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 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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Have you heard about Novel Coronavirus? Below is a poster provided by NSW Health - please take note as this information may apply to you. If you are unwell or concerned, call us for advice. Upon arrival, you may be asked to wear a mask and may be escorted to another room in order to help prevent the spread of infection to others.To keep informed about travel warnings, check the website https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/