Our Team

Dr Louise Badenhorst

MBChB FRACGP

Dr Badenhorst completed her medical degree in Pretoria, South Africa in 1995. Her career path took her to the UK for a period of 2 years before working in a rural hospital and running a maternity unit of a mine hospital in Botswana for a further 2 years. She continued working in General Practice for 6 years in South Africa and made the move to Australia in 2008. Dr Badenhorst enjoys all aspects of General Practice and has a particular interest in maternal and child health.  Dr Badenhorst enjoys life and working as a GP in Tamworth.

Dr Heather Carr

MBBS FRACGP

Dr Carr is from Sydney and after doing an engineering degree, completed her MB BS at the University of Sydney.  Committed to rural medicine from the outset, she moved to Tamworth with her husband to do her internship at the base hospital.  Between growing her family, Dr Carr managed to find time to fit in General Practice training and gained her fellowship of the RACGP.  Dr Carr enjoys all aspects of general practice and is particularly interested in Aboriginal Health, children’s health and the prevention and management of chronic disease.  During her spare time Heather enjoys spending time with her family, sport and gardening.

Dr Aradhna Khanna

MBBS FRACGP

Dr Khanna moved to Australia with her family in 2003 and after spending time in Inverell and Shepparton settled in Tamworth in 2007.  While in India Dr Khanna specialised in Opthalmology and she continues to pursue this interest part time in Tamworth.  She also developed a love for General Practice in Australia and so completed the GP specialist training program.  Dr Khanna enjoys the variety of General Practice and is particularly interested in chronic disease prevention and management.

Dr Pooja Rajput

MBBS FRNZCGP FAEG

Dr. Rajput finished her primary medical degree in 1997 and subsequent specialist training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in 2001 in India. She then moved to the UK with her husband for a few years before moving to New Zealand. Impressed by the excellent and holistic care provided to her family by her GP practice in New Zealand, she decided to change the direction of her own medical practice……She subsequently undertook her GP training and obtained her fellowship in General Practice through the Royal New Zealand College of GPs. Recently she was also awarded the prestigious FAEG by the Royal Australian College of General practitioners. She enjoys ALL aspects of general practice and loves the challenges and the variety it offers. She likes going on long walks in her free time with her family and lively Border Collie called Fuzz…

Anne O’Connor

RN, Dip Teach (Nursing), Grad Cert Disability Studies, Grad Cert Diabetes, PG Cert Cardiology

Anne is a Registered Nurse who has worked in General Practice since 2009.  She has a background in Cardiology, Education and Community Nursing.  She loves the variety offered by working in a busy general practice and enjoys the contact with people of all ages and the team approach to patient care.  She is particularly interested in diabetes prevention and management and has a Graduate Certificate in Diabetes Education and Management.   Anne is an accredited immuniser and qualified to provide women’s health checks.  She also has a special interest in early childhood development and autism spectrum disorders.

Jaime Taylor

RN

Jaime grew up and was educated in the area, then completed her nursing degree at UNE in 2006. After some time working on the Central Coast she moved back to the area with her family and started working as a Practice Nurse at Windmill Practice in 2015. Jaime enjoys all aspects of primary health care; she is an accredited immuniser and has undertaken additional training in various aspects of primary care. Jaime is particularly interested in preventative health, disease prevention and planned patient care.

Megan Kwa

RN

Megan trained at RNSH and graduated in 1984, she has been a Registered Nurse for over 30 years, the last 14 years as a Practice Nurse. Megan’s main objective is to motivate and educate people to assist in transformation of their lives through lifestyle management and to enable them to attain and maintain wellness through their life journey. Megan has a Certificate III in Fitness Coaching and a Certificate IV in Personal Training. Megan’s mantra: ” make it happen.”