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FAQs

1. What are our operating hours?
Our   operating   hours   are   Monday   to   Friday   8.30-17.30   excluding   public   holidays   and   during   the   Christmas   /   New   Year   Break;   when our rooms will be closed for longer.
2. Is it easy to get to Mitcham Rd Consulting Suites?
We   are   conveniently   located   on   the   corner   of   Mitcham   Rd   and   Hedge   End   Rd   in   Nunawading.   We   are   quite   close   to   2   exits   from   the EastLink   Freeway.   You   can   take   the   Springvale   Rd/   Nunawading   exit   or   the   Mitcham   exit   and   within   less   than   5   minutes   you   should reach us.
3. Can I walk in for an unbooked consultation with one of the doctors?
No. This is a specialist centre and a referral is required from your local doctor before you can see one of our specialists.
4. Can I walk in to have a respiratory function test or a cardiac test without a booking?
No. You must have a booking beforehand.
5. Where is the closest radiology service?
We a have close radiology service within a kilometre at Mitcham Private Hospital.
6. What is a sleep study?
A   sleep   study   is   an   overnight   study   usually   conducted   to   diagnose   sleep   apnoea;   however   can   also   be   useful   to   diagnose   a   number of   other   sleep   disorders   such   as   insomnia,   periodic   limb   movement   of   sleep   and   REM   disorders. You   usually   sleep   in   hospital   with   a number of special monitors attached, and go home the next morning.
7. Where are the sleep studies conducted?
For   private   laboratory   sleep   studies,   they   are   conducted   at   Mitcham   Private   Hospital   within   a   kilometre   distance   from   the   rooms.   For public   laboratory   sleep   studies,   they   are   conducted   at   the Austin   Hospital;   the   one   of   the   biggest   sleep   laboratories   in Australia   and the   centre   for   chronic   ventilation   "Victorian   Respiratory   Support   Service   or   VRSS".   Our   sleep   physician   has   a   public   appointment   at the Austin Hospital including the VRSS. Arrangements can also be made for ambulatory home sleep studies.
8. Are sleep studies uncomfortable?
Although   it   may   be   slightly   uncomfortable   to   have   some   monitoring   attached   to   you   when   sleeping;   the   far   majority   of   patients tolerate it quite well without any problems.
9. What is a lung function test?
Simply   it   is   a   test   to   determine   certain   lung   volumes,   airflow   and   oxygen   transport   inside   the   lungs. There   are   also   tests   to   determine the presence or absence of asthma.
10. Is it difficult to have a lung function test?
Children   as   young   as   6   years   can   do   a   lung   function   test. You   will   be   required   though   to   blow   in   the   equipment   as   hard   as   possible to get the required measurements. Most people can perform the test without major difficulty.
11. What cardiac tests are available?
We   have   echocardiography   to   assess   the   function   and   structure   of   the   heart,   exercise   testing   and   stress   echocardiography   to assess blood flow to the heart. Please refer to the section under services for more details.
12. What is a comprehensive geriatric assessment?
This   is   a   comprehensive   assessment   of   the   elderly   patient   including   full   assessment   of   the   entire   patient's   medical   history, medications, level of function and care needs. This has to be conducted by a qualified Geriatrician after a referral from your GP.
© Copyrights | Mitcham Rd Consulting Suites | All Rights are Reserved | Powered by Multitalent IT
Mitcham RD Consulting Suites

FAQs

1. What are our operating hours?
Our   operating   hours   are   Monday   to   Friday   8.30-17.30   excluding   public holidays   and   during   the   Christmas   /   New   Year   Break;   when   our   rooms will be closed for longer.
2. Is it easy to get to Mitcham Rd Consulting Suites?
We   are   conveniently   located   on   the   corner   of   Mitcham   Rd   and   Hedge End   Rd   in   Nunawading.   We   are   quite   close   to   2   exits   from   the   EastLink Freeway.   You   can   take   the   Springvale   Rd/   Nunawading   exit   or   the Mitcham exit and within less than 5 minutes you should reach us.
3.   Can   I   walk   in   for   an   unbooked   consultation   with   one   of   the doctors?
No.   This   is   a   specialist   centre   and   a   referral   is   required   from   your local doctor before you can see one of our specialists.
4.   Can   I   walk   in   to   have   a   respiratory   function   test   or   a   cardiac   test without a booking?
No. You must have a booking beforehand.
5. Where is the closest radiology service?
We   a   have   close   radiology   service   within   a   kilometre   at   Mitcham Private Hospital.
6. What is a sleep study?
A   sleep   study   is   an   overnight   study   usually   conducted   to   diagnose sleep   apnoea;   however   can   also   be   useful   to   diagnose   a   number   of other   sleep   disorders   such   as   insomnia,   periodic   limb   movement   of sleep   and   REM   disorders.   You   usually   sleep   in   hospital   with   a   number of special monitors attached, and go home the next morning.
7. Where are the sleep studies conducted?
For   private   laboratory   sleep   studies,   they   are   conducted   at   Mitcham Private   Hospital   within   a   kilometre   distance   from   the   rooms.   For   public laboratory   sleep   studies,   they   are   conducted   at   the   Austin   Hospital; the   one   of   the   biggest   sleep   laboratories   in Australia   and   the   centre   for chronic   ventilation   "Victorian   Respiratory   Support   Service   or   VRSS". Our   sleep   physician   has   a   public   appointment   at   the   Austin   Hospital including   the   VRSS.   Arrangements   can   also   be   made   for   ambulatory home sleep studies.
8. Are sleep studies uncomfortable?
Although   it   may   be   slightly   uncomfortable   to   have   some   monitoring attached   to   you   when   sleeping;   the   far   majority   of   patients   tolerate   it quite well without any problems.
9. What is a lung function test?
Simply   it   is   a   test   to   determine   certain   lung   volumes,   airflow   and oxygen   transport   inside   the   lungs.   There   are   also   tests   to   determine the presence or absence of asthma.
10. Is it difficult to have a lung function test?
Children   as   young   as   6   years   can   do   a   lung   function   test.   You   will   be required   though   to   blow   in   the   equipment   as   hard   as   possible   to   get the    required    measurements.    Most    people    can    perform    the    test without major difficulty.
11. What cardiac tests are available?
We   have   echocardiography   to   assess   the   function   and   structure   of the   heart,   exercise   testing   and   stress   echocardiography   to   assess blood   flow   to   the   heart.   Please   refer   to   the   section   under   services   for more details.
12. What is a comprehensive geriatric assessment?
This   is   a   comprehensive   assessment   of   the   elderly   patient   including full   assessment   of   the   entire   patient's   medical   history,   medications, level   of   function   and   care   needs.   This   has   to   be   conducted   by   a qualified Geriatrician after a referral from your GP.