At Eastgate Medical Centre, our commitment to comprehensive care extends beyond our special interests in Diabetes Care & Chronic disease management.
We offer a diverse range of medical services designed to meet a wide spectrum of healthcare needs. Our offerings include, but are not limited to:
1) CHRONIC DISEASE MANAGEMENT
2) DIABETES CARE
3) SEXUAL HEALTH
4) TRAVEL HEALTH & TRAVELLER IMMUNISATIONS
5) GENERAL PRACTICE
Acute & Chronic disease management
Preventive Health and Health Check
Children and Adolescent Health
6) WOMEN'S HEALTH & PREGNANCY CARE
Breast Cancer Screening
7) WEIGHT MANAGEMENT
Routine Childhood Immunisations
Annual Influenza Immunisations
Over 70 Years-Old Immunisations
9) MENTAL HEALTH CARE
Ingrown Toe Nail Surgery
IUD (Mirena) Removal
Contraceptive Implant (Implanon) Insertion & Removal
DIABETES & CHRONIC DISEASE MANAGEMENT
Living with chronic diseases can pose significant challenges, not just for patients but also for their caregivers and families, especially when these conditions are not effectively managed.
At Eastgate Medical Centre, we are dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for those who are managing diabetes & chronic conditions.
We provide comprehensive and compassionate care that focuses on your well-being and strives for the best possible outcomes. Your health is our priority, and we are here to support you every step of the way.
EMPOWERING CHRONIC DISEASE MANAGEMENT
At Eastgate Medical Centre, our doctors possess the confidence and updated knowledge required to diagnose, initiate, and provide ongoing care for chronic medical conditions.
At Eastgate Medical Centre, we recognise the importance of effectively controlling these conditions and are committed to providing the necessary support and referrals to specialists and allied health practitioners when needed.
Our approach is comprehensive and patient-centered, encompassing the following key components:
GP MANAGEMENT PLAN: We create personalised management plans tailored to address your specific chronic medical condition. These plans are designed to optimize your health and well-being.
TEAM CARE ARRANGEMENT: We foster collaboration with specialists and allied health workers to ensure a coordinated and integrated approach to your care. This team effort enhances the effectiveness of our treatment strategies.
For patients with chronic medical conditions, regular visits to our GPs are of utmost importance. These visits encompass a range of essential services, including:
MONITORING: We closely monitor your condition to track its progression and make necessary adjustments to your treatment plan.
DATA COLLECTION: Our healthcare team collects and analyses relevant data to provide you with the most informed care possible.
PHYSICAL EXAMINATION: Regular physical examinations help us assess your overall health and identify any changes in your condition.
INVESTIGATIONS: We arrange essential investigations to ensure that your treatment remains effective and safe.
The chronic medical conditions effectively managed at The Eastgate Medical Centre include, but are not limited to:
- Diabetes Mellitus
- Cholesterol Issues
- Chronic Heart Failure
- Chronic Kidney Failure
BETTER DIABETES CARE
Eastgate Medical Centre warmly invites all patients dealing with Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes to attend our specialised diabetes care. Our aim is to enhance your understanding of diabetes and empower you to better manage your condition.
Here's what you can expect:
Initial Consultation: During your initial visit, we will complete your Diabetes Cycle of Care assessment.
Follow-up Appointment (3-6 months later): Return for a comprehensive review and additional assessments, which may include GP and Practice nurse assessment, ECG, GPMP/TCA evaluations, and referrals to Allied Health professionals and Endocrinologist as needed.
Our dedicated team will discuss the various options available to address your specific needs comprehensively.
DIABETES CYCLE OF CARE:
Weight, Height, and BMI Measurement: Every six months, twice during each cycle of care.
Blood Pressure Measurement: Every six months, twice during each cycle of care.
HbA1c Assessment: Once annually to evaluate diabetes control.
Total Cholesterol, Triglycerides, and HDL Cholesterol Check: Annually.
Microalbuminuria Test: Annually.
ALLIED HEALTH ASSESSMENT:
Comprehensive Eye Examination: Every two years by an Optometrist or Ophthalmologist.
Foot Examination: Every six months, twice during each cycle of care.
Iron Infusion Clinic
We are pleased to offer our specialised Iron Infusion Clinic at Eastgate Medical Centre.
It's important to note that, for your safety and well-being, all patients are required to undergo an initial consultation with one of our skilled doctors. During this consultation, the doctor will assess your specific needs and determine the suitability of Intravenous (IV) Iron Therapy for your condition.
Our dedicated team also accepts referrals from colleague GPs for the assessment and management of patients with iron deficiency who may benefit from iron infusion therapy.
