Education & training
MB ChB 1981 Cape Town; DA 1985 FACM (SA); Dip Mid 1985 COG (SA); M 1996 F 1998 RNZCGP; FRNZCUC 2015
General practitioner treats patients of all ages from newborn babies to elderly people. GP have an important role to play in the management of acute care, chronic diseases and the treatment of patients with multiple health conditions. General practitioner (GP) treat all common medical conditions and refer patients to hospitals and other medical services for urgent and specialist treatment. Another important part of the work of a GP is preventative medicine and health promotion, include child immunisation and lifestyle modification.