If you are experiencing any cold orflu-like symptoms (fever, cough, runny nose, sore or scratchy throat, shortness of breath, loss of sense of smell, sinus or hay fever and diarrhoea), please DO NOT come into the practice. Call us on (07) 5545 1222 for advice on what to do next.
Tamborine Mountain Medical Practice has been providing health care services to the people of Tamborine Mountain since 1978. The practice moved into brand new purpose built premises in 2011, after many years of operating from the next door location of 16 Main
The practice is owned and run by doctors local to Tamborine Mountain, who are a part of the community they serve. Since then a branch practice at the Eagle Heights Shopping
GP Dr. Jan Zomerdijk and his wife Janny Goris, a public health dietitian, travel to Kanabea PNG yearly to work as volunteers along side the local community to help improve health delivery at the Kanabea hospital and primary school.
Kanabea village is located in the highlands of the Gulf Province, one of the least developed regions of PNG. There are no roads, only bush tracks, so the team must be flown in along with their equipment and donated goods from the Tamborine Mountain Community.
Our admin team are fielding higher than normal call volumes at present due to COVID-19 vaccination and testing enquiries. Unfortunately, this has had an impact on wait times.
Our team is working hard to answer all calls and make appointments as quickly as possible. If you are wanting to book a standard appointment with your regular Dr or another GP please consider using our online booking system or phone app AMS Connect.
We appreciate your patience and understanding during these unprecedented times.
What do I need to do if I have Covid-19 symptoms?
If you have any Covid-19 symptoms you will need to have a telehealth appointment with the GP. You will also need to have had a negative Covid-19 test 72 hours prior if you need to be seen by the GP for a car park consultation.
Why does the AutoMed online booking display Pfizer as ‘not available’?
The “not available” message means we have reached our stock limit for that particular vaccine.
We ask that you call the practice to check when the next available time is.
Where can I get a copy of my immunisation history?
You can obtain your immunisation history through your Medicare online account through myGov or alternatively you can call 1800 653 809 to receive a copy of your immunisation history in the mail.
What vaccination is the booster?
The booster vaccination given at our clinic is the Pfizer vaccination.
How long do I need to wait in between doses for my booster?
The recommended time for Pfizer booster vaccination is currently 3 months.
From 04/01/2022 boosters can be given 3 months from your last dose for your third dose and 4 months from your last dose for your 4th dose if you are over 65, or medically eligible.
If I had my first vaccine elsewhere can I still book in my second dose and booster with you?
Yes, even if you had your first vaccination at another clinic you are able to book in your second dose and booster with us.