Dr Louise Hudson has been a GP in Eastern Suburbs for over 24 years, in Kensington since 2008. She is a Newcastle University graduate and has worked at Sydney Children's Hospital. She is a Director of the Southeastern Area Gp Organisation, Gp Crew, and has been involved in the Clinical Council of the Central and Eastern Sydney Primary Health Network. She loves the broad scope of General Practice, from infancy to old age and is an Antenatal Shared Care GP.
Dr Liezel Frick has been a GP since 1994 and has worked in Paediatrics, Hospital in the Home and Aboriginal Health. Her interests are women's health, antenatal shared care, mental health, preventative care and aged care. She is a VMO at local nursing homes. She holds Diplomas in Sexual and Reproductive Health and Skin Cancer Medicine.
Dr Farrell is currently on Maternity Leave
Dr Elizabeth Farrell graduated from the University of Notre Dame Sydney in 2014, training at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and in the Illawarra and Southern Highlands. Prior to medicine she worked as a registered Nurse. She is an Antenatal Shared Care GP, and interested in Geriatrics, Paediatrics and Women's Health
Madonna graduated from Medicine at the University of Sydney in 2013. She spent 2 years in rural Medicine and General Practice and gained experience in the areas of emergency, cardiology, gastroenterology and renal medicine .. She has also completed the Certificate of Reproductive & Sexual health and the Sydney Child Health program. Madonna enjoys seeing patients of all ages and the wide variety of health issues in General Practice. She has a particular interest in chronic diseases, women’s health and sexual health.She is an Antenatal Shared Care GP .
She can speak fluent English and Cantonese
Danielle Jordan is our experienced Practice Nurse. She performs vaccinations, dressings and care plans and supports our doctors in patient care. She coordinates our recall system so you may hear from her if you are due for any tests. She is our resident expert in all immunisation issues.
Caroline Trickey is our accredited dietitian, culinary nutritionist and author of a successful cookbook, Veggie-licious. She specialises in diabetes, cardiovascular issues and an anti- inflammatory approach to auto immune conditions. She advocates a non dieting approach for weight management. She is also introducing hypnotherapy to her practice and is available on Monday afternoons.
The Coronavirus Pandemic – Limiting your time in the waiting room at Gp East and phone consultations
LATEST COVID VACCINE INFORMATION IN OUR BLOG AND LINKS
We need to continue to be vigilant in our fight against Coronavirus.
Measures such as social distancing , frequent hand washing and wearing masks on public transport are still important for preventing outbreaks. We have removed some chairs in our waiting room and there is space outside to wait if desired.
It is still very important to isolate and have a COVID test if you have any COVID symptoms especially cough,shortness of breath, sore throat, fever or other respiratory symptoms.
Older people and people with chronic disease such as heart disease, diabetes, chronic respiratory disease, hypertension and cancer are at higher risk of the more severe forms of the illness.We are now seeing most patients face to face so we would like to reduce any risk , especially to these patients.
Do not come to the practice if you have any COVID symptoms . We can arrange a telehealth appointment to discuss your management .
Our staff may be wearing protective equipment such as masks. Please do not be alarmed, we are aiming to stay well so as to be able to continue to provide you with health services throughout the Coronavirus outbreak.
Just to remind you, please call in advance if you have cough, fever, shortness of breath or any upper respiratory symptoms.. Thank you to everyone for your cooperation.
If you have respiratory symptoms please book a telehealth appointment. Cost will be Private billing $80 - $125 depending on time taken.The normal medicare rebate will apply. Limited bulk billing is available under specific Medicare criteria (not everyone will be eligible). We are offering this option to patients who are normally bulk billed ; ie Pensioners.
If you have an existing appointment you wish to convert to a phone appointment, please do give our receptionists a call -93136566. We can also do Care plans (Mental health or Chronic disease) over the phone.In general , we now prefer to see patients face to face , however for some appointments eg new routine prescriptions and referrals , a telehealth appointment may be appropriate.
If you have general questions about the latest on Coronavirus, please visit the Healthdirect or NSW heath websites or call the Healthdirect Coronavirus hotline on 1800 022 222.