Please be advised that Redbank Plaza Medical is not a COVID19 PCR testing site. We recommend that you visit the Queensland Health website for further information on COVID19 testing sites across Queensland. PLEASE FIND THE NEAREST TESTING SITE BY SCANNING THE QR CODE FOR QUEENSLAND HEALTH In case you're wanting to book for vaccination you can check our vaccination page on our website for more information about Pfizer vaccinations FOR INFORMATION ON COVID19 VACCINATION ON OUR W
Redbank Plaza Medical wishes everyone a happy, healthy & prosperous new year. With the advent of new challenges within healthcare, our team of healthcare professionals are always here for you and your family. We have had a great year in 2021 and we hope to have a wonderful year this year as well. Thank you for all your support and cooperation. We look forwarding to serving your this year.
Season's Greetings to All Redbank Plaza Medical wishes you and your family a happy, healthy, & peaceful year ahead and greetings for the festive season. We are here for you even through the holidays. Thanks to all of our lovely patients for giving us the opportunity to care for them throughout the year. We look forward to caring for you in 2022. Here is our trading hours for the holiday season
Dear Patients, We have updated our conditions of entry. Please see below: Masks As of the 17th of December 2021, masks will be mandatory within our practice for all patients aged over 12 years, GPs, staff, allied health professionals & other visitors. Vaccination Status As per our COVID19 Safety Plan, we will be reducing the risk of potential COVID19 infection within our practice by ensuring all patients, GPs staff, allied health professionals & visitors aged over 18 years ar
With summer in full swing, it's time to consider your yearly Skin Check. Australia has one of the highest rates of skin cancer in the world. Over 11,500 people are treated for melanomas in Australia each year. Queensland has the highest rate of skin cancer in the world. Two in three Australians will develop skin cancer in their life. The good news is it can be prevented. Most skin cancers can be treated if they are detected early. It is recommended that you have a professiona
On 18th November this year, Redbank Plaza Medical want to provide our patients with some additional information and services to help them understand how COPD develops and what can be done to prevent and manage it better. We provide Chronic Disease Management plans with GPs to plan and coordinate the health care of patients with chronic or terminal medical conditions, including patients with these conditions who require multidisciplinary, team-based care from a GP and other al
This Sunday is World Diabetes Day 2021 World Diabetes Day (WDD) was created in 1991 by IDF and the World Health Organization in response to growing concerns about the escalating health threat posed by diabetes. World Diabetes Day became an official United Nations Day in 2006 with the passage of United Nation Resolution 61/225. It is marked every year on 14 November, the birthday of Sir Frederick Banting, who co-discovered insulin along with Charles Best in 1922. Diabetes puts
We are pleased to be an approved COVID-19 vaccination centre and we welcome new and existing patients who wish to have their COVID-19 vaccination. WE ARE TAKING BOOKINGS FOR 1ST, 2ND & 3RD DOSES OF THE PFIZER VACCINE. PLEASE NOTE, ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS ARE IN PLACE FOR THE TIMING OF THE 3RD DOSE OF THE VACCINE. All services associated with our COVID-19 vaccine clinics are 100% bulk-billed to Medicare cardholders. PLEASE CLICK HERE TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT 3RD DOSE BOOSTERS
The 11 local government areas in South East Queensland are no longer considered COVID-19 impacted areas. However, given the recent case in the Gold Coast, anyone visiting or living in the Gold Coast should consider wearing a face mask when going out. At Redbank Plaza Medical, Masks are optional for patients, however we recommend that they're worn whenever social distancing is not possible. All people entering our medical centre are still required to sign-in on the "CHECK IN
MOVEMBER focuses on men's health particularly mental health, suicide prevention, prostate and testicular cancer and spreading awareness about the same. Men’s health is in crisis. Men are dying on average 5 years earlier than women, and for largely preventable reasons. A growing number of men – around 10.8M globally – are facing life with a prostate cancer diagnosis. Globally, testicular cancer is the most common cancer among young men. And across the world, one man dies by su
Fractures due to osteoporosis can have a devastative effect on the health of people. Only 20% of patients with osteoporotic fractures are actually diagnosed or treated for osteoporosis or for any underlying disease. It is important to identify signs and symptoms of bone health and the contributing factors which can lead to bone weakness, brittleness, and eventual fractures. Fractures caused by osteoporosis can be life threatening and a major cause of pain and long-term disabi
We are introducing MEDI2Apps an our online booking system at Redbank Plaza Medical to make your bookings more convenient. Please follow the Medi2Apps tabs on the website to make your booking with our GPs. You can also book your Covid-19 Vaccines on Medi2Apps. Alternatively, call (07) 3288 1000 for all other bookings and enquiries.
During this week, we raise awareness about the diversity of carers in our community and their role in supporting the community & recognising the 2.65 million carers in Australia. We all know someone who is a formal or informal carer for a relative or a friend. They come ahead and put their lives and wellbeing on hold to provide unpaid care and it could be easy for them to fall through the cracks. National Carers Week, an initiative of Carers Australia helps us recognise the p
It's October and it's the time for our National Nutrition Week 2021. On this day we spread awareness around healthy eating, treating your body like a temple and moving towards a holistic approach towards life. According to Australian Dietary Guidelines, aiming for optimum health involves the following steps: Achieve and maintain a healthy weight, be physically active and choose amounts of nutritious food and drinks to meet your energy needs. Enjoy a wide variety of nutritious
The COVID-19 pandemic has been a challenging time for managing our mental health. Lockdowns, social distancing requirements, travel restrictions, and the constantly changing position we find ourselves in is stressful. This makes prioritising our mental health and wellbeing more important than ever. Good mental health is when we can cope with the stressors of our daily lives, participate in loving relationships, contribute to our community, and work towards our goals. Everyone
It's OCTOBER, Australia's Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This month we focus on breast cancer awareness, prevention & cure. At Redbank Plaza Medical, we have our lovely female doctor, Dr Biktor who can perform general health checks, cervical health check up, and other related breast care and concerns. According to CANCER AUSTRALIA, important things to be aware of: EARLY DETECTION It’s important for women of all ages to know what they can do to help find breast cancer early. F