New patients are always welcome at our Townsville location, but we are unable to book you in online. Please call our friendly reception team on (07) 4434 5000 to make your first appointment.
General enquiries only, no medical information or bookings accepted
We currently do not have any COVID Vaccinations at this Eastbrooke clinic. We suggest that patients try the following vaccination hub:
1-3 Woodman Ct, WEST END
(opposite the Townsville Showgrounds – previously the Joyce Mayne building).
The Influenza vaccine is recommended for people aged six months and over.
It is important to understand that the COVID-19 vaccine does not protect you against the flu.
Please call the clinic to book.
CURRENT FLU VACCINATION STOCK UPDATE (12/7/22)
Suitable for adults and children. An out-of-pocket cost typically applies. This year, state governments have announced that it is expanding eligibility to offer free flu vaccinations to all residents, now extended until 17 July 2022. While stocks last, you can access a free flu vaccination from your Eastbrooke clinic. See current stock levels below.
Adults & Children (5 years and over): Out of Stock
Public (Govt Funded) Vaccinations
Suitable for patients over 65 or with chronic health conditions. Free for eligible patients.
Anyone with a Chronic Health Condition (and under 65 Years): In Stock
Seniors Over 65 Years: In Stock
Children under 5: In Stock
Keep an eye out for this and other important health updates via email.
Delivering Quality Healthcare and Living with COVID-19
As we all learn how to live with COVID in our community, we continue to adapt our clinic to deliver you safe, convenient and quality healthcare services. We urge patients to prioritise important healthcare needs – particularly anyone who has avoided their regular GP visits or postponed scheduled testing in recent times.
Important information you need to know:
1. It is safe to visit your clinic. You MUST wear a face-mask
We have also implemented additional infection control and social distancing measures to keep you, other patients, our staff, and doctors safe.
2. Telehealth services are still available
Telehealth is still available to you as a convenient alternative. Out-of-pocket private fees may apply at the discretion of the doctor.
3. You should not ignore your regular health needs
Avoiding regular healthcare appointments, testing, and check-ups can be dangerous and have long-term health implications. Make sure you attend your appointments.
4. Your Doctor is not too busy to see you
Eastbrooke has resources and updated processes to help support your GP in delivering care to you. Your health is our priority!
5. Get Vaccinated
The Australian Government recommends that Australian adults and children (5 years +) get vaccinated against COVID-19.
For more information on COVID-19, including testing and vaccination, visit www.health.gov.au or call the National Coronavirus Hotline on 1800 020 080
If you require URGENT medical attention, call 000 or go to your nearest Emergency Department.
The Eastbrooke Family Clinic Townsville is a family-friendly medical centre in Thuringowa Central. Our team of doctors, GPs and professional medical staff offer comprehensive, quality health care to patients across Townsville, including Thuringowa, Aitkenvale, Cranbrook, Kirwan and the surrounding areas.
This modern mixed billing medical centre is open 5 days a week and with plenty of on-site parking and pharmacy.
The Eastbrooke Health Hub provides the community with a diverse range of medical, health and wellness services. At the health hub, you’ll find doctors and specialists providing a holistic range of medical and wellness services right in the centre of Thuringowa, working together to improve the lives of the Townsville community, from Aitkenvale to Cranbrook and Kirwan.
At the Health Hub, you can find doctors, health practitioners and the following services:
For your convenience, Terry White Pharmacy is now located on-site. There’s also a daycare centre and community library, so you and your family have plenty to do before and after your medical appointment. Anytime Fitness is also located within the Health Hub.
Bulk billing is available to our patients from Aitkenvale, Cranbrook, Kirwan, Thuringowa and Townsville for some services, at your doctor’s discretion. Be sure to ask your doctor about bulk-billing at the start of your consultation. For more details, please refer to the Patient Information Sheet.
Our Centre’s medical team is passionate about community health care
Our Medical Centre consists of a team of registered nursing staff and doctors, including many General Practitioners (GP’s) who have a wide spectrum of special interests and a dedication to the values of patient-centred care.
The centre also provides specialised medical clinics including a Women’s Clinic, Travel Clinic and Diabetes Clinic. Also available are Work, Health and Safety services including pre-employment medical checks, work cover and return to work programs.
