Updates

Terrigal and Avoca Beach Medical Centre welcome back Dr Catherine Palmqvist. Dr Palmqvist is available for appointments every second Monday plus every Tuesday and Wednesday.Dr Palmqvist has had wide experience in general practice, and has recently been enjoying the challenges of rural and remote medicine.Dr Palmqvist is a graduate of Sydney University and has further degrees in Radiation Therapy and Palliative care. She has an interest in many aspects of General Practice from the very young to the elderly, with a special interest in Oncology and Palliative Care.Catherine lives on the Coast with a full family of four busy children.
In addition to our normal hours, we are now opening early at Terrigal Medical Centre every second Monday.On Monday 18 March 2019 we have appointments available from 7 am.Please call 4385 3150 or book an appointment on-line at www.terrigalmedicalcentre.com.au
Terrigal Medical centre is open every day over the Christmas/New Year Period with the exception of Christmas Day. Our hours during this period are as follows:Saturday 22 December: 8.30 am until 3 pmSunday 23 December: 8.30 am until 1 pmMonday 24 December: Christmas Eve – 8 am until 4 pmTuesday 25 December: Christmas Day – CLOSEDWednesday 26 December: Boxing Day – 8.30 am until 1.30 pmThursday 27 December: 8 am until 6 pmFriday 28 December: 8 am until 6 pmSaturday 29 December: 8.30 am until 3 pmSunday 30 December: 8.30...
October is Breast Cancer awareness month, providing an opportunity for us all to focus on breast cancer and it impact. For more information https://canceraustralia.gov.au/healthy-living/campaigns-events/breast-cancer-awareness-monthTake the time this month to find out what you need to know about breast awareness and share this important information with your family, friends and colleagues.https://breast-cancer.canceraustralia.gov.au/awareness
Most people put off a visit to the doctor, even when not feeling at their best. Many more people put off going to the doctor when feeling well. So, why should you consider making an appointment with your GP if you’re not sick? 1) Preventative Medicine.Just like having a car regularly serviced, preventative medicine can detect problems early, which can help avoid more serious issues developing later. A good example of this is checking blood pressure. If your blood pressure is elevated, this can be treated before it has a chance to lead to a serious medical issue like a heart...