Mar 30

Telehealth appointments – everything you need to know

  CLICK HERE TO BOOK A TELEHEALTH APPOINTMENT For most of us, things are quite uncertain right now. Many people aren’t sure how to go about their daily lives, with many conflicted messages about isolation and shutdowns spreading around. We’ve had a number of patients enquire about our Telehealth service, so we’ve put together a…

coronavirus vaccine development Mar 10

Coronavirus Vaccine – How far away is it?

WORRIED ABOUT CORONAVIRUS? You may qualify for a BULK BILLED TELEPHONE CALL with a GP. To find out if you qualify, complete our online form or call our Tele Health Coronavirus hotline on 1300 411 748. Coronavirus Vaccine – How far away is it? The new coronavirus, widely referred to as COVID-19, has shocked the world…

Mar 10

The Interesting History of the Flu Vaccine

The history of the flu virus The flu is a fascinating subject. Most Australians are exposed in one way or another. Whether you yourself have had the flu or you’ve seen a family member go through it, you are likely aware of its effects and the illness it can cause the vulnerable, such as children…

coronavirus health alert Mar 5

Coronavirus Health Alert: Information from SmartClinics

As more cases of COVID-19 (the new coronavirus) are confirmed around the world, it is becoming increasingly clear that we need to take some basic precautions to maintain hygiene levels and ensure that we do all that we can as individuals to help halt the spread of the virus. Before you read on, register for…

flu vs coronavirus difference Feb 25

What is the difference between coronavirus and the flu?

WORRIED ABOUT CORONAVIRUS? You may qualify for a BULK BILLED TELEPHONE CALL with a GP. To find out if you qualify, complete our online form or call our Tele Health Coronavirus hotline on 1300 411 748. Incidences of the new coronavirus from out of China are spreading around the world, with China updating numbers of those…

2020 Flu Shots - price and release Jan 30

2020 Flu Shot – New Strains and where to get yours

Private Flu shots are currently in stock at: Mango Hill: Ph: (07) 3177 9520 Chermside: Ph: (07) 3177 9500 Arundel: Ph: (07) 5574 5144 Merrimac: Ph: (07) 5525 1222 Deception Bay: Ph: (07) 3204 7140 West End: Ph: (07) 3844 4111 Private Flu shots are only $14.95 and your vaccination appointment will be bulk billed if it’s during standard business…

coronavirus australia facts Jan 29

Coronavirus – Everything you need to know

Coronavirus has been splashed across front pages, social media and news websites for the last week. This new Wuhan virus is big news and growing exponentially. There’s nothing better than a potential pandemic to sell some newspapers. So what is it all about and should we really be at panic stations? Just how widespread is…

Doctors Open over Christmas Nov 25

Doctors open over Christmas Holidays 2019

Looking for Doctors open on Christmas Holidays, Sundays or after hours? It can be difficult to find Doctors open on Christmas holidays. Luckily, many of our Family Medical Centres across Queensland & Tasmania remain open over the festive season including Christmas Eve, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day. Some clinics even offer late night and…

Oct 22

How to be asthma-safe in pollen season

Spring is a beautiful time of year, yet it brings with it a grave threat: pollen. For many of us, pollen is a trigger for asthma symptoms. There is a fine line between hay fever and asthma for many people, and pollen can tip that balance from inconvenient towards potentially deadly. Allergic reactions are an…

Oct 10

SmartClinics Strathpine has moved

Hi Strathpine patients SmartClinics Strathpine has now permanently closed but our Doctors are only short drive away! Dr Alexander, Dr Collins and Dr Malczewski are now seeing patients at SmartClinics Carseldine. Dr Mills is now consulting from SmartClinics Rothwell. SmartClinics Carseldine & Rothwell both have: Fresh & modern waiting and treatment rooms Weekend appointments available…

Sep 27

Doctors Open on Queen’s Birthday Holiday

Queen’s Birthday Weekend Opening Hours – 7 October, 2019 A number of SmartClinics Doctors will be working on Queen’s Birthday public holiday on Monday, October 7th. To book an appointment call the surgery on the number listed below or book online by clicking on the location name then tap the pink booking button. Chermside –…

Sep 13

Your Local Women’s Doctors in Ferny Grove

WOMEN’S HEALTH APPOINTMENTS IN FERNY GROVE Book Now at SmartClinics Ferny Grove or Ph: (07) 3351 5111 If you need a warm and friendly GP who is discreet and private, visit SmartClinics Ferny Grove. Here are some of the health services that the Ferny Grove doctors offer to female patients: Contraceptives and Family Planning Understanding…

Aug 8

2019 EKKA Doctor Appointments

Brisbane EKKA public holidays are 12th & 14th August If you need to see a Doctor in Brisbane on these dates above, visit the clinics below. MONDAY 12th AUGUST OPEN CLINICS: Alderley, Annerley, Carindale, Carseldine, Chermside, Clayfield, Corinda, Ferny Grove, Ferny Hills, Brisbane City (George St), Ipswich, Lutwyche, Pullenvale, Taigum, The Gap, Toowong, Windsor, West…

5 common misconceptions about flu Jun 11

5 Misconceptions about the Flu

When you spend enough time working around doctors and their patients, you hear a lot of very interesting bits and pieces about common illnesses like the flu. A lot of people believe things that they’ve heard, or carry oral traditions passed down from their parents, or simply misunderstand something that is otherwise factual. We spoke…

May 23

Is it time you booked a prostate exam?

Prostate checks are a part of life for most adult men. It’s a necessary step to ensure that you stay on top of your health and become aware of any abnormalities before they evolve into serious problems. For many men, it can be a nervous time. General Practitioner, Dr Sir-Kit Leong, from SmartClinics Clayfield in…

Apr 12

Medical Centres Open This Easter

Need to see a GP over the Easter long weekend? Many SmartClinics Doctors are working over the Easter break in case you need medical assistance. Click on the location below to find out opening times, clinic phone numbers, address details and appointment information. Medical Centres open on Good Friday, 19th April Annerley Chermside – open til 11pm…

Mar 20

Looking for an Endocrinologist in Brisbane?

Patients often find themselves waiting weeks or months to see an endocrinologist in Brisbane. It’s a busy market with limited specialists available, and this can cause needless stress and medical difficulties. SmartClinics is proud to be offering in-house endocrinology services through the SmartClinics family. Dr Dragan Banovic is a GP with a special interest and…

nervous about getting the snip Mar 18

Getting a Vasectomy in Brisbane? Read our FAQs

Getting a vasectomy is a big decision, so it’s important that you have all the facts. We’ve thrown together a quick list of the questions our doctors commonly receive, but remember – this isn’t medical advice. If you’re looking to get a vasectomy in Brisbane, it’s important that you book a consultation with your GP…

Feb 18

Relocation of Fairfield Waters clinic

Dear Patients, Our thoughts are with everyone affected by the recent floods. SmartClinics Fairfield Waters Medical Centre is currently closed and undergoing extensive renovation due to flood damage. So we can continue to provide you and your family with medical care, we are opening a temporary medical centre in Hyde Park. GP appointments with your current…

Feb 13

Getting a Vasectomy in Cairns? Here is all you need to know.

VASECTOMY APPOINTMENTS IN CAIRNS Book Now at SmartClinics Woree or Ph: (07) 4033 2525 Dr Robert D’Hotman Dr D’Hotman earned his stripes in Rhodesia in 1979. With some time in the air force (specialising in aviation medicine), an 18-year stint in South Africa and a very broad range of surgical experience under his belt, Dr D’Hotman is…