“We’re creating strong opportunities for professional growth, exceptional teaching and the support that city doctors experience all the time. ”
Welcome to Peel Health Care
Peel Health Care Ltd was established in August 2005 by the Directors of North West Slopes (NSW) Division of General Practice Ltd in an effort to address the chronic shortage of General Practitioners (GP’s) and Allied Health professionals within the Tamworth area.
We are an innovative and dynamic fully managed GP practice and are committed to facilitating the delivery of high quality health care in a friendly and modern environment. The practice promotes a team approach to good health, with a comprehensive team of professionals. GP registrars, medical and nursing students are taught by the practitioners in the practice. The practice is fully accredited with AGPAL.
Peel Health Care commenced operation on the 25th August 2005 at 160-168 Bridge Street, Tamworth. In June 2009, due to the rapid and continuous growth and expansion, Peel Health Care re-located to 103 Peel Street, Tamworth into a new purpose built medical centre with spacious and modern facilities, a large practice nurse area and student facilities.
At Peel Health Care we pride ourselves on attracting the best general practitioners to Tamworth. We believe that living in a major regional centre should mean you have access to highly trained and professional doctors who have a wealth of experience.
We encourage the doctors to continue their education, to be part of our strong team environment and to play a role in mentoring young doctors.
Most importantly, patients at Peel Health Care have their own doctor – so they can build a health history, feel at ease, and develop an important doctor-patient relationship. We think this results in better care for each patient.
The doctors practising through Peel Health Care don’t have to worry about the management or everyday running of the practice, they can come to work and do what they do best – care for their patients and practice outstanding medicine.
Both male and female doctors practise at Peel Health Care, with a vast array of interests and specialist areas. The doctors team with other health care professionals including the practice nursing team, diabetes educators, physiotherapist, psychologist and podiatrist.
Peel Health Care is unique, because it offers a team of qualified allied health professionals working with the doctors and practice nurses to provide specialised care in the areas of physiotherapy, podiatry, psychology and diabetes education.
The allied health team are available to see both private and referred patients, who are not required to be a Peel Health Care patient to access these services. Allied health care services are available at the Peel Health Care premises by appointment.
A diabetes educator service is also available at our Oxley Health Care practice.
- Brooke Dalzell - Podiatrist
- Caroline Davie - Physiotherapist
- Quentin Dignam - Clinical Psychologist
- Sally Endacott - Credentialled Diabetes Educator
- Kipling Walker - Psychiatrist
- Eoin Wilson - Psychiatrist
Peel Health Care employs a highly skilled team of primary health care nurses. These professional and specifically trained nurses work alongside doctors and the allied health professionals providing a wide variety of prevention cure and well-being care.
Our nurses are the best in their field and specialise in areas such as women’s health, childhood immunisation, family planning, respiratory medicine, chronic disease management, diabetes and wound care.
Peel Health Care is one of a small number of general practices in Australia that operate under an Easy Entry, Gracious Exit model. This means that the management and everyday running of the practices are taken care of by a management team – allowing doctors the time to focus on their patients, career development, teaching, and lifestyle.
The highly skilled administrative team at Peel Health Care Ltd is the backbone of Peel Health Care and Oxley Health Care and provides all management and administrative functions to keep the practices running smoothly.
The administration team includes:
- Bek Hooley - Practice Manager
- Mark Walmsley - Chief Information Officer
- Jodie Westhorpe - Practice Nurse Support
Reception staff at Peel Health Care provide the patients with confidential, respectful and courteous assistance. Our receptionists are trained to communicate in a clear and understanding manner and can direct you to the appropriate care where required.
At Peel Health Care the patients can access a range of health services, making it easier to arrange appointments on the same day where possible and to facilitate the provision of a range of services in one familiar environment.
These services can be booked through our reception staff, or you may be referred to these services when you visit your doctor.
In addition to general medical consultations, patients can access the following services through Peel Health Care:
- Diabetes Clinic
- Women's Health Clinics
- PAP Smear Clinics
- Health Assessments
- DVA CVC Program
- General Practitioner Management Plan (GPMP)
- Team Care Arrangements (TCA)
- Mental Health
- Medicals, including Pre Employment
- Q Fever
- Minor Surgery & Procedures
- Aviation Medicals
- Click here for our latest fees and billing policy
- Peel Health Care is a Private Billing Practice. Click here for an informative "Why is there a Gap?" video by Dr Edwin Kruys, Vice-President of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP)
Joining Peel Health Care
We currently have a Full Time position available for a General Practitioner (VR) FRACGP
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Clinical Room Rental also available at Peel Health Care. Full day or half day available.
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Doctors ... looking for a lifestyle change with all the benefits of a large practice?
Peel Health Care operates under the unique Easy Entry,
Gracious Exit model. This means the management and everyday running of
the practices is taken care of by a management team – allowing doctors
the time to focus on their patients, career development, teaching, and
Doctors at Peel Health Care choose their own hours, days of work and the number of patients they wish to see, allowing for greater flexibility and work/life balance.
Being a not-for-profit organisation, all profits made at Peel Health
Care are returned to the practices, providing better care for
patients, up-to-date medical equipment and a professional working
Peel Health Care Ltd has one of the best rates of NSW regional centres for attracting and retaining general practitioners that practise through its facilities. We believe our success is due to a number of factors, including:
If you think you might be interested in moving to the Tamworth region give us a call or send us an email. We will speak to professional and outstanding general practitioners who care about their patients, their lifestyle and their families and their careers.
Phone: 02 6766 8288
Thinking about a tree change?
Qualified allied health professionals operate from consulting rooms within our two practices – Peel Health Care and Oxley Health Care.
Clinical Room Rental available at Peel Health Care: Click here for more information
The allied health staff have the unique opportunity to care for both Peel Health Care patients as well as their own private patients. Administrative tasks such as billing and scheduling of appointments is all taken care of by the Peel Health Care Ltd management team – leaving the allied health staff to focus on their patients and professional development.
At Peel Health Care our staff share a philosophy of supporting and networking with the health professionals to reach the best possible outcomes for their patients. The clinicians are highly experienced, providing a range of services which are among the most comprehensive in regional private practice.
At Peel Health Care we believe in flexible working hours for our staff, a multidisciplinary approach to patient care, and strong opportunities for teaching and career development.
Tamworth offers a wonderful family lifestyle with all the comforts of a large regional city.
If you’re an outstanding allied health professional and think you might be interested in moving to Tamworth, give us a call to discuss opportunities for your career. We’d love to talk.
Phone: 02 6766 8288