Visitors are permitted at Austin Health sites with some restrictions. Find out more about our visitor restrictions.
We aim to help you manage your continence independently and improve your quality of life.
We work closely with other services, our community partners and GPs.
We offer centre-based clinics and have a limited home-based nurse-led visiting service for people living in the local community.
We provide the following services:
We run the following clinics:
Our clinics are staffed by continence physicians, continence nurse advisors, specialist physiotherapists and a dietitian.
You can refer yourself to the service by contacting the Health Independence Program.
Your GP, specialist or health practitioner can call us to organise for you to access this service.
You can refer your patient to the service by contacting the Health Independence Program.
Address referrals to Dr Katy Melrose, Continence Physician
Phone: 03 9496 2211
Fax: 03 9496 4337
Open hours: Monday to Friday from 8.30am to 4.30pm (excluding public holidays)
Health & Rehabilitation Centre
Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital
Edwin Street, Gate 5