Preventative Health Care

Preventative Health Care
Failure to detect certain easily treatable diseases early can lead to potentially serious health consequences down the line. St Clair Medical offers a wide range of preventative health checks and advice to make sure you’re not in the dark when it comes to your health.

Preventative Health Services Include the Following

  • 45–49-Year-Old Preventative Health Checks: The 45–49-year-old preventative health check is a one-time thorough check up available to everyone within this age range. The aim is to help find, prevent, or lessen the effect of disease.
  • Cardiovascular Risk Assessment: A Heart Health Check or Comprehensive Cardiovascular Disease Risk Assessment looks at a patient’s current heart health, as well as the need for ongoing management if required.
  • Flu Immunisations: The flu vaccine is recommended for any person six months of age and over wanting to reduce the likelihood of becoming ill with the flu.
  • Adult Vaccinations: The kind of vaccines you need will depend on several factors,  including if you missed out on childhood vaccines, if you are Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, your job and age, if you're planning on travelling.

  • Blood Pressure Checks: High blood pressure is a major risk factor for ill health. Blood pressure checks are quick and easy.
  • Skin Checks & Excisions: A skin check is a comprehensive assessment and examination of a patient for any evidence of skin cancer.
  • Nutritional Advice: Our doctors are familiar with your health and this makes them an ideal resource to discuss your nutritional needs.
  • Bowel Cancer Screening:  If you have specific concerns, you can discuss them with your doctor, who can order tests and/or referral to a specialist to ensure your continued good health.

  • CST-Pap Smear: In 2017 the Pap Smear Test was replaced by the Cervical Screening Test.  This test is now offered to women aged between 25 to 74 once every 5 years instead of every 2 years.