Health Professionals

GP Liaison - Contact, Updates & Education

Important Numbers

Switchboard for Eastern Health: 1300 342 555

Release of Information (ROI): 9871 3655 Fax: 9871 3357


GP Liaison Officer: 9955 7500

GP Medical Liaison Officer

Eastern Health's GP Medical Liaison Officer, Dr Penny Gaskell's, main role is to develop and improve communication between General Practice and Eastern Health.
Dr Gaskell is available Monday, Thursdays and every second Tuesday to answer any GP enquiries and can be contacted via phone on 9955 7500 or via email

New guidelines for diagnosis and management of gestational diabetes

As of 1 January, 2015, Eastern Health have adopted the new Australian Diabetes In Pregnancy Society guidelines for diagnosing and managing Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) for women attending Eastern Health for antenatal care and delivery. Please read the attached flyer. For any additional queries, please contact Jenny Cross – Diabetes Educator- Eastern Health or contact on E: or M: 0407 677 818

GP Liaison Newsletter - What's happening at Eastern Health

If you would like to subscribe to the Eastern Health quarterly email and receive updates on Eastern Health, please email Dr Penny Gaskell on

We welcome feedback and suggestions on how we can improve our services to you.