Our team of professionals
Meet the team of doctors, nursing staff and Support Staff at Papamoa Beach Family Practice.
Meet the team of doctors, nursing staff and Support Staff at Papamoa Beach Family Practice.
MBChB (SA), FRNZCGP (NZ), Dip Anaesthetic (SA)
Certificate of Dermoscopy (Aust,) Dip of Skin Cancer of Medicine and Surgery (Aust), Skin Cancer College Australasia accredited Doctor, Advance plus (highest) accreditation with WBOP PHO skin cancer surgery scheme.
I am originally from South Africa. My wife and I emigrated to New Zealand in 2002. We have three young children who were born in New Zealand. I enjoy playing squash, soccer, tennis and cricket.
I enjoy the diversity of General Practice and the contact with people that General Practice brings. I am humbled and privileged to be part of patients lives helping them to stay well and get through tough times.
I have special interest in early detection of skin cancer (dermoscope), skin cancer surgery, musculoskeletal medicines, including joint injections, men’s health, children’s health, care of the elderly and healthy living.
Originally from England, I qualified from University College London in 1995. I attained membership of the Royal College of General Practice in 2002 and fellowship of the Royal New Zealand College of General Practice in 2012. As part of my training to become a GP, I worked in the hospital system in both England and Australia. I joined the team here in 2006 and became a partner in 2008.
I enjoy all aspects of general practice, especially the diversity that this brings, including the management of chronic conditions e.g diabetes, hypertension, mental health, women’s and children’s health.
I came to New Zealand with my husband and eldest child Angus in 2002. In 2004 I had my youngest child Emma. I love spending time with my family, going for runs with my dog, and playing squash.
I qualified in 2001 at Otago, and have been a fellow of the NZ College of General Practitioners since 2009.
I joined the team at the start of 2015. Originally South African, I graduated from Otago and have been practicing in general practice in the South Waikato and the Bay of Plenty over the last 10 years. My young family and the outdoors are my passions outside work hours.
I endeavor to practice patient centered medicine and enjoy getting to know families. I look forward to working with my team to provide continuity of care.
I have lived in the BOP for 39 years. In this time I worked in Tauranga Hospital, then spent a year doing post-graduate studies in the U.K.
On returning to this area I settled together with my wife in Mount Maunganui. Then followed 33 years in general practice and 4 children (all adult men now).
After a 2 year change in job description, I worked as Medical Officer to the Radiotherapy Unit at Tauranga.
Now back in General Practice since the beginning of the year, I spend my time at Papamoa Beach Family Practice and Kaitiaki Practice in Tauranga.
I rate fitness, nutrition, a range of sports and family life as very important.
Kia ora, my name is William but most people call me willy. I was born and bred here in Tauranga, and I take great privilege in calling Papamoa my home. I graduated from Otago Medical School in 2004, spending the next 5 years in the hospital system. In 2009, I deciding to leave the hospital for a life of work in the community, choosing to undertake vocational training as both a GP and a Urgent care physician.
I was awarded fellowship to the Royal New Zealand College of General Practice in 2012, and am currently in the final stages to then be considered for fellowship to the Royal New Zealand College of Urgent Care.
I enjoy all aspects of both General Practice and Urgent Care medicine, but have a special interest in the diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer, including the use of Dermoscopy and Local Flap Surgery.
I have completed a number of the post graduate training courses offered through the Skin cancer college of Australasia, and in 2014 became an accredited skin cancer doctor, as well as achieving advanced accreditation with the Western BOP PHO minor surgery scheme. I am also an affiliated provider for Southern Cross for skin cancer(* – only from skinspots).
I also have a special interest in sports and musculoskeletal medicine, having completed the Post Graduate Diploma in Sports Medicine in 2014. In particular, I have a keen interest in the diagnosis and treatment of common joint and tendon injuries, as well as the management of simple fractures.
I’m delighted to be joining the team here having recently arrived from the UK with my wife and three young children. I took a scenic route to becoming a doctor via law school (!) and I graduated from the University of Southampton in the U.K. in 2001. I first fell in love with The Bay in 2003 when I spent time here working at Tauranga Hospital. When I left I promised myself I would return as soon as possible – this has taken a little longer than planned!
