Foster & Toora Medical Centres provide comprehensive medical care.
Visiting Specialist 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.
Contact the South Gippsland Hospital on 03 5683 9780 for more information.