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Check Ups

Family doctors help you stay healthy with an individualised plan of care. To help you stay healthy your doctor will ask questions about your health history and lifestyle to determine your health risk factors. Our doctors are available to provide you with up to date information regarding your health and well-being.
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Nutritional advice

Good nutrition is one of the keys to good health Do you have a medical problem or risk factors such as high blood pressure or high cholesterol. Do you have a family history of diabetes, cancer, heart disease or osteoporosis. Are you overweight. You can improve your nutrition by regularly eating foods such as fruits, vegetables, whole grain foods or non-fat dairy. Your doctor can help you with advice on how to achieve a balanced nutrition. Regular exercise and setting achievable goals will assist with your journey to better health. <Back to General Information>

Pap Smears

The Pap test is a quick and simple check for changes to the cells of the cervix that may lead to cervical cancer if left untreated. All women aged between 18 and 70 years should have a Pap test every two years, even if they have had the cervical cancer vaccine. Nine in 10 women who develop cervical cancer either have not had a Pap test or have not had them regularly. In Australia, regular Pap tests save more than 1,200 women each year from cervical cancer. An abnormal result rarely means cancer so you should always discuss your results with your doctor or nurse. <Back to General Information>

Vaccinations and Immunisation

Immunisation protects people against harmful infections before they come into contact with them in the community. Immunisation uses the body's natural defence mechanism - the immune response - to build resistance to specific infections. Immunisation helps people stay healthy by preventing serious infections.

The diseases which can be prevented by routine childhood immunisation are included in the National Immunisation Program (NIP) Schedule. There are two reasons for immunising every child in Australia:

1.Immunisation is the safest and most effective way of giving protection against the disease. After immunisation, your child is far less likely to catch the disease if there are cases in the community. The benefit of protection against the disease far outweighs the very small risks of immunisation.

2.If enough people in the community are immunised, the infection can no longer be spread from person to person and the disease dies out altogether. This is how smallpox was eliminated from the world and polio has disappeared from many countries.
For more information on Immunisation go to http://immunise.health.gov.au/internet/immunise/publishing.nsf/Content/faq#4
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Family Medicine

At Complete Medical Centre we provide comprehensive health care for people of all ages Our doctors provide a range of acute, chronic and preventive medical care services. In addition to diagnosing and treating illness, our services include preventive care, routine checkups, health-risk assessments, immunization and screening tests, and personalized counseling. We provide Chronic Disease management. If you have a chronic condition such as Diabetes your doctor can provide a plan and referrals to Allied health for Podiatry, Physiotherapy, Diabetes Educator, Dietician as well as a range of other Allied health professionals to assist in the management of your condition. <Back to General Information>

Travel Medicine

Staying healthy during travel is important & time lost through illness can impact on the enjoyment of travel not to mention the cost Whatever your destination, the best possible pre-travel preparation is essential to protecting your health while away. It is recommended that you ensure your childhood vaccines are up to date - usually within the last ten years; e.g. Tetanus, diphtheria, measles, polio. All travellers should consider influenza vaccine.

All travellers to developing parts of the world should have protection against hepatitis-A. Others may need typhoid, rabies & hepatitis-B. Travellers over 65 years, & those with chronic medical problems, are generally recommended Pneumonia vaccine before any overseas trip. Travellers who visit high risk areas may be recommended vaccines such as, meningitis, Japanese encephalitis, tick borne encephalitis or rarely cholera. <Back to General Information>

Minor Surgery

All forms of minor surgery can be treated at Complete Medical Centre. If you suffer an injury causing a laceration or need a skin cancer or a mole removed or any other form of minor surgery, please check with your doctor. An appointment for a suitable time can then be made with our receptionist for the procedure. Our nurse will also be available to assist with the procedure and ensure you are well-educated in how to provide the necessary aftercare for your wound. <Back to General Information>

Workplace and Personal Medicals

A pre-employment medical includes: -
Completion of a medical questionnaire regarding current and past health, and work history; and a complete physical examination including height, weight, vision, blood pressure and pulse.

Additional assessments include:-

Audiometry (hearing test); Spirometry (test of respiratory function); Urine test; Drug and Alcohol Testing; Pathology tests;
A written report outlining the results of the examinations is then provided.

Personal medicals for driving licences etc are also available at a very reasonable cost. Appointments are required for both personal and workplace medicals. <Back to General Information>

Pathology Service

Douglass Hanly Moir Pathology is fully accredited with the National Association of Testing Authorities (NATA) and the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia (RCPA) to AS 4633 (ISO 15189).

• Staff dedicated to personalised service; • Trained, accredited collection staff; • A comprehensive range of routine, esoteric and emergency testing; • 24 hour operation, 365 days a year; • More than 63 pathologists with specialities in all the major sub-disciplines of pathology; • Highly qualified and trained scientists; • Fully automated, purpose built testing facilities combining the latest equipment with expert scientific knowledge; • Rapid turnaround of very high quality results; • Electronic downloading of results
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Home Visits

Home visits are not bulk billed. The fee for a home between 8am-5pm is $150.00, payable at the time of visit. After hours home visits will be charged at a fee of $300.00 <Back to General Information>

Home Visits

Allied Health services for both a Dietitian and Psychologist are available at Complete Medical Centre. Both these services bulk-bill consultations if you have a current Care plan in place. Please speak to your doctor for more information on these services. <Back to General Information>

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