Our Services

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Medical Clinic

Our dedicated and qualified multi-disciplinary health team strives to uphold our commitment to achieving a healthier community through the delivery of preventative health care and a holistic model that is evidence-based, while meeting the cultural needs of our clients and their families.

Our services include emergency care, management of chronic conditions, treatment of acute illnesses and referral pathways to specialist clinics.

Appointments:

Our GP clinic can be accessed on a walk-in basis where you will be triaged by a nurse or Aboriginal Health Worker each time you visit, to ensure our clients’ needs are prioritised.
Please advise our staff if your matter is urgent or you are experiencing chest pains.

To enquire please phone our friendly staff on (02)93195823

Available Medical Services include:

  • Consultations
  • Health assessments and plans
  • Immunisations
  • Sexual Health screening and treatment
  • Smoking cessation and Nicotine Replacement Therapy
  • Child, Womens and Maternal health
  • Men’s Health
  • Wound Management
  • Chronic Care Management

Our medical clinic is accredited by the Australian General Practice Accreditation Limited and adheres to strict patient privacy laws as per the Australian Privacy Principles. This extends to patient information, business and other information. Our confidentiality Patient Privacy Policy can be accessed here.

Medical

Monday – Thursday: 8:00am – 6:00pm
Friday: 9:00am – 5:00pm

Specialists Clinic

We host a range of specialist clinics on-site so our clients are able to access continuous care within our safe and dedicated spaces.

Eligibility

Our specialist clinics are available to registered patients of the Medical Service who have undertaken an Aboriginal Health Assessment (715) by a General Practitioner at AMS within the past 12 months.

If you would like to access any of our specialist clinics please arrange an appointment with one of our General Practitioners (GP’s) for a referral.

Specialists Clinics:

  • Hearing Clinic
  • Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Clinic
  • Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
  • Waiana – Antenatal Clinic
  • Malabar Midwives (The Royal)
  • Podiatrist
  • Endocrine Clinic
  • Dietitian Clinic
  • Diabetes Clinic
  • Cardiologist
  • Mana-Nulla Aged Care Clinic
  • Eye Clinic
  • Ophthalmologist
  • Orthopaedic Clinic
  • Liver Clinic
  • Diabetes Educator
  • Neurosurgeon
  • Paediatrician
  • Exercise Physiologist

Dental Clinics

We have a dental clinic on site at AMS Redfern to meet your dental health needs. Our team is made up of Dentists, an Oral Health Therapist, a Dental Prosthetist and Dental Assistants. We provide emergency and routine dental care.

Eligibility
Our service is available to registered patients of the Medical Service who have undertaken an Aboriginal Health Assessment (715) by a General Practitioner at AMS within the past 12 months.

The clinic offers the following services:

  • Emergency dental care
  • Dental Check-Ups
  • Fillings
  • Scale & Cleans
  • Extractions
  • Oral Hygiene Education
  • Partial and full dentures
  • Mouth guards
  • Pre-school clinics, Public school clinics

We do not offer:

  • Root canal treatment on posterior teeth
  • Cosmetic dentistry
  • Implants
  • Orthodontics
  • Crowns and Bridges

Dental Emergencies:
Our clinic has dedicated emergency appointments each day. For an emergency appointment please phone the clinic on (02) 9319 3345.
For dental emergencies outside of our business hours please visit your local Emergency Department.

Orthodontics
We do not offer an Orthodontic service however, our clinicians can assess your child for referral to NSW Health if the parent or carer hold a valid Centrelink Health Care or Pension Concession Card. Referrals are based on the clinical guidelines provided by NSW Health.

Alternative services:
For patients not wishing to meet the eligibility criteria for our clinic they may be eligible for the Dalarinju Aboriginal Oral Health Clinic or NSW Public Dental Services.

Our Dental Clinic is accredited by the Australian Dental Association and follows a high level of infection control procedures and adheres to strict patient privacy laws as per the Australian Privacy Principles. This extends to patient information, business and other information. Our confidentiality Patient Privacy Policy can be accessed here.

For more tips on caring for your teeth visit the Australian Dental Association website.

Dental Clinic
Monday – Thursday: 8:00am – 6:00pm
Friday: 8:00am – 5:00pm

Drug & Alcohol Services

Our Drug and Alcohol service provides support to clients experiencing substance use issues through pharmacotherapies, detoxification and rehabilitation programs, support and counselling.

The unit is open 5 days a week and clients are supported by Aboriginal health workers, nurses and doctors.

Eligibility
Our service is available to registered patients of the Medical Service who have undertaken an Aboriginal Health Assessment (715) by a General Practitioner at AMS within the past 12 months.

If you are experiencing issues with substance use please make an appointment with one of our General Practitioners (GP’s) for a referral.

Assessment and Referral
Detoxification and rehabilitation

Drug Treatment Programs
Pharmacotherapies

Counselling
Alcohol and/or drug related issues

Information
Drug effects, rehabs, detox and information for community

Community Awareness Programs

Drug & Alcohol Unit

Monday – Thursday: 8:00am – 5:00pm
Friday: 9:00am – 5:00pm

 

 

 

Mental Health

Our social and emotional wellbeing program is staffed by professionals who aim to support and promote the social, emotional, spiritual and cultural wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait people. We have qualified psychologists, psychiatrists and social workers available to support patients and their families.

Eligibility
Our service is available to registered patients of the Medical Service who have undertaken an Aboriginal Health Assessment or Mental Health Plan by a General Practitioner at AMS within the past 12 months.

If you would like to access our Mental Health clinics please arrange an appointment with one of our General Practitioners (GP’s) for a referral.

If you are in an emergency situation or need immediate assistance, contact emergency services on 000.

Lifeline

Call
13 11 14   24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Online chat
www.lifeline.org.au  7pm-2am

Text
0477131114 12pm-2am

Additional services available for support:

Services Provided

  • Counselling and support
  • Psychology and Psychiatry
  • Assistance with funeral arrangements
  • Assistance with Legal Aid
  • Assistance with Centrelink, forms, support
  • Assistance and referrals for homeless
  • Assistance dealing with Government organisations
  • Court support
  • Domestic violence support
  • Sexual assault support
  • Personal women’s business

Public Health

Our Public Health Unit runs multiple programs to benefit community members of all ages to assist in cultural, social & emotional wellbeing and increase the community’s access to the care we provide, through health promotion.

For more information and to see which programs are running and when, please contact our Public Health Unit.

Eligibility
Our service is available to registered patients of the Medical Service who have undertaken an Aboriginal Health Assessment (715) by a General Practitioner at AMS within the past 12 months.

Aged Care Program
Elders luncheons and excursions, respite services, arts and crafts, Womans Aqua aerobics program & attendance at community events including the Eora Elders Olympics.

Public Health Programs
Men’s and woman’s health & fitness programs, Community events, youth support programs and health promotion.

Public Health
Monday – Friday: 9:00am – 5:00pm

 

 

 

 

 

Transport

We provide transport to our clients within a 10km radius of AMS.

If you are unable to get to AMS on your own we will pick you up before your appointment and then take you home again.
We are also able to transport our clients to external specialist, imaging and other health appointments.

Bookings are essential for our transport services, so if you wish to make a booking please call and speak to our friendly staff.