We’d like to give a warm welcome to Kendall, who joins us here at Newtown Medical Centre after spending the last 3 years working with the Western Bulldogs VFL team as their Team Doctor. Kendall is originally from rural WA and completed her undergraduate medical degree at the University of Western Australia in 2011.
General Practitioners, or GPs, are qualified medical doctors who provide preventative care and health education to patients, as well as treat acute and chronic illnesses. GPs don’t specialise in a particular field of medicine, such as cardiology, neurology or paediatrics. GPs do, however, have a broad knowledge of general health and medicine and can provide routine health care to the local community such as: