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NATIONAL SKIN CANCER ACTION WEEK starts 15 November 2020

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Watch Lana’s video about being diagnosed with melanoma. Most melanomas and other skin cancers can be prevented by the use of good sun protection. Every day of the year (winter and summer) we urge you to use the five forms of sun protection: slip on sun-protective clothingslop on SPF30 (SPF 50 is better) broad-spectrum, water-resistant…
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NATIONAL SKIN CANCER ACTION WEEK 2020 in November

One in four teenagers between 12 and 17 years old get sunburnt every weekend. the more times we sunburn the more changes of us becoming one of the 2 out 3 people that get skin cancer before 70 years old, or being one of the 1,400 Australians that are diagnosed with melanoma each year. If…
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National Skin Cancer week is coming soon

In the meantime please share this post with someone you care about. Reydon Street Medical Centre can help with your next skin cancer check up. If you have no COVID symptoms you can now Book on line with Dr Brittany Wakefield or Dr Paul Colbrook. Follow us on Facebook for more news and updates.
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It’s time to get informed about iron

Fed up with feeling tired? Can’t keep up with your kids? Do people always say you look pale? You could have iron deficiency anaemia. A visit to your family GP is the first step towards arranging testing, working out the cause, and arranging appropriate treatments. We now offers intravenous (IV) iron infusions to help patients…
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Do you have a ongoing condition and want to stay healthy as long as possible? If you do, read on… If not, please share this with a loved one or friend who does.

Proactive management of chronic, ongoing conditions has never been more important. We published a recent post to remind patients to ensure they attend to routine cancer checks, like breast, mammography, skin and melanoma and colorectal cancer. Today, we are reminding people to keep on track with paying attention to all aspects of their health. We…
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Time to see you GP and get a health check

Jenny Morrison the Prime Minister’s wife has sent a message to all Australians, and women in particular not to put off seeing their GP. At Reydon Street, we are aware that patients are putting off routine preventative care like skin checks and breast screening. We have also noticed a decline in patients attending to routine…
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Queensland is Good to Go… Are you?

There aren’t many benefits of the Coronavirus outbreak, but one of them is that people are getting out and exploring Queensland more than usual. It is amazing how many things there are to learn about this great Country we call home. Over the Ekka weekend Dr Colbrook experienced the Main Range National Park for the…
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Next week is Asthma Awareness Week: 1-7 September

The first week of September is Asthma Australia’s Asthma Week to try and raise awareness of this issue. It is also the time several of our patients tell us they get worse due to the westerly winds bringing triggers from inland. Asthma is a common disease in Australia, with over 1 in 10 people being…
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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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