Meet the Team

OUR Doctors - General Practice

 

Dr Jenny Asquith

MBBS

Monday PM (fortnightly), Tuesday, Thursday (fortnightly)

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Dr Jenny Asquith

Dr Jenny Asquith

MBBS

Monday PM (fortnightly), Tuesday, Thursday (fortnightly)

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Dr Asquith has worked in the Illawarra and South Coast for a number of years and joined the practice in 2012.

She has a keen interest in travel and in her spare time loves painting and often puts on exhibitions locally. Most recently Dr Asquith has done some rural remote work in Aboriginal communities in the Northern Territory.

Dr Fiona Conlon

MB.Bch, MRCGP, FRACGP

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

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Dr Fiona Conlon

Dr Fiona Conlon

MB.Bch, MRCGP, FRACGP

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

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Dr Conlon joined Shell Cove Family Health in February 2015 after relocating to Australia from the UK. Dr Conlon completed her studies at the University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff. She worked for a short time in Shepparton in Victoria before returning to the UK and then arriving at Shell Cove where the family look forward to settling long term.

She has an interest in pain management, women’s health, and mental health.

Dr Simone Foley

MBBS, FRACGP

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday (AM fortnightly), Friday

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Dr Simone Foley

Dr Simone Foley

MBBS, FRACGP

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday (AM fortnightly), Friday

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Dr Foley studied at the University of New South Wales and joined Shell Cove Family Health in 2012 as part of the general practice registrar program, obtaining her fellowship in 2013 and staying on as a permanent part of the GP team at the practice. She performs minor procedures such as skin biopsies, minor excisions and implanon insertion and removals.

Dr Kelly Mclean

Monday, Tuesday (10am - 1:45pm last appointment)

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Dr Kelly Mclean

Dr Kelly Mclean

Monday, Tuesday (10am - 1:45pm last appointment)

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Kelly trained in medicine in Manchester in the UK, graduating in 2003. She had always wanted to work in general practice and completed her specialist training in 2008. Since then she worked in both City and rural practices in the UK.

She moved to Australia and joined Shell Cove Family Health in 2013. Kelly enjoys all aspects of general practice, particularly women’s and children’s health. When not working she enjoys spending time with her family and enjoying the beautiful Illawarra countryside and weather


Dr Minja Coelho

Registrar

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday

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Dr Minja Coelho

Dr Minja Coelho

Registrar

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday

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Bio coming soon

Dr Toby Jackson

MBBS, FRACGP, Diploma of Child Health

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

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Dr Toby Jackson

Dr Toby Jackson

MBBS, FRACGP, Diploma of Child Health

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

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Dr Jackson graduated from the University of New South Wales in 2011, obtaining his medical bachelor and bachelor of Surgery MBBS and later on obtained a Diploma in Child health through the University of Sydney. He did his internship and residency at The Wollongong hospital. He started with Shell Cove in 2015 as part of the GP Registrar program and has recently returned to the practice full time after completing the final part of his GP training and successfully passing his exams.

Dr Jackson scored the highest mark in New South Wales and ACT for the RACGP Fellowship Clinical examinations in 2016 and was the recipient of the Tony Buhagiar Memorial Medal.

He has an interests in men’s, children’s, adolescent and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. As well as travel medicine, chronic disease management and doing minor procedures. In addition to this he has worked in remote communities in Central Australia and also in Palm and Christmas Island. He enjoys being outdoors, surfing, football, travel and skiing.

Dr Bethany Sullivan

Wednesday, Friday

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Dr Bethany Sullivan

Dr Bethany Sullivan

Wednesday, Friday

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Dr Sullivan graduated from the University of Wollongong in 2011, obtaining her medical bachelor and bachelor of Surgery MBBS. She did her internship and residency at The Wollongong Hospital and started with Shell Cove in 2016 as part of the GP Registrar program. She is also studying a Diploma in Child Health through the University of Sydney.

She has an interest in children’s health, women’s health and mental health.

