Cairns West Medical Centre enables your health provider to service both acute and chronic conditions. Your doctors aim to provide the best medical service when you visit our clinic.
If you are too unwell to come to your medical consultation, a visit to your home may be able to be arranged, if you live within 5 km to our medical centre.
Like anything in life, prevention is better than cure. Having a regular check-up with your local GP is important to prevent problems or deal with them before they progress.
Cervical Screening Tests
Reproductive health is essential. Cervical screening is a test that helps women prevent cancer. Women aged 25 to 74 years with a cervix need to undergo this type of test at least every 5 years.
Your doctor’s offer pre-natal counselling and shared antenatal care with Cairns Base Hospital as well as being here for your post-natal needs.
Spirometry can be performed at Cairns West Medical Centre to assess your lung function. This procedure is used to diagnose respiratory illnesses such as asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and other breathing conditions.
A healthy immune system helps combat pathogens that cause infection. Most of the time, your immune system works fine. It keeps harmful microorganisms away from the body or kills them when they are already inside. In some cases, some pathogens can bypass the immune system and can cause serious illness. These pathogens are those that are not recognized by the body yet. Vaccination is the best way to “teach” the body to recognize and terminate organisms. For all your vaccination needs, we’ve got you covered.
A skin check is important to detect early signs of skin cancer – a condition that can grow from any spot in your body- even those where the sun doesn’t reach. Regular skin checks are an important part of preventative health care living in North Queensland.
Minor surgical and other procedures are performed at Cairns West Medical Centre. These include skin excisions and flap repairs, mirena insertions, implanon insertions, iron infusions, venesections, ear syringing and various other medical injections.
An electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG) is a procedure used to detect your heart’s electrical signals. This can be used to detect various heart conditions.
According to several studies, at least 25% of people over 50 years old experience hearing loss. If this sounds like you, you need to undergo audiometry to see how well you can still hear. Audiometry tests the intensity of the tone of sounds, balance problems, and other inner ear concerns. This test is painless and can be done by patients of all ages in less than 15 minutes. You don’t need to do anything to prepare yourself for audiometry. Just visit our clinic, and we refer to the best audiologists, who will be glad to assist you.
Your mental health is as important as your physical wellbeing. If you think you’re suffering from any mental health condition, our counseling service team is always available to listen. We value confidentiality to make sure you feel free to discuss everything that bothers you.
Health Assessment Screening
Yor doctor’s offer comprehensive primary health care services for both individuals and families of all ages. Health assessments are available for patients over 75, with intellectual disability and the ATSI population.
Drivers Medical Certificates
Driving is a complex task that involves good judgment, responsiveness, and a healthy mind and body. These factors directly impact you and your passenger’s safety. Therefore, it is essential that as a driver, you meet specific health standards to ensure that you have a lesser chance of committing car accidents. Your doctor can assess your fitness to drive by detecting medical conditions or impairments that can affect your driving ability.
Not all jobs are the same. Some occupations are more prone to injury or illness, and a well-versed medical professional is valuable to maintain the highest standard of health and safety in the workplace at all times. Occupational service includes, but is not limited to, pre-employment medicals, workers compensation, and rehabilitation programs. Your doctors are available for treating workers for work-related injuries and for medical consultations.
Cryotherapy is a treatment in which the skin’s lesions are frozen. It is used to treat lesions caused by actinic keratoses, viral warts, and seborrheic keratoses (senile warts). Freezing the lesions are proven effective in getting rid of those unsightly skin conditions. The best parts are cryotherapy is inexpensive, safe, and reliable.