• Our team is thoroughly experienced in providing all aspects of General Practice health care, including general medicine, paediatrics, immunisations, minor surgery, skin cancer checks, women’s health, contraception, men’s health and much more.
  • To provide you and your family with high quality health care, from treating acute illness to disease prevention.
  • Our surgery is fully accredited with AGPAL Quality In Practice, ensuring all standards required by the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners are met.
  • From babies and children, through to the elderly and handicap, every one of our patients is important to us. We are dedicated to helping you with all your medical problems in an individualised and confidential manner.
  • Dr Tanner holds a Bachelor of Medicine (Newcastle) degree and is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. Dr David Woods holds a Bachelor of Biomedical Science ( University of Newcastle), Bachelor of medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS).
  • To provide best practice, evidence based medicine, using Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and other professional guidelines.
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Civic Medical News Follow our news page to help keep your family healthy!

About Our News Page


Welcome to our latest of “Civic Medical News” where our aim is to keep our Patients and the community up to date with everything happening in and around our surgery.

This section of our website, was created as part of our of our Quality Improvement process with the view to update its content every month. Over time, We will cover a range of topics such as the importance of Cancer Screenings, updates on current Immunisation Schedules, staying sun smart in those warmer months and tips on living an active lifestyle, just to name a few.

If there is a particular subject you would like to see us cover on this page, please inform our reception staff or alternatively you can place your request in our suggestions box in the reception area.

sunsmart logoWith the summer months upon us, the warmer weather sees more people enjoying the outdoors more frequently with trips to the beach, parks and just generally being more social. Although the sun and its Ultra Violet (UV) radiation is our best source of vitamin D it is also the major cause of Skin Cancer so It’s also a great time to think about your skin and what steps you can take to ensure you’re looking after it the best you can.

ccnsw logoAustralia has one of the highest rates of Skin Cancer in the world so it really is important to stay sun smart all year round. One of the steps you can take is to ensure you and your family are getting regular skin check examinations as often as your doctor recommends.

The Cancer Councils website, which we have linked below, provides a lot of knowledge and tips on this topic, such as how often and how much sun screen should be applied and when, Learn about the UV index and learn how to read and use it and there are also helpful tips on how to check your skin for signs and symptoms.      

Click here to go to - Cancer Council Australia

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