Newsletter July 2016

We have attached a copy of our latest newsletter here!  We have staff profiles, a bit of information if you are suffering from heel pain and much more!





Staff Profile – Tracey Chase

Today we get to know a little more about Tracey!  Tracey is one of the admin staff at Brisbane Foot Clinic.  You will find her smiling face at the front desk on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday mornings! Make sure you say g’day next time you are in the clinic.  Tracey was kind enough to answer some questions for us so you can all get to know her better.

Where were you born? Dannevirke, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand


What sort of work have you done in your career so far? I was a bar manager in New Zealand, then moved to Australia and worked at the Commonwealth Bank in Sydney. When we moved to Brisbane I applied for the job at the Brisbane Foot Clinic.


How long have you worked at Brisbane Foot Clinic for? I think I’ve been here for nearly 3 years


Best part about working at Brisbane Foot Clinic?  I get to meet people from all walks of life and I work with an awesome bunch of of people who are dedicated to their work and especially to our patients. 


Do you have any nicknames? Chase and Pai


Do you have any pets? We have 1 fish


Family? My partner and I have 3 children, 2 boys and a little princess


Favourite Food? I love a roast dinner, with roasted veges and mashed potatoes


Favourite Sports? Tennis, touch rugby and netball


What’s your favourite thing to do outside of work? I enjoy watching my kids play sport and spending time together as a family out on the water.


Staff Profile – Wayne Robinson

Today’s staff profile is all about the boss!  Wayne has been a Podiatrist in the Browns Plains area for over a decade now so if you have ever come into Brisbane Foot Clinic, odds are you have seen him around!  He was kind enough to answer a few questions about himself so we can get to know him better.


Where were you born? Melbourne

Where did you study Podiatry? I studied at QUT in Brisbane

How long have you been a Podiatrist for? 13 years, it was my second career

What was your first career? I was a Medical Laboratory Scientist and I worked for Sullivan Nicolaides

Favourite conditions to treat? I really like performing nail surgeries and also treating sports injuries or anything to do with a person’s biomechanics

Best part about being a Podiatrist? You get to meet a whole range of people.  I also like the fact that I can help people, especially when they walk in with pain and walk out feeling significantly better

Family? My wife Leonie, 3 daughters -Keely, Lauren and Imogen, and 1 greyhound -Ebony.

Favourite food? Anything spicy!  Indian, Mexican, Thai

Favourite sports? Favourite sport to play is golf and soccer. Favourite sport to watch is pretty much anything.  Favourite team – NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS!!

What is your favourite thing to do outside of work? Play golf or soccer, watch sports, socialise with friends and family and play taxi for the kids!


There you have it folks, the man of few words has answered all of the pressing questions!

Staff Profile – Peta Bartlett

Today’s staff profile is all about Peta.  Peta is part of the administration team at Brisbane Foot Clinic.  Peta works Wednesday night, all day Thursday and Friday afternoons.  Make sure you say hi to her next time you are in the clinic!

Where were you born?Newcastle NSW


What sort of work have you done in your career so far?My previous jobs consist of Site Administrator / HR-Payroll Administrator


How long have you worked at Brisbane Foot Clinic for? I have been working at Brisbane Foot clinic for 9 months


Best part about working at Brisbane Foot Clinic? Our Team – We have lots of fun on social catch ups as well as lunch breaks


Do you have any nicknames? Betty Boo, Ridge


Family? I have a large extended family which live in NSW and VIC, but my immediate family Mum, Dad and two brothers live in QLD


Favourite Food? Roast Lamb and Chocolate


Favourite Sports? NRL I support NSW blues and Bulldogs


What’s your favourite thing to do outside of work? BBQ catch up with family and friends

Staff Profile – Henry Wang

Today we welcome our newest Brisbane Foot Clinic Podiatrist- Mr Henry Wang. Henry joined the team in late January so we decided to ask him a few questions so you can all get to know him a little better




Where were you born?

I was born in Taiwan and moved to Brisbane when I was 11 years old.

Where did you study Podiatry?

I went to Queensland University of Technology and completed a Bachelor of Health Science (Podiatry) degree.

Favourite conditions to treat?

Anything to do with sports medicine, paediatric conditions and diabetic related foot conditions.

Best part about being a Podiatrist?

Being a Podiatrist gives me the opportunity to meet a variety of people, which I really enjoy. I also like seeing happy faces on patients and receiving appreciation from them after my treatment. It always makes my day when people walk out feeling better.


I don’t really have a nickname, but a lot of people tend to call me Harry which I’m not too sure why….


Just mum, dad and an older brother. Pretty simple.

Favourite Food?

I love noodles. I will eat anything that’s got noodles in it!

Favourite Sports?

I am not a very sporty guy, but I do enjoy a casual run every now and then and playing basketball with my friends.

Favourite thing about living in Brisbane?

The weather of course! I also love the environment and it is very peaceful too.

What’s your favourite thing to do outside of work?

I really love to hang out with my friends during my spare time. But when my friends are busy, I will find a comfortable spot and watch my favourite TV shows. Sometimes during stormy weather, I will sit in front of the window, listen to music and enjoy the storm.


Henry is available for appointments from Monday to Friday – call 3800 9491 to see him today!

Staff Profile – Neha Sharma

Welcome to our second staff profile blog!  Neha Sharma is a senior member of our administration team and we asked her a few questions so you can get to know her better!




Where were you born?

I was born in Brisbane and have lived in the area my whole life.

What did you study at university?

I went to Griffith University and studied a Bachelor of Business where I majored in Human Resources and minored in Employment Relations.

How long have you worked at Brisbane Foot Clinic for?

I have been working at BFC for almost 3 years now.

Best part about working at Brisbane Foot Clinic?

Our team here is quite laid back so it makes working here fun! I really like when we have themed lunches and everyone brings a plate to share. I also like seeing all the patients that come in frequently. You start to get to know everyone and form great relationships.


Don’t really have any nicknames.


I live with my parents, I have an older brother and  have recently welcomed a puppy named Simba to the family! He is a Cavoodle and I love him.

Favourite Food?

This is difficult as I am a bit of a foodie! I would have to say Italian and Indian

Favourite Sports?

NRL! Go Broncos!

What’s your favourite thing to do outside of work?

Spend time with family and friends. I enjoy keeping fit by going to the gym and love to travel and explore different countries! 


Neha works Monday to Wednesday to feel free to say hi to her at your next appointment at Brisbane Foot Clinic!