Goonellabah Medical Centre welcomes Dr Alan Dyason to our medical team -

Alan Dyason is a GP registrar with an interest in all aspects of family and lifestyle medicine. He first connected with the Northern Rivers region while studying medicine, and has returned to settle here.

Dr Alan Dyason

July 2018: Dr Andrew Binns, Dr Emily Yorston and Practice Manager Diane Kerr rode 50 kms at Kingscliff to help raise awareness for organ donation.

Read more: Raising awareness for organ donation →

Goonellabah Medical Centre had their team of walkers for the 2018 Westpac Chopper fundraiser. Well done team! All in the name of such a fantastic and necessary service for the Northern Rivers.

GMC participants in 2018 Chopper walk

Read more: GMC joins Chopper fundraiser →

Information about Flu Vaccination
After a severe flu season in 2017, the National Influenza Vaccination Program has introduced changes for free flu vaccinations.
Free vaccination available for high risk groups. Included groups are:

- children from 6 months up to 5 years

- 5 years to adult with medical risk conditions

- all ATSI people age 15 and over

- pregnant women

- all adults aged 65 and over

Changes to the program include flu vaccines for children and a special high dose formulation for those aged over 65.

Ballina to Byron Bay Coastal Charity Walk 2018
Date: Sunday 27 May 2018
as a team, individual walker or runner

The Coastal Charity Walk is a fundraiser for the important Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter.
This year, the walk will begin at Missingham Park in Ballina.
The distances are:
to Lennox Head - 13km
to Broken Head - 25km
to Byron Bay - 37km
Goonellabah Medical Centre are supporting this wonderful community event.

Image from the Chopper Walk 2017