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.
There are many common health issues that Australian women face on a day to day basis, such as:
- Menstrual problems, menopausal problems, vulval pain, breast concerns, libido problems
- Mental health issues, including depression, eating disorders and anxiety
- Fertility issues
- Domestic violence
- Sexual health and contraception
- Pregnancy, Antenatal Shared Care, breastfeeding issues
The Station on Tanti prides itself on giving its patients quality service where the time is taken to listen carefully to their concerns and help them find solutions.
- Pregnancy testing
- Cervical screening (previously known as Pap smears)
- Implanon insertion and removal (contraceptive rod)
- Medical termination of pregnancy
- Sexual Health advice
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.
Dr. Rachel Barry is 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 – All of our doctors are experienced in the care of young children. At The Station, 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. Dr. Barry is an accredited Shared Care provider and can assist you at all stages of your pregnancy.
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.