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We welcome new patients to Belmont Medical Centre

  • Male health - Common problems can include high cholesterol, high blood sugars, obesity, prostate issues, erectile dysfunction, infections, cancers and many more. Men are at higher risk of strokes and heart attacks due to their male genetics and roles in life. We want to work with you to make sure that any possible risks are reduced so that you can have a long and event free future. We suggest a general check at any age but in particular from 40 years old onwards. BOOK NOW
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  • Female Health - Like men common problems can include high cholesterol, high blood sugars, obesity, infections, cancers. Women tend to have higher rates in breast cancer, cervical cancer compared to men. We would like to be proactive and work with women and the New Zealand Guidelines to ensure early detection of breast and cervical cancers through screening. We have interests in menopause, sexual infections, incontinence and contraceptions options, just to mention a few. BOOK NOW
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  • Senior Health - We will keep a close eye on any problems which may occur. The most common are falls, consequences of multiple medications for increasing number of medical problems and sore joints. We will initiate programs which will minimise falls and try to regularly review medicines and problems to maximise benefits of treatment. We are happy to talk about anythings you are worried about. BOOK NOW
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  • Paediatric - All our staff are parents with children and can remember what is was like having sick children. We offer a full range of preventative and acute treatment options for children and are always happy to discuss anything that worries you and give you some resources to support you and your new family. BOOK NOW
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  • Pregnancy - Until recently we did deliver babies but now with changes in the maternity system we do not provide that service. We are generally the first port of call for pregnancy and we do provide any advice and management to complement your lead maternity carer (LMC) for pregnancy and non pregnancy issues. In general in the second trimester (13-14 weeks on til birth you will have a LMC). BOOK NOW
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  • Chronic Conditions - There are a great number of conditions including asthma, obstructive airways, diabetes, hypertension to name a few. We have structured clinical pathways to help you achieve the best outcome for your condition. We actively encourage patient participation in the management and look forward to helping you. Please ask if you qualify for very heavily subsided management programs we provide. BOOK NOW
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  • Skin Surgery - suspicious spots can be removed and sent for a check by a specialist pathologist. BOOK NOW
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  • Accident Care - We are equipped to manage any injuries. We have support from the Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) in getting you timely and subsidised care in most cases. Let us know if there are any things you are worried about. We can provide advice, close wounds, dress wounds and including referring for physiotherapy and x rays if required. In most cases we can follow through your injury until you have recovered.
  • Mole Checks - We provide a comprehensive check and by use of epiluminescence we get a much better appreciation of spots and whether they are likely to be cancer. If they are then we can remove them for confirmation. Other not suspicious spots can be left or we can use liquid nitrogen to freeze them off. We recommend protecting your skin at all times especially in summer in the mid day (10am-2pm) sun. BOOK NOW
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  • Company Medical Examinations - Health checks for pre employment or insurance applications are welcome. We provide access to a wide range of investigations. BOOK NOW
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  • Asthma - Identification of this serious problem and management including monitoring and progress. We want to work with you to help you stay at school and work. Make sure that you can be well for those important meetings. Give you strategies to deal with any situation. BOOK NOW
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  • Cardiovascular Risk - determines your risk of harm inparticular heart attack. Men in particular are at great risk. We want to work with you to minimise this risk to enable you to be healthy. We can assess your heart on the ECG, blood tests and other lifestyle factors which are relevant like smoking and alcohol consumption. BOOK NOW
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  • Diabetes - Elevated blood sugars can cause a myriad of problems including heart attack, stroke and non- healing ulcers. Associated problems can include obesity and blindness. Work with us to reduce and delay any of these problems. We will monitor your progress and communicate with your specialists. BOOK NOW
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  • Immunisations - It is important to provide young children with a protected start in life. Recently we had outbreaks of measles and whooping cough in the North Shore. Allow your kids the benefit of minimising the risk of longterm harm from these infections. We acknowledge that there will be some people who object to immunisations but we would still like to work with all families to ensure that their child is in the best of health. We are happy to provide advice about any aspect of immunisation. We can provide adult immunisations also, like to hepatitis and chicken pox for instance. Talk with our nurse about the options. We work closely with the Ministry of Health and other agencies to provide the best information. BOOK NOW
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