Opening Hours

Monday 8am – 7pm
Tuesday 8am – 7pm
Wednesday 8am – 6.30pm
Thursday 8am – 7pm
Friday 8am – 5pm

Parking

Extra car parks behind building

Family doctors for all our local community

Serving the communities of Massey, Ranui, Swanson and Henderson

The Team – GP/Partners

Doctors

Dr Rachel Appleby

Dr Rachel Appleby

Dr Rachel Appleby
MBChB. Dip Obs. DCH. FRNZCGP

Rachel spent most of her childhood years overseas having been born in India and was brought up in Fiji. She started Medical school in Otago but graduated from Auckland and worked in the Hospital in Palmerston North, Auckland and Dunedin.  A lot of this work was in Paediatrics. She spent 2 years at the New Zealand Bible College (now called Laidlaw College) and in June 1990 she started working at Massey Medial Centre.

In her ‘spare time’ she enjoys music, crafts, rugby and travel, and she is involved with TEAR Fund NZ.

Dr Joy Stevens

Dr Joy Stevens

Dr Joy Stevens
MBBS (hons) BSc (Med) FRNZCGP

Joy grew up in Australia and graduated from Sydney University Medical School in 1981, having also done a BSc (Med) there. She came to New Zealand in 1983 and did one year at the Bible College of NZ (now Laidlaw College) where she met her husband.

Joy has worked in general practice since 1984, at Massey Medical since 1994. She has three adult children, 1 grandchild, a dog and a cat which all help to keep her busy. Her hobbies are music, dance and reading.

Dr Stuart Monk

Dr Stuart Monk

Dr Stuart Monk
MBChB FRNZCGP MRCGP Dip Obs

Stuart entered Medical School in Dunedin where he met Jane. They both started their careers in the Hawkes Bay working as junior doctors. GP training was completed in Bristol, England then they worked in central Nigeria for four years working for Tear Fund UK. They have two teenage boys who keep them busy as taxi drivers to various sports trainings and music lessons.

His passions include running for fitness, sailing for fun and reading for relaxation. He enjoys working with all age groups but especially enjoys older adult’s health challenges. He is the GP for two local rest homes in west Auckland. He offers a variety of minor surgery at Massey Medical Centre.

Dr Jane Renwick

Dr Jane Renwick

Dr Jane Renwick
MBChB FRNZCGP MRCGP Dip Obs

A graduate of Otago medical school, Jane met her husband, Stuart Monk, when they were classmates at university. She did her initial GP training in Hastings before working in inner city Bristol (UK). She and Stuart then went to central Nigeria with Tear Fund UK for four years. They joined MMC in 1998 and initially both worked part time so they could care for their two young sons. Jane enjoys providing healthcare for the whole family and helping people to feel confident to manage and understand their ongoing health issues such as asthma, diabetes and heart disease. She has a particular interest in Women’s health. She also works for an organisation called Best Practice (BPAC) and visits other GP’s around NZ.

In her spare time she belongs to a book club, enjoys Pilates, gardening, walking and exploring the outdoors.

 

Dr Edwin Yip

Dr Edwin Yip

Dr Edwin Yip

Edwin was born in Hong Kong and came to New Zealand in 1997. He is a fluent speaker of Cantonese. A graduate from the University of Auckland, Edwin spent his previous years serving the communities in South and East Auckland before joining The Doctors Massey Medical. He has an interest in psychiatry, general medicine, older people’s health, and diabetes, and enjoys working with patients to tackle often challenging chronic conditions. His hobbies include reading, writing, playing chess, walking and swimming.

 

Robyn Goldsworthy

Robyn Goldsworthy

Practice Manager: Robyn Goldsworthy

Robyn is an administrator and behind the scenes person and has worked at Massey Medical since 2000. She sees to all the administrative tasks involved in running the medical centre. She covers reception at times when needed. Robyn is available for our patients, whether it is for assistance with an account, general information, or any other problem you may have.

Robyn comes from a Banking background, has lived in the UK & Australia and in her youth travelled extensively in Europe. She has two grown children and two grandsons & enjoys reading and patchwork.

Nurses

All our nurses are highly trained and experienced in General Practice and can offer diabetes & heart disease education, and Rheumatic Fever prevention.

Lead Nurse Anita Parkinson

Anita trained in the UK and moved to NZ with her husband and 2 teenage girls in 2013.  In the UK she worked in NHS and private Bupa Hospitals until moving into Primary Care in 2009.  Anita has a diploma in diabetes management and a certificate in asthma management.

Anita and her family are very sporty, they all run, swim & cycle.  Because of this Anita has become a triathlete, her next challenge will be the Olympic distance in March 2018.  Anita also loves horse riding, yoga and writing children’s books, one of which has been published.

Rose Tremain

Aeons ago, Rose trained as a registered nurse at Auckland Public Hospital.

After that, she did midwifery and Plunket training, attended Bible College of NZ on Lincoln Road, and then went to Asia to work for a few years.

On her return, she mostly worked as a practice nurse, in Mt Eden and West Auckland.

Rose is also a qualified smear taker and has a lot of expertise in diabetes care.

Cheryl Portman

Cheryl is married with three lovely girls and one son in law. Originally from the South Island she trained in Marlborough. Most of her nursing practice has been in the community in a variety of settings from urgent and accident care to school nursing and vaccination programs as well as general practice where she has gained experience over 30 years.

Cheryl enjoys working in a team of health professionals to help people stay healthy in their own homes, building relationships with families and individuals to further this goal.

Gwen Roberts

Gwen is married and is originally from Northland. She studied nursing at Manukau Polytec and AUT.  She worked in England while on her O.E. and has worked at Middlemore and Starship Hospitals. She has worked as a volunteer in Germany at Operation Mobilisation and in West Africa Togo with Africa Mercy.  Gwen is also a trained Plunket nurse and is a qualified smear taker.

Reception

Natalie Rennie

Natalie works part time on reception and devotes her remaining time to looking after her two young children.  Her previous jobs were in the travel industry, so medical reception is relatively new to her.

She enjoys meeting and getting to know our patients and playing a role in caring for their health.

Vicki Moore

Vicki has joined us from previous admin and medical reception positions. She lives locally and enjoys her life with children and grandchildren.

Ann Huysdens

Ann joined us recently from another medical centre.  She lives locally and has adult children and grandchildren.