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Dr Jane Cooper
Bach.Med.Sci. MBBS. DRANZCOG , FRACGP, FARGP
2016 National and Tasmania RACGP GP of the Year
Dr Cooper grew up in Tasmania and she attended Spreyton Primary, Reece High School and Don College. She completed her medical degree at UTas. She is interested in all facets of general practice but has great passion supporting and advocating for young people in the community. She is also developing an interest in Sexual Health and HIV medicine and Transgender heatlh and well being and works closely with the the state Sexual Health Service. More recently the practice has become a Health Care Home pilot practice to look at other models to manage chronic disease.
She has worked as a medical educator, with General Practice Training Tasmania (GPTT) for 16 years and is currently a superivsor for GPTT registrars - doctors in training in general practice. Don Medical Clinic works in collaboration with UTas providing education at Don Medical Clinic for 4th Year medical students in Adolescent Health/Mental Health and 5th Year medical students spend 4-5 week blocks to gain skills in General Practice and work readiness for their internships.
In 2013 she co presented a talk at the Australian Association of Adolescent Health Conference in Western Australia, outlining the whole school focus program at Don College, and the benefits of an on campus medical service for young people. In 2015 she presented a talk outlining the community collaborative program, The Hub, that Don Medical Clinic has been actively involved in. In 2016 Dr Cooper presented the on-campus model at the RACGP GP16 Conference in Perth. She was also involved in the establishment of a statewide program to assist young people transitioning to adult services - The Moving On UP Framework.
In 2016 she completed her FARGP - Fellowship in Advanced Rural General Practice and in 2017 a Graduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning for Health Professionals with UTas and is currently completing a Graduate Certificate in Clinical Redesign with UTas.
Dr Cooper was awarded both National and Tasmania RACGP GP of the Year in 2016.
She is married to Ian and has three children. She loves running, gardening and spending time with her family.
Dr Mafada Abduallah
Registrar in General Practice Training
I have graduated from University of Baghdad / College of Medicine in Iraq 2009 with Bachelor degree in Medicine and General surgery (M.B.Ch.B). Arrived with my family to Tasmania in 2015 During this period I have worked in the Hospital then in GP practice.Special interest in Ophthalmology , ICO (international Council Ophthalmology) Previous good experience in Eye health, General Medicine (worked as medical registrar in MCH) and women health. Approved and licenced for Implanon insertion
I am settled in Tasmania currently with my family, Noora(works currently as doctor in the hospital) and Jude (5 years old) and Adam (3 years).
I am enjoying most of my time with my family and outdoor activities
I play football "soccer" J and recently joined Burnie Soccer Club
Dr Norhalisa Termidiz
RMO at North West Regional Hospital Burnie
Practice Manager: Jane Lucas Banks
Jane grew up in country towns around Tasmania, her family located to Devonport in the early 1980's. Jane spent a few years in Devonport working in banking before relocating to Hobart and continuing her banking career.
Jane completed a Bachelor of Science degree in 2007 and a Graduate Certificate in Public Health Nutrition in 2013 and then worked at Primary Health Tasmania for 8 years before moving to Practice Management. Jane has recently moved back to Devonport to be closer to her family after her daughter moved to Charlotte, North Carolina to complete her university studies after gaining a field hockey scholarship. Jane enjoys walking, bike riding and singing.
Jane is in the process of completing a UTas Graduate Certificate in Clinical Redesign.
Reception/Medical Assistant: Anita McCall
Anita has been wtih the practice since it was establishd in 2013. Originally from Western Australia she has lived on the North West Coast with her family for the past 30 years.
She is currently completing a medical practice assistant course enhancing her administration role with new found clinical skills.
She loves gardening especially her vegie garden and is whiz at making decorative cakes !
Reception: Codi Taylor
Codie grew up in Hobart & moved to Devonport where she completed year 12 at Don College.
Codie loves reading books, overseas travel & watching Disney movies.
Reception: Michelle Green
Michelle grew up in Hobart and relocated to Devonport in 2001.
Michelle has worked as either an optometric receptionist/dispenser or medical receptionist since leaving Year 12, she is passionate about her own health and wellbeing, ergo, the health and wellbeing of others. She has a keen interest in nutrition and exercise.
Michelle enjoys Summer, bushwalking, reading cooking and learning fascinating facts.
Tamara arrived in Tasmania in 1996 from QLD where she was born. In 2010, she graduated from the University of Tasmania after obtaining her Bachelor of Nursing degree. Upon completion of her Post Graduate position at the Mersey Community Hospital, she went into aged care nursing, working in several nursing homes across the northwest coast of Tasmania.
Tamara has completed her Nurse Immuniser Certificate.
She is activley engaged in manaing both acute and chronic presentations in primary care.
Tamara loves camping, reading travelling and catching up with friends and spending time with her two children.