132017Dec
Deprescribing

Deprescribing

Deprescribing – what does it mean for you as a patient? Modern medicines improve our survival and reduce our symptoms for a range of medical conditions. In fact some medicines may be considered life changing and life saving. However many patients have more than one medical condition and often can see 2 or more specialists…

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222017Nov
Meningococcal Vaccination for Adolescents

Meningococcal Vaccination for Adolescents

In recent months the Qld Government has introduced an extra funded vaccination for adolescents aged 15-19yrs. It is called Menactra and provides additional protection against Meningococcal Disease. This is a potentially rapidly progressing and fatal disease. It is spread through coughing, sneezing or close contact with infected people. Symptoms, which may not all be present…

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182017Nov
Mo Bro’s   Movember  update – week 3

Mo Bro’s Movember update – week 3

THIS MOVEMBER  BE THE DIFFERENCE IN A MAN’S LIFE When was the last time he had a health check? Week 3 of our Movember Mo Bro’s Dr Matt Isbel     Dr Bruce Willett Who do you think is winning ? Make an appointment TODAY      Call 07 3207 8222           To help support this charity go online…

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152017Nov
Mo Bro’s   Movember  update – week 2

Mo Bro’s Movember update – week 2

 Movember to raise awareness for mens health          I think Dr Matt is winning Drs are having a great response this month to men and their partners coming forward to discuss their health issues.Make an appointment TODAY for your annual check- up.      Call 07 3207 8222           To help support this charity go online to https://mobro.co/matthewisbel …

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82017Nov

World Antibiotic Awareness Week 13-19 November 2017

                                                           The doctors at The Victoria Point Good Doctors are responsible stewards of antibiotics.   Taking antibiotics when you don’t need them speeds up your antibiotic resistance. Antibiotics are in danger of losing their effectiveness due to misuse and overuse. Therefore Antibiotic resistant infections are becoming more and more complex and harder to treat. Antibiotics are…

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12017Nov
Mo Bros! Victoria Point Surgery does Movember

Mo Bros! Victoria Point Surgery does Movember

Dr Bruce Willet and Dr Matthew Isbel are growing their moustaches for men’s health awareness. Movember is an annual event involving the growing of moustaches during the month of November to raise awareness of men’s health issues, such as prostate cancer, testicular cancer and men’s suicide. The goal of Movember is to change the face…

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172017Oct

New Treatment for iron deficiency

The Fuss with Ferinject An alternative iron deficiency anaemia treatment option. For people out there with iron deficiency, or iron deficiency anaemia, taking oral iron can sometimes be troublesome or ineffective. Victoria Point Surgery has an alternative option that may be suitable for you! What is iron and why do we need it? Iron is…

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