Health screening

Screenings are tests that look for diseases before you have symptoms. Screening tests can find diseases early, when they're easier to treat. You can get some screenings in your doctor's office. Others need special equipment, so you may need to go to a different office or clinic.

Which tests you need depends on your age, your sex, your family history, and whether you have risk factors for certain diseases. After a screening test, ask when you will get the results and whom to talk to about them.

More information about Health screening

Newborn Vision and Hearing Screening

All babies are checked at birth to see that all is well.

Cervical screening

It's recommended that recommends that women have a cervical smear test every 3 years.

Breast screening

A screening mammogram is the best method for the early detection of unsuspected breast cancer.

Prostate screening

Prostate problems are common as men get older.