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Foster & Toora Medical Centres provide comprehensive medical care.
Some of these include:

GP Services

bullet General medical examinations
bullet Health assessments
bullet Care Plans for people with complex care needs
bullet ECG's & Spirometry
bullet Full time practice nurse
bullet Immunisations & travel advice
bullet 24 hour emergency care
bullet Anaesthetics
bullet Surgery
bullet Obstetrics & gynaecology
bullet Palliative care

Visiting Specialist Services

bullet Cardiologist (Prof. Peter Barlis)
bullet Cardiologist & General physician (Dr Jennifer Coller)
bullet Echocardiology (Santina Ampt)
bullet General Surgeon (Mr Anthony Clough)
bullet Gynaecologists (Dr Elizabeth Farrell)
bullet Hear Care and Sleep (Previn Pillay)
bullet Myotherapist (Sarah Jordan)
bullet Natropath (Sarah Stevens)
bullet Psychologist (Rose Zohs, Sheree McDonald & Peter Little)
bullet Urogynaecologist (Kris Cvach)
bullet Urologist (Mr Paul Anderson)

Hospital Services

All GP's have visiting rights to the South Gippsland Hospital. The hospital has 16 acute care beds, as well as an operating theatre & delivery suite. In addition it has a 3 bed emergency / outpatients department & local radiographer. The Foster / Toora Medical Centre patient database is accessible through 3 hospital computer terminals.

There are currently 2 operating lists per week which include endoscopies, caesarian sections, general surgery, & gyneacological surgery.

            

Aged Care Facilities

Prom Country Aged Care is a 60 bed residential aged care facility located immediately behind the clinic. The facility has an IT link to the clinic.

Community Health Centre

A Community Health Centre that hosts a range of allied health professionals including physiotherapy, occupational therapy, therapeutic massage, home-based services, optometry, dietician, diabetes education, breast care nurse, asthma educator, district nurse, continence nurse, drug & alcohol councelling, podiatry, myotherapy, chronic disease management, psychology, menís pealth, smoking cessation, transitional care, community midwife, child health, health promotion & an award winning well women's clinic.

                                        

There are several support groups & health programs associated with the community health centre.
These include:

 

bullet    Planned Activities group
bullet    Tia Chi group
bullet    Mobility & Strength Training
bullet    Healthy Eating Active Lifestyles
bullet    Good Health Clinc
bullet    Antenatal Education Sessions
bullet    Thyroid support group
bullet    Arthritis support group
bullet    Cancer support group
bullet    Physically Active Lifestyle Program ("PALS")
bullet    Healthy Hearts Program (for people with cardiac risks)

Contact the South Gippsland Hospital on 03 5683 9780 for more information.
Email: sghosp@sghs.com.au