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About Dr Mason

I am a specialist General Practitioner and I have worked in Melbourne for over 20 years. I see all age groups and I have experience in paediatrics, aged care, chronic disease including diabetes, women's health, family planning including implanon insertions, immunisation, mental health and minor skin excisions. I provide comprehensive long term family care and aim to build ongoing relationships to help individuals gain optimal health outcomes.

Education and Experience

Medical School - Edinburgh University, Scotland, UK- degree MBChB

Specialist Qualifications-

Membership Royal College General Practitioners MRCGP

Fellowship of Royal Australian College General Practitioners FRACGP

After my internship in Scotland I worked in hospitals both in Australia and UK in the areas of Emergency Medicine, Intensive Care, Paediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 

My GP training included a registrar year in a semi rural practice in East Lothian in Scotland. This was followed by work as a GP locum in Scotland before I moved back to Australia in 2000 to work as a specialist GP in the Eastern Suburbs of Melbourne. I also worked part time for 5yrs in a specialist niche mobile aged care practice which provided care to elderly residents living in Aged Care Facilities.

I have being consulting from Briar Hill since July 2022.

 

Chart & Stethoscope
Service

How Can I Help You

Resources

The following resources may be useful to download or explore.

Mental Health

Scales-

Child Health Continuum

ASRS-adult ADHD Self Report Scale

Jasper Goldberg ADD Screening Tool

Vanderbilt Initial Parent Questionnaire

Vanderbilt Teacher Questionnaire

SDQ-parents completion 4-10 age group

SDQ-teacher completion 4-10 age group

SDQ-self completion 11-17 age group

SDQ-teacher completion 11-17 age group

SDQ-parent completion 11-17 age group

Websites-

https://www.beyondblue.org.au/

https://www.blackdoginstitute.org.au/

https://www.emhprac.org.au/resources/fact-sheets/

ADHD

https://www.additudemag.com/category/adhd-professionals/

Parenting Resources

https://raisingchildren.net.au/

https://emergingminds.com.au/

https://tuningintokids.org.au/parents/

 

Urgent Mental Health Supports

Lifeline 24/7 support call 13 11 14

Austin Psychiatric Triage-

24/7 crisis assessment 1300 859 789

 

Women's Health and Menopause Resources

Menopause fact sheets

Self collect Cervical screening fact sheet

Websites-

https://www.jeanhailes.org.au/

https://www.menopause.org.au/

https://acpcc.org.au/screening/

Migraines

Lifestyle management advice for migraines

Patient Migraine diaries

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis fact sheet

Diet and Nutrition

Fructose diet restriction advice

VLED- very low energy diets

Dietary iron advice

Guide to taking iron tablets

Sleep Apnoea and Sleep resources

screening scales

Epworth sleep score

STOP BANG

OSA 50

 

 

Dr Mason's  consulting hours-

Monday-Thursday by appointment: 8am-6pm

To book a consultation-

Yarra Trail Medical

113 Mountain View Road Briar Hill, VIC 3088

PH 03 4210 0696

FAX 03 9960 7500

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