Thomas Road, Rototuna

GPs

  • Dr. John Morgan

    MBChB, BSc (mid sci), MRCP (UK), MRCGP (UK), FRNZCGP

    John is of Welsh heritage but grew up in Cambridge UK. He trained at St Andrews in Scotland and Manchester before moving to New Zealand. He is married to Jane who is a doctor at Waikato Hospital, and the mother of his two sons James and Eddie.

    John’s interests include cardiology and general medicine along with fishing, diving and hunting.

    Available

    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday.

  • Dr. Madiha Raza

    MBBS, MRNZCGP, FRNZCGP, PGCertWH

    Madiha was born in Pakistan and completed her basic qualifications in Pakistan in 2003. She moved to NZ in 2006 with her husband and acquired her post graduate qualifications here in NZ. Madiha is a mother of 3 children. She loves to travel and cook. Her main areas of interest are women's and children health.

    Available

    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday.

  • Dr. Thomas Gudsell

    MBChB, DipPaed

    Tom was born in Timaru and grew up in Timaru and Christchurch. He studied at the University of Otago before moving to Hamilton. He has worked at Waikato Hospital before entering General Practice training. He lives with his partner Nina who is a doctor at Waikato Hospital.

    Tom is interested in all areas of family medicine, particularly child health. In his spare time, he enjoys sports, being active, listening to music and playing guitar.

    Available

    Thursday, Friday.

  • Dr. Hashira Cooray

    BSc, BHB, MBchB, FRNZCGP, PGCertWHlth

    Hashira was born and bred in Hawkes Bay and is of Sri Lankan heritage. After completing her degree in psychology at Otago University she graduated from Auckland Medical School in 2006. Since then she has worked in various specialties in Auckland and Waikato hospitals before joining Northcare in 2011.

    She is married with two children and enjoys singing, travelling and spending time with her family and friends. She enjoys all aspects of general practice and is currently working towards her diploma in travel medicine.

    Available

    Monday, Thursday, Friday.

Nurses

  • Judy Twomey

    Judy trained at Middlemore Hospital in the 70s and moved to Hamilton in 1983 to work at Waikato Hospital doing at 6 month Paediatric course. After travelling overseas and working in Paediatrics for over 5 years she started working in Primary care in a one doctor practice which has evolved into the 3 clinic NorthCare family.

    Judy enjoys all aspects of Primary Care especially Diabetes and preventative care. She enjoys travel, walking, and visiting her nephews and nieces

  • 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

    Reg Pharm NZ (prescriber). PGDipClinPharm (dist), PGCertPharmPres, MNZCP, MPSNZ, MCAPA, MNZHPA

    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.

    Available

    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday.