Dr Olga Ward

Dr Olga Ward

Procedural Surgical GP, Merredin, Westonia, Bruce Rock, Narembeen WA
Diamond Convenor of CTEC’s The Cutting Edge Workshops

“ I'm not a magician, I'm just an old country doctor."

-Dr Leonard H. McCoy "The Deadly Years" Star Trek Episode 41. Dec 8 1967

Rural doctors have to maintain skills across a number of areas; including emergency, surgery, obstetrics and gynaecology, anaesthetics, and [very importantly] teaching.  My hope with the various courses at CTEC to which I have had input [and particularly the courses I have initiated] is that country doctors will find them to contain useful and relevant skills, city doctors will acquire and maintain more of a breadth of skills and knowledge and that all of us, especially the presenters, will learn something new at each course from our colleagues.

I have been a procedural rural GP since 1994 and was one of the first GPs in Australia to obtain a FARGP in surgery as well as in adult internal medicine. 

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