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Family Medicine is a division of primary care that provides continuing and comprehensive health care for the individual and family across all ages, genders, diseases, and parts of the body. This name emphasises the holistic nature of this speciality, as well as its roots in the family. It is based on knowledge of the patient in the context of the family and the community, emphasising disease prevention and health promotion.

A family physician manages types of illness that present in an undifferentiated way at an early stage of development, which may require urgent intervention. The holistic approach of general practice aims to take into consideration the biological, psychological, and social factors relevant to the care of each patient's illness. Their duties are not confined to specific organs of the body, and they have particular skills in treating people with multiple health issues.

Our Services Include,
  • Well-Man and Well-Woman checks
  • Management of Asthma, Diabetes and Hypertension
  • ECG
  • Management of Acute and Chronic care
  • Preventative Care
  • Screening Programs
  • Immunizations
  • Teen Health
  • Geriatric Care
  • Counselling
  • Mental Health Management
  • Minor surgeries and procedures
  • Community Education
  • School Health Programs

Family Medicine – Scope of Practice (Patients)

Please consult the Family Medicine Physician for screenings, initial examination & assessment (investigations) and in most cases Management of the following conditions.

Preventive Health Care Management

  • Annual / Physical Exam / Check-up reports
  • Bruising
  • Colds
  • Coughing Up Blood
  • Diarrhoea
  • Dizziness
  • Epilepsy
  • Fatigue/Tiredness/No Energy
  • Chronic Pain
  • Fever
  • Flu
  • Gall Bladder Issues
  • Hernia
  • Light Headedness
  • Lyme Disease
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Nausea
  • Numbness
  • Seizures
  • Skin Rashes and Lesions
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Stomach Pain
  • Swelling of Stomach (Bloating)
  • Swelling of Legs
  • Tingling
  • Tremor
  • Trouble Sleeping – Insomnia
  • Trouble Swallowing
  • Trouble Walking
  • Vertigo
  • Weight Loss/Weight Management

Cardiology and Vascular Disease

  • Angina
  • Atherosclerosis/Arteriosclerosis (Hardening of the Arteries)
  • Carotid Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Cholesterol Issues
  • Heart Disease
  • High Blood Pressure/Hypertension
  • Hyperlipidaemia
  • Palpitations/Murmurs

Endocrinology – Bone Health, Diabetes and Thyroid Complications

  • Anaemia
  • Bone Density
  • Diabetes
  • Iron Deficiency
  • Jaundice
  • Low Blood Count
  • Osteoporosis
  • Thyroid Problems
  • Low Thyroid  (Hypothyroidism)
  • Excessive Thyroid (Hyperthyroidism)

Ear, Nose and Throat

  • Earache
  • Ear infections
  • Ear Wax
  • Motion Sickness
  • Nasal Polyps
  • Neck Lump/Swelling
  • Rhinitis (blocked or runny nose)
  • Sinusitis
  • Sore Throat
  • Tonsillitis

Eye Problems

  • Vision Problems
  • Red eye – infections
  • Eyelid infections/Swellings
  • Eye Pain
  • Glaucoma

Headaches/Migraines

Respiratory and Lung Issues

  • Asthma
  • Cough – acute & chronic
  • Allergies
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD
  • Emphysema
  • Pneumonia
  • Shortness of Breath
  • URTI/Upper Respiratory Illness
  • Wheezing

Skin Conditions

  • Acne
  • Changes in Moles
  • Potential Skin Cancers
  • Psoriasis
  • Eczema
  • Skin infections – fungal, bacterial
  • Warts
  • Scalp infections
  • Dandruff
  • Hair loss

Urology

  • Blood in the Urine
  • Incontinence
  • Prostate problems
  • Trouble Passing Water
  • UTI/Urinary Tract Infection

Digestive Health and Liver Disease

  • Colon and Rectal Issues
  • Blood in the Stool
  • Piles and Anal fissure
  • Diarrhoea, recurrent Loose stools
  • IBS
  • Constipation
  • Rectal Pain
  • Indigestion and Heartburn
  • Liver Complications
  • Cirrhosis
  • Liver Problems, Fatty Liver etc
  • Jaundice 

Orthopaedics (Joint and General Orthopaedics)

  • Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Joint Pain – Hip/Knee/Shoulder/Hand
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Trigger Finger,
  • Tendinopathies (Tendonitis/Tenosynivitis)

Back and Spine

  • Back Pain/Back Ache

Foot and Ankle

  • Ankle Injuries
  • Diabetic Foot Care
  • Foot Pain
  • Toe Pain
  • Cold Feet

Joint and Soft Tissue injections

  • Elbow
  • Wrist
  • Hand
  • Knee

Women's Health

  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Pain
  • Nipple Discharge
  • Menorrhagia (heavy periods)
  • Irregular Periods
  • Blood in the Urine
  • Incontinence (Leaking urine)
  • UTI/Urinary Tract Infection
  • Menopause, Hot flushes
  • Dysmenorrhea (Painful Period)
  • Polycystic ovarian syndrome

Paediatrics

  • Allergies
  • Asthma management
  • Bed-wetting
  • Behavioural problems
  • Chronic cough
  • Conjunctivitis (pink eye)
  • Constipation
  • Developmental delays
  • Earaches and infections
  • Eczema
  • Fever
  • Gastroesophageal reflux (GERD)
  • Headaches and migraines
  • Influenza
  • Jaundice
  • Minor aches, pains and sprains
  • Nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea
  • Rashes
  • Sinus infections
  • Tonsillitis
  • Upper respiratory infections
  • Urinary tract infections
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