Medical services are rapidly expanding at the new Macleay Island Medical Centre.
The modern medical centre now has in place an ultra modern pharmacy, a full medical practice, psychologist services, dietician advice & Mater Pathology.
From late February, a diabetes information service will also be available
The medical centre’s high standard medical practice in one of the most modern, ease-of-use facilities in SE Queensland.
Originally opening with a single doctor, nurse & receptionist, the team will be joined by another two doctors in the coming weeks.
Dr Sudhir Marathe has come from the UK is the start up General Practitioner. With receptionists Natalie Pearce and Tracee Stephens, and Registered Nurse Sheree Thomas making up the rest of the team.
The complex was built and opened by Macleay Island Pharmacist, George Economous.
More Medical Services Available
A spokesperson for HMED Consult said that the promise of more medical services and amenities is now coming to fruition.
Dietician Sav Manolis has also joined the team and is available to provide full dietary advice and assistance.
And Psychologist Terry Hannan is now consulting two days a week at the centre. A general counsellor who specialises in anxiety issues, Psychologist Terry has 20 years’ experience and is keen to help island families.
“Anxiety is about recognising that it is a warning device. It is also about understanding the signs and understanding the system”
Nurse practitioner Sue Jamieson also provides services from the Medical Centre complex. Assisting with prescriptions, lifestyle screening, vaccinations, women’s health issues, health advice and wound management.
A spokesperson for Centre said with the addition of Mater Pathology in the same building as Pharmacy Essentials, ‘we are essentially a one-stop medical centre’. This was always the aim of the project for George Economous.
Other services arriving at the complex soon also include physiotherapy and exercise physiology.
About the Macleay Island Medical Centre
Located at 14 Brighton Road, Macleay Island, next to Pharmacy Essentials, The Macleay Island Medical Centre is open Monday to Friday 9 am to 5 pm.
For more information about the centre, visit their website www.mimc.net.au, call 3450 3704 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.