Our doctors are qualified to diagnose and treat a wide range of mental health issues. We understand that mental health has a significant impact on all aspects of life, including thoughts, feelings, behaviour, interactions, relationships and decision making. Our doctors can help by assisting with:
- Complete a Mental Health Assessment
- Mental Health Care Plans
- Prescribe medication
- Refer to support groups
- Advise on positive lifestyle adjustments
- Arrange Referrals for Psychologist, Psychiatrist, other specialists
Our female Doctors are highly experienced and knowledgeable about the many medical issues, our doctors will provide you with complete care for all aspects of women’s health and wellbeing. Below are some of the common health issues we can assist with.
- Implanon Insertion and Removal
- Pap Smears
- Breast Examination
- Sexual Health and STD testing
- Fertility Concerns
- Menopause management
- Anxiety and Depression
- Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
Mater Shared Care
Shared maternity care means that a woman’s pregnancy care is shared between the Mater Mothers Hospital and a doctor or local midwife who is affiliated with the hospital. Shared maternity care is a popular option of care for healthy women with a normal pregnancy. We have several doctors who are aligned with Mater Mothers Hospital.
We offer Bulk Billed full body skin examinations. Doctors use a highly sophisticated skin cancer diagnostic tool (Molemax Machine) to view and monitor moles. Procedures and excisions are performed on site by our highly qualified and experienced Doctors.
Our surgeries have Doctors who have a special interest in Paediatrics/ Child Health From newborn to school age, we provide a range of services including:
- Newborn / Well Baby checks Infant or child who is failing to thrive
- Asthma diagnosis and management Irritable baby
- Childhood obesity Febrile child/ child with fever
- Growth and development checks Adolescent Health
- Mental health support Childhood vaccinations
After Hours Doctors
Algester Medical Centre offer after hour appointments and is open till 10:00pm weekdays and Saturday & Sunday 8:00am – 2:00pm. If you require a doctor’s appointment outside our opening hours, please call the National Home Doctor Service. This is an After Hours Home Visit Service, please call 13 74 25 to arrange for a Doctor to visit you at home. National Home Doctor Service will send a report of their visit to our surgery, which will be stored in you electronic health file.
Pre – Employment Medicals
We offer comprehensive and detailed pre-employment medical examinations. Pre-employment medicals are undertaken to identify any health issues which may affect a person’s ability to safely perform the job they are being considered for. The assessments can be specifically tailored to the specific job demands the person will face in the workplace.
Below are common on site testing we provide:
- Musculoskeletal Assessment
- Visual Screening
- Instant Urine Drug Testing
We have a range of visiting allied health. Please call the surgery for information relating to appointment schedule.
- Hearing Aid Specialist
We offer a wide range of minor surgical procedures
- Insertion & removal of Implanon
- Removal of Mirena (IUD)
- Cryotherapy (freezing) for sunspots and warts
- Skin biopsies for diagnosis of potential skin cancers and unusual rashes
- Excision of skin cysts and early skin cancers
- Suturing of lacerations
- Surgical glue instead of stitches
- In-growen toe nails
- Ear syringing
- Burns dressings
Dr Badrul is a member of Australian College of Nutritional and Environmental medicine. Nutritional medicine is a holistic form of healthcare which examines how diet affects health and wellbeing. Nutritional Medicine practitioners provide dietary advice to patients and prescribe nutritional supplements to assist in the treatment of a broad range of health conditions.
We offer up to date travel health advice, and offer a range of travel vaccinations & medications. Some vaccines may require a certain time frame between your immunisation and your departure so it’s important to book an appointment in advance to allow enough time for your vaccination schedule.
We offer a full range of occupational health including attending to patients who have been injured at work. Payment for services will be sent directly to WorkCover for payment. We support and encourage a positive partnership between employee & employer in managing your injury, recovery and return to work. Please inform reception staff if you feel your consult will be WorkCover related.
Accidents & Emergencies
Our facility can accommodate minor accidents and emergencies which will save you a trip to the hospital. Patients will be triaged and attended to accordingly. In the event we are unable to assist with treatment we will arrange transport to the nearest hospital.
Taking advantage of preventative health checks is a great way of monitoring your health and taking action before diseases and other medical conditions have a chance to develop. Medicare now offers a comprehensive health check for 45 to 49 year old patients, designed to review current health issues and instigate preventative programmes for the maintenance of future sound health. Our doctors are experienced in the detection of medical problems and the management of chronic diseases.