Allied Health Professionals and Specialists

IWC offers a range of Allied Health Professionals and Specialists. for more details, contact us. 

Midwife

If you would like assistance around pregnancy, your new baby or family planning, the IWC has a friendly, supportive Midwifery service. It is offered in one-on-one sessions in Bundaberg and in the North Burnett at the IWC Gayndah Clinic.

Self-referral available. 

 

Speech Pathology

IWC offers Speech Pathology at our IWC Health & Wellbeing Complex. We provide face-to-face and Telehealth consults. 

 

Our Speech Pathologist can diagnose and treat communication disorders, including difficulties with speaking, listening, understanding language, reading, writing, social skills, stuttering and using voice. 

We can work with people who have difficulty communicating because of developmental delays, stroke, brain injuries, learning disability, intellectual disability, cerebral palsy, dementia and hearing loss, as well as other problems that can affect speech and language.

 

People who experience difficulties swallowing food and drink safely can also be helped by a Speech Pathologist.

Dietitians

The IWC Accredited Practising Dietitians can translate scientific nutrition information into practical, individually tailored advice that helps you make the right decisions about what you should eat.

Our Dietitians can offer nutritional advice on:

  • Chronic Disease Management  (CDM)

  • Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)

  • Diabetes (Type 1, Type 2 and Gestational)

  • Weight management

  • Food allergies and intolerances

  • Gastrointestinal issues

  • General healthy eating

  • Malnutrition

Bulk-billing available for clients on a GP Care Plan. Self-referral available. HICAPs facilities for clients with health insurance.

We are proud to support our Veterans and welcome holders of Gold and White Department of Veterans' Affairs cards. 

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IWC works in partnership with Coastal Life Therapies, which provides psychology services and is based at the IWC Health & Wellbeing Complex, 184 Barolin St, Bundaberg. Call (07) 4153 3235 or go to the CLT website by clicking here

Psychology

The specialist psychologists at Coastal Life Therapies offer a range of psychology services for children, adolescents and adults. CLT psychological assessments and reports include:

  • Education

  • Vocational

  • Medico-Legal

  • Personality

  • Psycho-therapy

  • Intelligence

Psycho-therapy services include:

  • Depression, Anxiety /Panic disorders

  • Social Skills training

  • Sleep related disturbances

  • Anger management

  • Assertiveness training

  • Eating disorders and addictive behaviours

  • Aspergers Disorder, ADHD and Learning Disorders

  • Adjustment Issues

  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder

  • Stress Management

  • Chronic disease and pain management

  • Relationship counselling, conflict resolution

  • Organizational and group therapy

  • Vocational counselling

  • Dissociative Identity Disorder

Ophthalmology and Optometry

The IDEAS Van (Indigenous Diabetes and Eyes Screening) visits IWC every two months, bringing Specialist treatment in the areas of Ophthalmology and Optometry. 

GP referral required. Contact us for more details.

Acupuncture

IWC offers an acupuncture service through our GP operations. 

Contact us for more details.

Cardiology

IWC is visited by the Indigenous Cardiac Outreach Program (ICOP), offering Cardiology Specialist services to Indigenous peoples and disadvantaged people in remote areas. GP referral required. Contact us or watch this video.

Endocrinology (diabetes specialist)

IWC offers two Endocrinology services from Dr Tom Dover and Dr Ashim Sinha. Telehealth available. Referral via an IWC GP. For more information, contact us.

The IWC Diabetes Educator’s areas of practice include:

  •  Children and adolescents.

  • Pregnancy in diabetes.

  • Type 1 diabetes.

  • Type 2 diabetes.

  • Gestational diabetes.

  • Pre-diabetes.

Self-referral available

Hearing & Health Checks

IWC provides hearing and health checks across Bundaberg and North Burnett. These are provided through school visits. Contact us for details.

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