Allied Health services are also available including Physiotherapy, Podiatry and Psychology services.
The Eastbrooke Family Clinic Townsville acknowledges the traditional owners of the land, the people of the Bindal and Wulgurukaba nation, and pays respect to Elders past, present and emerging, and to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities it serves.
Bookings and Appointments
Book an appointment now via our online booking system, or alternatively call the clinic direct on (07) 4434 5000 and speak to our friendly staff members.
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After Hours Emergency
For URGENT medical attention, patients should ring ‘000’ immediately, or present to the Emergency Department.
If it is not an emergency please call the after-hours House Call Service on 13 55 66
Please note that our Eastbrooke Family Clinic Townsville is a mixed billing centre, please refer to the Patient Information Sheet to view our fee structure.
Pensioners, Concession Care Card holders and children under 16 may be bulk billed at the discretion of the doctor. Please ask your doctor at the beginning of your consultation.
Level C. Immunisations for children will be BULK BILLED in accordance with the current Australian Immunisation Schedule.
Both visiting and local Veterans Affairs cardholders from Aitkenvale, Cranbrook, Kirwan and Thuringowa, will not be charged for seeing one of our doctors as they are bulk billed, so please present your card on arrival for your visit.
Dr Manjit Singh graduated from Patiala Medical School in India and obtained a Physician’s post-graduate degree in Cardiology from the Pune University in India. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and enjoys teaching – he is a GP examiner and GP Registrar Supervisor.Speciality General Practitioner Credentials MBBS, MD (Med), DM (Cardiology) FRACGP Languages Hindi and Punjabi and can understand Nepali, Urdu and Arabic Special Interests Cardiology, Endocrine, Skin Checks, Travel Medicine, Men’s and Children’s Health
(*existing patients only)
Dr Mohammed Muniruzzaman (Dr Zaman) has joined Eastbrooke Family Clinic Townsville.
He graduated in 1992 from Chittagong Medical College, Bangladesh. After that he obtained a Masters of Family Medicine (M.FAM.MED) in 2002 from The University of The Free State, South Africa. In 2008 he became a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.
Dr Muniruzzaman obtained a qualification from the University of Queensland to do Primary Skin Cancer Surgery. He does skin checks, skin cancer procedures and all other minor surgery.
He has consistently provided a caring and understanding approach to all aspects of medicine and general practice to all ages and gender.Speciality General Practitioner Credentials MBBS, M.FAMMED, FRACGP Languages English, Bengali Special Interests Skin Cancer Procedures, Skin Checks, Minor Surgery, Chronic Disease Management
Mon 8:30am – 1pm
Tue 8:30am – 4:30pm
Wed 8:30am – 4:30pm
Thu 8:30am – 4:30pm
(*existing patients only)
Dr Lee was born in Australia, completed his medical training at Townsville JCU, and completed his GP training in North Queensland in 2013. He has been working locally since in GP practices, as well as Townsville Hospital work, where he has good ties with specialists.
He aims to empower patients to care for their own health. He enjoys seeing for all types of patients, from babies to the elders of our society, and will happily see patients who transfer to residential aged care facilities.
Outside work he enjoys music, travel, books and hunting for illusive sleep with his kids about.
Dr Lee is available for appointments on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.Speciality General Practitioner Credentials MBBS, FRACGP Languages English Special Interests Mental Health, Skin Checks, Chronic Health and Wound Management, Childhood Development, Palliative Care.
Dr Kalpana Singh graduated from the SN Medical College, Agra University, India in 1977 and is a Fellow of the Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Obstetrician and Gynaecologists.
She has been practicing in Townsville since 2000 and offers Mirena removal /insertion, Colposcopy, Endometrial biopsy & Genital skin biopsies.
(*existing patients only)
Dr McDonald graduated from the University of Queensland and has invested over 38 years in medicine. This has including 10 years in women’s health and 14 years in Defence Health. Dr Glenda McDonald has a great wealth of medical knowledge and a special interest in veterans affairs.Speciality General Practitioner Credentials MBBS DRANZCOG Languages English Special Interests Women's Health, Veterans Affairs, Chronic Pain
(*existing patients only)
Dr Leah Pemberton grew up in Townsville and has lived and worked here since graduation from the University of Queensland in 1987. Following her two year residency at Townsville General Hospital, she has practiced general family medicine in Townsville for over 30 years. She has made valuable connections with many specialists and allied health professionals in that time.