GENERAL PRACTICE SERVICES
Eastgate Medical Centre provides effective, high quality, continuing primary medical care for the individual and family.Our GPs and practice nurse are dedicated to the best possible health care of our patients.
It is a Mixed billing GP practice, with Bulk-billking options for Children under 16, and valid DVA, Healthcare Card or Pension Card holders.
At Eastgate Medical Centre, we firmly believe that prevention paves the way for a healthier future. Aligned with the latest national immunisation protocols, Brookland Medical Centre proudly extends its comprehensive range of immunisation services to safeguard your health and well-being.
- Routine childhood immunisation
- Over 70s immunisation
- Traveler’s immunisation
- Annual influenza immunisation
- Specialised immunisations for conditions like chronic medical issues, splenectomy, and chronic renal failure.
Traveler's Health Services Tailored for You
Whether you're preparing for an adventure in Bali, exploring Europe, or embarking on local or overseas journeys, trust Eastgate Medical Centre for comprehensive traveler's health support.
Our expert doctors are here to assist you with:
- Pre-departure counseling
- Customised traveler's vaccinations based on your destination
- Malaria prophylaxis
- Post-travel health care, including issues like traveler's diarrhea.
Eastgate Medical Centre can help you to ensure your journey is not only memorable but also safe and healthy. Your well-being is our priority.
Comprehensive Care for Children and Adolescents
At Eastgate Medical Centre, our skilled General Practitioners (GPs) possess extensive experience in addressing a diverse range of medical issues commonly seen in children and adolescents. Many of our GPs hold a particular interest in pediatric medicine, with some even holding a Diploma in Child Health.
Our commitment to young patients extends across various aspects:
Comprehensive Medical Care: From addressing acute concerns to providing ongoing medical attention, our team ensures the well-being of children through all stages of development.
Collaborative Network: We maintain strong connections with local specialists, both in private and public hospitals, facilitating seamless referrals for advanced or specialised care when necessary.
Our specialised child health services encompass:
Management of Common Childhood Infections: Our expertise covers a spectrum of ailments, including upper airway infections, ear infections, tonsillitis, skin infections, and more.
Childhood Immunisations: We offer a comprehensive range of immunizations to shield children from preventable diseases, ensuring a healthier future.
Management of Childhood Medical Conditions: Conditions like Asthma and Eczema receive personalized attention, with tailored management plans for optimal outcomes.
Adolescent Health Care: From addressing concerns like Acne to Depression, our medical practitioners are equipped to guide adolescents through their unique health needs.
At Eastgate Medical Centre, we are dedicated to nurturing the health and well-being of your children and adolescents.
Comprehensive Health Assessments
Our medical practitioners offer a range of health assessments tailored to specific categories:
Health Assessment for 45-49 Year-olds at Risk: For individuals aged 45-49 who face a potential risk of chronic diseases, we provide comprehensive health assessments to promote early intervention and preventive measures.
Heart Health Check for Ages 30 and Above: Patients aged 30 and over can benefit from our Heart Health Check, aimed at evaluating cardiovascular well-being and ensuring proactive heart health management.
Type 2 Diabetes Risk Evaluation (Ages 40-49): Individuals aged 40-49 with a high risk of developing type 2 diabetes, as identified by the Australian Type 2 Diabetes Risk Assessment Tool, can undergo our specialised evaluation to gauge their risk and plan accordingly.
Health Assessment for Ages 75 and Above: Elderly individuals aged 75 and older are provided with thorough health assessments to ensure their ongoing well-being and address potential health concerns.
Health Assessments for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People: We cater to the health needs of different age groups within the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. This includes those under 15 years old, aged 15 and above but under 55, and those aged 55 and above.
At Eastgate Medical Centre, we're committed to promoting proactive health management through tailored assessments for various life stages and risk profiles.
Empowering Preventive Health
At Eastgate Medical Centre, we provide a holistic range of preventive measures aimed at safeguarding your well-being.
Our comprehensive approach includes:
Lifestyle Advice and Management: Our medical experts offer personalised guidance to enhance your lifestyle choices, ensuring a healthier and more fulfilling life.
Smoking Cessation: Quitting smoking is a crucial step towards better health. We offer dedicated support and strategies to help you overcome tobacco dependency.
Nutritional Advice and Weight Management: Achieving and maintaining a balanced weight is vital for overall health. Our nutritional guidance and weight management plans are designed to support your journey.
Alcohol Consumption and Dependency: Our professionals can help you assess and manage alcohol consumption, ensuring it aligns with your health goals. For those struggling with dependency, we provide assistance and resources.
Referral to Allied Health Workers: When necessary, we connect you with specialised allied health practitioners who can contribute to your preventive health journey.
Eastgate Medical Centre is your partner in proactive health management, helping you make informed choices for a healthier and happier life.
