Caring for life.
Gasworks Medical Practice is a modern general medical practice, focused on your health and the needs of your family. The experienced team has both male and female doctors, nurses and administrative staff.
Our GPs work collectively to bring a broad range of expertise and services to the practice to ensure our patients get the best possible care.
We offer a wide selection of different services to tailor to our patients needs.
Immunisations - childhood, influenza vaccination and boosters
Minor surgery, skin checks and cryotherapy
Allied health services
Travel advice and vaccinations
Mental health and counselling
Medicals (including dive and aviation)
Our doctor and nurses may be able to assist you to determine you eligibility for any of the following:
– People 40 to 49 years of age with a high risk of developing type 2 diabetes as determined by the Australian Type 2 Diabetes Risk Assessment Tool
– People 45 to 49 years of age who are at risk of developing a chronic disease
– People 75 years of age and older
– People with an intellectual disability
– Patients of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent
Please contact us to discuss making an appointment.
Contraception is an important decision of a woman’s life. Choosing the right contraceptive for you is vital. We have a team of doctors who pride themself on providing you the information so you can make an informed decision.
Gasworks Medical Practice has qualified doctors that are able to Implanon Insertion and Removal.
In addition, Dr Catherine Browne and Dr Kasey Reiken are qualify and experienced in both hormonal and non-hormonal IUD Insertion.
Planning a family is an exciting time in your life, and our experienced doctors can help you prior to conception until the birth and beyond. We believe it is important to optimise health prior to having a baby. Pre-pregnancy consultations are important to ensure you are in the best health possible prior to conceiving.
Talk with one of our friendly doctors today to find out more and discuss screening blood tests, check your immunisations and cervical screening are up to date. It is also important that you take vitamins during pregnancy.
Pregnancy can be an overwhelming thing. We have a team of doctors who strive for high antenatal care. We will point you in the right different in terms of antenatal care in public or private sector. Same of our doctors offer share care with Mater Hospital and Royal Childrens Woman Hospital
It is important women feel comfortable to visit their general practitioner and discuss all aspects of women’s health. We will discuss preventative health as well as screening tests include cervical screening, breast imaging and bowel cancer screening. We will help you throughout all life stages including menopause.
Your mental health is extremely important and one of the hardest things to do can be to ask for help.
Our open and friendly atmosphere here at Gasworks Medical Practice means you have a safe place to open up to one of our professional, caring doctors to get the assistance you need.
Our doctors thrive with helping patients with such conditions as depression, mood disturbance, stress, anxiety and substance abuse to name a few. There any many options for treatment and management of theses conditions and our doctors strive for holistic care of all mental health conditions.
Please speak to your doctor to see if you able to qualify for Mental Health Care Plan.
Skin Cancer is the most common cancer in Australia and Australia has the highest rate of all skin cancers in the world. Australians are four times more likely to develop skin cancer than any other form of cancer. Skin cancers can be treated successfully if they are detected early.
Our experienced medical practitioners, Dr Paul Paterson and Dr Phil Parker provides a full skin examination to assess any spots or lesions on the skin. Using imaging technology, suspicious lesions can be photographed and recorded for accurate monitoring and follow-up.
No referral necessary – We do not bulk bill for skin clinic consultations – 15min appointments
If a small procedure or treatment is required, this can often be done during the same consultation. However more complex procedures may require a separate appointment.
Cancer Council Australia
Comprehensive and individualised care plan can ensure that all aspects of chronic disease are managed including goals to achieve optimal health. Chronic conditions including diabetes, hypertension, osteoporosis, arthritis, chronic pain are amongst the most common conditions that can be supported with the help of a care plan. Some care plan patients are eligible for referral to allied health providers with a Medicare rebate.
When making an appointment for an Aviation Medical with Dr Phil Parker, please make sure you have a complete CASA pre consult, which can be found online on the CASA website. Also make sure you have ave ready your ARN registration, and any test you may need and which class your aviation medical is for.
For more information and other requirements, please contact us.
Before you head off on your next holiday, speak to one of our experienced doctors to find out if there are any health risks you should be aware of. They can inform you if any vaccinations are necessary and when the best time to get them is, so you stay safe and well during your travels.
We keep some of these vaccinations in our fridge at the practice to allow easy access to the vaccination to save you time.
Some of our doctors are specialise in administrating the Yellow Fever vaccine. Please call the practice to speak to our friendly team about this.
Gasworks Medical Practice provides immunisations for babies and children following the national immunisation program, starting 6 weeks, 4 months, 6 months, 12 months, 18 months and 4 years. In addition to these you doctor can advise on additional vaccinations not currently on the schedule. We have an experienced medical and nursing team that is able to assist you and your family with these immunisations.
The immunisations you may require as an adult may vary greatly, depending on your age, stage of life, travel plans and immunisation history. Gasworks Medical Practice will keep records of these to ensure you are always up to date.