General practice convert named registrar of the year

But he and his wife, also a GP registrar, had to face the reality of spending long periods of time apart while training, and eventually decided to seek more flexible career options. 

General practice fitted the bill. Three years on he was today named GPET’s Registrar of the Year following a nomination by his regional training provider North Coast GP.

“I started to really love it after I started doing it and I became an evangelical convert very quickly,” he told MO at the GPET convention in Perth.

“I now spend a lot of energy trying to push a positive GP message for students because that often gets lost, particularly in your resident years.”

Based in Kempsey on the NSW mid-north coast, he works at the Durri Aboriginal Corporation Medical Service and is involved in teaching students and junior doctors through various education programs.

On his "non-clinical days" he also finds time to lecture at