Ochre Medical Centre Grafton, GP SuperClinic, NSW


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Our Grafton GP Superclinic was the first Ochre Health Superclinic and opened on the 17th October 2011. It is spacious and purpose built modern facility, close to the centre of town. There is ample parking at the clinic which is situated right next to the banks of the beautiful Clarence River. It is an accredited teaching practice and has a strong and dynamic team of professionals both GPs and Allied Health. The practice benefits from having both an onsite pharmacy and pathology services. The centre expanded its services in September 2013 with the opening of the onsite Pharmacy.

The Grafton GP Super Clinic has been established with financial assistance from the Australian Federal Government under the Super Clinics program.

Hours of operation
8:00am – 7:00pm Monday to Friday
8:00am – 1:00pm Saturday

After Hours
The doctors at the Grafton GP Super Clinic provide an after hours call service. A doctor on call can be contacted by telephoning the practice on (02) 6640 3600 or on Mobile Number 0472 831 714 outside of trading hours.

Billing type
This is a private billing practice. Pensioners, Health Care Card Holders and children under 16 years may be bulk billed, please ask reception for a fee for your specific requirement.

Practice Manager
Carol Pachos

Registered and Enrolled Nurses
Grafton GP SuperClinic has two Registered Nurses and two Enrolled Nurses

List of visiting and on-site allied health and pathology services
Mental Health Nurse
Diabetes Educators
Speech Pathologist
Occupational Therapist
Exercise Physiologist
Audiometry Services
Acacia Sleep – Sleep Studies
Renal Physician


Dr. Nicholas Cooper (FRACGP) – Medical Coordinator/General Practitioner
Dr Cooper has more than 25 years of experience working as GP in the UK and Australia. His main objective is to provide high quality GP service to his patients.
Specialist Interest Areas: Chronic disease management including cardiovascular and diabetes.

Dr. Miek Messerschmidt (FRACGP) – General Practitioner
Dr Messerschmidt completed his MBChB in South Africa in 1973 and gained fellowship of the RACGP in 2010.
Specialty Interest Areas: Procedural GP.

Dr Dheyaa Jouda (MBChB) – General Practitioner
Dr Dheyaa Jouda has been practicing as a GP since 2003.  Dheyaa’s interest include skin cancer, skin checks and diabetes management.  Dheyaa has enjoyed moving to Grafton where he takes appointments four days a week.
Speciality Interest Areas: Skin cancer, skin checks and diabetes management.

Dr Sanjay Varma (FRACGP) – General Practitioner
Dr Sanjay Varma has been practicing as a GP since 2004.  Moving to Australia from the UK, Sanjay enjoys cricket, reading & travelling.
Speciality Interest Areas: Surgery, Cardiology, Dermatology (Diagnostic) & Men’s Health.

Dr Mark Bell (FRACGP) – General Practitioner
Dr Bell has been trained in medicine from the University of Liverpool in 1990s and since then has undertaken several hospital training posts to gain good experience for general practice. He was qualified as a GP in 2004, initially worked in urgent care and Out of Hours. There he became the clinical lead and then the Deputy Clinical Director for the Community Business Unit of the hospital in Macclesfield. Dr Bell was then made partner in a busy training practice in 2008 and subsequently the Medical Director of a Community Interest Company which provided “out of hospital” services to the residents in Eastern Cheshire (population 200,000.)
Mark has now moved with his family to Australia and wish to provide the best service possible to the patients in Grafton. Dr Bell enjoys walking, playing chess, spending time with his family, especially in outdoors activities.
Specialty interest areas: Musculoskeletal medicine.
Dr Bell will be working on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays.

Dr Nicole Williams (MA Hons., Intl. Relations, MBBS, FRACGP) – General Practitioner
Dr Nicole Williams graduated from the University of New South Wales in 2010. In 2013, she was recognised for her outstanding commitment to GPRA, her peers and general practice and received the “Above and Beyond Award” at the Breathing New Life into General Practice Conference.  Prior to entering general practice medicine, Nicole was medical editor for the ‘Going Places Prevocational Doctor’s Guide to General Practice’. She completed her internship and residency years at Westmead Hospital, Sydney before commencing her GP training in Cairns.
For the last two years, Nicole has been working on Thursday Island and is a senior lecturer for fourth-year medical students at James Cook University. She also holds a master’s degree in International Relations which diversifies her skill set. Nicole is a mother to 3 year old twins. Outside of work, her interests include: photography, travelling and art.
Specialty interest areas: General Medicine
Dr Williams will be working Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays.

Dr Sajid Qamar (MBBS, BSc) – General Practitioner
Dr Sajid Qamar is an overseas trained medical graduate, who has experience in General Practice, emergency, outpatient, primary care and family medicine. Prior to relocating to Grafton, Sajid worked in several hospitals in Perth, and more recently as a GP in an After Hours service.  Sajid enjoys traveling, dining out and playing cricket.
Specialty interest areas: Women’s and Children’s Health
Dr Qamar will be working full time.


PO Box 3
4 Clarence St
Grafton NSW 2460

(02) 6640 3600


Grafton is a town on the North Coast of NSW situated on banks of the beautiful Clarence River. It services the Clarence Valley which has a population of nearly 50 000. Grafton has its own regional airport and is in close proximity to the Qld Gold Coast which is just over a 2 hour drive away.

Grafton is a gracious, historic city famous for its Jacaranda trees and beautiful parks. It is a sporting hub and plays host to many large sporting events including State Hockey Championships, Rowing Regattas and Australian Power Boat Racing.

Just east of Grafton, Yuraygir National Park is a sensational strip of coast teeming with wildlife. It also boasts pristine beaches, high dunes, paperbark lagoons, freshwater creeks that spill into the sea and some of the best coastal walking tracks in the State. Nearby, Yamba, Maclean and Iluka are also well worth a visit.



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