Coughs and sneezes spread diseases – Coronavirus and Influenza hygiene measures

There is a lot in the news about the new Coronavirus. Thankfully, it is yet to make an impact in Australia. However, as we are at the start of our winter, and the inevitable cold and flu season , it is timely to talk about simple steps we can take to reduce the risk of…
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Coronavirus advice updated 27 February 2020

There is a lot of concern in the news and media regards a novel virus originating in Wuhan, China. Patients who pose the greatest risk include: Travel to China in the 14 days before the onset of illness. OR Travel to the following within 14 days before onset of illness: Hong KongIndonesiaIranItalyJapanSingaporeSouth KoreaOR Close contact…
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More choice for patient’s at Reydon Street Medical Centre

We are pleased to offer more choice to patients as we will be joined Dr Neha Pandeya soon. Dr Pandeya grew up locally in Brisabane, and trained at University of Queensland. She has worked in North Queensland before returning home to Brisbane. Being interested in paediatrics, her previous experience includes roles at the Queensland Children’s Hospital…
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Bulk billing for Children now available in Upper Mt Gravatt

The good news for families is that wish to make it easier for you to see us. We have reviewed our fees, and are now able to offer Bulk Billed consultations for children under 16 years old. Please understand this only applies to consultations for children 15 years and under during Monday to Friday. Our…
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Babies can still have their vaccinations when they have a cold or are on antibiotics.

The doctors at Reydon Street Medical Centre get regular questions from parents asking if their baby can still have their vaccinations when they have a cold or are on antibiotics. The human body is an amazing thing and protects us from many infectious challenges on a daily basis. The immune system can cope with a…
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Measles and travel

As the summer approaches our patients are asking about the risk of measles and other travel vaccinations and precautions to take. For those of  us not used to seeing measles, it  is a truly horrible disease which is easily passed from one person to another. Even in previously healthy individuals it can cause serious illness…
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We are pleased to announce we have a new doctor joining us at Reydon Street Medical Centre.

Dr Brittany Wakefield joins Reydon Street Medical Centre View Post “We are pleased to announce we have a new doctor joining us at Reydon Street Medical Centre. Dr Brittany Wakefield is a Queensland trained GP who grew up on the Gold Coast. She has been working in Maleny where is very highly regarded, and the…
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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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RAPID ACCESS INFLUENZA SESSIONS FOR OVER 65 year old INFLUENZA VACCINATIONS COMMENCE ON TUESDAY 31 March 2020

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RAPID ACCESS INFLUENZA SESSIONS FOR OVER 65 year old INFLUENZA VACCINATIONS COMMENCE ON TUESDAY 31 March 2020 We received our first batch of Government funded Influenza immunisations for patients over 65 years old, and will run a rapid access immunisation session on Tuesday 31 March 2020Please note the influenza immunisation for over 65s is different…
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RAPID ACCESS INFLUENZA SESSIONS FOR PRIVATE INFLUENZA VACCINATIONS COMMENCE ON Friday 27 March 2020

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We received our first batch of private Influenza immunisations. Government stock for those over 65 yrs old or <65yo with Chronic Conditions is still coming and we will post once we have details of arrival. We wish to help all our patients access influenza vaccination in a timely, efficient and safe manner We will run…
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Who can be tested for Coronavirus COVID-19 in Queensland on 15 March 2020?

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As of 15 March 2020,  Queensland Health have set rules  that “testing for COVID-19 novel coronavirus is only available for people who are feeling unwell AND  have travelled to overseas in the past 14 days OR have had contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19 novel coronavirus.” If you haven’t been overseas or been in contact with a confirmed…
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It’s Christmas….opening times

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The doctors and staff wish all our patients a peaceful and healthy festive season. We will be available except  on the public holidays and Saturday  28 December 2019 Closures as follows: Christmas Eve Early closing depending on demand Christmas Day                   Closed all Day Bowing Day                        Closed all Day Saturday 28 December Closed all…
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