Our wonderful team of caring GPs and Practice Nurses manage patients with chronic diseases such as asthma, coronary heart disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, diabetes and chronic kidney disease.
Many illnesses and health conditions can be classified under the broad heading of chronic disease. Chronic diseases are mostly characterized by:
We work with our patients on prevention of chronic diseases and provide regular checks on cholesterol, glucose and blood pressure and help patients improve these. GPs use the Diabetic risk assessment tool and Australian Cardiovascular Risk Predictor to target those at moderate to high risk and also factor in family history and smoking status.
Our team has an excellent referral network of specialists and Allied Health professionals to help with chronic disease management.
Coronavirus Health Alert
As the threat level of COVID-19 is currently low in South Australia, we’re now offering face-to-face appointments. To comply with the SA Government Emergency Management direction, we have a COVID-Safe Plan and require anyone attending the clinic to scan the QR code or register their details.
We continue to observe social distancing >1.5m and limit the number of patients in our waiting room.
If you have symptoms of cough, fever, sore throat, shortness of breath, or a loss of sense of smell or taste, then a COVID-19 test is necessary. Please refer to the SA Health website for a list of COVID-19 clinics and testing centres. If you are uncertain, please book a telephone consult with your GP, who will discuss and arrange a test if necessary.
Call 000 if you need urgent medical assistance.
For more information on COVID-19, please visit https://www.health.gov.au/health-topics/novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov