Dr Andy Dawson MB ChB, FRNZCGP, Postgrad Cert Trav Med.
I grew up in Scotland and graduated from Aberdeen University in 1989. I
trained in General Practice in the West Coast of Scotland and worked
there as a rural GP, and in Africa prior to moving to New Zealand in
1993. I worked in Hamilton and Queenstown before settling in Nelson in
1996. I enjoy the variety that General Practice offers, and have
additional experience in Travel Medicine and Occupational health.
I’m married to Fox and we have two daughters. Our family
live on a lifestyle block where we keep Highland cattle. When I’m not
busy looking after things there, I enjoy tramping, skiing and the
Dr Shaun McKenzie-Pollock BSc, MB ChB, Dip Obs, FRNZCGP.
I am a NZ trained doctor with long links to Nelson, having done my junior doctor years at Nelson Hospital. I am a Specialist in General Practice (FRNZCGP) and have post-graduate training in Sports Medicine and Obstetrics. I enjoy working with sports people and have been involved with Sports Medicine up to national representative level. I am approved to do Maritime Medicals and Aviation Medicals. I see my prime focus as keeping people well and working with patients to achieve a positive approach to their own lifestyle and health.
Dr Dorren Kirkaldy MB ChB, FRNZCGP, Dip Obs.
I graduated from Dundee University Medical School in 1986 and completed my General Practice training in Scotland. After working in rural and remote areas of Australia I moved to New Zealand in 1994 and have been in Nelson since 2002. I love General Practice and the wide range of challenges that it brings. My areas of interest are women’s health and child health. I have completed the Fellowship of the Royal New Zealand Colleges and hold a Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
I have 2 children and my partner Mike works as an ENT Surgeon in Nelson. As a family we enjoy skiing, water-sports and lots of outdoor activities.
Dr Pippa Harrison MB ChB, Dip Obs, FRNZCGP.
I enjoy working in General Practice because of the variety it provides. Special areas of interest are : women's medicine, mental health conditions, chronic health issues in older people and children’s health.
Dr Alannah Stockwell MB ChB, PGDipOMG, FRNZCGP.
I am a Kiwi who grew up overseas. I completed my medical training through Otago University in 2005. I have post-graduate qualifications in Obstetrics & Gynaecology and General Practice.
I have worked in the Nelson/Tasman region as a GP since 2010. I really enjoy the variety of general practice and the relationships that you build up over time. My special interests are women's health and minor surgery. In my spare time I love being in the outdoors biking, walking and fishing.
Dr Rachel Davidson BSc, MB ChB, DCH, FRNZCGP.
I grew up in Auckland and graduated from Otago Medical School in 2003. I have a Post Graduate Diploma in Child Health. I moved to Nelson in 2005 and am now the proud mother of one young daughter. I am a keen mountain biker and enjoy all outdoor activities.
Dr Simon Harbinson MB ChB, MRCGP, DFSRH.
I grew up in N. Ireland and graduated from Aberdeen University in 1997.
I moved permanently to lovely Nelson in 2013 with my wife (Susie) and our 3 boys. Prior to this, I owned a busy GP practice in Scotland for 5 years, worked in Western Australia and other areas of New Zealand. I enjoy all aspects of general practice and find it a very rewarding job. I have a particular interest in skin and minor surgery.
When I’m not working, I enjoy mountain biking, skiing, playing and listening to music.
Dr Hilary Burbidge MB ChB, PhD, Post Grad Dip Ger Med, FRNZCGP.
I am a NZ vocationally trained GP who moved to Nelson in 2006. I enjoy all aspects of general practice. I have a special interest in “over 65s” and urgent care and regularly locum in the services for the Elderly and the Emergency Department at Nelson hospital.
I have generally enjoyed a wide variety of experiences within the tapestry of life and wish my patients the same in their lives.