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We ask all patients who are coming to the practice to bring and wear their own face mask before entering the building.

New Queensland Health restrictions require patients attending GPs in South Brisbane to wear face masks when attending their doctor. Accordingly patients who need a face to face consultation with their Doctor will need to wear face mask for the time being.We ask all patients who are coming to the practice to bring and wear their…
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Update on Coronavirus testing for our patients in South Brisbane.

We congratulate our Reydon Street patients for putting the community first and coming forward for testing even with minor respiratory symptom. We understand the inconvenience this has caused  for some of you. The good news is  so far  we have had a lucky escape in South Brisbane, with only very limited  community transmission after the …
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Do you want to avoid a nose swab and time off work?

Now that the cold weather has started  we are seeing  a  lot of people with sniffly noses or a touch of their “usual sinus”. One way to avoid a coronavirus nose swab is to maintain social isolation. In this time of worry around COVID, showing up to work, to the shops or to a friend’s…
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Vinnies needs more help to support the homeless please

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused great uncertainty for people around the world andat home. Many face the prospect of falling into homelessness due to job losses and financialinsecurity. Please help me support the work of @VinniesAU by sponsoring Dr Paul Colbrook’s #CEOSleepoutAU: https://www.ceosleepout.org.au/fundraisers/paulcolbrook/brisbane
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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…
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RAPID ACCESS INFLUENZA IMMUNISATION FOR PRIVATE INFLUENZA VACCINATIONS ON TUESDAY 7 APRIL 2020.

RAPID ACCESS INFLUENZA IMMUNISATION FOR PRIVATE INFLUENZA VACCINATIONS ON TUESDAY 7 APRIL 2020. We received a small batch of private Influenza immunisations. We wish to help all our patients access influenza vaccination in a timely, efficient and safe mannerWe will run some quick access influenza only sessions .These quick access sessions are not suitable for…
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We can now do TELEHEALTH telephone and video consultations

Consultations are now by telephone or video  whenever possible. We can now Bulk Bill Patients  eligible for the Medicare Rebates for telephone and video consultations (TELEHEALTH). Book a TELEHEALTH consultation here We have to take this step to minimise the risk of infection to our staff and also to encourage people to remain at home…
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COVID-19 Alert

COVID-19 Alert – Changes to appointments We will be conducting phone consultations rather than face-to-face consultations as the first point of contact whenever possible. We have to take this step to minimise the risk of infection to our staff and also to encourage people to remain at home and reduce their exposure to the virus.…
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