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FREE Flu vaccines are available from 1 June - see below for more information. Please be aware you must wear a mask while in the practice.

Welcome to Gilbert Collins

Gilbert Collins Medical Practice is owned & managed by GP’s. Our focus is on delivering a high quality, comprehensive healthcare service for our local community.

We believe that the best medical care comes from having a GP who knows your needs well, has accurate and complete medical records and can provide you with the continuity of care you deserve.

Our doctors are experienced in all aspects of general practice, with a number of special interests and a commitment to best practice, evidence-based medicine and to promoting a healthy lifestyle and disease prevention.

FLU 2022

Free flu vaccines are available to all NSW residents, for the month of June. This is for a month-long blitz from June 1 to combat this year's expected severe influenza season. Please refer to https://www.health.nsw.gov.au/news/Pages/20220530_00.aspx
We have stock of all Flu vaccines available now! Book an appointment in our flu clinic for your vaccine. Online bookings for Flu clinics are available now through HotDoc by clicking on the Appointments button.

Welcome Dr Lamia Nakhal

We welcome Dr Lamia Nakhal to the practice. She will be working at the practice as a locum for the next 7 weeks. Lamia is an experienced GP who has worked in the local area for for over 10 years. She cares for patients in a whole person approach and in the context of their work, family and community.

We would like to welcome Ben Kayser - Exercise Physiologist who will be starting with us from 7 July 2022

Ben is an accredited and university-qualified exercise physiologist who specialises in the delivery of safe and effective exercise interventions for people with acute and chronic medical conditions, injuries or disabilities. He utilises the benefits of exercise to improve daily living, including posture and balance, functional mobility and independence. He also works with patients with Musculoskeletal, Neurological and Cardiovascular Conditions. Book in for his opening special - Initial consultation $75 for 45mins. Book through reception or HotDoc.

We are pleased to welcome to our practice, Franca Camilleri - Clinical Nutritionist

Franca is a Clinical Nutritionist and a fantastic addition to our team. She prides herself on ensuring each of her patients obtain life-long health and vitality. Franca is passionate about Sports Nutrition and Nutritional Biochemistry and she continuously aspires to further develop a greater understanding of the inner workings of human cells and how they can be manipulated by Nutritional Medicine to effectively treat and prevent disease. She completed her Bachelor of Health Science degree in Nutritional & Dietetic Medicine whilst simultaneously raising 3 young children under the age of 5, a time she describes as “wildly ambitious and not for the faint of heart. Franca specialises in Chronic Disease management, weight gain, chronic gut conditions – including IBS IBD Chron’s etc. She can also see you for allergies and allergy testing is available.

COVID-19 VACCINE UPDATE - Pfizer vaccine 4th Boosters now available for over 65's - Novavax clinics running on Friday mornings

We are taking bookings online for the Pfizer vaccine 4th Boosters (65 years and over)

All information about the vaccine is on our COVID vaccine page.

Appointment bookings can be made from the page or via the HotDoc app.

Please do not call the practice to make a booking as all appointments must be booked online. We appreciate your understanding and co-operation.

We are also still running clinics for NOVAVAX vaccines on Friday mornings.

MASKS UPDATE - you are required to wear a mask in the practice.

Masks must still be worn in the practice waiting room and during your visit. We are offering telehealth and face to face consults for patients, both existing and new. If you are a new patient (have not been seen by a GP in our practice before) please book a 30 minute consultation. To have a telehealth appointment you must have seen your GP in the last 12 months. Please do not attend your appointment in person if you have any cold, cough, fever etc. Call reception to reschedule or change to telephone consult. Telehealth consultations will be billed in the same way as in-person consultation. ie under 5yo and pension card holders will be bulk-billed, all others will be private fee (at the discretion of the GP)