Pukete Road

GPs

  • Dr. Rebekah Doran

    Rebekah was born in the UK and graduated in 1998 from the University of Wales College of Medicine in Cardiff. She worked in various different departments in the UK and trained in paediatrics prior to becoming a general practitioner in 2005. She moved to New Zealand in 2006 with her husband and has been living and working in Raglan until moving to Hamilton in 2016. She has 3 gorgeous children and enjoys spending time with her family.

    Rebekah's areas of interest are general family medicine, children's health, and women's health.

    Rebekah also works as the Clinical Director across the 3 Northcare sites, is involved with the education and supervision of the trainee doctors in the practice and works as a GP liaison for Pinnacle Midlands Health Network (the primary health organisation).

  • Dr Amrat Lad

    Bio coming soon....

  • Dr. Fraser Hamilton

    MBChB, FRNZCGP

    Fraser graduated from Auckland Medical School in 1995 and worked in various hospitals in New Zealand and the United Kingdom before completing General Practice training in 2004. He also works as a medical officer at the Waikato Cardiology Clinical Trials unit at Waikato Hospital and since 2014 has also been the GP Champion for the Heart Foundation.

    Fraser is married with two children.

Nurses

  • Vesna Zivanovic

    Vesna immigrated to NZ in 1996. She qualified overseas and in NZ. She joined NorthCare in 2010 and has been working as the Nurse Lead across the 3 sites since 2018. Vesna is very passionate about nursing and enjoys working with patients in their health journey. She supports the nurses and the medical care assistants in providing the best possible care available.

    Vesna enjoys working in all aspects of Primary Health Care. She has a teenage son, loves reading, walking and cycling.

  • Carla Du Plessis

    Carla is South African. She moved to NZ in 2008. She has completed her nursing training in 2013. She worked at Braemar Hospital for 4 years before deciding to join the NorthCare team in 2017.

    Carla enjoys the diverse aspects of primary care. In her spare time she loves reading and spending time with her family.

Clinical Pharmacist

  • Penny Clark

    DipPharm, MNCP, RegPharmNZ, MPS, MCAPA

    Penny has been the clinical pharmacist at NorthCare since 2011 and enjoys working as a member of the general practice team. Before coming to NorthCare Penny worked in several hospitals, community pharmacies and did medication reviews while she and her husband raised their 3 children. Penny is now a pharmacist prescriber after completing postgraduate clinical studies through Otago and Auckland Universities.
    Penny is available within the practices to see patients. She enjoys all aspects of general medicine and has special interests in the areas of optimising medicines for older persons and patients with multiple or complex medicines, diabetes and cardiovascular conditions.