New patients are always welcome at our Mackay location, but we are unable to book you in online. Please call our friendly reception team on (07) 4944 9500 to make your first appointment.
General enquiries only, no medical information or bookings accepted
The Australian Government recommends that Australian adults get vaccinated against COVID-19.
Individuals aged 12 years+ are now eligible to receive the Pfizer vaccine.
Complete the form below and submit it to your Eastbrooke clinic. This is the fastest way to secure your COVID-19 Vaccination Booking with your Eastbrooke Clinic.
NOTE: Advice from clinical experts says that you cannot have the Flu and COVID-19 Vaccinations within 2 weeks of each other. Your Eastbrooke clinic will coordinate this treatment with you when it is your turn for the COVID-19 vaccination.
Anyone concerned about the vaccination and its effect on underlying health conditions should consult with their GP.
Annual flu vaccinations are still available from our clinic.
CURRENT VACCINATION STOCK UPDATE (14/10/21)
Suitable for adults and children. An out of pocket cost applies.
Adults & Children: In Stock
Children under 5: In 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
Keep an eye out for this and other important health updates via email. Updates are also posted on our clinic Facebook page.
Delivering You Quality Healthcare as we Take Steps Towards a New Normal
As restrictions ease, we are able to deliver you more and more services in-clinic. We urge any patients who have avoided their regular GP visit or postponed scheduled testing to make your health a priority and attend to your important healthcare needs. With the adoption of new social distancing measures and additional infection control procedures, health experts at Eastbrooke continue to provide quality healthcare for patients.
Important information you need to know:
For more information on COVID-19, including testing, 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.
Eastbrooke Ambrose Family Medical (originally known as Ambrose Medical Group) has been practicing since 1976. Since that time, it has grown to represent one of the largest practices in the region. The guiding philosophy of the practice has always been the quality of our patient care, and although medicine has changed, this remains our guiding principle.
Professional care of family and individuals is our mission and by attention to details, listening to patients and adherence to the highest professional standards, we aim to ensure that the Eastbrooke Ambrose Family Medical traditions are upheld.
Appointments with your Doctor
Existing patients can use our online booking system or new patients can ring (07) 4944 9500 for an appointment. Longer consultations are available on request. Patients attending without a booking will be seen by a Doctor at the earliest available time. Urgent medical problems will always be dealt with promptly.
Fees and Billing arrangements
The GP’S at this practice privately bill consultations which may incur some out of pocket expenses. There will be no charge for Veterans Affairs cardholders as they are bulk billed, so please present your card on arrival for your visit. Pensioners and Health Care Card holders may be bulk billed at the discretion of the Doctor. Please check with our friendly reception staff if any fees apply.
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After Hours Emergency
The Eastbrooke Ambrose Family Medical has a convenient after-hours surgery until 5:30 pm. After that time, all calls should be directed to the Mater After-Hours Facility (Ph. 07 4965 5444). This also applies to weekends and public holidays after the surgery hours quoted.
Dial-A-Doctor is also convenient after-hours in-home option – please call 13 99 99.
If you require URGENT medical attention please call 000 or present to the Emergency Department.
Dr John Mackintosh graduated from University of Queensland in 1974. Dr Mackintosh has been with Ambrose Medical Group since 1981. Dr Mackintosh is available for consultations mornings only Monday to Friday.Speciality General Practitioner Credentials (MB, BS) Languages English Special Interests Geriatric Care.
Dr Richard Malone graduated from University of Queensland in 1985. After graduation he worked at the Royal Brisbane Hospital for 3 years. Dr Malone was instrumental in the establishment of our Bridge Road Practice and is available for consultations Monday to Thursday.
Dr Malone has an interest in Sports Medicine and is a member of Sports Medicine Australia. He is also an approved Medical Provider for Rowing Australia.Speciality General Practitioner Credentials MB, BS, DipRACOG, FRACGP, DipPHC, GAICD Languages English Special Interests Sports Medicine, Preventative Medicine and Geriatric Medicine
Dr Chris Anderson graduated from University of Queensland in 1979. After graduation he worked in various regional and rural locations while undertaking FMP training prior to locating in Mackay in 1983. Dr Anderson is available for consultations Monday to Thursday.Speciality General Practitioner Credentials MB, BS Languages English Special Interests General Medicine
(*existing patients only)
Dr Rian De Waal graduated from Pretoria University in 1989 and from the College of Family Physicians Canada in 2001. After graduation, Dr De Waal immigrated to Australia and joined our practice in 2002. Dr De Waal is available for consultations Tuesday mornings and all day Thursday and Friday each week.Speciality General Practitioner Credentials MB. ChB, CCFP,FRACGP ad EUNDUM Gradum Languages English Special Interests Family Medicine
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Dr Damien Savige graduated from Monash University in 2002. After graduation he worked in Victoria for three years then moved to Queensland to work at the Mackay Base Hospital. Dr Savige is available for consultation Monday to Friday.Speciality General Practitioner Credentials MB, BS (Hon), FRACGP Languages English Special Interests General Medicine and Skin Cancer
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Dr Jenny Savige graduated from Monash University in 2004. After graduation, Dr Savige worked in Victoria and then moved to Queensland to work at the Mackay Base Hospital. Dr Savige joined our practice in 2008. Dr Savige is available for consultation on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings.Speciality General Practitioner Credentials MB, BS (Hon), DRANZCOG, FRACGP Languages English Special Interests Women's and Children's Health
(*existing patients only)
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