Fees & Services - Laura O'Brien
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Services

Laura provides one on one counselling and medical nutrition therapy.

No formal referral required.

Laura does accept referrals from

  • Medical specialists, including gastroenterologists & colorectal surgeons
  • General Practitioners
  • Allied health professionals

This practice prefers to receive correspondence via Medical Objects.
dietitian

 

 

Fees

Initial appointment (60 min)                  $180

Review appointment (30 min)                 $90

Long review appointment (45 min)       $135

Individual meal plan*                               $100

*After initial appointment only


Medicare Telehealth items Covid-19 6th April 2020 to 30 September 2020

  • If you have a Medicare Chronic Diseases Management Plan (CDMP) from your General Practitioner only you are able to claim $53.80 for telehealth services.
  • The full fee as outlined above is paid at the time of consultation and the Medicare claim for $53.80 will be processed at the time consultation.

Contact your General Practitioner to check if you are eligible for a Chronic Diseases Management Plan before your appointment.

Many private health funds now offer rebates for telehealth dietitian consultations.  Check your policy with your health fund before your appointment.

Cancellations 

Please provide 24 business hours notice if you need to cancel your appointment.  Failure to attend a booked appointment or to cancel without 24 hours notice may incur a cancellation fee.

Your appointment with Laura

Initial appointments

  • Thorough diet and nutrition assessment
  • Review of medical information, tests results or doctors letters
  • Review of food diaries
  • Up to date nutrition information for health or digestive conditions
  • Set goals and strategies to improve your diet and symptoms
  • Update letter to your doctor or medical specialist

 

Review appointments

  • Check progress of your nutrition goals
  • Review of food diaries 
  • Problem solve to find the right food and meal ideas
  • Updates to your doctor or medical specialist as needed

Gastrointestinal Conditions

Laura can assist with gastrointestinal conditions including:

  • Coeliac disease
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (Ulcerative Colitis & Crohn’s disease)
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • low FODMAP diets
  • Food intolerances
  • Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD)
  • Pancreatic insufficiency
  • Liver disease
  • Gastroparesis
  • Ileostomy and Colostomy
  • Diverticular disease

Chronic Conditions

Laura can also assist with chronic conditions including:

  • Diabetes and prediabetes
  • Unintentional weight loss
  • Nasogastric and gastrostomy tubes

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