My child’s eyes and sightI am worried about my child’s eyes and sight
|Who||What do they do||How|
|Maternal & Child Health Nurse||
Maternal and Child Health Services offer professional nursing support and advice for parents of children from birth to school age.Services include consultation and support with parenting issues; regular health and development checks for children at 10 key ages; groups for first time parents; health screening; information about community and family support services; and referrals to other professionals as required.
You can book your appointment by completing an online registration form
Or by contacting the Wyndham City Maternal and Child Health Unit on 9742 8148.
Maternal and Child Health Line – phone 13 22 29
|Who is a paediatrician?
A paediatrician is a doctor who specialises in children’s health and development.
When do you refer to a paediatrician?
A referral to a paediatrician would be made to gain support for any child showing developmental delays or concerns.Paediatrician support must be gained prior to a referral for an Autism Spectrum Disorder assessment.
Who can refer to a paediatrician?
To see a paediatrician a referral must be gained from the family doctor (GP).Once a referral is made by the family doctor, the parent is required to make contact with the paediatrician’s office to make an appointment.
Paediatricians within Wyndham
|Family Doctor (GP)||Medical Centres and Hospitals within Wyndham|
|Optometrist|| Refer to the Optometry Australia
website to search for an Optometrist within your area.