Medical Alert: COVID-19

Our communities are at high risk from Coronavirus so we have mad some changes to how we run the clinic to try and protect our clients and staff.  The best thing you can do to stop the spread is to practice social distancing and wash your hands.

We are currently working our hardest to care for all our clients during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

  • Any clients experiencing symptoms of fever and/or cough, runny nose, sore throat, shortness of breath OR you are well and have traveled abroad in the past 30 days, please call the clinic to arrange a telephone consult with one of our doctors.
  • Until further notice, we will be not be seeing walk in clients, in order to minimise the risk to other clients as well as our staff. We ask that you call our reception before presenting to the practice and we will arrange a suitable appointment or a triage process depending on your needs. Please like our Facebook page to get regular updates.
  • When calling for an appointment, our reception will ask a series of questions that will help determine if you are suitable for an appointment to see one of our doctors or whether you require a telephone consultation.

Phone numbers:
Grafton: 1800 571 117
Casino: 1800 571 101
Bugalwena General Practice: 1800 571 144

Thank you for your support

Bulgarr Ngaru Medical Aboriginal Corporation

The Bulgarr Ngaru Medical Aboriginal Corporation was established in 1991 to provide health services to the Aboriginal communities of the Clarence Valley, New South Wales. Bulgarr Ngaru now operates as a large regional health care service with our footprint including the traditional clans of the Yaegl and Gumbaynggirr Nations and a large proportion of the Bundjalung footprint (excluding Lismore, Ballina, & Byron).

We now provide services out of three clinical hubs in the Clarence Valley (Grafton), Richmond Valley (Casino) and Tweed Heads South with our corporate centre for clinical and administrative services based in South Grafton.

The Clarence Valley Clinic provides services to the Aboriginal communities of Grafton, Baryulgil, Malabugilmah, Yamba and Maclean.

Our Richmond Valley Clinic provides services to the Aboriginal communities of Casino, Box Ridge, Muli Muli, Tabulam and Kyogle.

Bugalwena General Practice provides services to the Aboriginal community of Tweed Heads South, Chinderah, Fingal Heads and Banora.

The services are predominantly funded by the Commonwealth Department of Health and New South Wales Ministry of Health.