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Chronic Disease

The Woods Medical Centre provides individualised care plans

The Woods Medical Centre offers individualised care plans (a.k.a. GP Management Plans) for people with chronic disease, including Diabetes.

Chronic Disease

Chronic disease, as defined by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW), are ‘long lasting conditions with persistent effects.’

 

These types of diseases are becoming increasingly common in Australia, with 1 in 2 Australians suffering from at least 1 of 8 chronic conditions in 2017-18 (See The Australian Institute of Health & Welfare website for more information).  

Australia's Main Chronic Diseases

GPs who can help:

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Arthritis (Osteoarthritis)

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Arthritis (Osteoarthritis) is the swelling and tenderness of joints. Joint pain and stiffness typically worsen with age. The most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.

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The Woods Medical Centre offers Chronic Disease Management services to patients living with these conditions.