The Neighbourhood Health Clinic is based at the New Farm Neighbourhood Centre.
It hosts a dietitian, physiotherapy clinic, counselling service and homeopath. Vouchers for free dental work are also available to eligible people and we will have a GP starting soon.
Our visiting practitioners are committed to treating the whole person and are dedicated to finding new approaches to meeting the complex health needs of our community.
People using the The Neighbourhood Health Clinic can visit our GP to receive referrals to our physiotherapists and dietitian, ensuring the whole treatment process remains bulk-billed and with no cost to the patient. The aim of Clinic is to empower our community to take ownership of their health and well-being.
Our Visiting Practitioners
Dietitian (Dorelle Thompson)
Appointments available 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month, 9:15am – 12:30pm
- Do you have any questions about food, nutrition or diet?
- Are you unsure of how much to eat?
- Do you know if you are getting enough protein for your age?
Book in for a Nutrition Check-Up and find out if your diet is providing you with the nutrition your body needs. Allow around 20 minutes.
Dorelle also accepts doctors’ referrals for chronic disease management plans for people with health conditions such as diabetes, heart disease digestive disorders and weight concerns. Check with your doctor (or with our GP) to see if you are eligible. Doctors referrals are bulk billed so there is no gap payment.
Dorelle commenced her career as a dietitian in 1999 and has worked in public hospitals and in private practice.
Dorelle is degree-qualified in Nutrition and Dietetics and has a Master’s in Public Health (Health Promotion). She is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and member of the Dietitian’s Association of Australia and keeps up to date with nutrition and dietary research, food and nutrition trends.
Dorelle is passionate about helping people learn how to eat for better health, eliminate the challenges that are holding them back and getting people focused and motivated to improve their health. She is caring and resourceful when helping clients resolve dietary challenges, and knows how to have a laugh while taking a no-nonsense approach.
Homeopath (Adele Hamilton)
Appointments available 1st and 3rd Friday of the month, 9.00am – 12.00pm
Appointment duration 1 hour.
Many people have found homeopathy to be a safe, gentle and helpful treatment for a variety of illnesses.
Homeopathy is based on the premise that “like cures like” and therefore the consultation is very specific and focuses on you the individual your thoughts, feelings and sensations for your particular symptoms.
At the end of the consultation a remedy may be prepared and administered. A follow up appointment is usually required to monitor the patient. Homeopathy does not require a referral for an appointment.
Adele is a graduate of Nutritional Medicine and Homeopathy, a qualified NIA Technique and Ageless Grace Instructor and a member of the Australian Natural Therapists Association.
Her interests are in health and wellbeing and the prevention of disease. As a homeopath, Adele uses safe, gentle and effective natural methods to treat acute and chronic conditions in people at any stage of life from infants to adults.
Appointments available Mondays and Tuesdays
Provided by Axis Counselling and Centacare.
General Practictioner (GP)
In addition to your regular medical needs our GP is also able to make referrals to other specialist services provided by the clinic.
Read more about our visiting practitioners here.
Physiotherapist Cameron Sutherland
Appointments available Wednesdays
Cameron has a vast experience in treating acute and chronic conditions in a variety of environments from office type complaints (largely neck and lower back pain) right through to elite level sporting injuries.
Cameron prides himself on ‘fixing’ injuries where other rehabilitation has fallen short and prefers to take the necessary time to accurately assess and therefore apply the most targeted treatment.
He is passionate about his patients and dedicated to using only proven and cutting edge treatments with particular focus on exercise rehabilitation and hands on manual therapy techniques. Cameron is also an accredited health coach and is able to offer his patients extensive personalised health care advice based on the latest PH360 genetic modelling.
Cameron loves his sports, and has played most of them at some stage (with the injuries to show for it). He understands the mental and physical challenges associated with rehabilitation and whilst he insists on continual improvements in measurable outcomes he will always guide you through the process with care.
Cameron has enjoyed associations with numerous sporting organisations including the Souths Sharks (AFC), Aspley Hornets (NEAFL), Queensland Cricket U17s State Squad (QC), Flaming Chalice Cup – Queensland Premier Volleyball League (PVL) and has recently also toured in Africa as the Physiotherapist for the Iconz – Australian Representative Rugby Seven’s team.
As a principal practitioner at Praxis Physiotherapy Cameron is now looking forward to working within the New Farm Neighbourhood Centre offering high level treatment to all in a fun, relaxed and caring setting.
Physiotherapists Stephen Timms
Appointments available Wednesdays
Stephen’s combination of physiotherapy, exercise science and personalised health makes him a ‘one stop shop’ on your rehabilitation journey.
For the sporting population Stephen can manage you from acute injury management to return to sport and even enhanced performance. For those not in the sporting arena, Stephen incorporates the latest personalised health principles such as epigenetics and has had great success in treating chronic pain and disease.
Stephen is a passionately curious, experienced and dedicated clinician. He thrives on making tangible improvements in people’s lives, be it sport, work or recreational pursuits. In addition to his clinic workload, Stephen is also currently the Director of Athletic Performance for the Aspley Hornets NEAFL football club.
This role manages a multidisciplinary team of physiotherapists, strength coaches, sports trainers, a GP and orthopaedic surgeon. He is also often contracted by professional sporting bodies such as Cricket Australia for both his strength and conditioning and physiotherapy expertise.
Stephen is a published researcher with several peer review articles and textbook chapters published in the physiotherapy and sports science field. He has lectured at conferences around the world in various disciplines and often supervises exercise science, coaching and physiotherapy students.
Stephen has enjoyed playing many sports at a competitive level namely cricket, AFL and tennis. His career highlights thus far include working at the 2011 Cricket World Cup in India, helping the Aspley Hornets NEAFL team make the 2015 grand final, presenting at a personalised health conference in Tuscany, being on tour with the U17 Australian’s Boys Cricket team in 2015 and winning the Queensland Cricket Association 1st Grade 4-Day and One Day Finals.
As a principal practitioner at Praxis Physiotherapy and with his exposure to elite sport, personalised health, varied academic pursuits and clinical experiences Stephen is well equipped and excited to be working at New Farm Neighbourhood Centre.
For bookings phone Cameron 0406 246171 or Stephen 0403 767821