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The importance of sleep…

The COVID-19 pandemic has been an incredibly stressful and unsettling and for some people has resulted in countless sleepless nights. However, adequate sleep is critical for maintaining good heart health, so we must do all that we can to maintain a normal routine and get our 7-9 hours of sleep a night. Sleep is essential…

COVID-19 Vaccination news

News is coming through that the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has provisionally approved the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine for use in Australians 18 years and older. This is the vaccine that will be used (at least initially) to immunise the majority of our patients staring in March 2021. We can be assured that the  TGA’s rigorous standards for safety,…

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…

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 …

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…