Belair Medical is a well-equipped, accredited, smaller-sized general practice situated in the foothills of Adelaide. The practice is wheelchair accessible, with dedicated handicapped parking available. Our waiting room is light and welcoming with a play area for children and a library available for patients’ use.
Belair Medical aims to provide personal high quality Primary Health Care to individuals and families in a supportive friendly and aesthetically pleasing environment.
Current areas of practice interest include preventive health, antenatal shared care, women’s health, paediatrics, dermatology, minor surgery, chronic disease, and counselling. Belair Medical is also proactive in training general practitioners for the future with both medical students and registrars undertaking placements at the clinic.
- Women’s health check, including cervical screening
- BP, weight checks annually from age 40
- 45 year old health check
- Faecal occult blood annually from age 50
- Mammograms biennually from age 50
- Consider prostate checks from age 50
- Bone density from menopause, or age 70 for men
- Skin checks annually for high risk individual
At each stage of life, women have specific health concerns. Our Women’s Health team comprising Women’s Health GPs and allied health professionals, have a holistic approach and are keen to support your physical and mental health and wellbeing through different life stages.
Belair Medical has taken steps to make sure adolescents feel comfortable seeking medical help.
- A welcoming environment for teenagers
- Doctors with special interest in child and youth health
- Bulk-billing for student initiated consultations
- Services addressing teenage concerns including sexual health, STI testing, contraceptive advice, counseling, travel immunisations, someone to talk to…..
- Confidential care (unless safety is at risk)
Chronic disease and wellbeing management
At Belair Medical we manage chronic disease proactively. With appropriate involvement of the whole team ( including nurses and allied health care professionals) we strive to achieve the best outcomes for you.
- GP management plans are recommended for all those with a chronic disease.
- Regular screening and monitoring
- Diagnostic tests as required.
- 24/24 BP monitoring,
- onsite INR
- Holter monitoring (Clinpath)
- Helicobacter breath tests (Clinpath)
- Most travel immunisations are kept onsite at Belair Medical for your convenience
- Access to MASTA – for site specific, up-to-date travel health advice
- Advice regarding medical kits for travel
We have doctors with special interest in kid’s health, including:
- Acute illness
- Developmental and health checks
All children under 16 are bulk-billed.
Children with acute illness will always be seen on the same day.
Belair Medical encourages men to become proactive in maintaining good health.
- A basic checkup is recommended at age 40
- A more comprehensive check up (supported by Medicare) is recommended at age 40-49 and subsequently every 2 years.
Healthcare for those over 75
Belair Medical has adopted a proactive approach for the older population aiming to maintain health and wellbeing, and minimize hospital admissions.
- Scheduled health checks and screening
- Over 75 health checks
- Visits to aged care facilities
- Home visits if unwell and unable to attend surgery.
Minor Surgery and procedures
- Suturing of lacerations
- Ingrown toenails
- Removal of skin lesions
- Insertion of contraceptive IUD’s
Doctors at Belair Medical consider mental health assessment an important part of General Practice.
Mental Health Care plans are undertaken for all those with mental health conditions such as anxiety or depression, who would benefit from counselling
We have three psychologists working from Belair Medical as part of our team.
- Removal of lesions
- Medical treatment if appropriate