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- Absolute Home Care
Services Include: Absolute home care provide a home nursing, care service in the ACT and region. We Specialise in caring for people in their own homes. We can create a one off or an ongoing care plan to suit your needs. We are accredited by the Australian Council of Healthcare Standards (ACHS).
- ACT and Districts Stoma Association
Services include: The ACT and Districts Stoma Association Inc is a voluntary, non profit organisation formed to further the mutual interests and welfare of its members (colostomates, ileostomates and urostomates).
- ACT Deafness Resource Centre
Services include: We offer information, referrals, resources and advocacy to the deaf and hearing-impaired communities in the ACT and surrounding regions of NSW. Our constituency is almost without end (based on the Access Economics, 2006, statistic that 1 in 6 people are hearing impaired to some extent and 1 in 4 of the over 65's).
- ACT Health Directorate Village Creek Centre
Services include: The Health Directorate Village Creek Centre brings together a number of Rehabilitation, Aged and Community Care Services to improve the coordination of services for clients.
- ACT Independent Living Centre
Services include: An information resource centre displaying hundreds of items of equipment that you can try and compare, to help you make informed choices when purchasing products or accessing services.
- After Hours GP Helpline
Services include: Telephone advice line made available through Healthdirect Australia. The after hours GP helpline lets you speak with a registered or accredited GP for further medical assessment and advice. The line is open when your GP may not be - at nights, on weekends and on public holidays - 365 days a year.
- AIDS Action Council of the ACT
Services include: The AIDS Action Council of the ACT provides support services for people living with HIV. Using a service delivery model, we assist individuals develop coping mechanisms to manage HIV infection. This might include counselling, dietitian clinics, advocacy, support groups and referrals. Using community development principles, we work to provide information and prevention messages about HIV to the Canberra community.
- AMA Federal
Services include: Our Vision - From advocating on behalf of doctors to protecting the health care needs of patients the AMA is working to build a healthy sustainable nation.
- Asthma Foundation ACT
Services include: The Asthma Foundation ACT (AFACT) provides asthma information and training to the ACT community, promotes research and advocates on behalf of people with asthma in the ACT. Our mission is to work together to help people with asthma and linked conditions to breathe better.
- Asthma Nurse Educator Service
Services include: The Asthma Nurse Educator Service provides children, young people, families and community groups with asthma education and support. Registered Nurses are able to provide education in the home to help clients understand asthma as well as the medications and devices used in controlling symptoms. The service works closely with GPs, paediatricians, specialists, hospital staff and the ACT Asthma Foundation. This service also provides education to registered nurses, student nurses, CIT students and other health professionals such as general practitioners and medical students.
- Australian Red Cross - ACT/SENSW
Services include: The Australian Red Cross has several community services such as Meals on Wheels, TeleCHAT, Telecross, Meditrak, Blood Service, Personal Alarm Service and various other visitor programs that are designed to improve the lives of vulnerable people in Canberra.
- BaptistCare - Canberra
Services include: A variety of in-home care and respite services to the local community. In-home care options include low and high care services, as well as dementia care, disability care and respite care.
- Batemans Bay Community Health
Services include: Provides a range of services.
- Bega Community Health
Services include: Bega Community Health provides many aspects of health care including dietitians, diabetic care, wound care, immunisations, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology, community nursing, palliative care, cardiac rehab, pulmonary rehab, genetics and a child development unit.
- Belconnen Community Health Centre
Services include: The Belconnen Community Health Centre delivers expanded health services aimed at assisting clients to manage acute and chronic conditions in the community.
- Belconnen Community Service
Services include: Belconnen Community Services Inc (BCS) is a not-for-profit community organisation providing high quality integrated and inclusive service to families, children, and young people in the Belconnen region. We support the community through our transport services, mental health services, counselling, accomodation assistance, social groups, case management and various leisure/fitness programs. See within for more information on our services provided.
- Beryl Women Inc
Services include: Beryl Women Inc. provides crisis accommodation & case management support to women and children escaping domestic violence. People can contact us directly for information and advice. We are located in Canberra, ACT. All referrals for accommodation must go through First Point on 1800 1 POINT.
- Bombala Community Health Service
Services include: The Community Health Service at Bombala provides many aspects of health care including Chronic Disease Management, Diabetes Educator, Audiology, Women's Health Clinic, Physiotherapy, Mental Health, Speech Pathology and Community Health.
- Bombala Council Community Services
Services include: Bombala Council Community Services provides a range of basic support services and assistance for the frail aged, younger people with disability and their carers.
