Woomelang & District Bush Nursing Centre

Where we are:

16 Proctor Street
Woomelang

Contact us:

p: (03) 5081 2165
f:  (03) 5081 2001
ewoombnc@bigpond.com (enquiries only)

After Hours Telephone
0438 812 165

Hours:

9.00 am – 5.00 pm, Mon – Fri.

Our facilities:

Accessible toilet
Free parking
Wheelchair access

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About the BNC

The Bush Nursing Centre provides primary and emergency care as well as community health and support services.
As the Nurse is not always in attendance at the centre, in an emergency clients can also use UHF Radio Channel 11 or mobile: 0438 812 165

Fees

The Bush Nursing Centre operates on a membership system.

Annual Membership Fees:

  • Family $30
  • Singles $20
  • Pensioner $10
  • Health Care Cardholder family $20, single $15
  • Veterans Affairs Gold Card Holder, no membership fee.

Service charges:

IN HOURS: Members – Free consults; Pensioners & Health Care Cardholders – Free consults, Non-members $5 surcharge
AFTER HOURS: For non-life threatening calls – Members – $75 per visit; Pensioners $75 per visit; Non-Members $75 per visit.
Charges do not include dressing costs.

Accreditation

The Woomelang Bush Nursing Centre is accredited by the Quality Improvement Council.

Our Services

Clinical Services

Bush Nursing Centre
Accident & Emergency services (during centre hours, 9am – 5pm), and a wide range of primary health, health promotion and community support programs.
Doctors
The centre has two doctors available for consultation:
Dr Michael Lowery visits on Wednesdays, fortnightly.
Contact Sea Lake Medical Centre, Ph: 03 5070 2118, for an appointment.

Dr Ross McCallum visits on Wednesdays, weekly.
Contact the Centre for an appointment.

Transport

Volunteer drivers are available to take clients to appointments if they have no other transport options available. Please contact us to make use of this service.

Community Health & Support Services

Please contact us to find out more about any of these services:

  • Aged Care Assessment
  • Aids & Equipment
  • Ante Natal Services
  • BreastScreen
  • Community Health Nurse
  • Continence Care & Information
  • Diabetes Educator
  • District Nursing Service
  • Health Promotion
  • Massage
  • Palliative Care
  • Pharmacy Depot
  • Psychiatric Services
  • Rural Counsellor
  • Wimmera Hearing Society
  • Maternal & Child Health