Goonellabah Medical Centre welcomes back Dr David Glendinning, General Practitioner. David studied Medicine at the University of Wollongong, and moved to the Northern Rivers for a student placement. He and his family decided to stay in the area, with David working at Lismore Base Hospital before starting his GP training. He has a Diploma in Child Health, a Certificate in Emergency Medicine and works regularly in the local emergency departments. Prior to studying medicine he worked as an engineer and project manager. He provides support to the Local Health District for eHealth initiatives, and teaches and supervises medical students. His interests include:skin medicine/skin checks; chronic disease management; men’s and women’s health; child and adolescent health and pre-employment medicals. Dr Glendinning works on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Stressful times?
At GMC, we want to assure you that we are following strict guidelines for our medical practice as recommended by the Australian Government. These times of isolation can be very difficult for many of us. If you are feeling worried or depressed, please make an appointment for a consultation - our doctors, psychologists and counsellors are here to help you.
Care plans can be developed specifically for you and include plans for mental health, chronic illness and people of ATSI origin.


GMC will be closed on Anzac day, Saturday 25th April.

 

If you ring the surgery, you will hear a recorded message giving the number for the After Hours Medical Service (phone 66250047).  This number will direct you to the doctor on call - you may be asked to leave a message and the doctor will call you back.  

If there are any problems with the answering system, you may contact the Lismore Base Hospital receptionist  on 02 6621 8000 for assistance. For emergencies contact 000.

Remember to stay safe and keep up social distancing. FYI, we are currently awaiting stock of flu vaccines for the 'over 65' age group but do have stocks for ages 6 months to 64 years.


GMC will be closed from Good Friday through to Easter Monday inclusively.

If you ring the surgery, you will hear a recorded message giving the number for the After Hours Medical Service. You will be given a paging number. Leave your name, message and phone number with the Operator and the doctor will return your call.

If there are any problems with the answering system, the Lismore Base Hospital receptionist should be contacted on 02 6621 8000. For emergencies contact 000.

 

GMC are again using SMS messages as a reminder of appointments. Our new system does not require you to reply to the SMS message. If you wish to change the scheduled appointment, then please contact our reception by phone on 0266 250000. If you have any questions, please contact us. We hope this service is valuable to you. Text messages will be sent approximately 3 days prior to your appointment.

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