Myhealth Newington opened its doors in June 2013, having taken over the Newington Family Medical Practice. It is a Bulk Billing practice and offers additional allied health services in one convenient location. The current services within Myhealth Newington include Physiotherapy, Dental, Dietician Services, Podiatry and Psychology.
In the same area you will also find a Douglass Hanly Moir pathology collection centre. Our practice nurse is also available from 9am-4pm.
Our practice is in a central area of Newington opposite the Newington shopping centre, conveniently located for local residents and businesses.
For your added convenience we also accept online bookings.
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.