Dr Rachel Turner
School of Medicine and Public Health
- Phone:02 4910 0527
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.
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- Bachelor of Science, University of Bristol
- Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery, University of London
- Academic Registrar
- General Practice
- Primary Healthcare
- Women's Health
- English (Mother)
Fields of Research
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|Dates||Title||Organisation / Department|
|1/8/2012 - 1/8/2013||Foundation Year 1 Doctor||Basildon Hospital
|1/8/2013 - 1/8/2014||Foundation Year 2 Doctor||Royal Free Hospital, London
|1/9/2014 - 1/9/2015||Emergency Medicine PHO Doctor||Hervey Bay & Maryborough Hospitals, Queensland
|1/9/2015 - 1/5/2016||Emergency Medicine SRMO Doctor||Hunter New England Health
|1/8/2016 - 1/2/2017||Psychiatry GP Registrar||Hunter Mental Health Service
General Practice and Subspecialties 1
Faculty of Health and Medicine, University of Newcastle
|Medical Student Teaching||5/2/2018 - 5/3/2019|
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Journal article (1 outputs)
Turner R, Tapley A, Sweeney S, Davey A, Holliday E, van Driel M, et al., 'Prevalence and associations of prescribing of long-acting reversible contraception by general practitioner registrars: a secondary analysis of ReCEnT data.', BMJ Sex Reprod Health, (2020)
Conference (4 outputs)
|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)|
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Grants and Funding
|Number of grants||1|
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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|
|Type Of Funding||C2120 - Aust Commonwealth - Other|