Newcastle Family Practice strives to deliver the most up-to-date, evidence-based medical care while still treating patients holistically, non-judgmentally and with utmost respect.
The practice was established in 1995 under its current name and now has eleven general practitioners and three nurses.
The doctors and nurses at Newcastle Family Practice are passionate about all aspects of women’s health.
The doctors are very knowledgeable on all forms of contraception including contraceptive pills, rings, IUDs implants and injections. The practice is able to insert and remove Implanons and Mirenas.
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Newcastle Family Practice offers pre-pregnancy counseling and planning services, pregnancy shared-care advice on breast feeding, settling and baby care.
The doctors are interested in and able to support women through menopause with education, reassurance and treatment including Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) as required.
Routine screening tests and immunizations are an integral part of their service.
Pap smears have recently changed and they are well placed to explain the new cervical screening program.
All gynaecology issues are dealt with sensitively and professionally.
The clinic has also incorporated onsite Mental Health Nurses, Laverty Pathology, psychologists who also offer late appointments, neuro psychologists and dietician services as part of its commitment to multidisciplinary healthcare.
As well as a full range of women’s health services, Newcastle Family Practice offers all areas of general practice including:
- Up-to-date information on vaccinations for overseas travellers – it is an accredited Yellow Fever Centre.
- Routine childhood immunisations
- Insurance medicals
- Spirometry and ECG’s
- Minor surgical procedures, including suturing of lacerations, the removal of small lesions, insertion of hormone implants and cryotherapy.
Newcastle Family Practice is located at 205 Hunter Street, Newcastle. For more information visit www.newcastlefp.com.au.