Clinical Services and Information
Our professional staff provide a welcoming, caring and culturally appropriate service.
While Budja is a Medicare Bulk Billing Practice, there may still be some patient costs associated with pathology, radiology and with specialists, as well as some out-of-pocket emergency, in-patient and out-patient hospital costs. While our GP and clinic staff may be able to assist with this information, it is always best to check with the supplier of these services prior to presentation.
A GP Consultation fee also applies for all patients not registered with Medicare. Further information is available from Medical Reception.
Budja Budja Medical Clinic is proud to be an Accredited practice, with Doctors and Staff fully committed to a safe and high quality level of health care. This GP service is fully BULK BILLED for Medicare Services. Appointments are available Monday to Friday.
Consultations are made at 20 minute intervals. If a longer appointment is needed please advise receptionist when booking. If you have an urgent medical problem please make it clear to receptionist as we will make time for emergencies.
Phone Medical reception on 03 5356 4751 for an appointment.
Budja Practice Nurses are qualified Div 1 Nurses with many years of nursing experience over a wide range of health care industries.
Our nurses are dedicated and work closely with our GP’s to ensure a high quality of care is given to all patients at our clinic.
They assist with triage, assessments, care plans, treatment including wound care, ECG’s, spirometry, education and provide Pathology Collection (for Budja patients) all here at our clinic.
The podiatrist specialises in the evaluation and treatment of the feet. Podiatrists can diagnose and treat foot diseases, disabilities and deformities by means of physical medicine and rehabilitation, special shoes and other mechanical devices, drugs and minor surgery.
Phone 03 5358 8531 for appointments.
The Diabetes Educator can provide people with diabetes with the knowledge, skills and motivation to effectively manage their condition, visiting fortnightly.
Phone 03 5356 4751 for appointments.
The Dietitian can promote good health by helping clients develop healthy lifestyle habits and can educate individuals and groups on healthy eating for certain medical conditions such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancer, gastrointestinal disorders, eating disorders, kidney disease, general nutrition advice and weight loss.
Phone 03 5358 8507 for appointment.
Clinical Psychologist, AOD and SEWB Staff Services
Our Clinical Psychologist, specialist AOD and SEWB Workers can provide counselling in many forms including personal, community, rehabilitation, marriage, family, school, mental health and in supporting individuals in accessing mainstream services. just to name a few. A counsellors will assess your individual issues, needs and priorities and incorporate agreed strategies for change. The ultimate goal is for the creating and improvement in your overall sense of health and well being. All services are provided in a culturally aware and safe manner and environment. All consultations are held in strict confidence.
Phone 03 5356 4751 for appointment.
Maternal Child Health Nurse
The Maternal Child Health Nurse provides services to all families with children from birth to school age. These nurses have extra qualifications in midwifery and maternal and child health. They are experienced to deal with child and family health issues and problems.
Phone 03 5356 4751 for appointment.
2nd and 4th Wednesday’s.
Budja Budja Medical Clinic with support from Clinical Labs Stawell has our own Blood Collection Service. This service is for Budja Patients who attend our clinic and/or from referring specialists.
We are able to perform most tests here but some may still require you to go to Stawell.
Blood collection is available daily for Budja Budja Patients between 9am and 3pm.
This service is generally BULK BILLED but some particular tests if requested more than once per year will incur a fee.
Please check with our GP if unsure.
After Hours Medical Services
For after hours urgent medical assistance please phone:
- Stawell Medical Advice Centre and Duty Doctor: 03 5358 1410
- Stawell Hospital: 03 5358 8500
- Ambulance: 000
- GP helpline: 1800 022 222
- Operating: 6pm—8am Monday to Friday
- 6pm Friday—8am Saturday
- 12 noon Saturday—8am Monday
- 24 hours on Public Holidays
- Nurse On Call: 1300 606 024
Provides nursing assessment 24/7