Don’t put off speaking to your GP. It may make things worse.

Don’t put off speaking to your GP. It may make things worse.

There is growing concern in Australia, that patients are not seeking healthcare either for new problems and routine conditions like hypertension and diabetes because they are fearful of going out to visit their GP.

The worry is that patients will get sicker before they are seen or they develop problems and their long term health with suffer.

We are still open for business and seeing patients face to face after an initial telephone or video consultation when needed. We encourage you to book with your GP to discuss any concerns over the phone or using video.

Childhood immunisations remain essential.

We moved quickly to keep patients safe, and have taken many steps to reduce the risk to patients when they attend the practice, including:

  1. Minimizing the number of people in the practice by:
    1. Consulting with most patients by telephone or video
    2. Asking patients to say outside until appointment times
    3. Asking patients not to bring other adults /children with them who are not being examined except where required to assist the patient being seen
  2. Maintaining social distancing
  3. Following hand hygiene (see our Facebook post with the latest supply of hand sanitiser from a local supplier)
  4. Cleaning frequently touched surfaces regularly during the day and after patients are seen in rooms
  5. Asking patients to use contactless payments when needed
  6. Wearing PPE when we see patients with fever or respiratory symptoms
  7. Sending scripts direct to pharmacies
  8. Sending referrals direct to specialists and other providers.

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Reydon Street Medical Centre is moving on 14 February 2022

Reydon Street Medical Centre has a long history of providing high quality health care from trusted doctors from 2 Reydon Street on the corner of Newnham Road and Reydon Street in Upper Mt Gravatt.

The current health crisis means that it is no longer sustainable to continue this tradition from its original premises. To ensure we are more resilient and remain able to provide continuity of care to our patients in the face of sickness or furlough leave we need to be part of a larger organisation.

The great news is the legacy will continue and on 14 February 2022 Reydon Street Medical Centre will join the existing Holland Park General Practice at 1173 Logan Rd, Holland Park. This is part of the IPN Medical Centres network and is located just five minutes from our building.

We intend to provide the same high quality care from doctors you know and trust from more appropriate premises. You should also see the same friendly staff to look after you at the front desk.

Continuity of care and the security of our patient records is our priority. Patients records will be transferred automatically, so your doctor can continue to access them. Given the Holland Park General Practice is part of the IPN Medical Centres network, you can be assured that your health records and personal information will remain safe and secure.

We will continue to book appointments with your chosen doctor, but from Monday 14 February 2022 onwards, all existing and future appointments will take place at Holland Park General Practice.

We look forward to continuing to serve our patients from our new home.