Dr Mythilly Reddy

Monday

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Dr Mythilly Reddy

Dr Mythilly Reddy

Monday

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Bio coming soon

Dr Paul Hitchen

MBBS(Hons), MPHTM, FAOrthA

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Dr Paul Hitchen

Dr Paul Hitchen

MBBS(Hons), MPHTM, FAOrthA

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Paul has been a medial practitioner for 30 years and joined Shell Cove Family Health in late 2017. He has extensive experience in Orthopaedic surgery, and holds a master’s degree in public health and tropical medicine. His interest include; musculoskeletal problems, sports medicine and injury, men’s health, travel medicine and preventative health care. He performs joint injections and minor skin procedures and is looking forward to helping and treating patients of all ages.

OUR Nurses

Janice Love

Registered Nurse. Nursing Team Lead.

Janice Love

Janice Love

Registered Nurse. Nursing Team Lead.

Registered Nurse. Training – Concord Repatriation Hospital. Enrolled Nurse Training – Royal Ryde Rehabilitation Hospital.

Joined Shell Cove Family Health shortly after its door’s were opened in 2011. Worked in a variety of health settings since
completing my Registered Nurse training including Medical / Surgical /
Orthopaedic wards, High Dependency, Operating Theatre & Recovery
Unit

Particular health interests are chronic disease management,
preventative health care, immunisations and Indigenous Australian’s
health care.

Anne Gearon

Registered Nurse

Anne Gearon

Anne Gearon

Registered Nurse

Registered Nurse. Training - Lewisham Hospital. Completed courses in Well Women’s Health and ear syringing.

Worked  in country hospitals around NSW in areas including surgical/orthopaedic
wards, operating theatre, recovery ward, day only unit, cardiac
diagnostic unit and cardiac research.

Anne commenced in general practice in 2012 and joined SCFH in 2013 and enjoys the variety that general practice nursing offers.

Suzanne Rudland

Registered Nurse

Suzanne Rudland

Suzanne Rudland

Registered Nurse

Graduated in 1997 with a Bachelor of Nursing. Registered immunisation
Nurse. Obtained well women’s certificate to perform pap smears Worked in
the Hospital system in ICU/CCU in Sydney before moving to Wollongong in
2006.

Casual Nurse in various wards in Wollongong Hospital before starting in General Practice in 2008.

Joined SCFH from day 1 as the first Registered Nurse and have watched its
amazing growth 4 years on. Enjoys all clinical aspects of General
Practice Nursing which is continually expanding.

Jo Smith

Registered Nurse

Jo Smith

Jo Smith

Registered Nurse

Registered Nurse. Training: General Nursing at Lewisham Hospital,
Sydney, Midwifery Nursing at Mercy Maternity Hospital East Melbourne.
Completed courses in Acute Care Nursing, Coronary Care Nursing, Diabetes
Education and Chronic Disease Support Management.

Worked in General Nursing, Coronary Care/Intensive Care in Lewisham, Bathurst and
Alice Springs Hospitals, then 12 years of Community Nursing in Alice
Springs and 12 years Chronic Disease programs/education in Aboriginal
Health Services – Borroloola NT, Kalgoorlie & Broome WA and Central
Australia.

Jo moved back to NSW in 2014 and commenced in General Practice at SCFH April 2016.

OUR Allied Health Professionals

Jenny Leahy

Clinical Psychologist

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Jenny Leahy

Jenny Leahy

Clinical Psychologist

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Jenny completed a Bachelor of Psychology (Hons) at the University of New England, Armidale, and Master of Clinical Psychology at the Australian National University, Canberra. Jenny has worked in the public mental health system and in private practice where she has been working since 2007, and has recently joined the team at Shell Cove Family Health.

Jenny has more than 15 years’ experience treating a wide range of presenting problems including depression, anxiety, PTSD, relationship issues, and addictions.

Jenny has training and expertise in a number of therapeutic approaches including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Schema Therapy, Eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing (EMDR), and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT).

She has a particular interest in helping people with anxiety disorders, PTSD and other trauma related issues.