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Clinics & services

Helping you stay active & well at home

Managing respiratory disease

We support people to manage their newly diagnosed or long-term respiratory disease.

About us

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)

Our services

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

Our clinics

We run a Respiratory Clinic on Wednesday morning.

Referrals

For patients

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.

Contact us

Health Independence Program

Phone: 03 9496 2211

Fax: 03 9496 4337

Email: hipcentralintake@austin.org.au

Open hours: Monday - Thursday 8.30am - 4.30pm

Location

Health & Rehabilitation Centre
Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital
Edwin Street, Gate 5
Ivanhoe VIC

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