CHILDREN

Diggers Rest Medical Centre provides a range of support services for children and their parents/carers to give every child the best possible start in life. Services can include:

  • Health assessments
  • Growth and development checks
  • Early feeding support
  • Nutritional information and ongoing infant/child feeding support
  • Immunisation information and Immunisation

Childhood illnesses

Being sick is a part of childhood, and caring for a sick child is part and parcel of being a parent. However, you may worry about a rash or a cough that seems to be getting worse. Many of the diseases listed below are spread easily between family members, at day-care centres and at schools. Some of them are preventable with immunisation.

  • Chickenpox
  • Coughs, colds and ear infections
  • Coup
  • Diarrhoea and Vomiting
  • Fever
  • Food Allergies
  • Measles
  • Rubella
  • Whooping Cough

Please feel free to come in to consult with your doctor.

children with parents

PLEASE NOTE

As of Monday 30th March, ALL consultations will occur via Telehealth (phone or video call consultation with the GP) - no patients will be permitted into the clinic unless they have attained prior approval by the GP.

Telehealth now covers more essential services such as Chronic Disease Management, Health Assessment, Mental Health treatment, repeat scripts, referrals, test results and more.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to speak to our friendly receptionists on (03) 9012 7301

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