Nurses can be booked to weigh and measure your baby, without a doctors appointment. These checks can be done any time. Babies are also checked at the 2week and 6 week checks as well as at immunisation appointments.
TSMP Nursing staff can test Blood Sugar Levels at the practice. This is usually done at the request of a Doctor however if you feel you would like or need to have a BSL test you can book a 10minute appointment with our nurse and have the test done. BSL's are best done 2 hours after food.
TSMP has an ECG machine on site. Our Nurses are able to perform the ECG test, patients and their results are then reviewed with the doctor. The nurse requires a long appointment to perform an ECG followed by a single appointment with your doctor.
At Tuggeranong Square children's immunisation is regarded an important part of your childs health care. Our doctors take immunising children very seriously. and to ensure all children are immunised TSMP doctors BULK BILL for all childhood immunisations. TSMP also ensures the Practice Nursing Staff are highly trained in childhood immunisations.
(If a child is coming from overseas please go to Forms for information required)
Doctors usually refer patients to pathology for INR testing, however, TSMP does have its own INR testing device and our nurses can perform this service when doctors feel it is beneficial.
Spirometry's (breathing test) are done by our nursing team. The appointment takes 20 minutes with the nurse and then your doctor will review the results.