some additional services and products (e.g.. immunisations) come at a cost. We have EFTPOS facilities available for these services.
Our services include –
|Medical consultations and check-ups||Aboriginal Dental|
|Immunisations||Travel Advice (Vaccinations)|
|Diabetic Education||Dietician and Nutritional support|
|Preventative Medicine||Chronic Illness Support|
|Women’s Health (Inc Pap Smears)||Midwifery|
|Social & Emotional Wellbeing||Pathology Collection|
|Minor Surgical Procedures||Aboriginal Medical Transport|
|Aboriginal Medical Transport||Care Plans and Health Checks|
|Drug and Alcohol Service||Smoking Support|
|Men’s Health and Wellbeing||Contraception and Family Planning|
|Maternal & Child Health Services|
ABORIGINAL HEALTH WORKERS
Our staff are available to assist and support your health needs by performing mini-health checks for waiting patients; Health Assessments and monitoring of patients with ongoing health issues including hypertension, diabetes and weight loss.
KOORI MATERNAL SERVICES (KMS)
Our practice offers a range of maternal health services and education including midwifery, pregnancy support, birth support and post natal support.
Aboriginal Medical Transport
Transport is available for indigenous patients with no access to a vehicle, to take them to and from medical appointments at the Gunditjmara Health Clinic and specialist appointments. Please ask for a copy of our transport policy for more details.
Privacy and Confidentiality
Transfer of Medical Records
If you would like us to obtain records from another service providers on your behalf, please see our medical receptionist to obtain a transfer application form. Applications for the transfer of a health record will be processed within 30 days of receipt of request.
Recall and Reminder System
We may issue you with a reminder notice from time to time offering you preventative care services, appointment reminders, request to follow-up with your doctor and other services. Please ensure your contact details at the clinic are up to date.