At General Practice Cremorne, we have a comprehensive suite of services that enables you to build a team of healthcare professionals all dedicated to improving your well-being.
Our doctors are experienced in all aspects of general practice, many of which you are most likely familiar with. However, we also offer additional services (both on-site and through referrals) that can support you to actively manage your health. Our services don’t stop at business hours. If you need after-hour care, contact us at (02) 8969 5000 and you will be automatically directed to a GP who can help. For emergencies, contact 000.
Our nurses can also help our receptionists decide if your case is urgent and needs to be seen right away.
Hearing problems can happen at any age and can be treatable if detected early.
Scared of needles? John is also trained in laser acupuncture which is needle-free. If your doctor thinks you might benefit, he or she can refer you to John for a consultation.
We offer this service to all our current patients – unfortunately due to OHS concerns we can’t provide home visits to someone we don’t know. We also do nursing home visits.
Our GPs are all trained in skin cancer recognition and some of us have a special interest in minor surgery including biopsies and simple removals. If we can’t do it, for example if the lesion is too big, then we can refer you to a specialist.
If you grew up in Australia, then you are at risk of skin cancer and should have your skin checked by a doctor once a year. You should also be checking yourself 4 times a year (in front of the mirror) and seeing us if you find anything new or suspicious.
This service is available Mon-Fri from 8.00 am to 4.00 pm & Saturday mornings from 8.30 am to 11.30 am.
We have a good working relationship (but not a financial one) with the radiologist so can usually have urgent tests done straight away.
This service is currently being rolled out through OzDocs online, a safe secure website, and will save you time and money.
We are an Accredited Travel Vaccination Centre and can give you all the immunisations you might need, including Yellow Fever. We have access to all the latest outbreak information for your destination.
If you are going to a developing country, don’t assume you don’t need advice just because you are staying in a five star resort.
Did you know that up to 80% of travellers to some of these countries get traveller’s diarrhoea? Do you know how to reduce your chances of getting a mosquito-borne disease? We can help with advice on how to minimise these and other risks.
You may have a great travel agent, but unless they also have a medical degree, they are not qualified to tell you you don’t need any vaccinations. Even if you don’t, there are a lot of other tips we can give you to ensure you have a trouble-free holiday.
So grab your itinerary and come and see us well before you go (6-8 weeks before is ideal).
And the number one killer of women? Is heart disease, much of which is preventable with regular checks of blood pressure, cholesterol and quitting smoking. We can help with that too.
With lots of male doctors with a special interest in men’s health, we can cover all the bases, from prostate screening to sexual health, heart checks, bowel cancer checks and general health checks. Or you may prefer to see a female GP, and that’s fine too.
Indeed many of our doctors have had special post-graduate training in children’s health. From newborns to teenagers we have your child’s health and well being as our top priority. We can help you and your baby with advice on breast feeding, settling & sleep, health and development checks, immunisations, childhood illnesses you’ve heard of and many you probably haven’t.
We can diagnose and manage childhood asthma, diabetes, obesity and behavioural problems. From coughs and colds to ear infections, fevers and gastro, we can help.
We can help with post-natal depression, developmental or behavioural problems in children or adolescents and have access to a range of allied and specialist health professionals to help manage these conditions when needed. And don’t forget, with a referral from your GP, you can claim a rebate from Medicare for visits to a psychologist.
Indeed, if you suffer from a chronic disease then a good GP is crucial to helping you live well with your condition. Things like asthma, diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, arthritis, thyroid conditions, blood disorders, emphysema, dementia, migraines, chronic bowel conditions, cancer, kidney or liver problems, just to name a few.
Indeed, a good GP is vital to help an older person do this. We can help with a range of conditions that affect older people such as dementia, parkinson’s disease, osteoporosis, arthritis, heart disease and stroke, mobility problems and falls, hearing and vision problems, and many more.
We can help co-ordinate local services that help someone stay in their own home for as long as possible, or transition someone to assisted care. And we can continue care on into local nursing homes.
We are able to offer you help with all sorts of lifestyle advice, tailored just for you, on a range of things like quitting smoking, healthy eating and drinking, weight loss, stress management and relaxation, good sleep practices and exercise, to name a few.
Even children can have conditions that are preventable or treatable in their early stages, things like growth problems, developmental problems, previously undetected eye or hearing problems, even asthma, diabetes and obesity.
And lets not forget all the infectious diseases that immunisation can prevent, even in adults. Things like influenza, pneumonia, chicken pox, whooping cough, meningitis and many more. So don’t delay it, come and have that check up you’ve been putting off. It could save your life.