Doctors

Dr Wendy Carroll

Dr Carroll is the director/ owner and joined Paeroa Medical Centre over 20 years ago.  She is a Fellow of the Royal college of General Practitioners, originally from the United Kingdom where she completed her training as a Registrar.

Dr Carroll enjoys all aspects of family practice – particularly the continuity of care, getting to know patients and their families and being part of the Paeroa community.  She has developed special interests in palliative care, child and youth health and women’s health.

Dr Carroll is available part time at Paeroa Medical Centre as she is also Waikato Clinical Facilitator for National Hauora Coalition.  In this role she is involved in clinical projects, service development and quality initiatives with a focus on improving health and wellbeing for our community.  

 

Dr Terry Hall

Dr Hall returned to the team on a permanent basis in December 2015 following his  attachment here as a Registrar.

He enjoys all aspects of family health and commutes here to work four days per week.  Dr Hall is a valued team member at Paeroa Medical Centre and is often seen working alongside nursing and reception staff.

 

Dr Abhi Bhat

Dr Bhat was born in India and grew up in NZ.  He graduated from Auckland Medical School in 2009 and has worked in Auckland Regional Hospitals in General Medicine, Orthopaedics, Paediatrics, Cardiology, Geriatrics, General Surgery and the Emergency Dept as a house surgeon, during which time he completed a Diploma in Paediatrics.  He also worked as a Registrar in Anaesthesia & Intensive Care prior moving to Thames as a Medical Officer in the Emergency Dept.

Dr Bhat returned to Paeroa Medical Centre in December 2017 following his attachment here as a Registrar and works four days per week.

 

 

Dr Loretta Radford

Dr Radford returned to the team in December 2020, following her attachment with us as a registrar.

She is available 4 mornings a week.

Nurse Practitioner

NP Teresa Carrington

Teresa has joined our clinical team and will be working 4 days a week.

Nurse practitioners have completed advanced education and clinical training to enable them to work independently, they are able to diagnose and manage your medical issues and can prescribe medications.

While this role is new on our team, Teresa is a very experienced nurse practitioner and we are sure she will bring significant benefits to our team and your healthcare.

Nurses

Fiona, Nurse Team Leader

Fiona joined the Paeroa Medical Centre team in 2016. She is a registered nurse with over 30 years experience in a variety of areas.

She currently works four days per week. Fiona enjoys the variety of work in primary health and working with an excellent team within a rural community.


 

Joan, Nurse

Julie, Nurse

Fran, Nurse

Heather, Health Care Assistant

Blaise, Health Care Assistant

Lisa, Health Care Assistant

Reception

 

Shantel, Reception Team Leader

Shantel joined our team in July 2020 as reception team leader.

Helyn

Kaye

Lesley

Jo