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Early warning signs of Dementia – do you know someone at risk?

Early warning signs of Dementia. AUTHOR: Dr Sir-Kit Leong In my years  of general practice, I have witnessed how dementia affects not only the patient, but also their family members and friends. It can be heartbreaking to see your loved one go through this debilitating disease so recognising the early warning signs is important. With…

Cairns Doctors Aug 29

Caring & Experienced Cairns Doctors

Looking for a highly qualified and trusted Doctor in Cairns? Woree Family Medical Centre and Smithfield Family Medical Centre have recently joined the SmartClinics Group. With nine highly experienced General Practitioners now working across these two convenient locations, you’ll be sure to find the right Doctor who matches your individual health requirements and preferences. No…

Aug 24

Had enough children? Consider vasectomy.

Dr Matthew Valentine is an experienced Vasectomy Doctor who sees patients at SmartClinics The Gap & Ferny Hills Medical Centres. Q Firstly, I didn’t realise that some GPs could perform this procedure, so how experienced are you at vasectomies?  Dr Valentine: I have performed several thousand vasectomies in Brisbane since 2008.  I was originally trained in…

Aug 23

Breakthrough in long term peanut tolerance

A recent study by the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute in Melbourne has found that long lasting tolerance to peanuts can be achieved. The study monitored a group of children over a period of 18 months, who were given a course of immunotherapy and probiotics for their peanut allergy. The goal was to desensitize these children…

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Brisbane Doctors on George Street

SmartClinics now has a brand new medical centre located in the heart of Brisbane, providing patients convenient access to high-quality healthcare while they are in the City. The clinic was formerly known as George Street Medical Centre (and was located on 336 George Street) but has recently moved to an impressive brand new custom designed…

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Health Checks – when should YOU have one?

Have you ever wondered if you need a ‘health check up’ even though you’re feeling healthy? We interviewed Dr Sir-Kit Leong, General Practitioner at SmartClinics Ascot Medical Centre to find out when you should start having a general health check, and what’s involved… Q: First of all what is a health check? Dr Leong: To…

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Taigum clinic receives National safety & quality award

1 September 2017 SmartClinics Taigum Family Medical Centre increased its community health credentials today when the practice received a national award of accreditation, demonstrating its commitment to quality and safety in General Practice. The practice, located in Taigum Square Shopping Centre has been providing a wide range of general health services to locals for over…

Jun 26

SmartClinics acquires Medplus clinics

SmartClinics Family Medical Centres is pleased to announce the acquisition of Medplus Medical Centres in June 2017.  The Medplus Group is well respected in the provision of general healthcare services and their General Practitioners have a solid reputation within the health industry. The Medplus Medical & Skin Centres located in South East Queensland will undergo…

May 11

Doctors available on EKKA public holiday

OUR ANNERLEY AND CHERMSIDE DOCTORS ARE OPEN ON MOST PUBLIC HOLIDAYS! Wednesday 16 August 2017 is Brisbane EKKA public holiday, and while many other medical centres are closed around Brisbane you can still see a SmartClinics Doctor at one of the following clinic locations: SmartClinics Annerley Medical Centre Open 8:00am – 10:00pm Ph: (07) 3848 9299…

Apr 12

Clinic hours this Easter

Our Doctors and staff hope you and your loved ones have a safe and happy Easter break. If you need medical assistance, the following clinics will be open. In the event of an emergency, please dial 000 immediately. Annerley, 548 Ipswich Road, Brisbane. Easter Friday: CLOSED Easter Saturday: No General Practitioner Available  (Psychiatrist only from…

Mar 30

$9.95 Flu Shots!

This special promotion for $9.95 2017 Flu Vaccinations has now ended but we do still have a number of flu vaccinations in stock! Many of our Clinics are also continuing to offer bulk billed vaccination appointments during business hours. CLICK HERE  FOR MORE INFORMATION

Jan 23

A warm welcome to Walton Bridge Medical Centre

Walton Bridge Medical Centre is now called SmartClinics Walton Bridge Medical Centres have been serving the people of The Gap, Ashgrove, Ferny Grove, Ferny Hills and the surrounding suburbs for the last 50 years. We would like to officially welcome the team from Walton Bridge Medical Centres to the SmartClinics Group. Each of the three…

Oct 13

Exciting move for Parkwood Medical Centre

The trusted medical team at Parkwood Medical Centre are set to become the newest members of SmartClinics’ family with the entire team joining our Arundel clinic on Tuesday 25th October 2016. Parkwood Doctors, Dr Sukhbir Patheja and Dr Stewart McQuade as well as the clinic’s reception and nursing teams have decided to take the opportunity…

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Important announcement for Parkwood patients

As a previous patient at Parkwood Medical Centre, Dr Sukhbir Patheja and Dr Stewart McQuade would like to inform you that they are relocating to SmartClinics Family Medical Centre Arundel.  They welcome you to join them at this new clinic which is located at 232 Napper Rd (near Arundel Plaza). The clinic has ample parking…

Jul 18

Toowong Medical Centre joins SmartClinics

We’re proud to say that Toowong Medical Centre has recently joined SmartClinics and each of the six Toowong Doctors will remain seeing patients at the practice. Toowong Medical Centre has been a leading medical practice in the western suburbs of Brisbane since 1937. For the past 80 years, the staff have been providing outstanding medical…

Jun 24

SmartClinics now under construction in Northlakes 

SmartClinics newest Family Medical Centre is on track to open its doors this August. Our Mango Hill and Northlakes Doctors will be working from a brand new custom designed clinic in Mango Hill Marketplace – right beside Good Price Pharmacy. Our highly experienced General Practitioners are committed to providing you with personalised healthcare and offer comprehensive…

May 23

Need more shut-eye? You may have a sleeping disorder.

Everyone has a restless night from time to time, and there are a number of reasons why this may occur. Perhaps you’ve consumed the ‘wrong’ food or drinks before bed, maybe you’re managing a big project and your mind is working overtime, or your bed is just not that comfy. Or perhaps there’s something more…

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Up close with Dr Scott Horsburgh, SmartClinics GP Partner

Q: What was your first job? Scott: I worked at Sizzler as a dishboy Q:  Is Cheese Toast one of your favourite foods? Scott: It is pretty good. I am always happy with a simple toasted sandwich, but also love anything spicy Q: So then Sizzler is not your favourite restaurant? Scott: No, at the moment it’s…

Jan 28

Supporting the development of nursing students

We’re proud to have received excellent feedback from the University Industry Placement Officer who advised our students have found the placements very beneficial to their studies. As a result of doing their nursing placement with SmartClinics, Donna (Chermside) and Christina (Taigum) are now employed in RN positions. Congratulations Donna and Christina on your graduation and…

Jan 20

SmartClinics set to open in Mango Hill 

SmartClinics Family Medical Centres will soon be seeing patients in Mango Hill and Northlakes with a brand new custom-designed clinic that is sure to impress. SmartClinics Medical Centre Mango Hill will be located beside Good Price Pharmacy in Mango Hill Marketplace. There is ample parking right in front of the clinic. Our Mango Hill doctors…