Cardiovascular disease and diabetes screening and management
Cardiovascular disease is one of the most common causes of ill health in our community
Blood pressure monitoring, cholesterol and other lipid monitoring, stroke risk assessment to identify any problems and risks early
Diabetes is a common condition that can have serious long term consequences. Detection of diabetes is through tests that measure blood glucose. Monitoring of the long term consequences of diabetes such as changes in vision and kidney disease is important.
Evidence based treatment to lower the risk of cardiovascular events and control diabetes are available and can be discussed with your GP
Prostate cancer occurs in older men as does benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH) – an issue which can cause problems with urination.
Mental health problems are common in the community and your GP can help in detection and management of all mental health conditions using validated screening methods and evidence based treatments as well as referral to services such as psychologists and psychiatrists
Mental health plans and support for prevalent conditions such as anxiety and depression