Passionate medicine, compassionate care
We aim to provide a high standard of genuine and comprehensive healthcare that is competent and compassionate, in an atmosphere of mutual respect and responsibility.
At Weston Creek Family Medicine, we provide comprehensive health care with an emphasis on preventive medicine. We believe in maintaining continuity of care with mutual respect and trust between our doctors and patients.
Weston Creek Family Medicine offers a range of specialist services, including Geriatricians, Dieticians/Nutritionists and Diabetes Educators. Our specialists aim to provide high quality personalised care, with our patients as the primary focus.
Taking care of the aging population within our community is of great importance to us. Weston Creek Family Medicine is committed to providing high-quality medical services to those living in aged care facilities.
Obesity is more deadly than previously thought, with Australian research finding those with a BMI over 30kg/m2 have a 40% higher risk of sudden cardiac death than normal-weight people. The risk is highest in those who are obese from a young age.
How To Choose A Good GP
What we do know is a good GP will stick with you through thick and thin which is incredibly important. So what should you look for? Take a look at the video then give us a call at Weston Creek Family Medicine, where your family health is our focus.
Herpes-zoster (Shingles) is a painful blistering rash caused by reactivation of the varicella zoster virus – the same virus that causes chickenpox. The shingles rash occurs when the dormant chickenpox virus is reactivated in the nerve tissue, causing inflammation of the nerves.
The Australian Type 2 Diabetes Risk Assessment Tool (AUSDISK)
Many Australians, particularly those over 40, are at risk of developing type 2 diabetes through lifestyle factors such as physical inactivity and poor nutrition. A family history of diabetes and genetics also play a role in type 2 diabetes.