Allied Health

Allied Health Professionals

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Access a range of allied health services in your community.

Gunning Community Care engages a team of regular visiting allied health providers offering ongoing treatment and support for residents

For appointment times and bookings please contact Medical Reception
on 4845 1166 ext 2

Community Health Child & Family Nurses

​The Child and Family Nurses are located at the Courthouse Building and are available three Thursdays of each month from 9.00am to 12 noon.

 

An Immunisation Clinic is also held the first Tuesday of each month, with ALL bookings to be made through Yass Community Health by calling 02 6220 2000
 

Physiotherapy

Ethan Ashley from Origin Physiotherapy & Wellness is available every Wednesday for appointments from 9.00am - 4.00pm. 


Fees are as follows:

NEW Patients First visit (private under 65 yrs) - $100.00

LONG Visit (private under 65 yrs) - $100.00

FOLLOW UP visit (Private under 65 yrs) - $85.00

Patients with EPC from GP (Subsidised payment) - $35.00

OVER 65 years (Co Contribution—”Conditions apply”) - $35.00

Private Health Fund Is available

Womens Health Physio (Initial appointment—1 hour) - $140.00

Podiatry

Tim Gale from Optimum Health Solutions is available on Fridays for appointments from 9.00am - 4.00pm. 


Fees are as follows:

NEW Patients First Visit (private under 65 yrs) - $80.00

Follow up appointments (private under 65 yrs) - $70.00

Patients with EPC from GP – (Subsidised payment) - $35.00

OVER 65 yrs (Co Contribution - "Conditions apply") - $35.00

Dietician

Kate Harris from Nutrition Care Services provides quality Dietetic Services providing nutrition support in the home and is available every third Friday of the month.

Fees are as follows:

NEW Patients (private without EPC from GP) - $90.00

FOLLOW UP visit (private without EPC from GP) - $60.00

EPC from GP - Bulk billed

Registered Psychologist

Carey Callaghan is available every month via appointment OR is also available via a secure web link at any time. 


Carey provides therapy and counselling for the following psychological difficulties:

Anxiety and Stress                                               Obsessive Compulsive Disorder    

Depression                                                            Addictions 

School Refusal or Truancy                                 Behavioral Problems
Deliberate Self Harm                                          Eating Problems or Disorders 

Sleep Difficulties                                                  Trauma or PTSD

Grief or Loss                                                          Relationship Difficulties
Family Conflict                                                      Stress Management

Low Self-Esteem                                                  Assertiveness Training 

Relaxation Training                                               Anger Management

 

Occupational Therapist

Shannon Kara from Coree Services is available every Wednesday.

Shannon provides occupational therapy and allied health assistance to support and enable you to lead a fulfilling and active life.

Shannon helps people with physical difficulties, chronic and neurological conditions, learning difficulties or social-emotional challenges, to live a satisfying life.

To make a booking to see Shannon, please call 0488 379 870 or email hello@coree.com.au

 

Ultrasound

Les Burgess from Resolution Ultrasound Australia is available every week on a Thursday.

ALL Ultrasounds are BULK BILLED and all reports are back to your GP withing 24hrs.

 

The following imaging services are available:

  • Abdominal studies: Fast 6 hours (no eating, drinking or smoking for 6 hours, sip of water to take medication) Key words: Pancreas, Aorta, Gall bladder, Bile duct, Portal vein, Liver, Kidneys, Spleen, ascites

  • Pelvic and renal imaging: Distended bladder (empty bladder then complete drinking 500ml of water 1hr prior to study and refrain from emptying bladder until advised during scan)Key words: Lower abdomen, urinary tract, bladder, post void residual volume, uterus, ovaries, appendix, prostate, KUB

  • Dating obstetric scans: Distended bladder (empty bladder then complete drinking 500ml of water 1hr prior to study and refrain from emptying bladder until advised during scan)

  • Musculoskeletal: No preparation

  • Vascular scans: 

      - Abdominal vessels- Fast 6 hours (no eating, drinking or smoking for 6 hours) Key words: renal             arteries, mesenteric arteries, aorta, aneurysm, IVC, iliac vessels
      - Carotid and limb vessels- no preparation 
      - Carotid 30min, DVT limb 30min, varicose veins 60min per leg, limb arteries 40min per limb, renal        arteries 60min and fasted, mesenteric arteries 60min and fasted, aorta/ iliac arteries or veins                30min and fasted
 

Scans NOT able to be performed onsite are:

  • Nuchal translucency studies/ 12-16 week scans, Morphology 18-22 week scans, >22 week subsequent scans without specialist referral, gender reveal scans, pelvic floor/ post delivery tear assessment scans

  • Transrectal scans

  • Penile doppler, AVF mapping or surveillance 

  • Paediatric head, spine and pyloric stenosis studies

 

All bookings for an ultrasound are done via Medical Reception 4845 1166 ext 2.

Laverty Pathology

is currently unavailable at Gunning due to COVID