Dr Jennifer Lim, Allcare Medical Centre - Hammondville - GP Synergy

Dr Jennifer Lim, Allcare Medical Centre – Hammondville

Why did you decide to undertake the PGPPP placement?

I was unsure whether I wanted to undertake general practice or basic physician training so I thought this would be a good experience.

What did you find were the most enjoyable aspects of the placement?

The most enjoyable part of my placement was developing relationships with the patients; seeing someone’s initial diagnoses come to fruition and be treated.

Would you recommend the term to junior doctors already considering GP?

Yes as you see receive a wide ranging experience. It is a nice lifestyle for a term and this is a very good practice for outpatient medicine.

Would you recommend the term to junior doctors not considering GP?

This term might change their mind if they have never considered general pracitce in the past. The term would help them understand a GP’s role and workload for the furture.

What were some of the clinical presentations you saw during your placement?

  • Kids fevers and rashes
  • Pap smears
  • PV bleeding
  • BP reviews
  • Anxiety and stress
  • URTI’s
  • Travel vaccinations
  • Allergic reactions
  • Post nasal drip
  • Back pain and chest pain

How would you describe your supervision during the term?

The supervision I received during my term was really good.

How would you describe the support and education provided by GP Synergy during the term?

Great support was offered by the PGPPP team at GP Synergy.