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The right information when it suits you



The right information when it suits you

Medicare Safety Net - form

This is a government medicare form to add / amend people to your family safety net 

Perinatal & postnatal massage

Pre Eclampsia

S, Roberge, KH Nicolaides, S Demers,  P Villa, E Bujold (2013)  ‘Prevention of Perinatal Death and Adverse Perinatal Outcome Using Low-dose Aspirin- A Meta-analysis 2013‘, Ultrasound Obstet Gyneco,41:491-499


Breast Screen Victoria

This is a government funded mammography screening program. It is available free for Australian women over the age of 50 years.


Parentline Victoria

This is a state wide telephone counselling information and referral service for parents and carers with children from birth to eighteen years. Phone 13 22 89


Maternal and Child health line

This is a Victorian state wide 24 hour telephone service and is staffed by qualified Maternal & Child Health nurses who provide callers with information, support and advice regarding child health, maternal and family health and parenting issues.


Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

A national Australian body that funds research and provides information about the evidence around SIDS risk, reduction and sleep accidents.

College of Lactation Consultants Victoria Inc

Provides a list of qualified lactation consultants Australia wide.



Current consumer information on the latest baby products focusing on features, safety and ease of use.


National Breast Cancer Foundation

Facts about breast cancer in Australia and research currently in place.


Having a baby in Victoria

Information about the services provided within the state of Victoria with regards to pregnancy and birth.



Information regarding cord blood storage.

Gestational Diabetes

Current information regarding gestational diabetes

Victorian Clinical Genetics Services

Information regarding the Cystic Fibrosis Carrier Screening Program


Australian Multiple Birth Association

Information regarding a multiple pregnancy


Pregnancy and Food Safety NSW Food Authority

The best way to meet you and your baby’s nutritional needs is to eat a wide variety of nutritious foods and be as healthy as possible as early as possible.


Department of Human Services (Medicare)

Department of Human Services (Medicare)

VCGS – Reproductive Genetic Carrier Screening

Victorian Clinical Genetics Services – information regarding specific genetic testing available.


(Patient information Video – prepair screening)


VCGS – Maternal Serum Screening

Victorian Clinical Genetics Services – information regarding specific genetic testing available.


VCGS – Percept Prenatal test

Victorian Clinical Genetics Services – information regarding specific genetic testing available.

Dorovitch – Non Invasive Prenatal Testing

Patient information regarding prenantal testing option


Get the right information about your health


Keeping your information safe

In Our practice we strive to provide patients with treatment and healthcare of the highest standard. This entails a relationship of trust and confidentiality – one where we treat your personal health information appropriately and respect your privacy. As such, we will handle your personal information in accordance with this Privacy Policy and in compliance with applicable privacy laws.

You are entitled to know what personal information is held about you, how you can access it, why it is held, to whom we may disclose it, and when we need your consent to do this. This Policy explains all these details. You can discuss any issue relating to the privacy of your information with your doctor or any staff member, at any time.


Collecting information:

Our staff collects information that helps to provide the level of advice, care and management you need, or where there is a statutory requirement for collection.

This information may include:
contact details and date of birth
relationship status
medical history
family medical history
symptoms, diagnosis and recommended treatment
Medicare/private health fund details
billing or account details

We routinely collect this information directly from you, but we may need to get it from other sources – for example, from other medical practitioners, health funds or health providers and, with your consent, from family members.

Purposes for handling your information:
To ensure we provide you with the most appropriate treatment, our staff may collect, hold, use and disclose your personal information for any of the following purposes:

sharing your information within the treatment team
communicating with the referring medical practitioners
referrals to other medical practitioners, hospitals or health providers
referring specimens to external laboratories for analysis
accounts and billing, including Medicare and private health insurance claims
managing our practice – including quality assurance, practice accreditation and keeping our records up to date
complaints and incident handling, and notifications to our insurers
disclosure, where legally required, to third parties – for example, in response to a court subpoena or for mandatory reporting of specific diseases
disclosure to our service providers, where doing so is necessary for your treatment or for our management and administrative purposes providing a small sample of case-notes for confidential review as part of annual Code of Practice audits by the national Reproductive Technology Accreditation Committee (RTAC), or its agents, in compliance with regulatory requirements

Data quality and security:
We take all reasonable steps to ensure the personal information we collect, use, hold or disclose is accurate, complete, up-to-date and relevant to the functions and services we provide. You can help us achieve this by providing correct and up-to-date information. We store your personal information securely and protect it from unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.

Access and correction

In all but a few rare cases, you can access the personal information we hold about you, in part or in full, or ask us to provide it to a third party such as another healthcare provider.

We may require you to make this request in writing. There may be an administration fee for this service, depending on the nature of access required.

If you feel any of the personal information we hold about you is inaccurate or incomplete, please let us know. It is our policy to note your corrections and add them to your records. In accordance with good clinical practice, we do not erase the original record.

Retention of records

To ensure we comply with regulatory requirements, it is our policy to keep your medical records for at least seven years.


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