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Health Assessments

The following are some recommended preventative risks that need to be addressed with your GP
 
Smoking Cessation
Alcohol Advice
Cardiovascular Risk Assessment – Cholesterol and Blood Pressure checks starting from 40 years of age, earlier if there is a significant family history.
Diabetes Check – starting from 40 years of age.
Cervical Cancer Check (Pap Smear) – 2 yearly from 18yrs of age or 1 year after becoming sexually active.
Breast Cancer Check – mammogram 50 years of age, earlier if there is a significant family history.
Bowel Cancer Check – 50 years of age, earlier if there is a significant family history.
Skin Cancer Check
Kidney Disease Check – 50 years of age, earlier if there is a significant family history.
Influenza Vaccination – recommended yearly. Available free for all persons over 65 years of age, pregnant women, Indigenous Australians over 15 years of age and over, children between 6 months and 5 years of age and all people with the following medical conditions: cardiac disease, chronic respiratory conditions, people with impaired immunity and smokers.
Pneumonia Vaccination – Available Free for Non-Aboriginal aged 65 years and over, Aboriginal 50 years, or over 15 years if medically at risk.