Meet our team

Doctors - General Practice

Our experienced team of doctors assist with diagnosis, treatment, management and coordination of a range of medical conditions. Prevention and education is also a major focus, to promote the health of patients and their families.

Dr Richard Griffiths

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Dr Richard Griffiths has joined the team at Grand Pacific Health Centre – Nowra all the way from his homeland in Wales. 

Dr Griffiths is an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer for the University of Wollongong, GP trainer, Medical Educator and RACGP OSCE examiner. 

Furthermore, he has extensive knowledge in teaching both medical students and registrars and hopes to develop the Centre's teaching role further with the links to the University of Wollongong.

Dr Mark Burgess

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Dr Mark Burgess returns to Nowra where he has previously worked in the public hospital and in general practice. 

He has a young family and has lived most of his life in the Illawarra, completing his medical degree at the University of Wollongong. 

He is interested in all aspects of general practice and has a particular interest in dermatology and children's health.

Dr Kelly Mitchell

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Dr Mitchell has completed a Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery and a Bachelor of Medical Science. She has attended multiple training workshops in paediatrics, emergency medicine and mental health, and is currently completing the Diploma of Child Health and Emergency Medicine Certificate.

Dr Mitchell has a special interest in paediatric medicine and women’s health. 

Dr Claire Prentice

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Dr Claire Prentice completed her Medical degree in 2009 at Griffith University on the Gold Coast and became a fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 2015. Her special interest areas are women and children's health, sexual heath, mental health and Indigenous Health.

Dr Jane Elliot

GP Registrar

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Dr Jane Elliot

Dr Jane Elliot

GP Registrar

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Dr Jane Elliott will be joining Grand Pacific Health Centre – Nowra in February 2017 as our new registrar.  Jane joins us from Bathurst. She will be relocating to Nowra with her family. 

Jane is looking forward to putting down roots in the local area and enjoying the beautiful beaches and countryside.

 

Dr Hayley Commins

Dr Hayley Commins

GP Registrar

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Dr Nikolein Poole

Dr Nikolein Poole

GP Registrar

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Dr Frank Michlmayr

Dr Frank Michlmayr

GP Registrar

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Dr Mitchell Purser

Dr Mitchell Purser

GP Registrar

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Allied health Professionals & registered Nurses
Michelle Pieenar

Michelle Pieenar

Clinical Psychologist

Lauren MacNamara

Clinical Psychologist

Lauren MacNamara

Lauren MacNamara

Clinical Psychologist

Lauren is a Clinical Psychologist who works with adults and older adults. She has worked across a number of settings in Australia and overseas, including private practice, community mental health, elite sport, and health promotion. Lauren has a special interest in anxiety and trauma. Ask your GP about getting a referral to Lauren under a Mental Health Treatment Plan which will allow you to claim a Medicare rebate for sessions.  Lauren also accepts workcover referrals. 

Jess Bricklebank

Jess Bricklebank

Exercise Physiologist

Alycia Hull

Alycia Hull

Dietician

Kate Brumerskyj

Kate Brumerskyj

Dietician

Jenny Weyman

Jenny Weyman

Registered Nurse

Ashley May

Ashley May

Registered Nurse

Administration
Charise Morris

Charise Morris

Practice Manager

Cassie

Cassie

Receptionist

Luke

Luke

Receptionist

Lynne

Lynne

Receptionist

Roslyn

Roslyn

Receptionist