At Brookland Medical Centre, our commitment to comprehensive care extends beyond our special interests in Women's Health and Diabetes Care. 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) GENERAL PRACTICE
- General GP Consult
- Preventive Health and Health Check
- Children and Adolescent Health
- Acute & Chronic Disease Management
- Sexual Health
- Men's Health
- Cancer Screening
- Weight Management
2) WOMEN'S HEALTH
3) DIABETES CARE
4) MEDICAL ACUPUNCTURE
- Needle Acupuncture Laser Acupuncture
- Routine Childhood Immunisations
- Annual Influenza Immunisations
- Over 70 Years-Old Immunisations
6) TRAVEL HEALTH & TRAVELLER IMMUNISATIONS
7) MENTAL HEALTH CARE
- Ingrown Toe Nail Surgery
- Iron Infusion
- IUD (Mirena) Insertion & Removal
- Contraceptive Implant (Implanon) Insertion & Removal
Iron Infusion Clinic
We are pleased to offer our specialised Iron Infusion Clinic at Brookland Medical Centre. 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.
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.
General Practice Services
Brookland Medical Centre provides effective, high quality, continuing primary medical care for the individual and family. It is a Mixed billing GP practice, with Bulk-billking options for Children under 16, and valid DVA, Healthcare Card or Pension Card holders. Our GPs and practice nurse are dedicated to the best possible health care of our patients.
At Brookland 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
- Specialized 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 Brookland 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.
Rely on us 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 Brookland 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 specialized 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 Immunizations: 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 Medical Care: From addressing concerns like Acne to Depression, our medical practitioners are equipped to guide adolescents through their unique health needs.
At Brookland Medical Centre, we are dedicated to nurturing the health and well-being of your children and adolescents. Trust us for compassionate care and specialised expertise."
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 specialized 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 Brookland Medical Centre, we're committed to promoting proactive health management through tailored assessments for various life stages and risk profiles.
Empowering Preventive Health
At Brookland 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 specialized allied health practitioners who can contribute to your preventive health journey.
Brookland Medical Centre is your partner in proactive health management, helping you make informed choices for a healthier and happier life.
Cancer Screening at Brookland Medical Centre
Did you know that at Brookland 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 Brookland 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 Brookland 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.
Your journey to a healthier weight starts here. Brookland Medical Centre is dedicated to supporting your weight reduction goals for a more vibrant life.
Empowering Chronic Disease Management
Living with chronic diseases can be challenging not only for patients but also for caregivers and families, particularly when these conditions are not effectively managed.
At Brookland Medical Centre, our doctors possess the confidence and updated knowledge required to diagnose, initiate, and provide ongoing care for chronic medical conditions. We understand the importance of controlling these conditions and offer appropriate referrals to specialists and allied health practitioners when needed.
Our comprehensive approach includes:
GP Management Plan: We create personalized management plans to address your chronic medical condition.
Team Care Management Plan: Collaborative efforts with specialists and allied health workers are coordinated for an integrated approach.
For patients with chronic medical conditions, regular visits to our GPs are crucial. This includes monitoring, data collection, physical examinations, and arranging essential blood tests to ensure the best possible care.
The chronic medical conditions effectively managed at The Brookland Medical Centre include:
- Diabetes Mellitus
- Cholesterol issues
- Chronic heart failure
- Chronic kidney failure
At Brookland Medical Centre, we're dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for those managing chronic conditions. Trust us for comprehensive and compassionate care
Nurturing Mental Health
At Brookland Medical Centre, we prioritize 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 Brookland Medical Centre, we provide comprehensive support to help you navigate your journey towards better mental well-being.
Comprehensive Men's Health Care
At Brookland Medical Centre, we are dedicated to providing a comprehensive range of healthcare services tailored to men's health needs.
Our doctors possess in-depth knowledge of men's health concerns, with some holding special interests in this field. If you have worries about sexual health, prostate health, or infertility, we're here to offer guidance and solutions.
We are well-equipped to manage these concerns or refer you, when needed, to specialists who can provide expert care.