- Do you need a referral to visit a Podiatrist?
Generally you do not require a referral to see a Podiatrist. However, you may be eligible for the Medicare Enhanced Primary Care (EPC) program. You will need to contact Medicare or discuss this with your GP to see if you are eligible for this scheme.
Departments of Veterans Affairs (DVA) patients require a valid referral from the GP.
- Is there parking near the clinic?
There are 2 car park that are available with over 20 spaces. There are no stairs into clinic, the area is wheelchair friendly.
- How much does it cost to see a Podiatrist?
This depends on what type of appointment you require. Our prices are lower than the Australia Podiatry Council Fee Survey 2017. If you have any concerns, please contact the clinic to discuss this further.
- What to bring?
To ensure that the podiatrist has all information to best treat you, please bring the following items (if relevant) with you to your appointment:
- Private Health Fund card
- Scans & X-Ray films
- Current Orthotics
- Shoes that you wear regularly (work, school and/or sport shoes)
- Referral letter
- Any other relevant medical history
- Payment of consultation
Payment in full is expected at the time of your consultation. For your convenience, our clinic has a HICAPS machine, where we can process your private health, if applicable. If you do not have a health fund card, the account will need to paid in full.
Vanessa enjoys getting involved with the local community and speaking to groups of all sizes and ages. She has spoken at Rotary meetings, gyms, schools and local events. Please contact the clinic if this is something you are interested in.