Women’s Allied Health services provide specialist inpatient and outpatient care for patients receiving obstetric or gynaecological management at Western Health. Women’s Allied Health provide specialist outpatient clinics in the following speciality areas: Nutrition and DieteticsIncludes:
Gestational diabetes; group and individual
Pelvic floor dysfunction
Musculoskeletal pain associated with pregnancy
Advanced practice physio-led clinic
Obstetric Anal Sphincter Injury clinic
Physiotherapy groups including: back and pelvic care class, group exercise, hydrotherapy, physical preparation for labour
Psychology and Social Work Inclusion Criteria
Patients must be currently receiving obstetric or gynaecological care at Western Health (or up to 12 weeks post-partum for physiotherapy) to be eligible to attend Women’s Allied Health Specialist Clinics.
Referrals can be made by a Western Health midwife, nurse, obstetrician, gynaecologist, medical specialist or allied health professional.
For patients requiring referral back to a service following discharge, please contact the required Women’s Allied Health discipline using the contact details below.
For inquiries related to Women’s Allied Health Specialist Clinics, please contact the Joan Kirner Women’s and Children’s Specialist Clinics Administration on Phone: 03 8345 1727 or Fax: 9055 2125 and your inquiry will be directed to the appropriate area.