ABOUT OUR CLINIC

At Brighton Health Clinic for Kids, our experienced paediatricians and professional allied health staff offer a high standard of patient focused healthcare delivered with empathy and respect.

Combining years of experience our inter-referral system means we encompass a wide range of clinical multidisciplinary team services in one location.

WELCOME TO BRIGHTON HEALTH CLINIC FOR KIDS

Dedicated Team

Our team consists of carefully selected highly skilled paediatric specialists and allied health professionals, experienced paediatric nurses who all excel in their respective fields and work seamlessly together sharing our vision to deliver all-inclusive paediatric treatments in a friendly, supportive and safe environment.

To deliver excellent quality medical care to all of our patients.
To focus on building strong doctor-patient relationships, with families having easy access to our health professionals.

Comprising of several consulting rooms imaginatively-themed to create a calming, comforting atmosphere for children, our clinic aims to provide a great service to our patients and to create a positive place for our staff to work.

We have purpose-built a unique sensory quiet playroom with a soothing ambience.

There is a pleasant natural sunlit area used as a boardroom where individual families or groups of parents can meet and discuss their children’s needs in a MDT setting. The spacious seminar area will be used as a medical educational centre for all health professionals and families.

Our goal is to be a local educational hub, sharing our medical knowledge and resources to empower our local community of medical professionals. We will hold quarterly paediatric education updates where GPs can discuss challenging cases and explore more about paediatric conditions as part of their ongoing professional development.

We will also run regular seminars for parents on numerous conditions affecting children, including first aid. When parents are emotionally well supported, educated and confident, they can advocate best for their child and help achieve their optimum health goals.

Some of our Doctors/Specialists & Allied Health Practitioners

Dr Katherine Parkhurst

Dr Katherine Parkhurst

General Paediatrician

Dr Katherine is a dedicated General Paediatrician with a special interest in neonates and medical education and has clinical interests in allergy, asthma, continence and development in children.

Lauren Chan

Lauren Chan

Speech and Language Pathologist

Lauren is a Certified Practising Speech (and Language) Pathologist (CPSP) and a member of Speech Pathology Australia. She has experience working with neurotypical and neurodiverse young people. Lauren has worked across mainstream and special school settings throughout Victoria, as well as in London, UK. Her areas of work include language, literacy, social communication, articulation, and play.

Dr Chloe

Dr Chloe-Maryse Baxter

General Paediatrician

Dr Chloe provides holistic paediatric care for a wide range of conditions in all ages. Her particular interests include newborn and infant health, feeding and nutrition, skin conditions, eczema, asthma and allergies, and neurodevelopmental differences. She also helps with issues such as positive parenting, sleep and behavioural concerns.

Dr Chamilka Edirisinghe

Dr Chamilka Edirisinghe

General Paediatrician

I am a consultant paediatrician, with more than 20 years experience in Sri Lanka, UK and Australia.

I completed all the specialist pathway, requirements set by RACP while employed at Ballarat base hospital and Goulburn Valley Base hospital from 2020 to 2022. During this period my main focus was on developmental and behavioural paediatrics and General paediatrics.