High levels of mental health are associated with increased learning, creativity and productivity, more pro-social behaviour and positive social relationships, and with improved physical health and life expectancy.Read More
Trauma is the experience of severe psychological distress of an individual following an event or series of events that are terrible or life-threatening.Read More
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
Get tested if you have COVID-19 symptoms and help us identify as many cases in the community as quickly as possible.Read More
Wearing a face mask not only reduces the risk of catching something but also reduces the risk of passing on infections. Protecting ourselves and protecting others are key parts of helping us all to stay healthy.Read More
This is a question we have often asked ourselves. What if we could do things differently? How could we design a health care system which is better? Here is a great video showing what that might look like. Hint - you may see some of this in action in Mt Druitt Medical CentreRead 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).
In order to give you the time you need, we prefer to see patients by appointmentLearn 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
We are happy to provide phone or video consultations to regular patients of the practiceLearn 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