It is in her nature to be thorough and to listen. These traits combined with her years of experience, drive her to get to the source of the problem and formulate a plan forward for her patients.
The experience of having her own four children and her years of working at Family Planning Queensland equips her with many skills:
Dr Leah values the care of children and she is delighted to see them in the clinic. Her manner is welcoming to ensure your child feels comfortable during:
If learning difficulties exist, parents can be confident Dr Leah can assist. Dr Leah has over nine years’ experience working closely with a behavioural pediatrician facilitating Skype consults and has been liaising with local pediatricians for many years.
She knows what information in a child’s history is important, what needs investigating, and what needs inclusion in the specialist referral to expedite the best management for your child.
Dr Leah believes all children should reach their full learning potential. If your child is having difficulties at school or not passing subjects Dr Leah would love to see them. Learning is closely linked with self-esteem and mental health. It is a true privilege to see a child’s delight when learning improves, and they are proud of their achievements.
Dr Leah also worked at JCU Clinic for approximately 3 years, giving her an understanding of university staff and student needs and stressors.
Additionally, Dr Leah worked at Lavarack Barracks for approximately six years giving her an understanding of Defence members’:
Dr Leah assists in the training of fifth-year medical students in the area of general practice with a focus on listening, being thorough and formulating a suitable management plan. The student gains exposure to the variety of health problems seen in general practice.
Dr Leah welcomes existing and new patients. Please phone 4434 5000 to book.Speciality General Practitioner Credentials MBBS Languages English Special Interests Pregnancy education, children, detection of ADHD, women’s health, preventative health.
Dr Laura MacDonald is a Townsville local who has lived here since the age of 13. She graduated from Kirwan High School and then completed a Nursing degree at JCU. She worked in a general surgical practice for many years with a special interest in caring for patients with breast cancer and those pursuing bariatric surgery. Laura completed her medical training in 2016 at JCU with the intention of undertaking General Practice as a career. She is married with 2 young daughters and joins us with a keen interest in women’s health, obstetrics, sexual health including all contraceptive options and family planning. Laura also enjoys lifestyle medicine including prevention of chronic disease and weight management. Laura is taking new patients and would be happy to meet you to discuss any concerns that you have.Speciality General Practitioner Credentials Languages English Special Interests Women’s health, obstetrics, sexual health including all contraceptive options and family planning.
(*existing patients only)
Dr Aung Myint has 10 years of experience in an Emergency Department and two years of GP experience working overseas. Having recently completed two years of residency in rotations at Ipswitch Hospital, Dr Myint is interested in all aspects of General Practice.Speciality General Practitioner Credentials MBBS Languages English, Burmese Special Interests
(*existing patients only)
Based in Thuringowa, Ignition Psychology Group houses a number of counselling and consultancy practices that each provide specialised psychological services to the Townsville community. Psychologists and the co-founders of Ignition, Wendy Arnold and Dr Jane Caffery, who have worked in their own private practices since 2008 have established Ignition Psychology Group within Eastbrooke’s specialised hub to allow psychologists to develop their own businesses in this fantastic accessible and central location for the benefit of the community. Psychologists offer NDIS, Medicare and private health rebates where applicable. Therapies include CBT, psychotherapy, neurofeedback, EMDR, BWRT and hypnosis.Speciality Psychology Credentials Languages English Special Interests
North Queensland Physiotherapy Centre has been operating for over 20 years, based in Townsville, North Queensland. Our team of nine Physiotherapists pride themselves in offering a ‘hands-on’ approach, personalised level of expertise and an active rehabilitation approach, using a wide range of drug-free techniques to relieve pain, restore movement and prevent further problems. Our team treat people of all ages with physical problems caused by illness, accident or ageing.Speciality Physiotherapy Credentials Languages English Special Interests
Phoenix Podiatry is a family-friendly podiatry centre, based from Thuringowa Central at the Eastbrooke Health Hub. Services include Chronic Disease Care, Sports Medicine, Orthotics, Insoles and Children’s Feet Problems.
For an appointment call: 0474 166 886 or email: email@example.comSpeciality Podiatry Credentials Languages English Special Interests