Text messages from GMC
Please note:
Due to a problem with service reliability, we are no longer sending courtesy SMS appointment reminders.
Please make a careful note of your next appointment date and time.

Any queries, contact our reception on 0266 250000.

Or send us an email message via the contact form 

Read more: Appointment reminders →

Have a safe and happy Christmas and New Year period. 
Goonellabah Medical Centre will be closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day and Australia Day.
In an emergency, please call 000.
To contact the doctor on-call, please call 0266 250047
Best wishes, from the staff at GMC.

The ongoing bushfires can affect air quality. Small particles can enter the lungs and aggravate chronic conditions such as heart and lung disease. People with such conditions should follow their action treatment plan and see their doctor if symptoms are persisting. In case of an emergency, call 000.

Read more: Bushfire smoke can affect your health →

While in some ways we are more connected to each other than ever before, electronic communication is not a substitute for human contact. Facebook and other forms of social media are not for everyone, and, even for those that use such platforms, there is a limit to the emotional satisfaction one can gain from these ‘fast’ and often superficial means of communication.

Read more: Face-to-Face Not Facebook: Combatting Loneliness with Meaningful Connection →

Local radiation oncologist, A/Professor Tom Shakespeare has recently presented new advances in the treatment of prostate cancer. He said “It brings new hope for men whose prostate cancer has escaped from the prostate, that there is a potential for a cure.”

Read more at https://nnswlhd.health.nsw.gov.au/blog/2019/09/26/local-cancer-projects-recognised-on-world-stage/

Read more: Good news for men with prostate cancer →