In addition to general medical consultations, our practice offers the following services:
Chronic Disease Management
Our patients with a chronic or terminal medical condition and complex care needs may require care from a multidisciplinary team. A chronic medical condition is one that has been (or is likely to be) present for six months or longer, for example, asthma, cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, musculoskeletal conditions and stroke. Our doctors are involved in the assessment the patient, agreeing management goals with the patient, identifying actions to be taken by the patient, identifying treatment and ongoing services to be provided, documenting these and including a review date in the GPMP.
Ambulatory BP Monitoring
An ambulatory blood pressure monitor is a portable blood pressure monitor that automatically records your blood pressure every 30 to 60 minutes over 24 hours during your normal daily activities including sleep.
A Holter monitor is a machine that continuously records the heart’s rhythms. The monitor is worn for 24 – 48 hours during normal activity.
POC INR Testing
A blood test is needed to determine the effect of warfarin for each person and this is measured as the International Normalised Ratio or INR. The INR is a measure of how long it takes for blood to clot. Point-of-care testing can be defined as pathology testing performed on-site. It allows a rapid test result to be generated and used to make an immediate, informed clinical decision.
Travel Medicine and Vaccines
Our Practice provides a full range of travel medicine services which includes
Medical advice, Medications, First Aid Kits and all travel vaccines including Yellow Fever.
Our fully accredited nurses provide efficient, reliable and caring immunisation for children from 6 weeks of age…and they have lollipops!
Aged Health Assessments
Our nurses offer an annual medical assessment for our elderly patients, in co-ordination with the patient’s usual GP. The information collected provides the doctor with a comprehensive overview of the patient and can assist when assessing what kind of care will best meet their needs when they are no longer able to manage at home without assistance.
Health Kids Checks
The Healthy Kids Check is an assessment of a child’s physical health, general well-being and development, with the purpose of initiating medical interventions as appropriate
Examinations and assessments include:
- height and weight (plot and interpret growth curve and calculate BMI);
- oral health (teeth and gums);
- toileting; and