Phone (02) 6109 0000

Our Services

We provide the full range of general practice services.

Children’s health

Paediatrics is a special interest of the practice. We have dedicated a kid’s play waiting room to make your visit more enjoyable. Kids love to visit us. Our GPs and nurses all enjoy seeing children.

Dr Heike Kath, Dr Freya Ashman, Dr Kit Wong and Dr Kathleen O’Brien have done further studies with Diplomas in Paediatrics at Westmead Children’s Hospital.

Childhood immunisations

We are supportive of childhood vaccinations. They are safe and an effective way to protect your child. Immunisation records are uploaded electronically to the immunisation register.

Chronic disease management

Diabetes, arthritis, kidney, cardiovascular disease, etc

Driver’s medicals

Commercial driving medical assessments require a double length appointment. For non-commercial licences for chronic medical conditions book a standard appointment.

Men’s health

Check-ups, erectile dysfunction, incontinence, vasectomy, mental health and STD screens.

Mental health

Depression, anxiety, postnatal depression, schizophrenia, grief, bipolar depression and PTSD.

A mental health care plan (referral to a psychologist) requires a double appointment.

Minor procedures

Implanon insertion and removal, skin cancers removal, ingrown toenail repair, vasectomy (not all procedures are done by all doctors, please call the surgery to find the doctor best suited to help you(.

Mirena IUD insertion

Dr Heike Kath. This involves a visit to discuss IUD suitability and then a separate appointment for insertion at Lyneham with Dr Kath.

Musculoskeletal

Injuries, fractures and arthritis.

Tongue and Lip Tie assessment and treatment

Dr John Deery only. Tongue tie is a common condition of newborn children. It will sometimes cause newborns to have a lot of difficulty with breastfeeding. We can provide prompt assessment and treatment of the condition, on the same day, when appropriate.
Lip tie concerns are common and will rarely need surgical correction. If concerned please book for assessment.

Travel vaccinations

For a list of likely travel requirements please look-up http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/. If you require yellow fever vaccine please see Dr Kristin O'Neill, Dr Kit Wong, Dr Kyla Bremner or Dr John Deery. Please bring any previous immunisation records.

Skin checks

Dr Kit Wong, Dr Julie Hewitt, Dr Hayden Henry. Skin checks require a long appointment. Please do not wear make-up.

Vasectomy

Initial consult with Dr John Deery at either Crace or Lyneham. The procedure is performed at Crace only on Friday mornings. See canberravasectomy.com.au for more information.

Women’s health

Check-ups, pap smears, STD screens, breast check, contraceptive advice, implanon insertion and removal, IUD insertion (Dr Heike Kath only), menopause, pregnancy planning, shared antenatal care and postnatal check-ups.

Workers compensation

Payment is required until you have an accepted claim number and then invoices can be sent directly to the insurer. There may be a small gap fee of $4 to $10 with some insurers.

Allied Health

Capital Pathology

Capital Pathology is located next door to the practice. Opening hours are 8am to 12pm and 1pm to 4pm, Monday to Friday. You can call to book on 6242 0004 or just drop in.

Pharmacist

Katja Norton Boom, for advice about medications. Bookings only available by calling reception. Lyneham and Crace.

Dietitian

Our accredited dietitian Rebecca Clayton joined the team in late 2016. She is working from our Crace premises.
She can help you with;
Weight loss, finding the right eating plan for you.
Vegetarians, make sure your diet has enough protein, iron and vitamin B12.
Low dairy diets due to preference or intolerance - make sure you are getting enough calcium from other foods to protect your bones.
Chronic conditions such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, inflammatory bowel disease and hypertension.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome and FODMAP diets.
Food allergy and intolerance, eg Coeliac disease.
Polcystic Ovarian Syndrome
Malnutrition – nutrition support in illnesses such as cancer, emphysema, liver disease and mental health problems.

Nursing

Immunisations, ear syringe, wound management, health assessments, ECG, iron infusions, diabetes clinics, health assessments and chronic disease care plans. Bookings only available by calling reception. Lyneham and Crace.

Psychologist

Louise Ramsay is helping patients with general psychological therapy. She has a special interest in antenatal and postnatal depression.