Routine health checks can help detect conditions or problems at an early stage allowing treatment to protect future health. There are a number of different types of check up and they include
Assessment and advice for women planning to start a family. This includes personal medical history, family history, general health and individual risk factors. Early identification of potential problems either for fertility or pregnancy itself. Tests that may be indicated include checking for anaemia, vitamin D levels and thyroid function as well as pre-conception genetic screening where appropriate.
General health check
Evaluation of gynaecological health including history and examination. Tests include cervical (‘pap’) smear +/- HPV screening, sexual health screen where appropriate (including for chlamydia) and pelvic ultrasound depending on symptoms or examination findings.
Ovarian cancer screening
Although it has not been established that routine testing by ultrasound combined with a tumour marker (called Ca125) is effective at screening for ovarian cancer it may be appropriate in women who have risk factors. The most important of these is family history of breast and ovarian cancer. Early diagnosis and treatment gives the best outcomes.
Review of current contraception and up to date advice about available options.
*Please note, health checks are charged as per standard consultations. All tests will have a cost which would be billed for directly by the laboratory or scanning unit.
Request an appointment
Clinics are three times a week and Gail will help you arrange a time to see Mr Miskry and if necessary a scan on the same day.
If you are pregnant, you can expect to have a number of routine tests and appointments and you can find out more about the schedule of care here.
Appointments can be arranged by phone or email.