Women’s Health

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Meet Dr Kortlucke!

Dr Annette Kortlucke Women’s Health and Migraine in Mt Gravatt Dr Annette Kortlucke has been at Reydon Street Medical Centre since the beginning. Dr Kortlucke enjoys developing long term, trusting relationships with her patients over time. With a wealth of experience, Dr Kortlucke has undertaken additional training in women’s health, palliative care, and mental health.…
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Good luck and farewell to Dr Neha Pandeya!

Dr Neha Pandeya Women’s GP in Mt Gravatt Sadly, Reydon Street Medical Centre is farewelling Dr Neha Pandeya. Dr Pandeya will be moving to another clinic as part of her continued professional development and training. Dr Pandeya has been a wonderful doctor to have working with us over the past year and we are very…
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Meet Dr Karen Shepherd!

Dr Karen Shepherd Women’s GP and Mental Health Dr Shepherd has been at Reydon Street Medical Centre since 2014 and has developed long-term and trusting relationships with her patients. Dr Shepherd enjoys all area of General Practice but has a special interest in gut health, women’s health, and mental health.   Dr Shepherd will be…
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Meet Dr Brittany Wakefield!

Dr Brittany Wakefield For new or existing patients who may have not seen Dr Wakefield before, she has been at Reydon Street Medical Centre since 2019 and now has more availability for her patients. Her special interests include all things skin, whether its teenage acne or skin cancers and melanoma, Dr Wakefield can help. Dr…
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The Pap test has changed: More accurate. Less often.

Every year around 800 Australian women are diagnosed with cervical cancer. Yet, Cervical cancer is one of the most preventable cancers.     Your best protection against cervical cancer is routine screenings. The Pap test was replaced with a new Cervical Screening Test (CST) every five years. The latest medical and scientific evidence shows that…
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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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Menopause is all about Hormones and Hearts

Watch Dr Brittany Wakefield’s latest message about the menopause New research from UQ has linked the vasomotor symptoms of menopause such as hot flushes and night sweats to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. Heart disease is one of the most common causes of death in women, but a lot of women consider themselves to…
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