Dr Rachel Turner

Dr Rachel Turner

GP Registrar

School of Medicine and Public Health

Career Summary

Biography

Dr Rachel Turner is an RACGP Academic GP Registrar for 2018, under the supervision of Professor Parker Magin.

Rachel completed a BSc (Hons) in Experimental Psychology at the University of Bristol, in the UK, before going on to obtain her medical degree from UCL Medical School in London. She completed her junior doctor foundation training in the North Central Thames region of London at Basildon Hospital, and the Royal Free Hospital. She completed a Diploma of Faculty of Sexual & Reproductive Healthcare from Royal College of Obstetrics & Gynaecology in UK in 2014. She was also awarded a Diploma in Child Health from the University of Sydney in 2016.

Rachel moved to Australia in 2014 and worked in specialities including emergency medicine and psychiatry before commencing the Australian General Practice Training Program in 2017. She is currently working towards Fellowship of RACGP as well as completing a Graduate Certificate in Clinical Epidemiology at the University of Newcastle.

Her interests include women’s and children’s health. Rachel’s particular research interest is in the field of contraception. She is currently conducting research as part of the ReCEnT (Registrar Clinical Encounters in Training) team on the prevalence, associations, and barriers to GP registrar’s prescribing of Long Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC). This research project is supported by the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners with funding from the Australian Government under the Australian General Practice Training program. She is also involved in the teaching and assessment of medical students at the University of Newcastle. 

For more information about GP Synergy Research & Evaluation Unit please visit:

https://research.gpsynergy.com.au


Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science, University of Bristol
  • Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery, University of London

Keywords

  • Academic Registrar
  • Contraception
  • GP
  • General Practice
  • Medicine
  • Primary Healthcare
  • Women's Health

Languages

  • English (Mother)

Fields of Research

Code Description Percentage
111717 Primary Health Care 100

Professional Experience

UON Appointment

Title Organisation / Department
GP Registrar University of Newcastle
School of Medicine and Public Health
Australia
GP Registrar Priority Research Centre (PRC) for Healthy Lungs | The University of Newcastle
School of Medicine and Public Health
Australia
GP Registrar University of Newcastle
School of Medicine and Public Health
Australia

Professional appointment

Dates Title Organisation / Department
1/08/2016 - 1/02/2017 Psychiatry GP Registrar Hunter Mental Health Service
Australia
1/09/2015 - 1/05/2016 Emergency Medicine SRMO Doctor Hunter New England Health
Australia
1/09/2014 - 1/09/2015 Emergency Medicine PHO Doctor Hervey Bay & Maryborough Hospitals, Queensland
Australia
1/08/2013 - 1/08/2014 Foundation Year 2 Doctor Royal Free Hospital, London
United Kingdom
1/08/2012 - 1/08/2013 Foundation Year 1 Doctor Basildon Hospital
United Kingdom

Teaching

Code Course Role Duration
MEDI3017 General Practice and Subspecialties 1
Faculty of Health and Medicine, University of Newcastle
Medical Student Teaching 5/02/2018 - 5/03/2019
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Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.


Conference (4 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2014 Turner RH, 'The Home Office 'Statement Opposing FGM' - Is the law an important tool in preventing FGM in the UK?', Hyderabad, India (2014)
2013 Turner RH, 'Pre-operative testing for elective surgery - Compliance with NICE guidelines at Basildon Hospital, England', New York, NY (2013)
2013 Turner RH, 'Management of a new diagnosis of malaria in pregnancy: A case study', London, UK (2013)
2011 Stergiopolou E, Owen L, Turner RH, Fish R, Jungmann E, 'Testing children of newly diagnosed HIV-positive parents', HIV Medicine, Bournemouth, UK (2011)
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants 1
Total funding $0

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20181 grants / $0

Royal Australian College of General Practitioners & Australian General Practice Training Academic Registrar 2018$0

Funding body: Australian General Practice Training program (AGPT)

Funding body Australian General Practice Training program (AGPT)
Scheme Academic Registrar 2018
Role Lead
Funding Start 2018
Funding Finish 2019
GNo
Type Of Funding C2120 - Aust Commonwealth - Other
Category 2120
UON N
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Dr Rachel Turner

Position

GP Registrar
School of Medicine and Public Health
Faculty of Health and Medicine

Contact Details

Email rachel.h.turner@newcastle.edu.au
Phone 02 4910 0527

Office

Room GP Synergy, Bradken Building
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