High quality medical services and support.
What we provide:
Our Community Health Nurse can help you with a range of health concerns and work with your other clinicians to support your well-being. We offer:
- injury assessment
- wound care
- adult pathology
- electrocardiograms (ECG)
- health assessment and monitoring
- health promotion and disease prevention
- home visit for people who are unable to attend the clinic due to injury or serious illness
- emergency presentations
- follow up treatment after an appointment with a general practitioner, if required.
Our services are:
- available to all
- available in languages other than English.
Telephone and on-site interpreters can be arranged in any language at no cost to you.
North Richmond Community Health’s Community Nurse service is supported by the Victorian Government.
Kuan has worked at North Richmond Community Health since 2004. Prior to this, she worked as a nurse in the emergency departments of Southend Hospital in England, the Geelong Hospital and the Epworth. She has significant experience in triaging patients and as a nursing team leader.
She is a qualified registered nurse, having trained in England. She also holds a Bachelor of Nursing degree from Deakin University. While Kuan enjoyed the fast pace of the emergency department, she finds it very rewarding to treat regular patients. She also has a keen interest in wound care and immunization, with specialist training in these areas.
Kuan was born in Malaysia and is of Chinese decent. She speaks Hokkian with some limited Cantonese and Hakka. She also speaks Malay and can understand Indonesian Bahasa.
Thea joined North Richmond Community Health in 2017 after a number of years working in acute public hospitals. Thea lived and worked overseas in the UK and Russia before coming home to work as a registered nurse, having a Bachelor degree of Nursing from Deakin University.
Thea is a qualified nurse immuniser and has a keen interest in sexual health, infectious diseases, wound care and drug and alcohol related health care needs.
Thea enjoys working in community health where she gets to work with the diverse community of North Richmond. Advocating on behalf of and working with clients to help empower them to advocate for their health needs is important to her. She looks forward to meeting you and assisting you with your health care needs.
Cherry is an internationally qualified nurse from The Philippines who migrated to Australia in 2010. She completed her nursing qualification at Australian Catholic University.
Cherry is passionate about providing nursing care for vulnerable and marginalised community members. She is a Nurse Immuniser, Cervical Screening Nurse Provider and Sexual Health Nurse. She also has special interests in wound management, ear health, health assessment and Chronic Disease Management.
Cherry works collaboratively with GPs, Nurses and Allied Health Professionals to be able to give the highest standard nursing care to everyone.