102015Mar
Joint Pain?

Joint Pain?

Dr Bruce Willett has been performing PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) injections at our partner clinic on Link Road for the last two years. These injections provide fantastic relief for patients with arthritis of the knee, and other tenderness type injuries like tennis elbow, golfers elbow, and wrist tendinitis. The injections involve processing a patients blood…

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282014Aug
Co-payment in the news again

Co-payment in the news again

The controversial Federal Government proposed $7 GP co-payment has once again hit the headlines. As I have said in a previous blog post on May 28 it is extremely unlikely the co-payment will come to fruition, even less likely given recent events. Earlier in the week Clive Palmer announced that along with other members of…

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282014May
Dr Willett shares his views about the proposed Medicare co-payment

Dr Willett shares his views about the proposed Medicare co-payment

We have had a number of patients and friends of the surgery talk to us about the proposed co-payment on Medicare services outlined in the recent Federal Budget. I would like to reassure patients that we have no plans to change the billing @ Victoria Point Surgery or to introduce a co-payment. There is a…

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82014May
Dr Willett your (lap) band manager!

Dr Willett your (lap) band manager!

Dr Bruce Willett has a special interest in lap band management, stemming from his own personal experience and his professional interest in weight management. Dr Willett  is highly experienced in the medical management of lap bands, lap band adjustments, and the proper use of lap bands. Dr Willett believes “that if used correctly and to…

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242014Apr

Talking PRP with Dr Bruce Willett

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) is a relatively new treatment for muscular and skeletal injuries. It utilises part of the body’s natural inflammatory process to accelerate and enhance healing. I am excited to offer this treatment to patients of the Victoria Point Surgery.  How does it work? Platelets in our blood contain growth factors, which have been…

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