Women's Health

1/50 North Shore Bvd
Burdell QLD 4818
P (07) 4758 7000
F (07) 4758 7007

Dr Tracey Belle Ballais

1st Saturday of the month, 9.00am to 1.00pm

North Shore General Practice offers a monthly women’s health clinic run by our specialist woman’s health GP Dr Tracey Ballais to focus on the specific needs of women at any stage of life.

Tracey can assist you with any women’s health issue including:

  • Breast examinations
  • Menopause management
  • Postnatal planning
  • Contraceptive advice
  • Mirena insertion
  • Pap smears
  • Sexual difficulties
  • Counselling
  • Period problems
  • Shared Antenatal care
  • Fertility issues
  • Pregnancy planning
  • Well Women’s checks
  • Continence management

Appointments

North Shore Well Women’s Clinic is a Private Billing service. (no bulk billing)

Consultations are by appointment only

We schedule 15 minute appointments per standard consultation.

All patients attending the Well Women’s Clinic for the first time require a Long Consultation.

If you have several issues to discuss or have a complex issue please inform reception as you will require a longer appointment.

All accounts must be settled on the day of service, no accounts are issued. Fees may be paid by cash, cheque, credit card or EFTPOS.

Standard consultation (15 minutes) $80
Long consultation (30 minutes) $115

Gap payments on all consults are approximately $41 - $42

Well Women's Health Check

Our Well Women’s Check is a comprehensive health assessment that includes a pap smear, breast examination and general health check.

The Well women’s check will take 45 minutes (15 minutes with the nurse and 30mintes with the doctor)

The cost of the health check is $150. A Medicare rebate is available and your out of pocket expense is approximately $42.

The following is what to expect from the Health check:

Nurse:

  • Height
  • Weight
  • BMI (Body Mass Index)
  • Blood Pressure
  • Pulse
  • BSL (Blood sugar level)
  • Urine

Doctor:

  • General Health Check
  • Breast examination
  • Pap smear
  • Abdominal examination
  • Contraception – OCP, Mirena device, Implanon
  • Menopause & HRT
  • STI check
  • Skin check
  • Relationship counselling

The doctor will assess your need for:

  • Cholesterol check
  • Dexa Scan (check for osteoporosis)
  • Mammogram
  • Discussion time
  • Pathology