Cancer Screening at Eastgate Medical Centre
Did you know that at Eastgate Medical Centre, you can access essential cancer screenings?
We are dedicated to your well-being and offer the following screenings:
Cervical Cancer Screening: Women aged 25 to 74 can benefit from a comprehensive Cervical Screening Test, recommended every 5 years.
Breast Cancer Screening: Women aged 40 to 69 can undergo mammography to detect breast cancer, promoting early intervention. Skin Cancer Screening: Our yearly or opportunistic skin cancer checks help you stay vigilant against this common malignancy.
Bowel Cancer Screening: Australians aged above 50 with a Medicare or DVA card can access bowel cancer screening, a crucial tool for early detection.
Prostate Cancer Screening: While prostate cancer screening is a debated topic, we encourage you to discuss this area with your GP to make informed decisions.
Your health matters to us. At Eastgate Medical Centre, we're committed to providing accessible and vital cancer screenings to protect your well-being. Schedule your screenings today.
Effective Weight Reduction Support
Are weight and eating habits causing concern? Is your schedule making exercise a challenge? Relax, we've got your back. At Eastgate Medical Centre, we're here to guide you toward your target weight efficiently.
Our offerings include:
Dietary Advice: Get tailored guidance on making optimal food choices that align with your goals.
Dietitian Referral: Access the expertise of a dietitian for a personalized eating plan.
Exercise Physiotherapy Referral: Even with a busy schedule, expert exercise guidance can be attainable.
Regular Monitoring: We'll keep track of your progress, providing motivation and adjustments.
Weight Reduction Medication: If needed, we can explore medication options for effective weight management.
Surgical Referral: In severe cases, surgical options are available, with your well-being as our priority. Y
our journey to a healthier weight starts here. Eastgate Medical Centre is dedicated to supporting your weight reduction goals for a more vibrant life.
Nurturing Mental Health
At Eastgate Medical Centre, we prioritise mental health with a supportive approach. Our doctors are not only understanding but also possess special expertise in handling mental health concerns, particularly Depression and Anxiety.
If you've been grappling with depression or anxiety, we're here to assist you through:
Mental Health Care Plan: We can organize a personalized mental health care plan tailored to your needs.
Mental Health Education: Empowering you with knowledge about mental health and coping strategies.
Psychologist Referral: Our team can refer you to skilled psychologists for therapeutic interventions.
Medication Prescriptions: If necessary, we're equipped to prescribe medications to support your mental well-being.
Specialist Psychiatric Referral: For more intricate issues, we can facilitate referrals to specialist psychiatrists.
Your mental health matters to us. At Eastgate Medical Centre, we provide comprehensive support to help you navigate your journey towards better mental well-being.
Women's Health Related Services
At Eastgate Medical Centre, our sole focus is on delivering the care that women truly deserve. We've crafted our premises meticulously, designed for your comfort and well-being.
Our doctors possess a deep understanding of women's unique needs, and ensuring ample time for thorough and unhurried consultations.
Our service offerings include
- Antenatal care
- Breastfeeding issues
- Infant sleep difficulties
- IUD and Implant contraception
- Menstrual concerns
- Cervical screening
- Menopause treatment
- Breast checks
- STI screening & treatment
Our Medical Centre is more than just a healthcare facility; it's a haven designed to provide a warm, welcoming, and confidential environment. Here, you can openly discuss your medical concerns with our supportive and knowledgeable health practitioners. Your health and comfort are our top priorities at Eastgate Medical Centre.
Men's Helath Related Services
At Eastgate Medical Centre, we are proud to offer a comprehensive range of healthcare services with a dedicated focus on men's health. Our team of doctors possesses in-depth knowledge and expertise in addressing men's health issues, with some of them having special interests in this field.
Our medical services related to men's health include: Sexual Health: We understand the importance of sexual health in men's overall well-being. Our healthcare professionals provide confidential and compassionate care, addressing concerns and providing solutions to various sexual health issues.
Prostate Health: Prostate health is a critical aspect of men's health, especially as they age. Our doctors are well-versed in the evaluation and management of prostate-related conditions, including prostate cancer screening and management.
Infertility: We offer comprehensive evaluation and support for men dealing with infertility issues. Our team works closely with patients to identify underlying causes and develop personalized treatment plans.
STI Screening & Treatment: Regular screening for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) is essential for maintaining good health. We provide confidential STI screening and testing to ensure early detection and prompt treatment when necessary.
At Eastgate Medical Centre, your health and well-being are our top priorities. We are committed to providing high-quality, patient-centered care for men's health concerns. Whether you have specific health issues or simply need routine check-ups and screenings, our experienced healthcare professionals are here to support you on your journey to optimal health.