All of our GPs have a special interest in women’s health. We offer full, comprehensive Women’s Health checks as part of our service.
We provide management of your family planning, pregnancy, breastfeeding, sexual health, menopause and fertility issues. We can refer you to our local Obstetric and Gynaecological specialists as needed for comprehensive management.
We also offer some niche services with our GPs offering Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptives such as Mirena and Implanon insertion. All of our female GPs and our nurse provide cervical cancer screening pap smears.
Our GPs, Dr. Rachel Barry and Dr. Sadia Shinwari, are both accredited to provide Maternity Shared-Care in partnership with Peninsula Health Maternity Service., Frankston Hospital. We can also assist you in managing your pregnancy if you choose to see an Obstetrician privately . We can also assist with other pregnancy related issues such as pertussis and influenza vaccinations for you and your family in preparation for your new arrival.
We are a breastfeeding friendly practice.
Chronic Disease Management – The Chronic Disease Management Plan (formerly Enhanced Primary Care or EPC) enables GPs to plan and coordinate the health care of patients with chronic or terminal medical conditions with at least two other health providers such as a Consultant, physiotherapist or podiatrist.
Mental Health – All of our General Practitioners have extensive experience with Mental Health issues. We have a big focus on positive mental health and mindfulness at our clinic.
Nutrition and Acupuncture – Dr Julie Vecera is one of Australia’s leading practitioners in women’s health and fertility and has presented widely on the topic of fertility acupuncture and women’s health through webinars and seminars over the past decade. Julie is a Dr of Chinese Medicine and is a certified Nutritionist.
Children’s Health – We provide newborn checks involving a full examination including monitoring of baby’s weight. We manage common newborn issues such as feeding problems, breastfeeding complications, reflux and colic.
Vaccinations – Routine childhood vaccinations are provided at our clinic and are all bulk billed. Please bring your Green Book or vaccination record to your appointment. We can also provide catch-up vaccinations for any childhood vaccinations that have been missed.