Practice Manager – Katrina Arcus
Katrina Arcus has been with Hunters Hill Medical Practice since 2009 and has been the Practice Manager since 2014. During this period, the practice has experienced significant growth and achieved many milestones.
From humble beginnings on the front desk, Katrina always took on extra responsibility and worked in an organised manner. Since then she has completed a Certificate IV in Professional Practice Management through the University of New England. Katrina introduced innovative systems to the practice such as online bookings and self-check in. Her leadership has culminated in Hunters Hill Medical Practice being awarded the prestigious AGPAL Chairman’s Practice of the Year, a national award based on quality, systems and innovation.
Katrina believes in doing the best for the patient. She is married with 3 incredibly sporty teenage children. When not at work, Katrina is relaxing by the water or watching one of her children compete at various sporting pursuits!
Office Manager – Leigh Davis
Leigh has always been part of the Hunters Hill community having grown up locally and having her children attending local schools. She has worked in multiple executive assistance rolls including with Ernest and Young, Parramatta City Council and for a minister in State Parliament.
She has been with Hunters Hill Medical Practice since 2012 and office manager since 2014. She oversees the office and reception operations and is committed to making our patients and their families experience in our practice a positive one. Leigh is always happy to answer your questions or help resolve any concerns you may have.
Head Nurse – Gabby
Gabby has recently taken over the head nurse role at HHMP having been with us for over 2 years. She came to HHMP from Concord Hospital with a background in palliative care, neurology and emergency nursing. Gabby has a friendly disposition and her special interests are in diabetes and wound care. When not at work Gabby is with her four children, two cats and her dog.
Registered Nurse & 2IC – Tess
Following her university studies, Tess started her hands-on nursing career with HHMP. She is a caring nurse with an easy approach and an efficient manner. Tess is currently studying a Masters of Nursing at Charles Sturt University, majoring in Emergency Nursing. She is married and a busy mum to four young children.
Registered Nurse & Student coordinator – Issy
Issy joined the HHMP team for her graduate nursing year in General Practice and loved it so much, she stayed! She enjoys the continuity of care offered in General Practice and has become a popular member of the team. Issy coordinates our nursing student placements and is always willing to take on extra tasks and do the best by her patients.
Registered Nurse – Charlotte
Charlotte joined HHMP in 2021 as a graduate nurse and has really grown into her role. She has shown a great ability to learn and adapt and is well liked by colleagues and patients. Charlotte is a quiet and efficient operator with a high level of patient care.
Registered Nurse & Care Coordinator – Lynda
Having previously worked on general wards, Lynda focused on community cardiology before joining the HHMP team. Over the last 10 years she has worked in the treatment room, doing diabetic clinics and most recently as our care coordinator. Lynda is extremely creative and her works are often seen around the practice.
Vaccine Clinic Coordinator – Ashley (Ash)
Ashley joined HHMP in 2021 as part of our response to the COVID-19 pandemic. She is a nursing student with a passion for community nursing and brings with her administration experience in primary care. Ash is a very good organiser and does whatever she can to make sure patients can get vaccinated.
Melanographer and Registered Nurse – Julie
Julie has been working as a registered nurse since 2013 and joined HHMP in 2021 as our skin nurse. During her years of practice, Julie has found that her biggest interest is in Skin cancer medicine and wound management. She has a passion to use her knowledge and skills to work with patients to help prevent, identify and treat skin cancers.
Julie has completed extra studies including a post graduated diploma in nursing, the certificate in Skin Cancer Medicine, Certificate of Dermoscopy and most recently the Australian College of Dermatology Certificate of Melanography as part of her Molemap accreditation as a melanographer.
Julie believes high quality care is the key to optimising patient outcomes and satisfaction. Julie will work in the HHMP Molemap clinic to help identify and photograph skin cancers and educate patients about prevention.
Enrolled Nurse – Sujina
Sujina is studying to become a registered nurse. She joined HHMP in 2021 as an enrolled nurse. She has a grown into her role and does her best to look after the patients.