If you’ve noticed a concerning mole or would like to have a general check book in with one of our GPs for your skin check.
At Port Coogee Family Practice we provide world class primary care for women. We are lucky enough to have doctors skilled in family planning, sexual health, menstrual and menopause problems. We offer care during pregnancy and can carry out your routine cervical screening.
We are delighted to be able to offer our female patients the full range of contraceptive options including the contraceptive implant, intrauterine devices, contraceptive injections and the full range of contraceptive pills. We are keen to discuss the available options and help find the best choice for you.
Let our experienced team support you along your journey through pregnancy and into parenthood.
From your first visit in pregnancy, through to your 6 week check and beyond we are here to provide information and regular visits as needed. Many of our GPs are able to provide shared care up to 20 weeks and provide extra visits as needed between seeing your obstetrician or midwife as needed. They are also able to provide support with sleep and feeding concerns in the neonatal period onwards.
Many women experience mental health issues during this time, if you have any concerns please come in to discuss these with our team of doctors.
All our doctors provide child health services and work with their young patients and their families to provide a calm and safe environment. We understand that children may have a natural apprehension about a visit to the doctor, especially when they are ill.
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle and taking preventative steps to identify risks early is important.
Give your children a healthy start today by talking to your GP about your child’s health and wellbeing.
Our GP’s are happy to answer any questions you have and can track your child’s development with regular check-ups.
Our practice at Port Coogee also offers:
– The 6-8 week baby check
– Child immunisations including meningococcal B protection.
– Growth and development checks
– Chronic disease management such as asthma
We can provide education, medication reviews, allergy & asthma action plans for both home and school use.
Our team is able to provide care for specific issues for men from fertility concerns, mental health issues, erectile dysfunction and prostate problems.
Book in for your men’s health check to discuss your concerns
If you are having difficulties with your mental health that are impacting your day to day life, make an appointment to see your GP to discuss your options.
If appropriate they can help facilitate your care with a mental health care plan.
This involves a longer, more involved appointment and a collaborative plan with your doctor regarding the best way to help you manage your mental health.
We have links with excellent local clinical psychologists and can help you find the best person suited to your needs as well as providing ongoing support through the practice.
Long term conditions such as heart disease, chronic airway disease, asthma, high blood pressure, diabetes, osteoarthritis and cancer require regular monitoring and assessment. Make an appointment with our GPs and nurses to ensure you are receiving optimal treatment and care.
In addition to managing your medications, prescriptions and blood tests, we can co-ordinate a team care plan if appropriate, to ensure all the relevant specialists and allied health team are involved in your care.
When iron deficiency has been diagnosed oral iron in the form of tablets or liquids are trialled first. In cases where this has not improved iron stores or side effects are not well tolerated we are able to provide iron infusion in the comfort of our treatment room.
If you are concerned about tiredness please book in with one of our doctors to check your iron levels or if you have had tests elsewhere please bring your results to your appointment to discuss if an infusion might be right for you.
Pre-employment medicals identify if a person is medically suitable to work in the role for which they are applying. These assessments vary depending on the requirements from the employer and medical history of the patient.
Driving medicals involve reviewing past medical conditions and assessing fitness to drive based on criteria given by the Department of Transport. Please bring any information which may be relevant and completed paperwork to this appointment
Medicare does not cover these medicals. Please contact us to discuss pricing depending on your requirements.