Dr Elliott’s Skin Clinic | Now Available Saturday | Banyo Clinic

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AMENDMENT 21 May 2015 – Unfortunately, Dr Elliott’s Saturday Clinics are no longer available. However, Dr Elliott is still available for skin checks during normal clinic hours. For an appointment, please book online via our website, or by ringing reception on 07 3267 5088.

Did you know – Queensland has the highest rate of skin cancers in the world, and 2 out of 3 Australians will be diagnosed with a skin cancer by the time they are 70 years of age.

Sun protection including measures such as the use of hats, sunscreens, protective clothing, sunglasses, and also avoiding sun exposure between the hours of 10am and 4pm are key to preventing the development of sun cancer. Regular skin checks, particularly for those with high risk, is also recommended to allow early detection and treatment of these skin cancers.

Dr Charles Elliott (MBBS DCH DRACOG FRACGP M.Med (Skin Cancer)) has particular interest and expertise in skin cancer detection and management, and has completed a Masters of Medicine in Skin Cancers.

You can book an appointment for your skin check with Dr Elliot online via our website, or by ringing reception on 07 3267 5088.

Your own GP may also perform skin checks on request.

 

No $7 Co-Payment at Banyo Clinic

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There has been a great deal of media coverage regarding the federal government’s budget proposal to introduce a $7 Co-payment for GP visits.  Please be aware that, at this stage, the proposal has not been approved by the senate, and currently does not apply.

As such, the bulk billing policy at Banyo Clinic is remains unchanged.  If you hold a current concession card and make a standard appointment Monday-Friday between 8am and 4.45pm, you will be bulk billed.

If you are unsure about our billing policy or have further queries, please do not hesitate to ask one of our friendly receptionists on 07 3267 5088.