Erindale Healthcare Services
We cater to the health needs of all your family. Here are some of our main services.
Aged Care and Senior’s Health
Your GP can help you stay independent for longer and to live with dignity. We can help with issues such as incontinence, mobility, falls, or declining memory. Many assessments, treatments and medicines for older people are subsidised by the government. Just ask your GP.
The purpose of antenatal care is to improve the health and wellbeing of mum and baby and should begin before pregnancy. Our GPs provide support and guidance every steps of the way. The health of both mum and baby is monitored through regular examinations, screening tests and ultrasounds.
Want to be a pilot or work as an Air Traffic Controller? You will need medical certification by a GP who understands the physical and psychological impacts of aviation. Our GPs can provide the assessment and if you meet the standard, issue a Basic Class 2 medical certificate by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA).
Immunisation protects children against a range of preventable and life-threatening diseases and infections. Some recommended vaccines are funded by the government. Routine immunisations for children under four include; chickenpox, hepatitis B, measles, meningococcal AWCY, mumps, polio, pneumococcal, rubella, tetanus and whooping cough.
Chronic Disease Management and GP Management Plans
GP Management Plans are comprehensive, long-term care plans, made just for you if you have a chronic condition such as diabetes, hypertension, osteoporosis, arthritis, stroke, cancer and chronic pain. Our GPs will manage and coordinate the ongoing care you receive from all your healthcare providers.
Our experienced GP, Dr Sun, offer services for full contraceptive choices from pills to contraception insertion and removal and Copper IUD insertions and removals and Sexual Health.
Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT)
Our specialist GPs can treat a range of common conditions affecting the ear, nose and throat. This includes, ringing in the ear (tinnitus), dizziness, bleeding nose and infections. We also provide professional ear wax removal with micro-suction or syringing to gently and safely remove any blockages from your ears.
Our GPs offer Heart Health Checks for over patients over 30 years old.
It’s important to protect yourself and your family from serious and preventable diseases and infections. Our GPs provide the protection you need with vaccinations for children, travel, your work and more.
If you are having difficulties with your mental health that are impacting your day to day life, make an appointment to see your GP and if appropriate they can help facilitate your care with a Mental Health Treatment Plan. This involves a collaborative plan with your GP regarding the best way to manage your mental health.
Employers may require health screening. Our GPs provide pre-employment health assessments including hearing, vision and fitness tests. Blood and urine tests can also be arranged. Injured at work? Your medical expenses and wages may be covered under workers compensation and WorkCover.
Palliative care helps people with a terminal illness live their life as fully and comfortably as possible. Our GPs will act as part of a team to provide individual care including pain relief, counselling and grief support, financial support, and assistance to live at home.
Our GPs have additional training and experience to assess, diagnose and treat skin cancers. We use special equipment including dermatoscopes and photographic monitoring of skin lesions to assess your skin. We can sometimes treat pre-cancerous lesions and early skin cancers with non-surgical treatments. The surgical services we provide include biopsies, excisions, cryotherapy and curettage of superficial skin lesions. When necessary, our GPs will also perform skin flaps and grafts.
Our GPs offer education and advice to minimise health risks while travelling and provide medications and immunisations. Common requirements are prevention of malaria or altitude sickness, treatments for diarrhoea and allergies. We are also an approved yellow fever vaccination clinic and provide you with yellow fever vaccination certification in the form approved by the World Health Organisation (WHO). This is essential for travel to areas such as sub-Saharan Africa and tropical South America. Please make sure you book in for your yellow fever vaccination no less than 10 days before entering a risk area.
If you are a regular patient and you’re unable to travel to the medical centre, telehealth services may be available. Telehealth services are at the discretion of your GP. Please contact the practice for more information.
Our experience GP, Dr Sun, offers services for Medical Termination of Pregnancy or referral for Surgical Termination of Pregnancy.
Our GPs extensive training and experience with women's health. Our GP's help patients with menstrual problems, menopause, pelvic pain, cervical screening/ fertility investigations.