Health assessments

Our friendly nurses and GPs provide comprehensive health assessments if you’re within a specific age range or at-risk demographic, ensuring early detection and preventive care.

Comprehensive, bulk billed health assessments

Designed to identify health risks and promote preventive care, our health assessments are conducted by our skilled nurses and followed up with detailed GP consultations. These assessments help us make informed recommendations tailored to your specific health needs. Best of all, they’re fully bulk billed, reflecting our commitment to accessible healthcare for everyone.

Please review the following list to see if you qualify for one of our health assessments:

  • 45 to 49-year-old health check: Available, once, for those in this age group at risk of developing chronic disease.
  • Over 75 health check: An annual assessment for seniors over 75. This is a great opportunity to have a comprehensive health check as part of your yearly drivers licence medical, if you’re 80+ or have any medical conditions that make affect your ability to drive.
  • Comprehensive medical assessment: Annually for residents in aged care facilities.
  • Type 2 Diabetes risk evaluation: Every 3 years, for individuals aged 40-49 years old, assessed to be at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
  • Health assessment for intellectual disabilities: Can be offered annually.
  • Refugee health assessment: Provided once for refugees or humanitarian entrants.
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health check: Offered every 9 months for all age groups.

Why do your health check with us?

Whole-person health

Our integrated services go beyond immediate care, emphasising long-term, whole-person wellness through education, prevention, and comprehensive treatment options.

Community focus

Having dedicated ourselves to caring for the Plantagenet area for over 35 years, our medical centre is deeply embedded in the local community.

Integrated healthcare

Our multidisciplinary team works together under one roof — and in tandem with the adjacent Plantagenet Hospital — to provide seamless, coordinated care.

State-of-the-art care

Our skilled, empathetic practitioners stay up to date with the latest medical knowledge and practices. This is part of our commitment to maintaining the highest standards of care.


We prioritise listening to understand, not to judge. When you visit us, you can take as much time as you need. We want to make sure you feel heard, valued, and respected.


Our family-oriented approach means that every member of your family — from children to seniors — receives the highest quality of care in a welcoming environment.


What can I expect during a health assessment?

Each health assessment is different, but typically one of our friendly nurses will collect your health information and conduct some initial tests before you have a detailed consultation with your doctor.

Are there any costs involved with health assessments?

No, all our health assessments are bulk billed, meaning there are no out-of-pocket expenses for eligible patients under Medicare.

What should I bring to my health assessment appointment?

Please bring any relevant medical records, a list of current medications, and information about your medical history.

After hours support

For medical emergencies, dial 000. Plantagenet Hospital’s Emergency Department is open 24/7.

We offer after-hour appointments some Monday evenings, billed at the full private rate. Book online via Automed or call our admin team: (08) 9892 1000. For free advice after hours, contact Health Direct at 1800 022 222.

If you’re a regular patient in need of after-hours consultation, you can call (08) 9892 1000. Follow the prompts towards the end of the voice message, and you can be put through to our on-call GP for advice. Please note… There is a $150 fee for an after-hours phone consultation of up to 15 minutes duration, payable on the next business day.There may not be any Medicare rebate available, depending on your specific situation. If you require an after-hours home visit, your doctor will advise you of the private rate prior to attending.