Care & Support
At Moonee Valley Specialist Centre we understand the value of nurturing personal and caring relationships with our patients and their loved ones. It’s through such support networks that we see the best possible health outcomes – to help you get on with life.
Therefore, if you’re finding it difficult to cope or you just need someone to talk to, get in touch with us and we’ll do everything we can to help you.
The physical and emotional impacts of illness and disease can take a toll on you, your family and your friends. It’s important to make connections and find out from others in a similar situation to you how they cope through the difficult times.
The professional organisations and support services linked here will help you find out more:
Australian Crohn’s and Colitis Association
Images of Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastroenterology Society of Australia
Irritable Bowel information and Support
The Coeliac Society
National Bowel Cancer Screening Program
St Vincent’s Private Hospital
Online health resources provide easy-to-access information that may relate to your specific medical condition. Gaining a clear understanding of your illness and what it means for you and your family is important. We encourage you to expand your knowledge and take a pro-active approach to enhancing your health.
The following are quality resources that we highly recommend and hope that you will find helpful:
American Gastroenterological Association
Digestive Diseases Topics List at NIDDK
Digestive Disease Health Information
NBSCP (National Bowel Screening program)
Bowel Cancer Digestive/Gastrointestinal Cancers
Capsule Endoscopy Information
Warringal Private Hospital