Our Nursing department is overseen by our Nurse Coordinator and we currently employ 6 Registered Nurses and 5 Enrolled Nurses. Our nurses are skilled across many areas including Cervical Screening, Chronic Disease, Diabetes Management, Spirometry, Infection Control, Mole Mapping, Ear Wash, Immuniser.
Additional learning opportunities
Small group learning, Clinical meetings, Journal club, Assisting with procedures
Supervisor special interests
Our 6 Supervisors all have special interests which include GP Obstetrics, Women’s Health, Skin Cancer, Endoscopy and Chronic Disease Management.
General Facilities / Services
YDMG is a fully accredited general medical practice. We offer a complete range of medical services.
services we provide:
Asthma Management Plans, Blood glucose monitoring, BP checks, Care Plans, Diabetes Care Plans, ECG’s, Health Assessments for over 75’s, 4 year old health check, Men’s Health checks, Medical examinations, Medication reviews, Pre-employment Medicals
Spirometry, Vaccinations & Immunisations, Minor Surgery – removal of lumps, skin lesions and cryotherapy, Women’s Health & Cervical Screening, Workcover injuries, 24 hour blood pressure monitors, 15min Skin Consult (fees apply), Children’s Health,
1 hour full body Mole Map Scan (fees apply)
Visiting services available at the practice include a Dietitian, Diabetes Nurse Educator, Psychologist and Paediatricians.
The practice has sufficient after hours/urgent arrangements procedures in place, with some our doctors sharing an on-call roster at the hospital. There is a Home Visits policy and procedure in place and our doctors support the Aged Care Clinics in place with both Yarrawonga Health Aged Care and Woods Point Aged Care.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
YDMG acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the land on which we work.
YDMG adopts a holistic approach to supporting Aboriginal clients, taking into consideration their cultural, economic, personal and social circumstances, responding to safety and wellbeing problems.
SKIN CHECK CLINICS
All of our doctors at YDMG are all able to perform general skin checks but Dr Murali Ooruthiran and Dr Kyaw Lynn have a specific interest and extended training in this area.
1 hour full body Mole Map Scan using our state of the art equipment and machines.
YDMG have 2 trained GP Obstetricians, Dr Tania Jones and Dr Murali Ooruthiran.
There are several options for antenatal and in hospital care.
We provide prenatal (before pregnancy/planning pregnancy), antenatal (during pregnancy), and post natal care.
YDMG have several of our experienced GP’s with a special interest in diabetes care.
YDMG has an on-site Diabetic Educator Ms Janet Lagstrom and Dietitian, Daniel Thompson.
YDMG provides the complete range of childhood immunisations as set out in the Australian Childhood Immunisation Schedule. A number of our nurses are fully accredited immunisation providers.
All of the GP’s at YDMG have had training in mental health issues. All are able to work with you to provide treatment goals and management plans. YDMG also has a Visiting Psychologist who works from our clinic weekly, alongside our GPs and nurses.
MINOR PROCEDURES AND SURGERY
YDMG doctors undertake a range of minor procedures and surgery in our purpose-built procedure room. These include:
• Removal of lesions
• IUD insertion and removal
• Implanon insertion and removal
• Suturing of lacerations
• Removal of foreign bodies
• Skin biopsy
• Treatment of warts, corns and ingrown toenails
• Basic fractures with plastering
CERVICAL SCREENING CLINIC
YDMG run a Cervical Screening Clinic weekly. Our trained nurses run this clinic, supervised by a senior doctor.
WOMEN’S HEALTH CLINICS
All female doctors provide a privately billed Women’s Health Clinic which can be used to discuss contraception, pre-pregnancy planning, menopausal symptoms, cervical screening smears or any female health concern.
CHRONIC DISEASE MANAGEMENT
The Chronic Disease Management (CDM) program works to engage with GPs, AHPs, practice nurses and practice staff to enhance chronic disease management and optimise preventative health strategies.
Under certain circumstances, home visits can be arranged through our nursing staff, such as for Palliative Care patients.
WORKCOVER / TAC
We provide a complete service in all aspects of Workcover & TAC.
YDMG is a purpose-built facility and co-located with us are Podiatrist, Pharmacy, Dentist, Radiology and Pathology.