Our accredited practicing dietitian Dr Karen Murphy consults on a weekly basis and brings her wealth of knowledge and experience to the team.

Her expertise is healthy eating for ageing, diabetes and nutrition for older individuals.

Please see her full bio under 'Our Team' and her insightful and helpful advice on her Facebook page is here.

Fee Schedule

Initial consultation (time 1 hour)                               $135*

·      30 min for lifestyle questionnaire and measurements

·      30 min discussion and developing goals

Review consultation (time 30 mins)                         $67.50*

·      Follow-up consultation to discuss progress and re-assess goals

Medicare Rebate for Dietetics Services is $52.95

*Out-of-pocket expense incurred

 

Chronic Disease Management (CDM) Program

(formerly known as Enhanced Primary Care Program (EPC))

The CDM program allows patients 5 visits per calendar year annually to allied health services including dietitians.

Patients must have a GP Management Plan and Team Care Arrangements prepared by their GP, or be residents of a residential aged care facility who are managed under a multidisciplinary care plan.

Referrals to allied health providers must be from GPs.

Eligibility

Patients must have a GP Management Plan (721) and Team Care Arrangements (723) prepared by their GP, or be residents of a residential aged care facility who are managed under a multidisciplinary care plan.

Referrals to allied health providers must be from GPs.

Please speak with your GP about a GP Management Plan.

Please let us know at the time of booking your appointment if your visit is part of a CDM plan.  A gap payment above the Medicare benefit will be payable on the day.

Cancellation Policy

Unexpected things come up. Should you need to change or cancel your appointment, please contact reception at least 5 hours prior to your scheduled appointment time to avoid paying the full fee. 

Method of Payment

We offer the following methods of payment: cash, EFTPOS, Visa or Mastercard.

We can arrange on-the-spot private health fund rebates on your behalf through HICAPS so you only need pay the gap.

Opening Hours

Karen offers appointment times on Fridays between the hours of 9:30am and 5:30pm (last appointment booked at 4:30).  Appointments may be available out of these times by special arrangement.  Please contact reception on Ph: 08 8344 8484 to make an appointment.