Dr Melanie Considine (nee Clothier)
MBBS(Adel); Dip. Child Health; Cert. Womens Health; FRACGP
~ Currently on Maternity Leave - Returning to work Mid-September 2018 ~
Dr Considine is passionate about rural general practice and believes in life-long learning. She is active on social media, with occasional blogging and contributions to online journals, which helps to keep her up to date with current medical topics. Mel also enjoys teaching, and participates in the John Flynn Placement Program as a mentor to medical students with an interest in rural medicine.
Dr Considine's main areas of interest include preventative medicine, chronic disease management, aged care, womens health (including pregnancy, perinatal care & breastfeeding/lactation), paediatrics, adolescent health and mental health.
Dr Considine is a member on several boards, including the Rural Faculty of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, and is actively involved in advocacy for both rural clinicians and the wider rural community.
During her time out of the office she enjoys the simple things in life, including time with family and friends, good coffee, food and wine, and travel.