Neighbourhood Medical with GP 4 Kids

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Neighbourhood Medical Bardon is a small private general practice with a focus on women’s and children’s health, owned and operated by experienced and caring local doctors.

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The clinic aims to provide compassionate, personalised care in a supportive environment for their community. Their GPs pride themselves on clinical excellence and will ensure you feel listened to and respected. Their calm and organised approach will help take the stress and worry out of your visit to the doctor.

Neighbourhood Medical is conveniently located in a peaceful setting at 1A Stuartholme Road, Bardon.

Neighbourhood Medical’s Doctors

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Dr Nicole White

Dr Nicole White has been operating GP 4 Kids, a specialised general practice service focusing on providing quality care to children since 2016. She has extensive experience and skills in the area of children’s health and is excited to bring GP 4 Kids to Neighbourhood Medical.

Nicole has been a GP for over 12 years and is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. She also has a postgraduate Diploma of Child Health and is a representative on the Qld Children’s and Youth Clinical Network. She worked for several years as a GP at Hummingbird House, Queensland’s first and only children’s hospice for terminally ill children.

Outside of work, Nicole is a mum to 3 busy children. She understands first-hand the busy life of modern families and the challenges that this brings. She does her best to maintain regular exercise to offset her love of cooking. She also enjoys spending time at the beach and on the water with her family.

Nicole provides care across all aspects of children’s health, including:

  • Infant growth and wellbeing including feeding and sleeping concerns,
  • Childhood growth and development,
  • Behavioural, developmental and learning issues,
  • General illness and injury
  • Antenatal and postnatal care
  • Adolescent wellbeing and mental health

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Dr Sarah McDonnell

Dr Sarah McDonnell studied medicine at Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland, qualifying with honours in 2001 and was drawn to general practice due to its’ focus on comprehensive, whole-person care. Sarah is passionate about the difference high-quality GP care can make to individuals, families and society. Sarah has practiced as a GP for over 15 years in Ireland, regional Victoria, and Brisbane since moving here in 2016.

Whilst she is happy to see patients of all ages and genders, Sarah has developed particular skills and experience in the areas of women’s health and sexual health. She has completed the National Certificate in Reproductive and Sexual Health with additional training in long-acting contraceptive device insertion, including Mirena insertion. She enjoys providing shared antenatal care for women attending RBWH. Sarah is a current member of the Australasian Menopause Society, which provides ongoing education for doctors interested in the management of menopausal symptoms and women’s health in midlife.

Other areas of interest include chronic disease management and preventive medicine. Sarah obtained her Masters in Public Health from Monash University in 2018.  She also completed a postgraduate diploma in dermatology and a certificate in skin cancer medicine and is experienced in medical dermatology, including skin checks and management of common conditions such as eczema in general practice.

With three young daughters Sarah is kept on her toes at home. As well as spending time with her family she enjoys yoga, running and being outdoors. She is now happily settled in Brisbane’s inner west and is delighted to own and run Neighbourhood Medical in collaboration with Dr Nicole White.

Special interests:

  • Women’s Health including pregnancy-related care
  • Contraception including intrauterine device insertion
  • Sexual health
  • Menopause
  • Management and prevention of chronic diseases
  • Medical dermatology

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To find out more about Neighbourhood Medical, or to book an appointment, please visit the Neighbourhood Medical website or phone the clinic on (07) 3519 6963.

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