Healthy lunch boxesRead More
We are about to commence the 2nd group for the Shared Medical Appointments (Facilitated group sessions) On weight management
There is no magic diet. In all studies comparing diets, there is no single best diet. Losing and maintaining a healthy weight involves looking at all the factors which come into play, which is often too much to be done in a single consultation. Shared Medical Appointments are a proven way to make these changes happenRead More
Good Friday 2nd April , Closed Easter Saturday , Sunday Closed Easter Monday 5th April ClosedRead More
Learned helplessness is perhaps something we have all experienced in one way or another. In this week’s episode, we look at what this means and how to discover or rediscover one’s capacity.Read More
Exercise is one of the most important ways you can help to improve and prevent arthritisRead More
This episode aims to encourage you to acknowledge your story and visit the narrative you tell about yourself and your life. As the saying goes when life gives you lemons make lemonade.Read More
Wearing a mask helps to reduce community transmission! Masks are to be worn as per government instructions whilst at the practice for anyone over the age of 12. There will be masks available for a gold coin donation to a charity chosen by the practice.Read More
Our Practice Platform wins ADHA Innovation Challenge Award 2020Read More
With Christmas just around the corner, boundaries might just be a topic worth covering. While boundaries are required all year round, I wonder if holidays and events can highlight our need for boundaries all the more. While boundaries are required to show what we are willing to tolerate, boundaries can look different for each individual and circumstance.Read More
Here is a sneak peek into what happens in the counselling room. Most of the work that gets done in a counselling session relies on the therapeutic relationship. It’s where trust is established when a person is heard and feels safe to express themselves. Together a counselling plan is established in line with the client’s goals.Read More
Regular check ups are for preventing illness, staying healthy as well as detecting anything which may need to be done to keep you wellLearn More
Your GP is here to help when you are ready to quit smoking. They can walk you through and support your decision to quit smoking.
Our Dietitian and Nutritionist Dea Krismarietta sees patients for a range of dietary issues : Diabetes , Weight loss, Weight gain, Vegetarian diets, Heart health, Sports nutrition, Coeliac disease , Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Food allergies.
An electrocardiogram (ECG) is a simple test that can be used to check your heart's rhythm and electrical activity. Sensors attached to the skin are used to detect the electrical signals produced by your heart each time it beats.
Spirometry is the most common of the pulmonary function tests. A spirometry measures the lung function specifically the amount and /or speed of air that can be inhaled or exhaled. Spirometry is helpful in assessing breathing patterns that identify conditions such as Asthma, Pulmonary Fibrosis , Cystic Fibrosis and COPD.
Our GP's can perform a full skin check and examine any lesions of concern. They are also able to treat skin lesions with cryotherapy or minor surgery - such as excision of small skin cancers. We like to make sure we have adequate time to do this properly. If you would like a full skin check, please make sure to book a LONG APPOINTMENT for thisLearn More
At Mount Druitt Medical Centre, our doctors are are able to perform simple surgical procedures under local anesthetic. Our team are trained an experienced in procedures such as skin cancer excisions and wound care.
An Accredited Exercise Physiologist (AEP) is an Allied Health Professional who specialises in exercise advice.Learn More
In Work Cover cases, an injured worker will rely on their GP for advice, coordinating medical treatment and services, and to assist with their overall recovery, rehabilitation and return to work.Learn More
Men's health includes: Prostate screening, Bladder problems, Pelvic pain ,Erectile dysfunction, Sexual problems and STD assessments, Cardiac assessments, General health checks, Preventative health screens, Bowel cancer screen, Blood pressure checks.
Women's health includes :Cervical screening, Sexual problems, Contraception, Pregnancy, Ovarian Cysts, Ovarian Cancer, Period problems and Menopause.
The Cervical Screening Test changed on 1 December 2017 to improve early detection and save more lives. All women aged between 25 and 74 years are now invited to have a Cervical Screening Test every five years, instead of a Pap test every two years. The Cervical Screening Test detects HPV infection. HPV is a key risk factor in the development of cervical cancer. Even if you are vaccinated against HPV you need to participate in regular cervical screening.
Carmen Debono , Master of Counselling (process) offers a warm and professional counselling experience for women. Practicing in Western Sydney and provides online counselling in the comfort of your home or office anywhere in Australia. Consultations are usually 55 minutes in duration at A$70. Carmen uses an integrated client-centered approach and provides counselling for the following: Anxiety, Stress management, Loss, Relationship challenges, Depression, Life transitions, Greif, Identity/ Self esteem and Goal setting.
The NSW Immunisation Program provides the community with protection against vaccine preventable diseases through initiatives targeting infants, adolescents, adults and at risk persons in line with the National Immunisation Program. This program is available through your GP.
If you travel outside Australia, you may get sick from a number of diseases that are preventable by vaccination. Different vaccines are needed for certain countries. You should consult your GP six to 12 weeks before you travel.
Antenatal shared care (shared care) is joint care of a pregnant woman by her GP and the hospital antenatal clinic. Antenatal shared care creates the opportunity to practice collaborative obstetric care by combining the varied skills of each profession.
Your GP can refer you to either a diabetes educator, dietitian or exercise physiologist for an assessment. This involves taking a comprehensive history, identifying individual goals and preparing you for an appropriate group services program.
Our pathology collection room is open Monday to Friday from 8 am to 12 noon.
The care delivery team for SMAs is typically led by a general practitioner (GP) or advanced practice nurse. The team can include a group facilitator (eg. psychologist, nurse, diabetes educator) and sometimes a pharmacist, dietitian, exercise physiologist or other allied health professional (AHP).
We bulk bill Pension card holders, Health Care card holders, Children 16 and under and DVA card holders. For all other patients there are fees payable at time of consultation. We can process Medicare rebates at payment.
In order to give you the time you need, we prefer to see patients by appointmentLearn More
We are happy to provide phone or video consultations to regular patients of the practiceLearn More
Part of our commitment to better health includes proactively addressing your health needsLearn More
House calls are available if you are unable to attend the surgery due to a serious medical reason.Learn More
Need assistance with communication? If you have difficulties with hearing or language, assistance with communication is available through the National Relay Service or the Phone Interpreters service. Please let our reception staff know if this is needed.
If your results are significantly abnormal or urgent, a doctor from this practice will contact you. Please make sure your contact details are up to date. You may also be able to discuss these results with your team by phone or video consultation
We see training of the future health workforce is part of our responsibilityLearn More
Health care works best when there is a good team partnership. We use a Patient Provider Partnership Platform called CareMonitor to assist in health managementLearn More
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