Myhealth Newington opened its doors in June 2013, having taken over the Newington Family Medical Practice. We are a Bulk Billing practice on weekdays and offer additional allied health services in one convenient location. Our practice nurse is available from 9am-4pm weekdays and 9am-2pm Saturdays.
The current services within Myhealth Newington include Physiotherapy, Speech Pathology, Dietician Services, Podiatry and Psychology.
Upstairs you will find a Douglass Hanly Moir pathology collection centre.
Our practice is in a central area of Newington opposite the Newington shopping centre, conveniently located for local residents and businesses. There is free 2 hour ticketed parking available over the road.
Appointments required, walk ins may be asked to return another time if no doctors are available.
For your added convenience we also accept online bookings.
We offer a full range of comprehensive medical services including:
• Antenatal Shared Care
• Audiology Hearing Assessments
• Chronic Disease Management
• Health Assessments
• Iron Infusions
• Men’s Health
• Mental Health
• Paediatrics and Immunisations
• Preventative Medicine
• Travel Medicine [Yellow Fever Accredited Clinic]
• Women’s Health
We have doctors who specialise in Occupational Medicine providing:
• Corporate health checks
• Corporate influenza vaccination program
• CTP Injury Management
• Drug testing [Chain of Custody AS4308]
• Fitness for work assessments and medical reports
• Pre Employment Medicals (Including Rail Industry)
• Workers Compensation Injury Management
Dietitian – Doreen Saad
Dip.H.Sci (University of Otago, New Zealand), Grad Dip Ed Studies (Health Education, Sydney University), Member Dietitians Association of Australia, Accredited Practicing Dietitian.
Doreen graduated from Otago University in New Zealand and furthered her education with a Graduate Diploma in Health Education at Sydney University.
She has worked as an Accredited Practising Dietitian for 10 years in both Concord and the St George Hospitals, as well as in the food industry.
She has been in private practice for 9 years, and is an enthusiastic and highly motivated dietitian with a wide breadth of experience in both adult an children’s nutrition.
Doreen offers up-to-date dietary advice to manage a wide range of conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, irritable bowel syndrome, Coeliac Disease, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, osteoporosis, in addtion to weight management, pregnancy, paediatrics and general health.
Her practical and positive approach towards healing to improve lifestyle behaviours has won favour with both clients an doctors. She helps set realistic health goals, teach the practice of mindful eating and help clients to eat towards a healthier future.
Doreen translates the latest and often complicated nutrition and health information into advice that is easy to understand and follow. She is passionate about health and nutrition and advocates how easily this can be incorporated into everyday living.