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Dr Pamela David
Clinical Psychologist
BSc-Psych (Hons), D Psych (Clinical), M.Sc

Pamela completed her clinical training at the University of Sydney, where she obtained a combined Doctor of Clinical Psychology and Master of Science degree. She is passionate about assisting others to overcome problems and challenges, by helping to develop insight into one’s difficulties, drawing on personal strengths, and providing skills that can bring about effective and positive change. Pamela works with children, adolescents and adults who may be experiencing a range of difficulties, including (but not limited to) depression, anxiety (generalised anxiety, social anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder, panic attacks, specific phobias, separation anxiety), adjustment difficulties, poor self-esteem, identity issues, perfectionism, study or work-related stress, relationship difficulties, interpersonal difficulties, and emotion regulation difficulties. She is able to provide short-term interventions or longer-term therapy, depending on the needs and complexity of issues. Pamela draws on a range of therapeutic approaches to individualise each treatment plan according to the needs and goals of each client. These approaches include Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT).

Availability: Saturday 9am – 1pm

Fees: Standard $210
MHCP Rebate: $124.50

Please call (02) 8070 6888 to make an appointment

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Andrew Roy

Physiotherapist
B.Science (Psych, Phil), B.App. Science (Kines), M.Physio, MAPA

Andrew graduated with a Masters in Physiotherapy from the University of Sydney in 2012, with previous degrees in Psychology (UNSW) and Kinesiology (SFU, Canada).
Andrew has varied experience in the world of Physiotherapy and injury management, he has worked in Private Practice’s in both Australia and Canada as well as Nursing Homes, Occupational Health and in various sporting teams.
Having completed numerous courses such as Dry Needling, Shoulder and Hip pain, Facial Mobility, Andrew utilizes a wide variety of techniques to suit each patient’s needs. Andrew approaches patients in a holistic manner, looking at the whole biomechanical chain to determine the causal factors of an injury not just treating the area of “pain”.
Key areas of interest include shoulder, knee and acute or chronic spinal pain.

Availability:
Tuesday 8.30am-12pm
Saturday 8.30am-12pm
Thursday 2pm-6pm

Fees: $92.30 Initial, $78.20 Subsequent, $60 PCC/HCC
Rebate: $52.95

Please call (02) 8070 6888 to make an appointment

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Patrick Kubel

Physiotherapist
B.Exercise and Sport Science, M.Clinical Exercise Science, M.Physio, MAPA

Patrick graduated with a Masters in Physiotherapy from the University of Sydney in 2012, with previous degrees in Exercise and Sport Science (UWS) and Clinical Rehabilitation (USYD).
Patrick has over 10 years’ experience in rehabilitation and injury management. He has worked as a qualified Personal Trainer in a gym based setting as well as an Accredited Exercise Physiologist in the Occupational Health industry.
Having attended numerous seminars and conferences around the world Patrick is up to date with the latest research and best practice to ensure your health related goals are achieved in the most effective manner.
Combining ideologies from both Eastern and Western philosophy Patrick provides a patient centred approach to healthcare empowering his patients to make effective decisions to achieve an optimal recovery and excel in their performance. He advocates an active approach to rehabilitation and facilitates the natural healing processes of the human body.
Key areas of interest include Postural Pain, Sporting Injuries, Chronic (Persistent) Pain, Occupational Injuries, Musculo-Skeletal Pain.

Availability: Wednesday 8am-6pm

Fees: $92.30 Initial, $78.20 Subsequent, $60 PCC/HCC
Rebate: $52.95

Please call (02) 8070 6888 to make an appointment

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Children’s flu vaccine now available at Glebe Medical Centre

The Children’s influenza vaccine is now available. This vaccine is recommended for children aged 6 months to 3 years.
It is available free under the National Immunisation Program for children who face a high risk from influenza and its complications. These are:
-The Aboriginal and Torres Strait People
-Children aged six months and over with medical conditions such as severe asthma, lung or heart disease, low immunity or diabetes that can lead to complications from influenza.

If your child does not meet these criteria and you would like them to receive the flu vaccine, it is available for $25.
Please make an appointment with a doctor for your child’s annual flu vaccination. Flu vaccines can be administered on any day but preferably at times listed below when our dedicated nurses are on:
Monday – Friday: 9am – 5pm

Get Your Flu Shot Here!

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The 2017 Flu Vaccine is now available at Glebe Medical Centre.

This year’s vaccine will be the new quadrivalent vaccine. The QIVs will cover two A strains of influenza (Michigan and Hong Kong) and two B strains of influenza (Brisbane and Phuket).

The flu vaccine is recommended for everyone from six months of age, but is available free under the National Immunisation Program for people who face a high risk from influenza and its complications. These are:
• People aged 65 years and over
• Aboriginal and Torres Strait people aged six months to less than five years
• Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who are aged 15 years and over
• Pregnant women
• People aged six months and over with medical conditions such as severe asthma1, lung or heart disease, low immunity or diabetes that can lead to complications from influenza.

For those who do not meet these criteria and wish to receive the flu vaccine, it is available for $25.

Please make an appointment with a doctor for your annual flu vaccination. Flu vaccines can be administered on any day but preferably at times listed below when our dedicated nurses are on:
Monday – Friday: 9am – 5pm

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Glebe Medical Centre would like to announce our alliance with Glebe TreeHouse in supporting the Glebe Community and Families.

Glebe TreeHouse is a family centre which aims to support families with young children in order to give them the best possible start to life

They provide a safe place for families with young children to come together, share experiences and seek and provide support. They run a range of programs including supported playgroups and music and movement group.

They are located in Glebe Public School just off Glebe Point Road.

Please feel free to call us on (02) 8070 6888 or Glebe TreeHouse directly on (02) 9566 1285.

Medical Acupuncture

Available Now!

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Are you experiencing pain, stress, insomnia, nausea, anxiety or depression? You may be surprised to learn that these problems can be treated with Acupuncture!

Come book an appointment with the lovely Dr Janet Widmer to experience the benefits of Medical Acupuncture or call the centre on (02) 8070 6888 to find out more!

Appointments are Medicare rebateable!

Book Online with our Appointuit App

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You can make BOOKINGS ONLINE
or using your iPhone/ANDROID MOBILE at Glebe Medical Centre!

Benefits:

  1. Convenience – pick your preferred doctor and preferred time, no need to call by phone
  2. Flexibility – view, change or cancel your appointment if required
  3. Have peace of mind – rest assured knowing your appointment is confirmed, even if you book outside of surgery hours

Option1: Book appointments on your iPhone / Android

  1. Free download of the Appointuit app from the App store – search for “APPOINTUIT ”
  2. Register a new account using:
  • Your email address you originally provided the practice
  • Access Code (emailed to you after your first visit) or Medicare Card or Mobile Number – follow the prompts “Sign up with Medicare / Mobile”
  • Select Glebe Medical Centre
  1. Complete the registration process setting up a password
  2. Once you have registered, you will now be able to select which doctor and date and time.
  3. Your appointment will then be confirmed instantaneously with a reminder sent to your email and you are all done. It’s that easy!

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