CLINICAL SERVICES

GP and Nurse Clinic

Mallee District Aboriginal Services medical clinics in Mildura, Swan Hill and Kerang are culturally-safe and specifically focussed on providing services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and their families.

Our teams include:
  • General Practitioners
  • Aboriginal Health Workers
  • Registered and Enrolled Nurses
  • Midwives
  • Maternal and Child Health Nurse

We offer a broad range of clinical health services, including Aboriginal health checks (for men, women and children) and referral to appropriate specialist and allied health services.

Our GPs are well trained, meeting the requirements of the Royal Australian College of General Practice.  They work within the Medical Board of Australia's Code of Conduct. All our GPs are credentialled and are either vocationally registered or have Fellowship with the RACGP or FRACGP and participate in mandatory ongoing education programs.

 

Specialists & Allied Health 

In addition to our clinical services, MDAS clinics at Mildura, Swan Hill and Kerang provide clients with access to a range of visiting specialist and allied health services.

These include:
  • Psychiatrist
  • Nephrologist
  • Drug and Alcohol Worker
  • Psychologist
  • Podiatrist
  • Cardiologist
  • Paediatrician
  • Physiotherapist
  • Audiologist
  • Optometrist
Our Social and Emotional Wellbeing team offers counselling and support to clients and families with social and emotional wellbeing issues.


Preventative Health Care

At MDAS, our focus is on preventing health issues down the track, as well as managing current health issues.

We operate immunistation clinics, offer Quit Smoking support, boot camps and a community gym.

Our specialist program staff are also available to put in place preventative care and disease management programs in the following areas:
  • Chronic Disease
  • Ear Health
  • Eye Health
  • Health Promotion
  • Diabetes Education
  • Asthma Education
  • Outreach Worker
  • Children’s Health
  • Drug & Alcohol Worker
  • Men’s Group
  • Physiotherapist

Health Checks

A health assessment is recommended every year for all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Health checks are recommended for men, women and children.  

They involve a general review of your health, such as physical, psychological and social wellbeing.  The check also recommends  preventative health care, education and other assistance you might need to improve your health and well being.

Health checks ensure any issues or concerns can be detected and diagnosed as early as possible and that early intervention can be put in place.

All of our health checks and services are performed by trained staff in a respectful and culturally-appropriate manner.

Our clinics are committed to preventative care and we may issue you with reminder notices or practice information via SMS.

Please advise the staff if you do not wish to participate in this program.
MALLEE DISTRICT ABORIGINAL SERVICES  “Our Vision: Generations of vibrant, healthy and strong Aboriginal communities”
NEWS
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New Aged Care and Disability Services hub open for business

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25/10/2019

Swan Hill-Kerang Indigenous Art competition

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18/10/2019

Reward and Recognition

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18/10/2019

Mallee Tigers take out state title at VACSAL

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11/10/2019

Mallee Tigers roar towards Indigenous carnival

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EVENTS
20/11/2019
Wednesday November 20, 2019

Eating Healthy - Diabetes Info Session (Mildura)

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21/11/2019
Thursday November 21 (11am-2pm)

Community Art Day (Swan Hill)

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29/11/2019
Entries close Nov 29

Art Competition (Swan Hill and Kerang)

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JOBS
Mildura

Mental Health Nurse (Mildura)

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Mildura

Youth AOD-Mental Health Counsellor (Mildura)

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Mildura

Senior General Practitioner - Supervising (Mildura)

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Mildura

Administration Officer Traineeship (Mildura)

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ACSASS Caseworker (Mildura)

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MILDURA
120 Madden Avenue Mildura
Phone (03) 5018 4100

SWAN HILL
70 Nyah Road Swan Hill
Phone (03) 5032 8600

KERANG
9 Nolan Street Kerang
Phone (03) 5412 6004

ROBINVALE
77 Perrin St Robinvale
Phone (03) 4013 2000


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