As the population of Bendigo grows, and ages, and medical conditions become increasingly complex to treat, there is a need to increase the services offered.
Dr Jas is one of six GPs to start practicing full-time at Bendigo Community Health in 2018. HE now sees a range of patients with chronic and complex conditions meant is expanding his experience, while at the same time allowing him to help vulnerable people.
“With community health, you’ve got all the other health professionals working with you. You’ve got podiatrists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, so you get a lot of support,” Dr Jas said.
“I also like treating chronic diseases, which again was one reason I stayed on because there’s a large population with chronic disease – I love helping these people.”
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