Doctors of Australia: NT GP Ruth Carter shares her story

Dr Ruth Carter, who works in the NT, shares her story

I wanted to be a doctor ever since my final year in primary school when I first learned about the human body.

Ruth Carter
Dr Ruth Carter. Photo: Karl-Heinz Herzog

I was blown away by its intricacies and complexities, and wanted to learn more. I was extremely lucky to receive a good education, which enabled me to become a doctor.

I believe health is a basic human right and