Our Team

Our experienced and professional team at the North End Health Centre have a range of specialist skills to ensure that our patients are receiving the best possible care.

Doctors

Dr Andrew Wilson MBBS, Dip Child Health, DipO&G distinction, Dip Sports Med, FP cert, FRNZCGP.

Dr Andrew Wilson has been a General Practitioner and Hospital Doctor in Oamaru since 1994. He is the owner of the North End Health Centre and Junction Doctors. His passion is working with patients of all ages to improve their health outcomes.
After completing four years of postgraduate training in General Practice Andrew has gone on to obtain qualifications in Child Health, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Family Planning, Industrial and Sports Medicine. He also has a special interest in Minor Surgery.

As well as running his practice, Andrew has worked part time in the Emergency Department and Orthopaedics Department of Oamaru Hospital for 18 years.
Andrew is both a Fellow of the Royal New Zealand College of GPs and Senior lecturer at the Otago School of Medicine. He is available for appointments for current and new patients. When not working, Andrew enjoys spending time with his family, fishing and tennis.

Dr David Whittet MBchB, FRNZCGP (Dist)

Dr David Whittet has been a GP at the North End Health Centre since 2012. He has a special interest in rural practice and has worked in remote communities in Te Karaka and Kurow over the past 20 years.

David served as Deputy President of the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (RNZCGP) from 2005 to 2009 and he represents New Zealand on the World Organisation of Family Doctors International Working Party on Rural Practice.

Outside medicine David is the father to two teenage children. He is a successful independent film maker and his films have been shown at international film festivals worldwide.

David is a distinguished fellow of the Royal New Zealand College of GPs.

Dr Gladys Hayes MBBCh, DTM&H, PGCertMedSci, FRNZCGP

Dr Gladys Hayes joined our team in May 2022.
Gladys did her undergraduate training in Wales and worked in the UK before moving to NZ to complete her training in General Practice. Gladys has worked in a variety of settings in New Zealand- from South Auckland to South Taranaki- and is now looking forward to enjoying the South Island.
Over the last 11 years, Gladys and her family have been based in West Africa where she has had the opportunity to work as a volunteer doctor.

Dr Grahame Jelley

After completing his secondary education in Zimbabwe, Grahame trained at the University of Cape Town in South Africa in 1983. He has worked as a rural GP for 39 years in South Africa, Zimbabwe and for last 22 years in New Zealand.
Grahame arrived in New Zealand in 2000 as a DHB employed General Practitioner attached to Buller Hospital on the West Coast of the South Island. In 2004 Grahame moved to the Bay of Plenty and practiced there for 12 years also working with the Eastern Bay of Plenty PHO and Primary Health Alliance and was employed as a Clinical Advisor to Planning and Funding at the Bay of Plenty DHB.
Grahame moved to the Bay of Islands in 2015 and continued working part time as a GP and with the Northland PHO’s as a clinical leader and Medical Director. Grahame has held recent positions as Chairperson of the RNZCGP Rural Chapter, a board member of Te Tai Tokerau PHO and board member of the Rural General Practice Network. Grahame is a member of the Primary Care Advisory Group of New Zealand Telehealth Leadership Group.
Grahame and Renene have recently done a full circle of New Zealand , now relocating, to Oamaru and the mainland, to spend time with a growing young family. Grahame enjoys sailing, tramping and cycling and looks forward to the many opportunities rural Otago offers for active families.

Dr Sarah Grant, MbChb, DCH, FRNZGP

Sarah grew up in Oamaru and completed her medical training in Dunedin at the University of Otago. She did her first year of work in Townsville, Australia, followed by working in Christchurch as a house officer and medical registrar interspersed with some periods of travelling. After completing a cycle touring trip through Europe, she returned to start her general practice training in Blenheim.

She has most recently been living in Dunedin, with her husband and two young children where she completed her general practice training. Sarah and her family are looking forward to settling back in to Oamaru, spending more time with family and exploring what Oamaru has to offer.

Dr Andrew Richardson

DR Richardson is from the United Kingdom as a locum for 3 months.

Dr Helena Robinson

Dr Brian Lindsay

Practice Nurses

Janice

Janice born and raised in Oamaru and trained in Dunedin. Janice has worked in acute care, primary care, district nursing and aged care. Janice will say "I love being a practice nurse as am passionate about women's health, occupational health, immunizations and health promotion." I look forward meeting You!!

Liji

Liji trained in India as registered nurse and worked in Emergency care, medical & Surgical care prior moving to New Zealand. Liji Spend few years working in aged care facilities in North Island and South Island. Been a practice nurse at our practice since 2020. Our patients says "Liji is very friendly and caring person and has lots of knowledge and skills in her area".

Practice Manager

Sreeja surej

Sreeja has been the Practice Manager since 2020. Sreeja is passionate about providing quality health care services to our patients and community.

Sreeja is also a registered nurse has extensive clinical skills in addition to accounting, policy and processes management, Human Resources, PHO and utilizes these skills in her role managing both practices Junction Doctors and North End Health Centre. Sreeja is responsible for co-ordinating the day to day running of the practices.

Sreeja is available to discuss all services relating to the practice.

Reception Team

Ros

Ros have been working at North End Health Centre for last 3 years where am always learning and work to do my best helping patients and loving to be part of great team. I previously worked in retail, hotel and the airline industries. I am married with 3 children and thoroughly enjoy spending my time with them and my extended family. I like all sports and play tennis.

Mary Claire

I have lived in Oamaru for 40 years, moving here from Christchurch as a young mother. I enjoy my job and learning new skills and having daily interactions with people. I enjoy the supportive environment that I work in.
I live with my husband Andy, we have 4 adult daughters between us, and 5 grandchildren. Spending time with family and friends are one of my favorite things.

Delwyn

Delwyn has worked at the North End Health Centre and Junction Doctors since 2018. Prior to this her family owned motels in Oamaru for 15 years.
"I have extensive experience in the hospitality industry which has helped me evolve into the role of medical receptionist at our busy practice. I enjoy the challenges presented on a daily busy while working within a supportive environment."

Shelley

Shelley recently moved to Oamaru with her husband, Gareth and our three adult children. Shelley has many years of experience working in reception and look forward to learning new skills in the health industry. In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family and walking around the harbor with our miniature dachshund, piglet.

Amie Rawson

Amie has had experience as a medical receptionist in the past and she enjoys being able to provide a kind, warm welcoming at front reception and helping patients with their needs. Amie likes spending time outdoors activities with her family when she is not working.

Medical Students

University of Otago

The North End Health Centre is a Rural Medical Training Centre for the University of Otago. At times there will be a 5th year Medical Student training at the Practice.
You will be asked if you are happy to have a student present during your appointment. It is your choice and you can decline to have a student if you wish.