• 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.

know meningococcal logo 300x211IInvasive Meningococcal Disease (IMD) can be tricky to detect – and can have devastating consequences.

Ask your GP or Registered Nurse about Meningococcal vaccinations. The most common strains are preventable with vaccination. No single vaccine can protect against all strains of IMD vaccines do not cover all strains of IMD.

IMD can occur at any age, however babies and children up to the age of 5 are most at risk.
Teenagers aged 15 - 19 are also in a higher risk group.

Please call the practice for an appointment with the GP or RN to discuss IMD and your vaccination options. We currently stock vaccines for strain B & strains ACWY, both available for purchase.

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