45 – 49 year old Health Check

In keeping with the high level of preventative care we provide at East Ryde Family Medical Practice, we also offer the Government recommended 45 – 49 year old health check.

This health check focuses on preventative care for patients in this age bracket, the aim is to detect and prevent chronic disease and enable early intervention.

The health check would include:

Taking down:

  • Past Medical history
  • Family History
  • Social History
  • Allergies

Discussion of:

  • Smoking
  • Alcohol
  • Nutrition
  • Physical activity
  • Mental Health
  • Osteoporosis

Examination of:

  • Body weight, height, waist, BMI
  • Blood Pressure
  • Skin Check

Tests Taken / Ordered

  • Fasting Blood Test
  • Serology
  • ECG
  • Cervical Screen Test

Once the information has been gathered, your GP will identify any health issues and recommend the appropriate follow up, provide advice and strategies to achieve a better lifestyle.

Please expect to be at the surgery for at least an hour for your initial appointment, and it is encouraged you return for your results appointment.

When booking your appointment please inform our reception staff that it is for a 45-49 health check so an appropriate amount of time can be allocated (we recommend booking an early morning appointment so that a fasting blood test can be completed)