The Theodore Medical Team

Medical Practitioners

Professor Bruce Chater OAM
MS BS (Hons) Qld, FACRRM, DRANZCOG Advanced, FRACGP,  FACNEM,

Chair, Rural Wonca (Working Party on Rural Practice)

Head, Mayne Academy of Rural and Remote Medicine, University of Queensland

Dr Bruce Chater has been the practice principal since 1981 and has particular interests in surgery, obstetrics, back manipulation, acupuncture and nutritional medicine.

Dr Adele Love
MS BS (Hons) Qld, FACRRM. FRACGP, Grad Dip RURAL GP,  DRACOG

Dr Adele Love has completed her training in Rural General Practice and has a special interest in Women’s Health. Dr Love works Monday to Thursday 8.30am to 12.30pm. Once a month Dr Love provides a Women’s Health Clinic in Taroom.

Dr Elizabeth Clarkson
MB BS QLD, FACRRM, FRACGP, FARGP

Elizabeth is also a Medical Officer Right of Private Practice with admitting rights to Theodore Hospital and has an advanced skill in Emergency Medicine.

Dr Matthew Cozier
Bachelor Biomed Science (Hons), MB BS, PhD, Registrar PGY6

Matt is studying to become a General Practitioner with Generalist Medical Training (James Cook University) at Theodore Medical, under the guidance of Dr Bruce Chater, in preparation of sitting his Fellowship exams with the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine.

Matt is also a Medical Officer Right of Private Practice with admitting rights to Theodore Hospital.

Dr Sabiena Van Es
B Biomed Science, MD, Dip RANZCOG Advanced, Registrar PGY 7

Sabiena is training with the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine for her Fellowship to this college. Sabiena has advanced skills in obstetrics and gynaecology as well as Emergency Medicine. Sabiena is a graduate from the University of Melbourne and has worked in Tasmania as well as Mt Isa. When not working and studying, Sabiena enjoys bushwalking sailing, water sports and camping. Sabiena has admitting rights to the Theodore Hospital and has a .5 appointment as one of the Medical Officers Right of Private Practice.

Nurses

Alix Hedington
RN (Registered Nurse), Practice Nurse

Immunisation Endorsed

Natalie Dunk Andrews
RN (Registered Nurse), Diabetes Educator
Leah Hewitt
Endorsed Enrolled Nurse

5 days per fortnight

Lisa Fredriksson
AIN (5 days per fortnight)

Aboriginal Health Worker

Aboriginal Health Worker
Danielle Beezely
AHW
Shontelle Beezley
AHW

Health Improvements

Hailey Keene
Registered Nurse
Kate Morley

Reception

Marg Hedington
Dean Anderson

Coal Board Medicals

Alyce Shoecraft

Practice Manager

Natalie Dunk Andrews
Practice Manager

Natalie sees the day to day running of the practice in conjunction with Anne.

Operations and Finance Manager

Anne Chater
Operations and Finance

As Operations and Finance Manager, Anne co-ordinates the many facets of general practice, particularly in the area of finance.

In May 2019 Anne was awarded the Australian Association of Practice Management Queensland Practice Manager of Year. This award is sponsored by Australian General Practice Accreditation Limited.

Cleaners

Diannne Beezley
Jarlin Bayles
Shona Bradden
Jo Cotter

Laundry

Shirley Mills