Dr. Laura Daly. (Monday-Thursday).
MBChB, DRCOG, DCH, MICGP
Dr. Laura grew up in Ireland. She is a graduate of Trinity College of Dublin and completed her specialist GP training, in West Ireland in 2018. After completing her GP training she moved to New Zealand and worked in Emergency Medicine in Palmerston North before moving to Auckland to return to General Practice. She has a particular interest in child and mental health, and is looking forward to starting General Practice in New Zealand.
Dr. Rory Johnston. (Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday.)
BMBS, MRCGP, BEng(Hons), FRNZCGP.
Dr. Rory grew up in the south of England. His first degree was in Artificial Intelligence & Software Engineering, and he worked in mobile telecoms before retraining in Medicine. After completing his GP training, he has worked as a GP in the UK and New Zealand. His specialist interests within GP are mental health, musculoskeletal problems, joint injections and cholesterol management. After working in both the North and South Islands, he has settled in Auckland.
Dr. Justina Pratap. (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday)
Dr Justina hails from Fiji where she did her undergraduate study. She went onto do
postgraduate Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology from University of Auckland and has worked in various specialities in hospitals in Queensland, Australia for 3 years. She has over 2 years of experience in Obstetrics and Gynaecology from Fiji, Australia and NZ. Upon returning to NZ in 2018, she has worked for a year at Auckland City Hospital. Now she is keen to use her years of hospital experience in General Practice with special interest in Women’s Health and looks forward to working in the community.
She is fluent in both English and Hindi.
Dr Cherie Wyatt-Hutana (On Maternity leave from Dec 2019).
MBChB, DipPaeds, FRNZCGP
Dr. Cherie is the GP owner at Valley Medical. She is a born, bred and schooled westie and is pleased to have returned to care for the community as a GP. Her whanau whakapapa to Ngati Kahungunu ki Wairarapa. She completed her medical training at the University of Auckland, where she also completed a post graduate diploma in Paediatrics. She enjoys all aspects of family medicine, with particular interest in Pediatrics and Women's Health. She is a specialist generalist and a fellow of the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners.
Bev has been an integral part of Valley Medical for the past 20 years and has built lasting connections with many of our patients. She enjoys getting to know the families we care for and being able to care for them in their happiest and hardest times.
Mary completed her nursing degree in 2001. She has a multitude of skills, being a certified vaccinator and smear taker, as well as being fluent in both English and Mandarin Chinese. We are very pleased to have her joining the team 5 days a week from February 2019.
Sue is our main receptionist. She is very experienced, having worked in the field since coming to New Zealand in 2001. She joined us mid 2019 and is a wonderful addition to the team. She loves the friendly down to earth patients at Valley Medical. Sue works Monday, Tuesday, Thursday afternoon and Friday.