Let’s face it … history suggests men aren’t that great at asking for help. Our Men’s Health Clinic is committed to the health and wellbeing of men and all you need to get started is a 45-minute consultation with our men’s health nurse practitioner. It could save your life!
Men's health clinic - appointments
The Men’s Health Clinic runs from our Eaglehawk and Bendigo sites. Appointments are essential.
Address: 171 Hargreaves Street, Bendigo
Phone: 03 5448 1600
Hours: Every Wednesday, 3pm to 5pm
There is no cost for the appointment
Address: 3 Seymoure Street, Eaglehawk
Phone: 03 5434 4300
Hours: Each Tuesday, 1pm to 7pm
What services are available?
Our Men’s Health Clinic specialises in helping men better understand and manage their health needs. Our male men’s health nurse practitioner can provide annual check-ups, health assessments, information and support to help you achieve a healthier lifestyle.
A 45-minute consultation is all that’s needed for a complete health check. A range of health education programs are available for workplace and the general community designed to suit individual needs.
Some of the issues we cover include:
- Diet and exercise
- Blood pressure
- Family history
- Prostate health
- Erectile dysfunction
- Bowel cancer
- Mental health
- Alcohol misuse
- Sexual health
- Sexually transmissible infection testing
Do I need a referral?
You do not need a referral to attend our Men’s Health Clinic.
Do you offer sexual health services at the clinic?
Yes, sexual health services are provided at the Men’s Health Clinic, including STI checks and are provided in a confidential environment with our male men’s health nurse practitioner.
What if I don’t want to go to a Men’s Health Clinic?
You can access GPs for all general health needs at our medical practices at the Bendigo, Eaglehawk and Kangaroo Flat sites. To make an appointment to see one of our GPs, call your nearest site. Phone 5434 4300 (Eaglehawk), 5448 1600 (Bendigo) or 5430 0500 (Kangaroo Flat).
I’m feeling angry or sad all the time
If you feel there are challenges in your life that you are struggling to deal with it’s important to know you are not alone. Many people feel this way when faced with difficult situations or life pressures.
To book an appointment or learn more about our counselling services.
I’m drinking too much
Alcohol can cause problems in your life. It can feel like you need to drink to cope with stresses and challenges, we can help you. To access our Alcohol and Other Drugs services call our Kangaroo Flat site at 13 Helm Street on 5430 0500.
How do you deal with problems around illicit or prescription drugs?
People turn to illicit and prescription drugs to overcome life issues. If drugs have started to take hold of your life we can help you:
- Stop taking drugs
- Take a harm minimisation approach if you want to continue using drugs
- Stop smoking
- Learn more about the health concerns around alcohol and drugs
To access our Alcohol and Other Drugs services call our Kangaroo Flat site on 5430 0500.
What is the age of men/youth that you provide services for?
Our men’s health nurse practitioner will men of any age requiring the men’s health clinic for a range of services including counselling, sexual health, STI checks, prostate health, bowel health and diet and exercise.
Do you provide education?
The male nurse practitioner can attend for male sexual health education. Education programs are available for workplaces. The nurse practitioner can attend for general health and wellbeing education.
Men’s health male nurse practitioner available to speak at your event
Information for health professionals/welfare agencies and hospitals
We accept referrals from community services such as hospitals, private psychology and counselling practices. No referral is required for your client. Our services can sometimes have a small waiting period for an appointment. Please call 5434 4300 or 5448 1600 to confirm.
All appointments are bulk billed.
I have some other health concerns, where do I go?
I need more support, what other services are available?
- pdf Sexual health services brochure (1.35 MB)
- Men’s health clinic brochure *** need brochure