Community Health Nursing


Our Community Health Nurses work closely in partnership with individuals, families and communities to maintain health and help prevent disease.  They are involved in health promotion, health education, illness prevention and health screening.

The Community Health Nurse works with a multidisciplinary team based at Active Health Portland to ensure a full range of health care options are available to everyone.

Services provided by the Community Health Nurse include:

  • Asthma Education
  • LIFE! – Diabetes, heart disease & stroke prevention program
  • Quit smoking – individual appointments
  • Water Exercise
  • Walking group
  • Laughter Yoga
  • Health Promotion
  • Epilepsy support

The cost of the service varies depending on the type of service or activity.

Office Hours

Tuesday and Wednesday 9.00am to 3.30pm

Thursday and Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm

Office Location

Active Health Portland, 148 – 150 Percy Street, Portland

Contact Details

Phone: (03) 5522 1200 Active Health

(03) 5521 0653 Intake team

Fax:    (03) 5521 0372



Community Nursing services may be accessed directly by individuals, their family members and / or care givers.

Referrals from your GP or other health professional may be emailed or faxed to the above contacts.