Important Notice – Change To Mixed Billing

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As from 1/06/22 we will become a mixed billing practice. This change would mean that there will be an out-of-pocket charge for your appointments. We have been impacted with the rising costs of providing quality health care to you, our patients, and the government Medicare rebates are no longer able to cover this. We hope … Read more

Apollo Cardiology Specialist Clinics Are Now Available at Our Practice

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Apollo Cardiology Specialist Clinics are now available at Butler Family Practice. We welcome Dr Sekaran Gana – Cardiologist who provides affordable and high-quality heart care including cardiac testing and treatment. Please contact Apollo Cardiology directly for an appointment on (08) 6166 3737. We’re here to guide your journey to a happier, healthier heart.

Our new Women’s Health Only Clinics are starting in April!

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Butler Family Practice are excited to announce our new Women’s Health Only Clinics are starting in April. Dr Christine Reid joins us with a strong background in all areas of Women’s Reproductive Health including Pregnancy Care (before/during/after/unplanned pregnancy), Period problems, Cervical Cancer Screening, Fertility assessment, Contraception options, Sexual Health problems, Menopause, Breast and Bladder care … Read more

Testosterone Deficiency

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Testosterone deficiency may be caused by testicles not making enough testosterone or a problem with parts of the brain (hypothalamus and pituitary gland) which make the hormones that stimulate the testicles to make testosterone. Testosterone is key for physical changes during puberty and for your bones, muscles, sex drive and your general mood. Men are … Read more

Do You Suffer From Hay Fever?

Allergic Rhinitis (Hay Fever) is more common than we think it is, affecting 18 per cent of Australians, that is nearly 1 in 5 people. It is not caused by hay nor does it cause a fever. It is caused by the nose and/or eyes coming into contact with allergens in the environment, such as … Read more

What You Need to Know About Telehealth

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Telehealth is now available to everyone with a valid Medicare card. How do I book an appointment? You can book an appointment like you generally do, either through health engine (please remark that you would like a call back) or by calling directly to our reception at (08) 9563 1480. Preparing for your appointment At … Read more

What Does Pandemic Declaration Mean to Me?

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What does Pandemic mean? Pandemic, from the Greek word pandēmos (pan “all” and demos “people”), is the term used by experts to describe a disease epidemic that has spread across a large geographic region or the whole world. But despite the fear the word evokes, “pandemic” refers to the spread of a disease, not its … Read more

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome is a chronic condition of the gut (bowel) that causes episodes of stomach cramps, bloating and either constipation or diarrhoea. Irritable bowel syndrome is a problem with how the bowel works. There is otherwise nothing wrong with the bowel. Irritable bowel syndrome may not cause harm to your body but can cause … Read more

Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

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Coronaviruses are a family of viruses causing infection in humans and a variety of animals including birds and mammals such as camels, cats and bats. Coronaviruses are zoonotic, which means they can transmit between animals and humans. When animal coronaviruses evolve, infect people and then spread between humans, it can lead to outbreaks. The 2019-nCoV … Read more