Allied Health Services

Lake Cathie Health Complex includes a range of allied health services conveniently located within the complex.

AUDIOLOGY:

The Hearing Care at Forster and Port Macquarie team is committed to helping people to improve their hearing. They offer the latest technology, individual attention and can provide free hearing aids and tests to eligible clients. Appointments available at Lake Cathie, Port Macquarie, Forster, Laurieton and Taree.

To make an appointment phone (02) 6584 5899 or phone 1800 070 700 for more information.

DIETICIAN / DIABETIC EDUCATOR:

Jodie Kennett and Tess Hitch are accredited dieticians, with many years of experience. From weight loss diets to special diets for food allergies, diabetes and coeliac sufferers, our dieticians offer a great store of knowledge and helpful motivation.

To make an appointment phone (02) 6583 7717.

PODIATRY:

Ryan James
Ryan James completed a Bachelor of Podiatry degree at the University of Newcastle (2009). He has also graduated with honours in health science (2011) with a research paper on custom made foot orthoses for the treatment of foot pain. Ryan is a Level 2 Sports Trainer (2014), and is a member of Sports Medicine Australia and affiliate member of the Australasian College of Podiatric Surgeons. Ryan is currently studying a Masters in Public Health through the University of Newcastle.

Ryan has worked previously in private practice in Sydney and Hunter New England area before moving back to Port Macquarie where he grew up. He established Ryan James Podiatry in 2011 which has now expanded to five locations in the Mid North Coast region. Ryan has worked with the University of Newcastle as a university tutor for Podiatric Pharmacology. Currently, Ryan regularly takes Podiatry and Medical students from the University of Newcastle, University of Western Sydney and University of New South Wales and is a part of the GP training program at the Port GP Super Clinic. Ryan has a special interest in Sports Podiatry including lower limb biomechanics, custom orthoses and regenerative medicine.

Cara Marrone
Cara studied her Bachelor of Podiatry at the University of Newcastle and graduated in 2016. Cara enjoys all aspects of Podiatry and has wonderful interpersonal skills that will put patients of any age at ease. Cara has a strong interest in continuing professional development so she can ensure she is providing a high level of care to her patients. In 2017 she undertook further study in the area of Dry Needling and enjoys utilising this modality in the clinic. Cara particularly enjoys General Podiatry and Sports Podiatry, including biomechanics and footwear advice. Outside of Podiatry; she enjoys yoga, cooking and learning new languages. Cara also enjoys donating her time to animal rescue in our local area.

To make an appointment phone (02) 6584 8899 or visit www.rjpodiatry.com.au.

PSYCHOLOGY:

Rob Davis and Marie-Louise Corrin provide a wide range of psychology and counseling services. Patients on Medicare mental health plans are consulted with minimal out of pocket expenses.
To make an appointment phone (02) 6584 8899.

Note: For all the above longer consultation times and interpreter services are available, so please tell our receptionist if you require some extra time or assistance.

Call today to discuss your healthcare needs: (02) 6584 8899.
OPENING HOURS:
Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm
Saturday 9am – 12noon (Medical Centre & Pharmacy only)