- Braidwood Multi Purpose Service
Services include: A range of acute medical and community health services including an emergency department, well clinic, nursing service, physiotherapy, dietitian, counselling, immunisation clinic, women's health service and community transport services.
- Braidwood Multi-Purpose Service
- Calvary Community Care - ACT
Services include: Calvary Community Care provides services to support people to live independently at home and actively participate in their community. Services can be provided under a government subsidised package, delivered on a private basis or as a combination of both.
- Calvary Health Care ACT - Calvary Public Hospital
Services include: Calvary Public Hospital is funded by ACT Health and managed by Little Company of Mary Health Care. The hospital is the second major hospital in Canberra providing acute care services to the local community and surrounds. As well as providing an extensive range of inpatient services Calvary Public Hospital also provides ambulatory care and outreach facilities and services.
- Canberra Alliance for Harm Minimisation and Advocacy (CAHMA)
Services include: CAHMA provides a peer based user group run by and for past and present illicit/injecting drug users, their families and friends. CAHMA provides advocacy, assistance and education around issues pertinent to the lives of illicit/injecting drug users.
- Canberra Fertility Centre
Services include: Full service fertility clinic providing all Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) procedures including donated gametes and surrogacy, ovulation tracking, ovulation induction procedures and pregnancy monitoring for recurrent miscarriage. All testing including ultrasound andrology and pathology are done on site.
- Canberra Hospital - Canberra Region Cancer Centre
Services include: Cancer Services comprise several highly skilled teams, including Medical and Radiation Oncology, Haematology, Surgery, Bone marrow transplant and Palliative care to provide comprehensive services to patients and their carers with cancer and related illnesses. We are committed to reducing the burden of cancer in the ACT and surrounding region through high quality treatment, research and education.
- Canberra Hospital - Canberra Sexual Health Centre (CSHC)
Services include: Canberra Sexual Health Centre provides free and friendly sexual health care including free testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infections. We provide information and support with STI diagnosis, contact tracing, safer sex, sexual concerns, sexuality and same sex attraction. Canberra Sexual Health Centre also provides specialist outpatient HIV care.
- Canberra Hospital - Forensic and Medical Sexual Assault Care (FAMSAC)
Services include: Forensic and medical sexual assault care to people who have been sexually assaulted. Care consists of assessment and medical management of acute injury, pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections, as well as psychological support and legal process support.
- Canberra Hospital - Interstate Patient Travel Assistance Scheme (IPTAS)
Services include: Provides financial assistance to permanent residents of the ACT to use towards travel and accommodation when patients need to travel interstate to obtain specialist medical treatment that is not available in Canberra.
- Canberra Hospital - Veterans' Liaison Office
Services include: The Veterans’ Liaison Service provides assistance to the Veteran Community and their families from the ACT and surrounding districts. Our Office is open 8:00am until 4:00pm weekdays.
We visit Veteran patients following their admission to Canberra Hospital and assist with discharge planning and post discharge follow-up.
- Cancer Council ACT
Cancer Council ACT is a non government not-for-profit community organisation that aims to promote a healthier community by reducing the incidence and impact of cancer in the ACT region. The Council depends largely on the generosity of the ACT and surrounding community providing donations and supporting fundraising initiatives.
» Information and support
» Tobacco control program
» SunSmart program
» Free publications
» Cancer education programs
» Wig service
» Research grant program.
Services include: Care4All provides services to the aged and people with a disability in the home.
- CatholicCare - Canberra and Goulburn
Services include: CatholicCare is committed to providing excellence in care & assistance to families, children and individuals in the region.
Services include: Communities@Work provides a broad suite of quality community programs of social value and practical benefit. Our vision is for a resilient and socially inclusive community that care for the well-being of all.
- Community Nursing Services & Link Team
Services include: ACT Health offer community nursing and nursing treatment in the areas of wounds, continence, post chemotherapy, stomas, post acute, drain and tube management as well as palliative care. The Link Team provides an after hours rapid response/short term nursing service.
- Community Options
Services include: A number of in-home and community based programs providing personal care, social support, community access, domestic assistance, case management and coordination to older people and people with disabilities.
- Cooma Community Health Centre
Services include: A range of on site and visiting services available from child health care, community nursing, dental care, aged care, mental health, occupational therapy & podiatry
- Cooma Health Service
Services include: Outreach treatments given in collaboration with the Local Health Network.
