DIETETIC SERVICES AT VICTORIA HARBOUR MEDICAL CENTRE
Bookings can be made via contacting reception in person or by phone on tel (03) 9629 1414
Telehealth consultations currently only available.
CONSULTATION TIMES & DAYS
Telehealth by appointment only.
DURATION OF CONSULTATIONS
Initial: 45 minutes
Review: 30 minutes
FEE SCHEDULE [Effective from 1st May 2023]
Fees are to be paid in full on the day of consultation. EFTPOS facilities available.
|Patient Group||Initial Consultation||Review/Subsequent Consultation|
Private – Telehealth only
$150 (Telehealth) – current
$165 (Telehealth) – from 1st May 2023
$95 (Telehealth) – current
$100 (Telehealth) – from 1st May 2023
Care Plan (Team Care Arrangement-TCA) – Telehealth only
*Medicare rebate available
Bulk Billed* (Telehealth)
Bulk Billed* (Telehealth)
Medicare provides a rebate of $56.00 per consultation for patients who have been referred to a Dietitian by their GP on a Care Plan – Chronic Disease Management Plan (Team Care Arrangement-TCA). GPs must develop the plan prior to the appointment for patients to be eligible for the Medicare rebate. Medicare rebate is available on the day of consultation. Refer to the Department of Health MBS Online for information about Dietetics health service MBS # 10954 Medicare rebate.
Private Health Rebate
Most private health funds provide rebates for visits to a Dietitian. The rebate is variable and depends on the health insurance provider and the level of cover. Patients should contact their health insurance provider to check their entitlements.
At least 48 hours notice is required for all cancellations or rescheduling of your appointments. A cancellation fee of 50% of the fee may be charged for missed appointments or appointments which are cancelled or rescheduled with less than the minimum notice. Cancellation fees exist to ensure all appointments times are kept available for clients who need them.1
Jennifer Donnelly, Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD)
PhD Candidate, MDiet, BAppSci (Lab Med), Dip Bus (FLM), GCert (Nutri)
Jennifer Donnelly is an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) and through extensive clinical and private practice experience she has obtained expertise in a diverse range of clinical areas. Jennifer’s approach involves educating, motivating and empowering patients to implement realistic, practical and sustainable evidenced-based strategies to achieve their nutrition and health related goals.
Her areas of practice include:
- weight management (including VLED program/bariatric surgery)
- cardiovascular disease (CVD)
- diabetes (including T1DM on insulin pump therapy)
- GI disorders (IBS, IBD, coeliac disease and gastro-surgery)
- renal/kidney disease (including dialysis)
- women’s health (including PCOS, pregnancy and pregnancy planning)
- nutritional lifestyle and medical conditions
Jennifer also works as a Lecturer and is currently completing her PhD. She looks forward to translating her research into her teaching and practice.