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Psychiatrist

Dr Leo Ryan (MBBS, BSc, LLB(Hons), FRANZCP)

Dr Ryan has been working full-time in psychiatry since 2005. He completed specialist training and was awarded Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of Psychiatrists in 2011. All Dr Ryan’s tertiary qualifications, including medical degree, were obtained at the University of Queensland where he is also an Honorary Senior Lecturer. He completed his psychiatric training at Princess Alexandra, Mater Children’s, and Royal Brisbane Hospitals. Dr Ryan accepts adult patients’ problems including bipolar disorder, depression and other mood disorders, anxiety disorders and psychotic disorders.

Psychologist

Lawrence (Joe) Sproats (MA Psychology, M Soc Pol)

Lawrence primary focus areas include:

Anger Management
Anxiety and Panic
Career Counselling
Life Coaching
Depression
General Counselling
Personal Development
Relationships
Youth Counselling

Lawrence also, specialities in vibration psychology, indigenous counselling and group conselling

Diabetes Educator

Lisa Grice (RN, CDE, CPT)

Lisa Grice Private Diabetes Educator is in Rockhampton and visits Nhulundu Health Service to provide service to the local community. Lisa is a diabetes educator with expertise in diabetes self-management, pre-diabetes, pregnancy, insulin initiation, insulin pumps, gestational diabetes, type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes

Optometrist

Michael Young

Optometrist Michael Young is now providing optometry services at Nhulundu Health Service. Mr Young is based in Brisbane and has been delivering optometry outreach services across Queensland since 1998 and visits the clinic for two days every 2 months.

If a client requires glasses, Mr Young can access free spectacles for pensioners and other eligible clients through MASS. He carries a range of frames available for purchase, and those with private health cover can simplify payment with private health swipe. For those not eligible for free spectacles and without private health cover he offers a simple payment plan to enable purchase of glasses. Once the payment is completed, the client can collect their glasses in 6-8 weeks. If clients are over 85 years or under 15 years, this turnaround is reduced to 2-3 weeks. Michael is a provider under the Mass Glasses Scheme.

Clients can self-refer to the clinic and book an appointment through reception by phoning 4979 0992.

Cardiac Care

Indigenous Cardiac Outreach Program (iCOP)

The Indigenous Cardiac Outreach Program was established in 2007 and is based within the Prince Charles hospital. It is a specialist cardiac outreach service that delivers point of care diagnostic and cardiovascular disease screening to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living in rural and remote areas of Queensland. The services are delivered by a team that includes an Indigenous clinic coordinator, a cardiac specialist, sonographer, and nurse educator. Services include chronic disease screening, tertiary level cardiac consultations, echocardiography and stress testing.

Podiatrist

Evolution Podiatry

Evolution Podiatry have been servicing Central Queensland region since 2009. Their podiatrists are highly skilled in all areas of diagnosis and treatment and specialise in a range of areas including:

- sports and general podiatry
- orthotics for adults and children
- foot and nail care podiatry services
- chronic foot health care
- aged care assessment and care
- diabetic foot assessment and care

Physiotherapist / Exercise Physiologist

Gladstone Physio & Fitness

Nhulundu Health Service in partnership with Gladstone Physio & Fitness helps clients to improve their health, wellbeing mobility with the professional physiotherapy and exercise physiology services. Our physiotherapists will help to diagnose the possible conditions contributing to pain and/or dysfunction including joint mobilisations, manipulations, soft tissue release and exercise. Our exercise physiologist will further compliment the diagnosis from the Physiotherapist and prescribe suitable exercise and education.

Some services are bulk billed for Clinic patients and other services may be accessed by Aged Care clients via their Home Care packages.