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Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) has been confirmed in Queensland.
DO NOT BOOK an appointment if you think you may have it.

We do not have the equipment to test for it.
We do not have the equipment to prevent spread to other patients or staff.

Public Health have given contradictory messages, but GPs...

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Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) has been confirmed in Queensland.
DO NOT BOOK an appointment if you think you may have it.

We do not have the equipment to test for it.
We do not have the equipment to prevent spread to other patients or staff.

If staff are in contact with a confirmed case for more t...

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Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) has been confirmed in Australia. the transmission is not yet fully understood. If you think you may have contracted it, please DO NOT BOOK an appointment.

We do not have the equipment to prevent spread to staff and other patients. Please call your local hospital fo...

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Everyone is busy at Christmas. Check your prescriptions and try to be organised. If you usually use the same pharmacy, they can often give you a week extra of regular medications until you get sorted.
Merry Christmas!

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Dr MacWalter is having a wee break, which is why there might take longer to get an appointment. He is working over Christmas though, and he usually has reserved on the day appointments for urgent issues, if you phone reception.

An apple a day keeps the doctor away.

This flu season is looking worse than most years. If you think you've got flu, mostly the treatment is rest, fluids and time. And avoid contact with other people where possible.

A few people will be very sick and may need review in clinic or at hospital.

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There's not much you can do one you've got flu, just drink plenty of fluids, rest, and take paracetamol or ibuprofen if needed. And keep away from other people!

You can reduce your chances of getting our with a flu vaccine. These are free for Under 5s, Over 65s, and if you have a long-term healt...

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The meningitis ACWY vaccine is now given to all kids at 12 months, with a catch up program in year 10.
The Federal Government haven't yet funded Meningitis B vaccine, but recently South Australia added it to their state schedule.

Meningitis B vaccine is available privately, and you may be able ...

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Christmas holidays are coming up!

Everyone's busy at this time of year, but check your prescriptions aren't going to run out over the festive period.

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Consulting at: The Bay Family Medical Centre, 75-79 Bailey Road, Deception Bay.

Duncan is a GP offering Implanon ("the bar") and IUS or IUD insertion (Mirena and Copper IUD).

He is registered for Veteran's Affairs patients, and will see patients covered by WorkCover Queensland, InjuryNET and Auspost WorkREADY.

Due to persisting real-terms cuts to your Medicare rebate, only patients under 16, at school, or over 80 are bulk-billed. 
There are fee discounts for students, pensioners and healthcare card holders. If you have a long-term health condition, you should enquire about a management plan, which would allow your routine chronic disease care to also be bulk-billed.



Duncan moved to Queensland from the UK in 2013, having completed both his undergraduate and postgraduate training as a doctor in Edinburgh, Scotland.

He has worked in a variety of specialties as part of his comprehensive training in General Practice, including Paediatrics (Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh), Obstetrics and Gynaecology (Simpson Memorial Maternity Pavilion, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh), Psychiatry (Royal Edinburgh Hospital), Ophthalmology (Princess Alexandra Eye Pavilion, Edinburgh), as well as General Medicine, Medicine of the Elderly, Emergency Medicine, Orthopaedics and Thoracic Surgery (Royal Infirmary Edinburgh).

He has additional qualifications in paediatrics and women's health.

Following completion of training, Duncan worked in rural South-West England, including out-of-hours, home visiting, and in an Emergency Department. He was also involved in research and audit to improve out-of-hours care. He has been involved in formal post-graduate training and supervision of both GP trainees and Nurse Practitioners, as well as undergraduates.

He is now settled in the Brisbane area, working in Deception Bay, providing general practice medicine to the local area, including North Lakes, Burpengary, Rothwell, Scarborough, Kippa-Ring and Redcliffe. He is happy to see urgent cases and emergencies which may be dealt outwith the hospital setting. He is also available for pre-employment and commercial driving license medicals.

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The Bay Family Medical Centre
75 - 79 Bailey Road
Deception Bay QLD 4508
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Tue:9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Wed:8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Thu:8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Fri:8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Sat:Closed
Sun:Closed
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