The Royal Children’s Hospital has three part-time refugee health fellows. The fellows help health services and practitioners in outer metropolitan, rural and regional Victoria to support newly arrived refugee populations.
The Department of Health in Victoria has funded Refugee Health fellow positions to provide support and advice to Victoria’s refugee health community.
Speak with your local Refugee Health Program about how they can support you. Refugee health nurses and allied health staff are located in community health centres in areas of high refugee settlement. Refugee health nurses can provide advice on primary and specialist referral, as well as referral to relevant community groups and community services.
The Royal Melbourne Hospital has two refugee health fellows who provide education and training, coordination and service development Dr Joanne Gardiner and Dr Janet Pasricha. Joanne is contactable Monday to Friday and Janet is available on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays.
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