Health Services

Gunditjmara Health Clinic

Free Bulk Billing

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 – 12.30pm and 1.30pm – 5.00pm: Monday to Thursday
9.00am – 12.30pm and 1.30pm – 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

Your medical record is a confidential document. It is the policy of this practice to maintain security of personal health information at all times and to ensure that this information is only available to authorized members of staff. A copy of our privacy policy is available on request from our reception.

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.