182017May
Dr Bruce Willett’s daughter follows in his footsteps!

Dr Bruce Willett’s daughter follows in his footsteps!

Recently Dr Bruce Willett’s daughter Anastasia Behan-Willett graduated with her brand new medical degree from the University Of New England.  She graduated with distinction and both her father and her mother are extremely proud of her. You might remember seeing Anastasia around from the brief period when she was learning from our distinguished doctors. With…

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72017May

Dr Sarah Kay is expecting!

Dr Kay is now on maternity leave with the happy date approaching imminently. The staff and patients at Victoria Point Surgery are looking forward to the new arrival with excitement. With the date fast approaching Sarah is usual calm and accomplished self. We sure she can’t wait to spend some time with her baby before…

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242016Nov
Award Winning Doctor – Dr Bruce Willett

Award Winning Doctor – Dr Bruce Willett

Dr Bruce Willett has recently received an award for the RACGP (Royal Australian College of General Practitioners) in Recognition of Outstanding Contribution, Leadership and Service to the general practice and community. Bruce graduated Primary school from Thornlands Primary and has been working as a GP in the Redland’s for 23 years and has taken on…

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272016Oct
Shingles vaccine free to 70 to 79 -year-olds

Shingles vaccine free to 70 to 79 -year-olds

Shingles vaccine provided free to 70 to 79 -year-olds The Commonwealth government are providing free Zostavax vaccines for 70 to 79-year-olds from the 1st November. VICTORIA POINT SURGERY will be running bulk billed vaccine clinics to enable patients to get these vaccines quickly, with minimal wait. What is shingles? – Shingles is caused by the…

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202016Oct
You can now book appointments through Facebook

You can now book appointments through Facebook

You can now book appointments through Facebook. Victoria Point Surgery has now become an active part of the Facebook community. We have a Facebook page that is constantly being updated with important information about health care updates and current research. For patients wanting to see a doctor there are several ways of booking appointments online….

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112016Oct
Dr Willett General Practice leadership

Dr Willett General Practice leadership

Doctor Bruce Willett has just completed a two-year term as the national chair for the General Practice Supervisors Association.  The General Practice Supervisors Association (GPSA) is the Australia wide representative body for clinical teachers within general practice.  Its job is to promote excellence in teaching in general practice.  Bruce says, “I’m very pleased with what…

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102016Oct
Blood tests to replace melanoma biopsies

Blood tests to replace melanoma biopsies

Edwan Cowen University’s Melanoma Research Group are working on a blood test that may reduce the need for invasive biopsies in patients with Melanoma. The researches are investigating a strand of DNA found in the plasma of some Melanoma patients, which is being used to track and monitor treatments. Currently the researchers are still investigating…

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242016Aug
Melanoma Incidence in Queensland

Melanoma Incidence in Queensland

Cancer council Queensland spokeswoman Ms Clift recently told the ABC that Queensland’s melanoma incidence and mortality far exceeded rates in other states. It is not all bad news however in that the rate of skin cancers diagnosed in people under the age of 40 has decreased by more than 30% from 2012 to 2016. Ms…

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42016Aug
See what our patients are saying about BCMC Picato Clinics

See what our patients are saying about BCMC Picato Clinics

See what our patients are saying about the BCMC Picato Clinics! BCMC under the auspices of Dr Behan conducts Picato Clinics to treat sun spots (solar keratosis). Sun spots should be treated, not only are they unsightly, but they can progress to skin cancer. In the picato clinic a doctor applies picato cream to the…

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