Email Appoinment Form
Cancellation or Rescheduling
Last appointment of the Day
Rebates from Private Health Funds
What to expect
What to bring
Location and Map
Monday to Friday - 9:00
am to 7:00 pm
Saturday - 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Make an Appointment
Afternoon, evening and Saturday
appointments fill up fast. If you are available during the day there
are more time slots available.
If your need is urgent,
it is recommended that you telephone, so you can be seen as soon as
possible, and register with our cancellation call-up service:
Telephone: (02) 9968 1103
Give a brief description of your present
problem when you call. Vivien keeps
appointment calls brief. If you have queries when you phone, then Vivien
have to call you back.
Do you have a gift
voucher? Let Vivien know at booking time. Thank You!
If you wish to make an appointment by email please
fill in the following values and send to Vivien for confirmation:
Yes, Vivien does make
home visits to those that are housebound, usually they are morning appointments.
Let Vivien know the circumstances on the phone or by email.
or Rescheduling of Appointments
Sometimes unavoidable, however, standard 24
hours notice is needed. Cancellation or rescheduling fee policy is 50%
scheduled fee for less than 24 hours notice. Missed appointments are
100% of scheduled fee.
Appointment of the Day
Last appointment is 5.30
to 6pm Monday to Friday, or 1.30 to 2pm
Online naturopathic consultations are contrary to the Code of Ethics
of Australian Traditional Medicine Society (ATMS) refer www.atms.com.au.
from Private Health Funds
Vivien Bowman is a registered
provider with all private health funds having ‘ATMS direct’
status, and fully registered with all supplementary Australian Traditional
Medicine Society health funds.
Rebates from most health funds
are GST free.
Please check that your fund cover includes
the service you require, and that you are eligible to claim if waiting
times apply. Many funds have additional provider numbers which Vivien
needs to record on your receipt, so she needs to know which private
health fund you subscribe to.
Fees (May 2004)
Payments to be made at end of
consultation. Receipts are issued.
Standard rates for Individual Naturopathic
Payment methods accepted: Cash, Cheques, Mastercard,
and EFTPOS for payments of $20.00 or more
- Initial consultation $120.00 for 1½
- Follow-up consult $90.00 for 1 hour
- Mini consult $55.00 for ½ hour
- Long consultation $140.00 for 2 hours
Standard rates for Consult Massage
- 1 hour $90.00
- 1½ hours $120.00
- ½ hour $55.00
Lymphatic Drainage Consult Massage
- 1½ hours $130.00
- 2 hours $175.00
Treatments with FSM,
CHA or CEDS are additional.
Tests are additional, whether provided in house or
Products recommended during treatment are charged at
suppliers recommended retail prices and include GST.
Treatments & Tests
- CEDS, CHA & FSM $35.00 per 0.25
- All in-house tests $35.00
- External tests RRP
First Visit - What to Expect:
Made your appointment,
checked out the location, what happens next ?
Prior to the initial visit for
naturopathic or start of wellthwise program, it is preferred
that you complete the on-line health
assessment form about 2 days before your visit. The questionnaire
log-on details are sent out to you via email after your appointment
is confirmed. Allow 1 hour for completion of online questionnaire
please - you can view the results on-line after the form is
If you do not have email or internet
access prior to the visit, then a detailed case history is taken, usually
about ½ to ¾ hour and for this Vivien may ask many questions
about your overall health, your occupation, sports, hobbies and exercise,
diet etc. Vivien will focus on the areas of your concern, and if appropriate,
make some further checks (eg your blood pressure, pulse, range of motion,
iris analysis etc).
Then she will discuss the findings with
you and outline a recommended treatment plan which is tailor made for
you, and takes into consideration any personal restrictions, and fits
in with your lifestyle.
Confidentiality is assured
by the ATMS Code of Ethics.
For massage appointments Vivien takes
a shortened case history, again so she can work out the best therapy
for your priority problem areas, and to check there are no contra-indications
What to bring ?
If you have any recent blood tests results, X-rays
or reports from specialists or chiropractors that you think
are relevant, please bring them along.
It is helpful if you make a list
of your present medications – writing down the strength
and dosage of the prescription from the bottles. If you take any over-the-counter
medication please list that also.
If you take supplements, and you are not sure what
you should continue to take, then it is best to bring them with you,
so vivien can check the ingredients.
Bring your questions,
any observations or notes you may have made that you want to know about.
Finally, it is recommended that you wear comfortable clothing and park
the car in a 3 hour zone. (carparks timelimits - Mosman Cache closes
at 8pm, Bridgepoint at 1am and Vista Street is open 24 hours)
Suite 1E 1 Spit Road Mosman 2088
Phone (02) 9968 1103
Fax (02) 9968 2251
Located at the junction of Spit Road and Military Road
(called Spit Junction) at Mosman, this major 3-way intersection links
Sydney’s Lower North Shore and the Sydney CBD to Manly and the
Northern Beaches of Sydney, with the Mosman Bay Ferries and foreshores
of Taronga Park Zoo.