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AgriSafe Clinic (Farmer Health)

Aim of the Service

The AgriSafe™ Clinic is run in partnership between National Centre for Farmer Health and Primary Care Connect. The AgriSafe™ Clinic offers farmers and their families the opportunity to meet with a Community Health Nurse (CHN) who specialises in agricultural health. This consult will provide you with a comprehensive occupational health and wellbeing assessment. This service aims to raise awareness of farmer health, enhance knowledge and prevent serious health conditions to our farmers. This is open to farmers and their families from all farming industries including dairy, cropping, viticulture, horticulture, aquaculture, livestock production and more.

 The Health check includes:

  • Blood glucose testing
  • Cholesterol testing
  • Blood pressure check
  • Body mass index calculation
  • Respiratory testing
  • Hearing screening
  • Skin examination
  • Vision testing
  • Urine testing
  • Pesticide exposure testing
  • Testing the fit of your mask or respirator
  • Occupational risk

Eligibility

All farmers and their families.

Anyone working in the farming industry.

Prior to your initial appointment an AgriSafe™ occupational health history survey will need to be completed and returned to PCC. Once this has been completed you will be contacted and sent details of your upcoming appointment. The initial consult takes 1.5-2 hours.

How to get an appointment

Call PCC or email The Team: farmerhealth@primarycareconnect.com.au

Any other locations for appointments?

Nathalia, Numurkah, Shepparton, Euroa, Dookie, Tatura

Cost?

This is a free service.