Primary Mental Health Consultation Service (PMHCS) (The Alfred)

About this service

Provides support and education to primary health care providers with a focus on high prevalence mental health disorders especially anxiety and depression.

    • Service name

      Primary Mental Health Consultation Service (PMHCS) (The Alfred)

    • Service address

      Waiora Clinic, Level 2, 435 Malvern Road South Yarra VIC 3141
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    • Additional sites

      St Kilda Road Clinic 607 St Kilda Road Melbourne VIC

    • Phone

      9076 4700

    • Fax

      9076 4788

    • Urgency levels

      Some Help, Just Curious

    • Service area

      City of Glen Eira, City of Port Phillip, City of Stonnington

    • Service hours

      Mon to Fri 9am - 5pm

    • Eligibility criteria

      This service is for primary care providers including GPs, RDNS, Community Health whose practice is located within the Alfred catchment (City of Port Phillip, City of Stonnington and City of Glen Eira (north of North Road))
      Outreach is available to eligible health providers
      Secondary consultations are available as a one-off for clients for primary care providers located within the Alfred catchment regardless of the client's address.
      Psychiatric assessments can be provided upon referral by a GP in the Alfred catchment as per eligibility
      Service does not provide court reports

    • Interpreters

      Yes, but requires booking in advance

    • Service type

      INDIVIDUAL

    • Costs

      No Costs

    • Languages (other than English)

      No

    • Disability access

      Yes

    • Drop in service

      No

    • Outreach

      Yes

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    • Participation length

      As Required

    • Secondary consult

      Yes

    • Staff profile

      Qualified Staff

    • Who can refer

      Primary Health Care Providers practising within the Alfred catchment - includes City of Port Phillip, City of Stonnington and City of Glen Eira (north of North Road)

    • Point of intake

      Intake worker via the Alfred Community Psychiatry 9076 9888