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In-Clinic Consultations

You can still see your regular doctor at your Eastbrooke clinic. We have implemented special infection control and social distancing procedures to keep you and others safe. All appointments booked online at Eastbrooke will be in-clinic consultations.

Please remember to wear a face-covering before entering the clinic.

IMPORTANT: If you have flu-like symptoms, we ask that you call the clinic so that we can prepare for your arrival.

CALL (07) 4944 9500

Telehealth

To book a Telehealth consultation with your doctor you must call the clinic directly.

Book Telehealth

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.

22 Wellington Street. MACKAY QLD 4740
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13 99 99
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(07) 4944 9599
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General enquiries only, no medical information or bookings accepted

Centre Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday / Sunday
Closed
Public Holidays
Closed

COVID-19 Vaccinations

PLEASE NOTE: Our Mackay Clinic no longer offers COVID Vaccination(s). Please refer to QLD Government vaccination information.

Anyone concerned about the vaccination and its effect on underlying health conditions should consult with their GP.

2022 Flu Vaccinations

Annual flu vaccinations have started arriving.

The Influenza vaccine is recommended for people aged 6 months and over.

It is important to understand that the COVID-19 vaccine does not protect you against the flu.

Both COVID-19 vaccines and boosters can be administered at the same time (on a single visit) as the influenza vaccine.

Please call the clinic to book.

CURRENT VACCINATION STOCK UPDATE (27/6/22)

Private Vaccinations
Suitable for adults and children. This year, state governments have announced that it is expanding eligibility to offer free flu vaccinations to all residents until 30 June 2022. Unfortunately, the clinic no longer has available stock.
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.


Accredited Practice

Eastbrooke Ambrose Family Medical

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:

  1. It is safe to visit your clinic for a face-to-face consultation. We ask that you wear a face-covering – We have 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; all bookings are to be made by calling the clinic. 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 to deliver care to you. Your health continues to be our number 1 priority!

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.


About us

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 closes at 5pm daily. After that time, all calls should be directed to Mackay House Doctor  – please call 13 99 99.

If you require URGENT medical attention please call 000 or present to the Mackay Base Hostipal Emergency Department.

In-Clinic Consultations

You can still see your regular doctor at your Eastbrooke clinic. We have implemented special infection control and social distancing procedures to keep you and others safe. All appointments booked online at Eastbrooke will be in-clinic consultations.

Please remember to wear a face-covering before entering the clinic.

IMPORTANT: If you have flu-like symptoms, we ask that you call the clinic so that we can prepare for your arrival.

BOOK ONLINE

Telehealth

To book a Telehealth consultation with your doctor you must call the clinic directly.

CALL (07) 4944 9500

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.

Meet the Doctors

Dr John Mackintosh

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.


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Dr John Mackintosh

Dr Richard Malone

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


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Dr Richard Malone

Dr Chris Anderson

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
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Dr Chris Anderson

Dr Rian De Waal

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 Rian De Waal

Dr Damien Savige

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 Damien Savige

Dr John McCormick

Dr John McCormick has more than 32 years of medical experience. Qualified in Northern Ireland and trained as a GP in Edinburgh, he acquired expansive hospital experience in Ireland, Scotland, England & New Zealand. During this time he acquired valuable experience in the following:  Emergency Medicine, Anaesthetics, Cardiology, Paediatrics, Psychiatry, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Family Planning, Gerontology, General Medicine & General Surgery.

Dr McCormick came to Australia 15 Years ago and initially worked as a “Bush” GP in Central Queensland for almost 4 years before moving to Mackay, where he worked as a Senior Medical Officer in the Emergency Dept at Mackay Base Hospital for 3 years.  He then joined the Australian Regular Army as a Medical Officer in Townsville and was deployed overseas as part of this service. Dr McCprmick settled Back into Sarina Hospital as a Senior Medical Officer before working for another 4 years as a regular GP in Mackay. The past 2 years have been spent acquiring additional experience working as a Rural & Remote Practitioner – providing general practice care and looking after small rural hospitals, including emergency medicine. This included 13 locations in Queensland, 8 in South Australia and the RFDS in Broken Hill.

Speciality General Practitioner Credentials MB Bch, FRACGP, FACRRM, Dch, DRCOG, DIMC. Languages English, Spanish Special Interests I enjoy all aspects of Family Practice - particularly Child & Adolescent Health, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Men's Health, Mental Health, Trauma Care, Care of The Elderly, Health Promotion & Disease Prevention.
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Dr John McCormick

Meet the Allied Health Providers

Konekt Australia

Being able to live and work independently, to the best of your capability, is important for everyone. At Konekt, we work with you and your support team to plan and deliver independence, rehabilitation and work programs that empower you to strive for a strong future.

Konekt is made up of a team of Allied Health Professionals (Occupational Therapists, Exercise Physiologists, Rehab Counsellors, Psychologists, Physiotherapists and Nurses) working together to help more than 20,000 Australians each year to work towards their goals.

For more information, visit our website: www.konektworkcare.com.au

To book an appointment phone 1300 566 358

Speciality Occupational Rehabilitation Provider Workplace Injury (Prevention and Return To Work) Specialists Credentials Occupational Therapists, Exercise Physiologists, Rehab Counselors, Psychologists, Physiotherapists and Nurses Languages English Special Interests Occupational Rehabilitation, Return to Work and Injury Prevention Specialists

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Ms Sarah Kadzomba - Psychologist

Speciality Psychologist Credentials Languages Special Interests

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