Over the holiday period we will be closed on all the public holidays and operating with adjusted hours. Not all Doctors will be available on their usual day. Normal hours will recommence on the 3rd of January 2017. The Grange Family Medical Centre wishes everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
The Grange Family Medical Centre is now one year old
As we get closer to the Christmas break, it’s time to get organised by checking your prescriptions and organising your annual health check. Please phone us on 65845244 for an appointment
Living a long healthy life is a goal we all aim for. Even though you can’t pick your parents and hence your disease risk, you can chose how to look after yourself.
Lifestyle which includes factors such as diet, exercise, smoking and alcohol consumption are essential in living a healthier life. Also important is a regular check up by your Doctor to screen and prevent certain diseases
At THE GRANGE FAMILY MEDICAL CENTRE we offer the following preventative health services
1/ Blood pressure checks
2/ Blood tests for cholesterol and diabetes
3/ skin checks
4/ Pap smears
5/ Breast examinations
6/ Diabetes checks
We tailor your preventative health checks to your needs taking into account your age, gender, family medical history and past medical illnesses
We have the 2016 Flu Vaccine in stock. Please give us a call on 6584 5244 to arrange a time for your flu vaccination.
Influenza (flu) is a highly contagious viral infection which can cause serious illness in some individuals, for example in the elderly and pregnant women.
We have the Fluarix Tetra vaccine which is the most recent vaccine and covers four strains of influenza.
If you are in one of the following groups you are eligible for the free vaccine through the government funded program:
1/ aged 65 years and over
2/ pregnant women
3/ Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people of 15 years
4/ those with chronic medical conditions including heart disease, severe asthma, lung conditions, nervous system conditions eg multiple sclerosis, diabetes and those with weakened immune systems
If you fall outside these categories we have the vaccine available for $18.95
For more information have a look at the government website