- Department Of Health - National Cervical Screening Program
- Dietitians Association of Australia
Services include: The Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA) is the leader in nutrition for better food, better health and wellbeing for all. DAA is the national Association of the profession, with branches in each State and Territory and represents more than 5,100 members.
- Doris Women's Refuge
Services include: Doris Women's Refuge provides crisis and transitional supported accommodation to women and children who are homeless and in crisis following experiences of domestic/family violence.
- Dr Marie - Canberra
Services include: High quality care in family planning and reproductive health through our licenced and accredited centres.
- DUO Services Australia Ltd
Services include: DUO Services Australia Ltd (DUO) is a social enterprise that provides personal, home and community support services. DUO was formed through the amalgamation of two leading community service providers on 1 July 2013: Home Help Service ACT and Tandem Respite Inc. DUO is the key to independent living - we support people who want to extend their capacity to live where and how they choose, even when they need a little help to do so.
Flexible services are provided by support workers at home or within the community to empower, enhance, expand and encourage the independence and quality of life of frail elderly people, children, young people and adults with a disability, people living with mental ill health, their families and carers .
- DUO Services Australia Ltd - Veterans' Home Care (VHC) Program
Service include: Quality in-home support, domestic assistance, home and gardening maintenance, respite for our Veterans and War Widows/Widowers and their carers in the ACT under the the Commonwealth Government Veterans’ Home Care (VHC) Program.
- Fitzroy Medical Centre
Services include: Fitzroy Medical Centre provides Holistic Health Care to all members of the family.
- Ginninderra Medical and Dental Centre
Services include: A walk-in general medical practice that is open 7 days a week until 10.00pm each night. Ginninderra Medical Centre offer bulk-billing to anyone with a Medicare Card and holders of Centrelink Healthcare Cards. The centre is also co-located with Ginninderra Primary Dental which is a private dental practice open between 8:00am - 6:00pm weekdays.
- Goodwin Community Care North
Services include: In-home support services that make it possible for older people to continue to live independently at home. Goodwin provides Government funded and private care packages, tailored to individual needs.
- Goodwin Home Support Services
Services include: In-home support services that make it possible for older people to continue to live independently at home. Each In-Home Community Care package is tailored to your needs and managed by a Goodwin coordinator. Our staff emphasise respect, dignity and quality assistance to provide you with the comfort you need - whilst maintaining your independence at home.
- Goulburn Community Health Centre
Services include: Community Health Services are made up of Allied Health and Nursing clinicians who provide a range of primary care services including audiology, counselling/social work, dietetics, sexual health nursing, occupational therapy, podiatry, physiotherapy, speech pathology and health promotion to meet local needs and enable better health outcomes for the community.
- Goulburn Physiotherapy Centre
Services include: Physiotherapy, Hydrotherapy, Remedial Massage, Lymphedema assessment & treatment and Women's Health assessment & treatment
- Gundagai Medical Centre
Services include: Rural family medical practice dedicated to providing continuing and comprehensive care to families and visitors to the Gundagai region. Quality care in a relaxed atmosphere.
- Gunning Community Care
Services include: Gunning Community Care (GCC) started in 1979 as a voluntary community nurse service and has evolved to provide a variety of health and community services. GCC is a non-government, not-for-profit registered charity whose mission is to provide flexible and coordinated community and health services to the residents of Gunning and the surrounding area. In addition, GCC regularly provides services in Yass, Murrumbateman, Gundaroo, Sutton, Collector, Goulburn and Canberra.
- Health Protection Service - Communicable Disease Control
Services include: The primary role of the Communicable Disease Control Section (CDC) is to minimise the harm caused by the spread of communicable diseases in the ACT. This is done through the implementation of the national immunisation program, the notification and investigation of communicable diseases, the regulation of public health risk activities, and the implementation of disease control measures.
- Healthdirect Australia - Pregnancy, Birth & Baby - Health Advice Line
Service include: Pregnancy, Birth & Baby is a FREE telephone health advice line to assist on topics including pregnancy, breastfeeding, birthing and parenting up to 5 years. Supporting parents on the journey from pregnancy to preschool. Get the guidance and reassurance you need about developmental and behavioural concerns from our maternal child health nurses or talk to our counsellors for emotional support.
- Heart Foundation - ACT Division
- Hepatitis ACT
Services include: Hepatitis ACT is Canberra's community hepatitis organisation. we are funded by ACT Health to provide a comprehensive range of no-cost hepatitis-related services including information, education, training, prevention, support, advocacy and representation and referral.
