ABOUT SURGERY - Family Practice Dr med Wirtner,General Practitioner in Richterswil

Medical Practice
Dr.med. Beatrice Wirtner
Tel. 044 784 00 57
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Services and Clinics
The following tests are included in our medical check-up practice:
Routine surgeries by appointment and home visits,Family planning including pills,Practice X-ray,Practice Laboratory: Blood and urine tests,Electrocardiograms (ECGs, heart tracings)Spirometry (lung function tests)
Gynecological Smears test are very important to help prevent cervical cancer from developing. This recommended for female between the ages of 18 and 80 years old.
Colon cancer test: a very simple test can already detect first changes. If necessary we refer you to a specialist for further investigations.
Chronic Disease management
To help monitor patients with chronic disease, such as Asthma and COPD, Diabetes, Heart Disease, High Blood Pressure record, Thyroid Problems, or Stroke
Immunisations Both childhood and adult immunisations are very important to help build up immunity and prevent contracting diseases and infections (Travel advice and vaccinations).
Weight Management
Healthy eating is one of the best things you can do to prevent and control health problems such as heart disease, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, and some types of cancer.
Repeat prescriptions
Any Patients on repeat medication should be seen by Doctor Wirtner every 3 months for a review. it is important you make an appointment with us so that we can review your medication.
Home visits
If you are unable to attend the surgery for an appointment due to ill health or a disability then a home visit can be arranged for you.
Where possible Please be prepared to give brief details of the problem so that you can be given appropriate priority.If you require a home visit, Please call the Surgery on 044 784 00 57.
Please remember that several patients can be seen in the practice in the time that it takes to make one home visit.

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