Mobile clinic saving lives

Early intervention in cardiovascular health, including GP-ordered echocardiograms, is a crucial component in disease prevention, says a Queensland GP who overlooked a problem in her husband.

Dr Desley Marshall runs a practice in St George in rural southwest Queensland. She said her husband Robert’s bradycardia and mitral incompetence - detected by Dr Rolf Gomes, a Brisbane cardiologist and founder of the Heart of Australia mobile cardiology clinic - highlighted the need for vigilance