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Doctors
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Dr Gautam Khanna
GENERAL PRACTITIONER
 
Dr Khanna is a qualified GP from the UK. Dr Khanna has extensive experience in ENT (Ear, Nose and Throat) and his special interests includes child health and chronic illness including diabetes, hypertension and airways disease.

 




Dr Chandrakala Ramakrishna

Dr Chandrakala Ramakrishna completed her medical education in India. After moving to Australia in 2007, she has worked in all tertiary hospitals in and around Perth and has acquired more than 10 years of experience in different fields of medicine. Dr Ramakrishna is experienced in managing both acute and chronic diseases. Dr Ramakrishna is very passionate about disease prevention and takes special interest in the areas, including but not limited to,

Chronic disease management
Age related issues
Dementia
Delirium
Lung and heart disease
Diabetes
Hypertension
Women and children's health.

During her spare time, Dr Ramakrishna enjoys spending time with family and friends and travelling.

 
Dr Ramakrishna speaks; - English, Tamil, Hindi, Kannada and Telugu


 
 
Nurses
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Zainub
REGISTERED NURSE

Zainub is a recent graduate nurse new to general practice. Her interests include immunisations, iron infusions and initiating multidisciplinary care through care plans. She is passionate about patient education, children’s health and giving patients the confidence to safely make decisions about their health.  

Zainub is a valued team member here at Westcare Medical Centre Thornlie.



Ingrid
REGISTERED NURSE

Ingrid became interested in nursing after completing a science degree and working as a study coordinator  for a National brain tumour project.
She was moved by people’s stories and wanted to get more directly involved in patient care. Ingrid graduated from nursing at ECU in 2020 and has worked at RPH and COVID-19 respiratory clinics.
She has always loved the idea of being a practice nurse and  thinks it is a privilege to help deliver high quality, family centred care with the team at Westcare.
Ingrid enjoys spending time with her family and dog and playing tennis and word games.


Ingrid is a valued team member here at Westcare Medical Centre Thornlie.

 


 
Administration
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Collean
PRACTICE MANAGER

Collean is an experienced Practice Manager, having worked in the primary health care industry for over 30 years, 25 of which were in Victoria and the last 10 years back here in WA. With a variety of roles from medical receptionist to General Manager, she has worked with practices from small to corporates, including working for Divisions of General Practice and Medicare locals.  This has given her a very broad understanding of the primary health sector.


She has been a RACGP accreditation surveyor for over 20 years and has watched both the industry and general practice change significantly over this time.

Collean is married with four grown children who all live in Victoria.
 
 
 
 
Reception
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Belinda
OFFICE MANAGER

Belinda has many years’ experience in many areas of administration, reception, customer service and finance.  She is passionate about health care for the community and is delighted to be part of the Westcare Medical Centre team of professional and warm people.

Belinda is a valued team member here at Westcare Medical Centre Thornlie.

 
 

 
Dhruv Khanna
RECEPTION

Dhruv is the youngest member of our team and is very enthusiastic and a keen learner who has manned our reception desk with compassion and understanding each Sunday since we opened.  He is currently perusing a degree course at UWA and is passionate about cricket.


Dhruv is a valued team member here at Westcare Medical Centre Thornlie.
 
 
 

Bede
RECEPTION

Bede joined our team in February 2020 and looks after reception with Dhruv each Sunday.  Bede has a natural calming and gentle manner which is an asset for (is delightful for) both patients and staff alike!


He is currently perusing a degree in dentistry UWA.

Bede is a valued team member here at Westcare Medical Centre Thornlie.
 
 
 

Linda
RECEPTION

Linda joined our team in January 2020 and runs the reception on Wednesday’s she has a great deal of administration experience and has a lovely demeanour.


Linda is a valued team member here at Westcare Medical Centre Thornlie.
 

 
 

Hannah
RECEPTION

Hannah is our newest team member and is very dedicated and patient oriented. She is currently pursuing a nursing degree at Murdoch University and is passionate about helping others. Hannah is a quick learner and has managed to seamlessly adapt to the fast-paced administration duties.

Hannah is a valued team member here at Westcare Medical Centre Thornlie.
 
Dr Gautam Khanna
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