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Budding Wellness - A Medical Centre in Noosa Heads

Budding Wellness is a locally owned and operated clinic and dispensary based in Noosa Heads. We value our patients’ experience and believe that endocannabinoid support can be a valuable tool in maintaining quality of life while negotiating ongoing health issues.

We Provide a Holistic Approach to Patient Care

Our doctors work collaboratively with patients to arrive at a personalised treatment plan, aiming at achieving each patients’ individual treatment goals. A close working relationship between medical and pharmacy staff aims at securing a reliable supply of medication.

Locally owned and operated

Supportive of Australian medication producers

Individually tailored, quality of life focussed care

Specialists in matching the right medication to the right patient

No preferred medication suppliers ensures every patient has access to the medication that will suit them best

Familiarity and expertise in allowing an experienced patient to maximise their medication use via a science based plan

Collaborative approach between doctor and patient in arriving at a treatment plan

Reliable medication supply and diverse range of options

Your Team

Our specialised team are patient focussed and are hear to help you on your journey to better health.

Cheyne Mitchell

Dr Cheyne Mitchell

Prior to working with paitents to provide Endocannbinoid support therapies, Dr Cheyne spent over ten years in the public hospital system with Queensland Health. Rotating through a variety of medical specialities his background is primarily within anaesthetic and critical care medicine. With this history he is particularly interested in chronic pain management and the replacement of pre-existing pain or sleeping based medications for lower harm alternatives. Anxiety, particularly when related to being neurodivergent, is a second focus of particular interest.

About Us 1

Gabrielle Forden
Practice Manager

Gabrielle is the friendly face of Budding Wellness. Transitioning from a career in construction and real estate to the realm of alternative therapies, she observed how people from diverse backgrounds and industries often turn to medication to enhance their well-being. Recognising this trend, Gabrielle is committed to facilitating access to alternative therapies that have shown improvements in health outcomes. With her extensive background spanning various fields, Gabrielle is adept at tailoring care to meet each individual's unique needs and experiences, ensuring they receive the highest quality of support possible.

About Us 2

Alya Abdulmaksoud

An enthusiastic pharmacist with a diverse professional background of more than twelve years. Commitment to continuous professional development and dedicated to providing high quality care to her patients has led her to take up various roles in her career. Specialised in providing patients with endocannabinoid support since 2020 and facilitating education and training for practitioners looking to further their knowledge about and use of Medicinal Cannabis.

About Us 3

Morne Venter

With over 10 years of clinical experience, Morné combines a wealth of knowledge with a passion for empowering and educating patients about their health and wellbeing. His detail focussed approach to healthcare means every patient knows their needs and concerns are taken seriously.

Morne is a member of Australian & New Zealand College of Cannabinoid Practitioners (ANZCCP) and currently working towards completing his Masters of Clinical Pharmacy from the University of Queensland (UQ).


Lucy Maher
Pharmacy Assistant

Lucy has a longstanding interest in natural therapies and plant-based medicine. Whilst studying nursing she became aware people were seeking alternatives to conventional medication.

She is dedicated to educating patients in the benefits of cannabinoid medication and strives to empower people to manage their own health using a holistic approach.

About Us 4

Kylie Gear
Pharmacy Assistant

Kylie comes from a 25-year health and fitness background, she is passionate about people and enjoys being able to assist them with their health journey.

Recently working as an assistant nurse, and now currently working in the dispensary where her role is to promote a positive patient experience.