- Hepatitis Australia
Services include: Hepatitis Austrlalia, incorporated in 1997, is the peak community organisation to progress national action on issues of importance to people affected by hepatitis B and hepatitis C. Our members are the eight state and territory hepatitis organisations.
- Home Care Services Queanbeyan
Services include: Provides home care assistance for persons frail, aged and younger with a disability and their carers.
- Immunisation Services for Children and Youth
Services include: Maternal and Child Health (MACH) services provide free immunisations for children aged 0-4 years. Immunisations are provided according to the National Immunisation Program Schedule (NIPS). Immunisation clinics operate out of different health centre locations across Canberra.
- Immunise Australia
Services include: The Immunise Australia Program aims to increase national immunisation rates by funding free vaccination programs, administering the Australian Childhood Immunisation Register and communicating information about immunisation to the general public and health professionals.
- IRT Kangara Waters
Services include: Everything about IRT Kangara Waters has been designed to create a sense of community, while giving you every option you need to live a peaceful, healthy life.
- Just Better Care Canberra
Services include: Community Support Agency providing support to empower people and enable them to live as independently as possible. We work with people who have disabilities, are aged or have mental health issues.
- Kincare (ACT) Canberra City & Suburbs
- Koomarri Disability Services
Services include: Koomarri is the leading service provider for people with a disability in Canberra and surrounding regions.
- Lightning Mobility
Services include: At Lighting Mobility we specialise in rehabilitation and healthcare equipment solutions such as: electric beds, mattresses, wheelchairs, scooters, bathroom and toilet aids, power wheelchairs and lots more. Visit our showroom, where our friendly staff are able to help you. There is ample free parking and wheelchair access available.
- Mobility Matters - Fyshwick
Services include: Sales, hire and service of mobility and rehabilitation equipment.
- Moruya Community Health
Services include: Provides a range of community services.
- Narooma Community Health Centre
Services include: Providing a range of community health services including: community nursing, early childhood clinics and immunization, diabetes educator, dietician, physiotherapy, sexual health and women's health, social work, mental health counselling and occupational therapy.
- National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO)
Services include: The National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO) is a living embodiment of the aspirations of Aboriginal communities and their struggle for self-determination.
- National Rural Health Alliance
Services include: The National Rural Health Alliance is Australia's peak non-government organisation for rural and remote health. Our vision is good health and wellbeing in rural and remote Australia.
- Northside Community Service
Services include: Northside Community Service's programs provide assistance and support to the community, frail older people, people with a disability and their carers to live independently. Our staff will visit people in their own home and develop an individual support plan that reflects the services they need to support them at home. All services provided have eligibility criteria and may have a waiting period. Our programs include: domestic assistance, personal care, transport, case management, social support, and social groups.
- NSW Health Ras - Southern Highlands
- Nurse Audiometry
Services include: ACT Health provides a Nurse Audiometry Service at Belconnen Community Health Centre, Corner of Lathlain and Cohen Streets in Belconnen. This service is available for children aged over 18 months and adults.
- Pambula Community Health Centre
Services include: The Community health Centre at Pambula provides many aspects of health care including dieticians, diabetic care, wound care, immunisations, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology, community nursing, palliative care, cardiac rehab, pulmonary rehab, genetics and a child development unit.
- Professional Reliable Kleening
- Queanbeyan City Council Family & Children Services
Services include: Supports child and family services including child care, kindergartens, parenting education & support, immunisation and infant & childhood health.
- Queanbeyan Community Health Centre
Services include: A wide range of community based health services to residents of Queanbeyan and former Yarrowlumla area.
- Relationships Australia (National Office)
Services include: At Relationships Australia we believe that healthy relationships are essential for the wellbeing of children, families, individuals and communities.
- RSL LifeCare At Home - ACT
Services include: RSL LifeCare is a charitable organisation providing care for over 4000 people across independent living, community care, assisted living, dementia and residential facilities. RSL LifeCare has developed an extensive range of services that fosters independence and provides social, clinical, emotional and spiritual support.
- Sleep and Lifestyle Clinic
Services include: The Sleep and Lifestyle Clinic is dedicated to providing rapid home-based sleep studies, advice from health professionals and timely treatment. We are the snoring and sleep apnea experts. Matching appropriate solutions to your situation including CPAP acclimatisation and review.
- Sleep and Lifestyle Clinic - University of Canberra
Services include: Sleep and Lifestyle Clinic performs home based sleep studies for the investigation of clients with snoring, sleepiness and suspected sleep apnea. You collect the recording equipment from our clinic and then sleep at home in your own bed. The sleep study is analysed and reported by a sleep physician who will rapidly provide recommendations.
