• Dr Ella Cameron & Dr Katie Kent are taking appointments for assessment and insertion of IUD's. Ask Reception for more information
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Nurse Services

Woonona Medical Practice offers the following nurse services with no out of pocket costs to our regular patients. Visitors to the practice are also welcome to use our nurse services but do need to be reviewed by a doctor each visit and pay the appropriate fee.

Health Assessments:

  • 75 years and over
  • 45 – 49 year old health checks
  • 40 - 74 year old mini health assessments for those at high risk of diabetes, heart disease, stroke or kidney disease and NEW HEART HEALTH CHECKS for all
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health assessments
  • Health assessments for the intellectually impaired

Chronic disease and care plan input:

  • Diabetes, Heart disease, Stroke and Kidney disease clinics
  • Asthma and COPD (Emphysema) clinics
  • Osteoporosis clinics

​Lifestyle management (if recommended by doctor): 

  • Quit smoking advice/support
  • Diet and lifestyle modification advice and support

Tests (if ordered by the doctor):

  • ECG (cardiogram)
  • ABI (“leg artery test”)
  • Spirometry (breathing test)
  • INR Testing
  • Blood pressure checks
  • Weight, height and waist circumference checks
  • Blood sugar checks

Vaccination and injections:

  • Childhood Immunisations (including extensive check up. If catch up imms please speak to reception as these cannot be booked online)
  • Overseas travel vaccinations (after doctor consult)
  • Flu vaccines, Pneumococcal vaccines, Shingles vaccines when indicated.
  • Regular injections prescribed by the doctor such as contraceptive injection, B12, immunotherapy, anti-psychotic injections

Other services:

  • Ear Microsuction (supervised by doctor - this service does incur an out of pocket fee)
  • Wound care and dressings (referred by doctor)
  • Ongoing specialist referrals where the doctor does not need you to make a full appointment. 

 * Instruments used during procedures are single use.