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More than just a General Practice, Northern Bay Health is committed to improving the health of both its own patients and the wider community, and as such is heavily involved in various research projects. Research is essential in promoting continued growth and better health outcomes for our patients, community and economy, and Northern Bay Health takes its role in the community very seriously. Affiliated with the University of Melbourne and Deakin University, Northern Bay Health has played an integral role in the presentations of multiple papers and publications. With a particular focus on integrated diabetes care and how socioeconomic factors can affect health, Northern Bay Health has succeeded in making a positive change to medical practice and as a result has been asked to send speakers to conferences all over the world.
Women’s health includes a wide range of specialties and focus areas, such as: The Younger Years Birth control, sexually transmitted infections (STIs) Pap smear and HPV testing Sexual health & Screening for STIs Pelvic exam and breast exam Annual health & Skin check The Maternal Years Birth control advice & Care Sexual & reproductive health
In your younger years Regular sexual health checks – STI urine/blood tests organised by GP if you are having regular sexual intercourse A blood pressure check every two years if your BP is normal A testicular self-check is especially important in your 20s and 30s as testicular cancer is the second most common type of
Our Pap smear clinics are now available on: Tuesday 11.00 – 4.00 Thursdays 9.00 – 1.00 at Corio 2 – 4 at Plantation Rd Saturdays 9.00 – 12.00 monthly Women aged 25 to 74 years of age should have a Cervical Screening Test two years after their last Pap test. Subsequently, you will only need
The health and safety of a workforce is an integral part of any productive organisation ensuring employees are fit and healthy and have the ability to perform the requirements of the job. Our employment medicals are customised to accommodate the specific job requirements. We take the time to understand the job description, the safety aspects
Today Medicare rebates do not cover the full cost of providing you with medical care. This is because the rate at which successive governments have indexed the Medicare Schedule fees has been substantially lower than increases in the Consumer Price Index (CPI) and average weekly earnings. The reality is that Medicare rebates do not cover