Diabetic Education with our on-site Diabetes Educator. This Service is bulk-billed for patients of our Practice. Please talk to your GP at your usual appointment regarding accessing this service.
24 Hour ECG Holter Monitoring
Holter monitoring (24h) refers to a 24 hour, continuous test to record your heart rate and rhythm. A patient wears the holter monitor for 24 hours as they go about their normal daily routines. This service is bulk billed.
Lap Band Adjustments
Patients who have a Gastric Lap Band can have adjustments to their system via a needle inserted under the skin. Adjustments can be performed by Dr Andrea Cosgrove here at Paul Hopkins Medical Clinic. Please call the surgery for these special appointments on 49511311.
PHMC is dedicated to " whole of health care " for our patients, including mental health. Since 2007 PHMC has had an onsite Mental Health Nurse to assist our Doctors with the mental health needs of their patients. Our Mental Health Nurse, Michelle Eastwell, has 30 years’ experience in the field of Mental Health and has worked across all settings from Acute Inpatient Care to Community Based Care over those years. Michelle has a specialty interest in providing mental health services in the Primary Health Setting with a focus on early intervention. She has been working in GP settings since 2007 and has been a member of the Paul Hopkins Health Care Team since 2010. Michelle supports our Doctors by providing assessment, treatment and co-ordination of care. Michelle is also a qualified counselor. We encourage to discuss any concerns about your mental health with your GP. Michelle is available by appointment Monday - Friday. Please phone the surgery for all appointments on 4951 1311.
At Paul Hopkins Medical we offer a wide range of minor surgical procedures:
Insertion of contraceptive implants (Implanon)
Cryotherapy (freezing) for sunspots and warts
Skin biopsies for diagnosis of potential skin cancers
Excision of skin cysts and skin cancers
Suturing of lacerations
Full and Partial toenail removals
Please phone 0749511311 for these appointments.
Acupuncture is a safe, complementary therapy that is backed by scientific evidence. Acupuncture can be given by using needles, or by using laser acupuncture, which is a good choice for patients who are fearful of needles. If you think it could benefit you, discuss your options with your doctor. Dr Andrea Cosgrove performs acupuncture here at Paul Hopkins Medical Clinic. Please call the surgery for these special appointments on 49511311.
Diabetes Education PHMC has an accredited diabetes educator. Debbie Kimber provides education on diet, exercise and medication for diabetes, her services are bulk billed and this is available for PHMC patients. Please discuss this with your doctor to make an appointment with Debbie for the latest advice in diabetes management.
Paul Hopkins Medical Clinic | (07) 4951 1311 | 29 Brisbane Street, Mackay QLD 4740 Providing excellence in health care for Mackay families since 1926