Dr Heather Judd  (M.B.,B.S. Hons FRACGP)

Heather graduated from the University of NSW in 1983 and completed the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners Fellowship training programme in 1988.  She was involved in medical education, research and teaching in nutrition at the University of NSW for a number of years and has gained a broad range of clinical experience in a variety of General Practice settings. 

Heather has been at Allambie since 2001 and has a particular interest in counselling/mental health, women’s health and preventive medicine and nutrition.



Dr Sami Spencer (B.Med.Sci., M.B.,B.S. FRACGP)

Sami graduated with a Bachelor of Medical Science in the UK and then completed her medical degree at the University of Sydney in 2005.  She completed her RACGP fellowship in 2010 and then practiced in New Zealand for 4 years, returning to Australia in 2015.


Sami has a particular interest in Women's Health, Paediatrics and Mental Health. 


Dr Ian Longhurst (M.B., Ch.B.)

Ian graduated from the University of Auckland in 1987, gained experience in general practice in Australia and joined the Allambie practice in 1990.

He has a special interest in preventive medicine, lifestyle medicine and mental health.




Dr Michael Size (M.B., B.S.)

Michael graduated from the University of Sydney in 1980 and completed the Family Medicine Programme.    He gained experience in dealing with back pain and chronic pain working with orthopaedic specialists from 1984 to 1987. 

Michael began in General Practice in Manly and then moved to Allambie in 1989.

He has special interests in dealing with chronic medical conditions and in preventive medicine.




Dr Ron Spencer (M.B.,B.S. FRCP FRACGP)

Ron graduated in 1961 from the University of Sydney.  He was CEO of St Vincents Hospital from 1983 to 1996, and has been in general practice since 1996, and at Allambie since 2005

Ron has interests in men’s health, travel medicine and preventive medicine.





Dr Ruzica Tatomirovic (M.B.,B.S. FRACGP)

Ruzica graduated from the University of Nis in 1982 and did post graduate studies in occupational medicine at the University of Belgrade in 1987.

She obtained her Fellowship of the Royal College of General Practitioners in 2005 and has worked in Umina and Taree before joining us at Allambie in 2006.

She has an interest in paediatric medicine, young adults, women’s health and preventive medicine.





Practice Manager - Christine Hugill

Our practice manager is Christine Hugill

Christine is a double certificate registered nurse.  After twenty years in nursing Chris began a career in administration, firstly in pathology and now in general practice.  Chris has a certificate of business administration. 




Practice Nurses

Our nurses are Pam, Michael & Kerry.  Apart from vaccinations & dressings our nurses perform tasks essential to the health and wellbeing of patients.  They triage urgent or emergency consultations, advise patients of their results, organize health assessments and management plans for our patients, run our Diabetes clinic and perform diagnostic tests on patients, such as ECGs, spirometry, Doppler tests and venesections.

Reception Staff

Our experienced reception staff are Cathy, Gwen, Maggie, Sarah, Tani and Darya.  They are the patient's first port of call whether in person or by phone.  If you are having any problems please let our receptionists know.  They can talk to a nurse, the practice manager or your doctor, if necessary.




We have a dietitian, Dianne Muniz, available once a week


Podiatrist, Josephine Nelson, is available fortnightly.

Appointments for both dietitian and podiatrist  can be made by phoning the Medical Centre.


Our practice nurses can collect most pathology specimens, which are forwarded on to Douglass Hanly Moir Pathology.  No appointment is needed.



Practice News

Iron infusions available - if you have been diagnosed with iron deficiency, discuss the option of an iron infusion with your doctor

The worst flu season ever is now over - don't forget Influenza Vaccination for 2018 will be available from April 2018 - everyone over 65 and anyone under 65 with a health condition should get the flu vaccine

Register for My Health Record - the electronic health record – Previously called the PCEHR - visit the website

Please welcome our newest doctor -

Dr Sami Spencer – Sami has a particular interest in women's and children's health and mental health. 


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