It is important to visit your Doctors on a regular basis to focus on prevention and health promotion.
Family Medicine is an important part of healthcare system providing care to families and treating conditions by age, gender, life style and risk conditions.
Women’s health focus on regular check-ups to identify, treat or prevent conditions such as cervical cancer, breast cancer. Also, focus on family planning, sexual health, fertility and menopause management.
Men’s health covers prostate screening, family planning, sexual health, life style risk factors and ways to optimise them.
Mental health is an important factor for healthy life balance. There are lot of options / help available for patients suffering from stress, anxiety and depression.
Immunisation protects against a range of preventable diseases and infections. Childhood immunisation under ACIR is free for Australian residents.
Travel vaccinations protects travellers from serious diseases caused due to water hygiene, food, flies and mosquitoes. Important to be aware, understand and plan to take vaccines early can minimise the risk.
Chronic Disease and GP Managed Care Plans:
Chronic conditions including diabetes, hypertension, osteoporosis, arthritis, chronic pain, heart health, strokes are amongst the most common conditions that can be supported with the help of a team care plan. Chronic disease can be well managed if patient is kept informed of condition, education and planning including setting up personal goals to achieve health outcomes.
Health Assessments for over 75’s
A comprehensive annual health check is available for all Medicare card holder aged over 75 to identify any health issues, lifestyle, mobility, medication, nutrition, exercise, safety in the home, care arrangements and support networks.
Occupational Medicine, WorkCover and Sports Medicine
Some Occupations and sports have increased risk of injury or illness, Sports and Occupational medicine treatment includes education and treatment related to prevention of injuries, physical fitness, exercise, nutrition planning and rehabilitation, return to work planning, pre-employment medicals and WorkCover consultations.