Established in 2013 in the regional town of Bendigo, Essential ENT now services all of Victoria. The Team here at Essential ENT Victoria pride themselves on delivering a gold standard level of patient care throughout our locations. Made of a friendly team of individuals who have a large focus on delivering an outstanding and efficient patient-oriented experience.

All ENT conditions are assessed my Mr Jason Rockey and care is then directed to achieve patient satisfaction.

We now have a well established team of local experts to facilitate the best possible diagnosis and care for our patients.


Mr Jason Rockey

ENT, Head/Neck & Facial Plastic Surgeon.

ENT, Head/Neck & Facial Plastic Surgeon
MBBCh BAO BMedSci MRCSEng. FRCS, (ORL-Head & Neck Surgeon) FRACS

Member of:
Australasian Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery (AAFPS)
European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgey (EAFPS)

Mr Jason Rockey is an ENT & Facial Plastic surgeon who specialises in surgery of the Ear,Nose & Throat areas as well as Facial Plastic surgery.

After completing medical studies in Ireland and the UK, Mr Rockey undertook Specialist training in the UK.
He then went on to complete several years in the UK, New Zealand and Singapore, where he worked alongside the worlds most recognised ENT surgeons. He was also a Consultant trainer to some of the foremost surgeons who now practice in the UK.

He regularly travels to meetings in Europe, Asia and Australia where he partakes in the sharing of knowledge and skills.

Whilst he specialises in ENT surgery, his true passion is in Facial Plastic Surgery especially rhinoplasty where he has treated TV presenters among his many patients.


Rebecca Cross – Division 1 Nurse /Cosmetic Injector

Rebecca Grew up in Castlemaine before completing her Bachelor of Nursing in Ballarat. Rebecca has worked as Registered Division 1 Nurse for the past 4 years in both operating theatres and on the medical/surgical ward.  Rebecca worked predominantly in the operating theatres as a scrub nurse with many amazing surgeons including Mr Jason Rockey before branching into Cosmetic Injecting in collaboration with Mr Jason Rockey.

Rebecca is passionate about enhancing natural beauty and helping people feel confident and refreshed and offers anti-wrinkle and dermal filler services through JR Facial Plastics.

Rebecca prides herself on building a strong rapport with her patients and is always open to listening to what her patients desire and will guide them so that we can achieve the best possible results.


Dr Bradley Hindson

Anaesthetist - Essential Anaesthetic Services

Dr Bradley Hindson, MBBS (Hons), FANZCA provides first class Specialist Anaesthetic Services to Rural areas. Dr Hindson established Essential Anaesthetic Services in 2013 in Central Victoria. Previous to his established practice in Bendigo, Dr Hindson has worked at several major Tertiary Hospitals, including The Royal Children’s Hospital (Melbourne), Royal Woman’s Hospital (Melbourne) and The Alfred Hospital (Melbourne).

Areas of Specialisation:

  • Perioperative medicine
  • Orthopaedic surgery
  • Plastic Surgery
  • ENT surgery
  • Facio-maxillary surgery
  • Urology
  • General Surgery

He works as a Visiting Specialist Anaesthetist at:

  • St John of God, Bendigo
  • Bendigo Health Care Group
  • Castlemaine Hospital


Dr Hindson is a member of the difficult airway and rural special interest group of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA). He participates in the ANZCA continuing medical education (CME) program, and is a member of the Australian Society of Anaesthetists (ASA). Dr Hindson is also appointed a position on the medical advisory committee at St John of God Hospital, Bendigo

Dr Diwakara Madina

Dr Diwakara Madina is an experience Specialist Anaesthetist often working with Mr Jason Rockey to deliver fantastic patient care through out Victoria. He is apart of the Essential Anaesthetic Services team who are a group of Specialist Anaesthetists that have a strong drive in providing the Central Victorian region with a dependable and trustworthy Anaesthetic Service.