We support people to manage their newly diagnosed or long-term respiratory disease.
Our Respiratory Outreach team supports adults in our local community to manage their newly diagnosed or long-term (chronic) respiratory disease.
We can visit clients in their home. Clients can also choose to come in for appointments.
Our Respiratory Outreach team includes:
- Respiratory physician
- Respiratory nurses
- Pharmacist (if required)
We provide the following services:
- Phone and home visit follow-up, to support clients following a hospital stay
- Education and information for clients and carers to encourage self-monitoring and self-management of their respiratory diseas
- Liaison with the client’s GP and respiratory physician
We run a Respiratory Clinic on Wednesday morning.
You need a referral from your GP, specialist or health practitioner to access this service.
For health professionals
Fax your referral to Health Independence Program.
Health Independence Program
Phone: 03 9496 2211
Fax: 03 9496 4337
Open hours: Monday - Thursday 8.30am - 4.30pm
Health & Rehabilitation Centre
Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital
Edwin Street, Gate 5
View location map