Playford Medical Centre

Services

BULK BILLING

This is a payment option under the Medicare system of universal health insurance in Australia. It can cover a prescribed range of health services as listed in the Medicare Benefits Schedule, at the discretion of the health service provider. Bulk billing rebates may be collected and paid directly to the service provider, or the service …

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PHYSIOTHERAPY

Physiotherapists help people affected by injury, illness or disability through movement and exercise, manual therapy, education and advice. They maintain health for people of all ages, helping patients to manage pain and prevent disease. The profession helps to encourage development and facilitate recovery, enabling people to stay in work while helping them remain independent for …

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PSYCHOLOGY

Psychology Specialists gives people access to professional counselling services. Individual counselling allows people to explore their issues in a safe, comfortable and confidential environment.

WEIGHT MANAGEMENT

Your weight is impacted on by a range of complex factors including early life, genetics, diet and activity levels. Staying a healthy weight will reduce your risk of serious long-term complications. Our GPs will look at your medical history, recommend suitable, long-term strategies and refer to other healthcare providers such as dieticians. Please consult your …

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PATHOLOGY

Our pathology testing is one part of the process of understanding disease in any person who comes to a doctor with a problem. Generally, a pathology test is initiated by a request from a patient’s doctor. A sample is taken from the patient and sent to a laboratory where equipment and trained staff process, analyse, …

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AUDIOLOGY

Our Audiologists treat those with hearing loss and proactively prevent related damage. By employing various testing strategies (e.g. behavioural hearing tests, otoacoustic emission measurements, and electrophysiologic tests), audiologists aim to determine whether someone has normal sensitivity to sounds. If hearing loss is identified, audiologists determine which portions of hearing (high, middle, or low frequencies) are …

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PODIATRIST

A podiatrist deals with the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of medical and surgical conditions of the feet and lower limbs. They implement risk prevention strategies to prevent foot pathologies, provide treatment that delays or minimises the need for hospitalisation and/or invasive treatment, and create therapeutic health care plans, which maximise a patient’s quality of …

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DIETITIANS & EDUCATION

Accredited Practising Dietitian’s (APDs) are experts in food and nutrition. They can advise patients on the specific nutritional management of many health conditions such as diabetes, overweight and obesity, cancer, heart disease, renal disease, gastrointestinal diseases and food allergies. Timely intervention by a dietitian can reduce the risk of developing chronic disease.

CHILD IMMUNISATIONS

Immunisation protects children against a range of preventable and life-threatening diseases and infections. Some recommended vaccines are funded by the government. Routine immunisations for children under four include; chickenpox, hepatitis B, measles, meningococcal, mumps, polio, pneumococcal, rubella, tetanus and whooping cough.

Adult IMMUNISATIONS

It’s important to protect yourself and your family from serious and preventable diseases and infections. Our GPs provide the protection you need with vaccinations for children, travel, your work and more.


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