Justin Ockerby is a locally raised and University of Tasmania-trained Exercise Physiologist who has just joined the team at NewWorkHealth full-time! He is passionate about the benefits of exercise of any level in health, across a full spectrum of conditions, with particular interests in injury rehabilitation and cardiovascular conditions. Outside [...]
With Tasmania experiencing by far the worst flu season in over 5 years, we welcome the announcement today that the State will continue to fund flu vaccination for all Tasmanians until 31 July. You can book online through our website.
Welcome Dr Cormac! Dr Cormac Keane has relocated to Launceston with his young family after 8 years in Mossman, Sydney. A GP of over 20 years’ experience, he is originally from Ireland and trained in the UK before moving to Australia in 2013. Cormac has extensive experience in semi-rural and [...]
Recently we hosted the President of our RACGP , the indefatigable Adj Prof Karen Price at Newstead Medical and the Urgent Care Centre. Along with Tasmanian Chair Dr Tim Jackson and Faculty Manager Catherine Back, they met with Deputy Chair Dr Toby Gardner and the team at Newstead to discuss [...]
Nurses are the backbone of our healthcare system. They’re there to provide for the most vulnerable in our community, and are prepared to walk alongside our patients through the most difficult of journeys. They can bring a smile to patients experiencing the most painful of conditions, and grieve with those [...]
Dr Jeanette Ng relocated to Launceston in 2018 from Sydney, where she studied Medicine at the University of Sydney. She actually worked as a hospital Pharmacist in Singapore prior to starting Medicine, and has since gained extra qualifications in Emergency Medicine through the Australian College of Emergency Medicine. She loves baking, hiking [...]
Rebekah was raised right here in the Tamar Valley and is a graduate of the University of Tasmania. She’s been working in Emergency Medicine across all the major hospitals in Tasmania and in Far North Queensland for the majority of the last 10 years and has now made the move into General [...]
Introducing Dr Jeremy Yang. Dr Jeremy grew up in Hobart and was Dux of the Hutchins School. He studied Medicine at the University of Tasmania in Hobart and completed his Intern year at the RHH before moving North to the Launceston General Hospital (LGH). In 2021 he launched into General [...]
We'd like to welcome Dr Amanda Clifford to the team! Dr Clifford is now working as a General Practitioner between both Newstead Medical and Kings Meadows Medical Centre, and will also be working in our Urgent Care Centre. She has a special interest in antenatal care, women's health, paediatrics, and [...]
We’ve had a number of new doctors join the team at Newstead Medical. We’re really excited to welcome such excellent doctors, and are thrilled that we can now accept new patients to the practice again. We look forward to introducing you to them over the next few weeks!