Dietetics and nutrition

Dietitians provide advice on nutrition with particular emphasis on healthy eating in context of specific medical conditions such as diabetes, coeliac disease, and nutritional deficiencies. They can also assist with weight management and dietary requirements for specific phases of life: childhood, pregnancy and aging. As well as addressing specific dietary needs in illness and chronic medical conditions such as Coeliac Disease, Diabetes.

Ms Jutta Wright has extensive experience in all aspects of dietetics. She has worked for Nestle as a staff dietitian and has been the investigator in many clinical trials in the field of dietetics and nutrition. Jutta charges a private fee for her consultations, a Medicare rebate may be available to those with a valid Chronic Disease Management Plan (Medicare allows up to 5 visits to all Allied Health practitioners in a calendar year: Jan to Dec). Otherwise rebates my be available to those with Private Health Insurance cover (HICAPS, etc).


Podiatry

Podiatrists are providers of comprehensive foot care including the treatment of painful and debilitating foot problems. Podiatrists play an important role in the maintenance of mobility and consequently general health and independence of all members of the community.

Mr Marco Mangano has extensive experience in all aspects of podiatry. He bulk-bills standard podiatry consultations for those with a valid Chronic Disease Management Plan (Medicare allows up to 5 visits to all Allied Health practitioners in a calendar year: Jan to Dec). A private fee applies to other consultations however rebates my be available to those with Private Health Insurance cover (HICAPS, etc). Marco also specialises in the production of orthotics to remedy many foot problems; he uses a 3D printer to achieve the best results.


Psychology

Psychologists mainly provide care in two overlapping areas: mental health and counselling. A psychologist can help deal with a wide range of issues such as: relationship and family issues, depression, anxiety, addictions, phobias, personal crises, anger management and behaviour problems. They can help in learning skills to live a better life and to solve problems more effectively.

Ms Helene Beattie provides psychological services at MedPlaza.

Our psychologist charges a private fee for consultations, a Medicare rebate may be available to those with a valid Mental Health Care Plan (Medicare provides a rebate for up to 10 visits to a psychologist in a calendar year: Jan to Dec). Otherwise rebates my be available to those with Private Health Insurance cover (HICAPS, etc). Please see your GP regarding your eligibility for a Mental health care plan.