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After 40 years in medical practice and over 36 years of serving the Mount Gravatt community Dr Annette Kortlucke has retired.

Dr Annette Kortlucke’s retirement was unplanned at this time and she regrets she was not able to say goodbye to her patients personally. Unfortunately, she had personal issues which demanded her immediate attention. Dr Annette Kortlucke GP in Mt Gravatt Dr Kortlucke says it has been a pleasure and a privilege to have been entrusted…
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Endo March is here!

Did you know endometriosis affects 1 in 10 women? That is approximately 200 million women and girls worldwide. The Worldwide Endo March is a campaign that aims to raise awareness of endometriosis. The campaign and events are run by volunteers who are passionate about creating change for women and girls with endometriosis by raising funds,…
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Protect yourself again melanoma!

What is melanoma? Melanoma is a type of skin cancer that develops in the skin cells called melanocytes and usually occurs on the parts of the body that have been overexposed to the sun. Rare melanomas can occur inside the eye or in parts of the skin or body that have never been exposed to…
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Did you know every five hours, one Australia dies from melanoma?Melanoma March is coming…

This Melanoma March you can take steps to beat this killer disease. The annual march will be held on Sunday, March 21st, 2021. You can register your interest in the march here: https://melanomamarch.org.au/cms/register-interest-2021. This year is the 10th year of Melanoma March. Each Melanoma March brings together melanoma patients, their families, and local communities to raise awareness…
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Preparing for your COVID-19 vaccination appointment!

While we wait for more information about the vaccine rollout, there are things you can do now to get ready for your appointment. First, make sure your details are up to date with Medicare. You can do this using either: Medicare online account through myGovThe Express Plus Medicare appCalling the Medicare program If you don’t…
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Five health tips to help men with their overall wellbeing!

1. Find a good GP you can talk too. Men often find it difficult opening up to a doctor, but finding a good GP you are comfortable with makes it easier to start having discussions. Our male doctor, Paul Colbrook enjoys offering medical care and advice to men of all ages who are concerned about…
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Today is World Cancer Day!

World Cancer Day is a global initiative led by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC). Starting in 2000, World Cancer Day has grown into a positive movement for everyone to unite under one voice to face one of our greatest challenges. Each year hundreds of activities and events take place around the world which…
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Dr Shepherd is now working most Saturdays!

Dr Karen Shepherd Women’s GP and Mental Health in Mt Gravatt Reydon Street Medical Centre is very pleased to announce Dr Karen Shepherd will now be available most Saturday mornings for patient appointments. We know our patients will be delighted to be able to see Dr Shepherd more easily. For our patients who have not…
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