Mental Health and Well being Talks

Dr Susan Barnett together with her family therapist & counselor colleague Dagmar Marek, are now conducting regular monthly talks at Bluff Road Medical offering clients strategies promoting wellness and better mental health. They will occur on the First Thursday evening of each month and cover a range of mental health topics. For further information please visit dagmarmarek.com.au or see the attached [...]

By |February 25th, 2019|Clinic News|Comments Off on Mental Health and Well being Talks

Altitude Sickness

Tips for travelling in high places Before travelling overseas, it’s important to get any required vaccinations, organise travel health insurance, and research any health risks specific to your destination. With many of the world’s most incredible holiday spots located at high elevations, these risks may include altitude illness. Read on for advice on how to [...]

By |January 30th, 2019|Clinic News|Comments Off on Altitude Sickness

Skin Cancer Checks

Have you had your skin checked lately? At our medical centre, we offer a comprehensive skin cancer screening service. Our team includes some of the industry’s most highly regarded skin cancer doctors, including both male and female practitioners. We also have state-of-the-art digital imaging to monitor your skin and identify any changes to moles or [...]

By |December 21st, 2018|Clinic News|Comments Off on Skin Cancer Checks

Q and A with our cardiologist

Meet our cardiologist, Dr Ian Matthews Dr Ian Matthews has been offering cardiology consulting services at Bluff Road Medical Centre since April. Dr Matthews completed his medical degree at the University of Queensland in 2008 and is a general cardiologist with a special interest in arrhythmia management, syncope and cardiac device management.   In this [...]

By |November 30th, 2018|Clinic News|Comments Off on Q and A with our cardiologist

5 Tips to improve your mental health

Taking steps to stay mentally healthy is as important as looking after one’s physical health. After all, good mental health allows you to cope with life’s challenges, connect with others and lead a full life. Here are 5 simple tips to look after and improve your mental health, courtesy of our Clinical and Health Psychologist, [...]

By |November 2nd, 2018|Clinic News|Comments Off on 5 Tips to improve your mental health

Q and A with our GP Lactation Consultant

At Bluff Road Medical Centre, we are lucky enough to have an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant and General Practitioner on hand. Dr Anita Bearzatto consults with families experiencing lactation (breastfeeding) problems and other issues related to maternal and child health. In this article, we learn a little more about Dr Anita, the services she [...]

By |October 4th, 2018|Clinic News|Comments Off on Q and A with our GP Lactation Consultant

5 tips for healthy living this spring

Now that spring has arrived, there’s no better time to re-evaluate your health and wellbeing. Here are our top 5 tips for healthy living this spring. Remember, if you need help making any lifestyle changes, we can assist! Tip #1: Increase your physical activity If you’ve been hibernating during the winter months, it’s time to [...]

By |September 4th, 2018|Clinic News|Comments Off on 5 tips for healthy living this spring

We welcome a new GP to Bluff Road Medical – Dr Sara Tarafi

We welcome a new GP to Bluff Road Medical - Dr Sara Tarafi. Interests: Women’s Health, Paediatrics, Preventative Health and Weight Management, General Skin & Dermatology conditions, Chronic Disease Management. Consults: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from late August.

By |August 6th, 2018|Clinic News|Comments Off on We welcome a new GP to Bluff Road Medical – Dr Sara Tarafi

Children’s Talking Matters: News on Speech Pathology

For many parents, hearing their child’s first words can be a delight. Children typically begin to say their first words around their first birthday, but the precursors to that begin much earlier as children babble and imitate the sounds and words they hear. For some parents the absence of first words, or delayed speech brings [...]

By |August 6th, 2018|Clinic News|Comments Off on Children’s Talking Matters: News on Speech Pathology

Dr Jim McDonald O.A.M. (MBBS, FRACGP, DipObs)

Bluff Road Medical Centre is delighted to welcome back Dr. Jim McDonald after a brief retirement.  Jim recommences consulting on Wednesday 4th of July, he will specialise in male and female health checks. Initially he will work Wednesday and Thursday mornings. To book an appointment phone 9598 6244.

By |July 9th, 2018|Clinic News|Comments Off on Dr Jim McDonald O.A.M. (MBBS, FRACGP, DipObs)