Former RACGP president starts 'exciting' new island GP role

Dr Bastian Seidel will lead a team of doctors at a medical centre on Bruny Island

After two turbulent years as president of the RACGP, Dr Bastian Seidel is back on his feet after undergoing spinal surgery and will lead Australia’s southernmost general practice.

Dr Bastian Seidel
Dr Bastian Seidel.

The Tasmanian GP this week started accepting patients at a medical centre on Bruny Island — an isolated outpost known for its birdlife and expansive national parks.

The move comes after Huon Medical Group — which is owned by Dr