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Down the track : newsletter of NT General Practice Education Ltd



Down the track : newsletter of NT General Practice Education Ltd


NT General Practice Education Ltd


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Dr. Paul Robrigado A Cultural Immersion Camp Experience This year NTGPE held their annual Cultural Immersion Camp at Tarntipi Homelands on Bathurst Island. The camp was hosted by traditional owner Edward Teddy Portaminni, his wife Teresia Portaminni and their family. The opportunity to experience what its like in an Aboriginal community and learn things that you can apply to your future work is invaluable. Even if you do not end up working in an Aboriginal Health Post you gain so much from the experience and its something I will always cherish and definitely apply in my future work. Read More John Flynn Placement Participant YouTube Video Amy Coopes a medical student and John Flynn Placement Participant shares her thoughts prior to beginning her placement at Laramba in Central Australia. Congratulations to Dr. Sally Banfield, ACRRM's newest Board Member Dr Sally Banfield is a Northern Territory General Practice Education (NTGPE) GP Registrar, and a newly appointed Board Member of the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM). Arriving to the Northern Territory five years ago for her internship Dr Banfield, has worked predominately in Central Australia. Having grown up in the country, rural is what I see as a healthy and fulfilling life. Also, I like the role that a doctor plays in a rural setting; you can play a community role, you can play an advocacy role, and you can get continuity with your patients, says Dr Banfield. Read More 'To my patient' A poem by Dr. Heleen Bontje Heleen Bontje a Prevocational General Practice Placement Program participant (PGPPP) from Golburn Valley Health in Victoria recently completed her 13 week PGPPP placement at Katherine District Hospital. Originally from the Netherlands, Heleen had no previous experience working with Aboriginal Australians and at the completion of her PGPPP placement she wrote a poem about her Down The Track E-Newsletter: GP education and training happenings i... http://us4.campaign-archive2.com/?u=e3123a22a30dcb0a4ebcdae6a&... 3 of 5 6/02/2015 10:55 AM