'Over the years, my patients have grown older along with me'

As part of our Doctors of Australia project, we spoke with Dr Jim Pollitt, a GP in Sydney, NSW.

Dr Jim Pollitt
Dr Jim Pollitt. Photo: Nic Bezzina

I’ve been a GP in St Ives for 45 years. It’s the area I grew up in and when I started out, it was a very new suburb, with houses being built and young couples moving in.

Over the years, my patients have grown older along with me.

One of them was a