If you are diagnosed with sleep apnea we can commence treatment within a few days. Sleep and Lifestyle Clinic also rents and sells CPAP machines and masks. Because your treatment is delivered by a health professional you have the peace of mind that you are getting the right advice and equipment.
- Southside Community Services Incorporated
Services include: Southside Community Services Inc is a community based non-profit, non-government organisation that manages and delivers a range of services including: community development, family support services, training services, children's services as well as aged and disability care.
- The Cancer Support Group ACT Eden Monaro's Own
Services include: Support services to cancer patients including financial assistance.
- The Junction Youth Health Service
Services include: The Junction Youth Health Service provides free primary health care and support services for young people aged 12 - 25 years and their dependants, with a particular focus on young people who are homeless or otherwise at risk. Services include GPs, a nurse practitioner, a registered nurse, paediatric care, antenatal care, a smoking cessation clinic, counselling, youth worker support and outreach programs in schools and to individuals. The Junction supports young people in all aspects of their health and well-being and liaises with external health and community services to probide referral, support and advocacy.
- The RSI & Overuse Injury Association of the ACT Inc.
Services include: We help people with overuse injuries by providing referrals and advice on how to manage at work and at home. We offer the opportunity to try out ergonomic devices and voice-operated computing. We have regular guest speakers and a quarterly newsletter.
- Total Mobility ACT
Services include: Total Mobility is an Australian owned company specialising in mobility and access products that are designed to enhance your quality of life and independence. We supply, rent and sell high quality, reliable mobility products as well as providing onsite demonstrations, repairs and consultations.
- Tuggeranong Child and Family Centre
Services include: Child and Family Centres are a ‘one-stop-shop’ to support children and families. All services are free, and include parenting information and support, group programs, family support and community development. The centres form part of the Early Intervention and Prevention Service within the Office for Children, Youth and Family Support.
- Tumut Family Medical Centre
Services include: Tumut Family Medical Centre is a locally owned and operated business known for our professional, prompt and reliable services. We ensure high quality standards and provide the best of medical services for better recovery.
- UC Medical & Counselling Centre
Services include: Medical (Primarily GP & Nursing) as well as psychiatric and counselling (Psychologists and Social Workers) for all students, staff and visitors of the University of Canberra.
- Walk-In Centre - Belconnen
Services include: Free one-off advice and treatment for people with minor illness and injury. The service is open from 7:30am - 10:00pm every day of the year.
- Walk-In Centre - Tuggeranong
Services include: Free one-off advice and treatment for people with minor illness and injury. The service is open from 7:30am - 10:00pm every day of the year.
- Woden Community Service
Services include: Provides practical support to families in the Woden Community.
- Yass Community Health Centre
Services include: Community health service which provides women;s health, generalist counselling, allied health services, child & family health and a sexual assault worker. There is also a mental health team.
- Yass District Hospital
Services include: Hospital services and emergency services.
- Yass Valley Home Living Support Service (YVHLSS)
Services include: Yass Valley Home Living Support Service (YVHLSS) provides a number of services to eligible residents of the Yass Valley, these include local transport, non local transport, a shopping bus (once a fortnight), home modification and home maintenance, respite care, case management and social support. We also can provide information can on a range of topics relating to ageing, disability and caring. Referrals can also be made to other services such as Meals on Wheels, Home Care, Community Nursing and the Aged Care Assessment Team. Please note that we do not provide emergency services. Please contact us on 02 6226 4555 or see our website through the link provided to find out more information. Office is closed for lunch between 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM. Not open weekends and public holidays.
New Canberra Hospital visiting hours
Visiting hours at Canberra Hospital have changed to 0600 to 2100, except for Mental Health and the Alcohol & Drug Service.
For serious illness or injury requiring urgent attention, call 000 or go to your local hospital Emergency Department.
Coughs, colds, sprains, rashes - your local pharmacist can give you expert advice on many health issues.
For free expert advice and reassurance 24 hours a day, seven days a week, call healthdirect 1800 022 222, or for the one-off treatment of minor illnesses and injuries seven days a week from 7am-11pm, see a specialist nurse at our Walk-in centre.
For ongoing comprehensive healthcare for everyone, including those with acute problems, children under two years and those with complex medical problems, see this listing of GP's by suburb.
For credible health information by category from Territory, State and National healthcare and health-related organisations, visit the link below.
South Eastern New South Wales
For a complete list of hospitals and health services in the South East region of New South Wales, see this listing from NSW Health.
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