In the meantime, I became a Member of the Royal College of General Practice in 2006 and have spent the last 10 years as a Partner in a busy practice in Salisbury in the South of England. I have also been a Clinical Assistant in Cardiology at Salisbury Hospital for the last couple of years.
I love the diversity of General Practice and in particular really enjoy child health, chronic disease management (with a special interest in cardiology) and musculoskeletal medicine.
Out of work I love spending time with my family doing anything that takes us outside and you are most likely to find me in the Ocean with three children laughing at me as I fall off my surfboard again!
I look forward to meeting you all.
I am really excited to be joining the team at Papamoa Beach Family Practice. I trained in the UK and became a Member of the Royal College of Physicians in 2001, followed by a period of time working in Oncology. After having my first baby in 2005, I changed course and became a Member of the Royal College of General Practice in 2006. Despite moving over to General Practice, I retain a strong interest in General Medicine and have worked as a Clinical Assistant in Cardiology for many years. I achieved my Diploma of Cardiology in 2009.
I love General Practice and work really hard to keep the individual patient at the centre of my focus. I enjoy all aspects of the diversity of problems that arrive in the surgery including chronic disease management (e.g. diabetes, asthma, heart disease, hypertension), child health, women’s health, cancer care and palliative care.
I am married to Gareth who is also a GP at Papamoa Beach. I have 3 children age 12, 10 and 5. They certainly like to keep me busy in my free time! We love nothing more than donning a wet suit and going for a wild swim or a surf. I love being outside playing sport, walking or running -but am equally happy to curl up with a good book when we are all exhausted!
Hi, I have moved down to the Bay of Plenty with my family, from Tuakau where I worked in the local practice for over 14 years. Prior to that, I worked at Auckland Hospital on the Vascular Ward and the assessment and planning unit.
I love working in General Practice with all the diversity it brings.
I have a special interest in wound management, emergency care, chronic care (diabetes, respiratory, heart, women’s health, palliative care and travel immunisations.
Outside of work I enjoy spending time with my family, a large variety of sports, reading and catching up with friends.
See you in the practice sometime, Sandy.
I emigrated to NZ in 2012 from Belfast, Northern Ireland with my Kiwi husband. I commenced my nurse training in Belfast City Hospital in 1984, then continued my career in the Royal Victoria Hospital Belfast.
I have special interests in skin surgery, ophthalmology, immunisations and smear taking. In my free time I spend many hours exploring the beautiful golf courses New Zealand has to offer.
Hello, my name is Anna Warnock and I qualified as a nurse in 2010. Since graduating I have worked in the area of Orthopaedics. Caring for acute and non-acute patients at both Christchurch and Tauranga Public Hospital. I have recently become a practice nurse and am thoroughly enjoying my new role. As I am new to practice nursing I don’t have an area of specialty, but enjoy caring for people of all ages, and have a strong interest in children’s health, and wound care management.
Outside of work I enjoy horse riding, fishing, hiking, camping and travelling.
Hello, my name is Linda. I have recently returned to nursing after raising a family in Papamoa for the past ten years. My previous experience includes surgical nursing, post anesthetic care, care for elderly, HDU and Emergency Department nursing both here and in the UK.
Practice nursing at Papamoa Beach Family Practice has combined my interests of family, community and front line health care as well as using skills from my previous experience. I look forward to meeting you.
Hello, my name is Keri Carter. I have moved back to Tauranga from Auckland where I was a registered nurse in a large Accident and Medical centre. My special interests are women’s and children’s health, sexual health and maternity.
Out of work, I enjoy time with my family, baking with children and working through crossword puzzles.
Kia Ora. My name is Manjot Kaur. I belong to Punjab (India). I have been working in health care for the last two and half years. I’ve been working at Papamoa Beach Family Practice for the last year. I work closely with all the doctors, nurses and reception staff. Part of my role consists of:
I am currently undergoing in house training to become a minor skin surgery assistant.
I work from Mon-Fri. After work, on weekends, I love to spend time with my family.
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Kia Ora, my name is Robynne Klatt. To most of you I am a familiar face at Papamoa Beach Family Practice having worked here for 14 years.
I thoroughly enjoy my role as Practice Manager with its many rewards and challenges. I look forward to seeing you here and welcoming new people to our medical centre. Please ask to see me if you have a special request or concern. My door is always open.