This initiative funds general practitioners (GPs) to attend Melba College up to one day a week.
The GP, Dr. Tereza Rada provide medical advice and health care to those students most in need.
The objectives of the program are to:
All Melba College students enrolled are able to access an adolescent-health trained GP, subject to providing the required consent for the services.
Students and their parents/carers will not incur any out-of-pocket expenses for student consultations with the GP.
Melba Medical Centre
Consent and confidentiality policy
The program’s consent and confidentiality policy was developed in consultation with experts including: the Australian Medical Association, the Australian Education Union, Parents Victoria and the Victorian Association of Secondary School Principals.
Consistent with Australian common law, the program recognises that:
Families with children at participating schools will be informed about the program at the start of the year, with detailed fact sheets.