Our Staff

Dr Nirmal Grewal MBBS, owns the clinic. He works between his three clinics and the emergency department of hospitals. His special interests include occupational and men’s health, stress management and emergency medicine. He also enjoys travel and watching the footy and cricket.

Dr Mark Dutney, MBBS FRACGP, has worked for our clinics for many years and brings a wealth of experience and knowledge. Dr Dutney has a special interest in skin cancer medicine.

Dr Sangeet Kaur, MD, moved to Penola with her young family in 2020 to commence working at our clinic and is a valued and integral part of our team. Dr Kaur has a strong community focus and special interest in women’s and children’s health and aged-care.

Janet Wenham is our head practice nurse. She is a local to Penola, having lived here for most of her life. She has many years’ experience in general, community and practice nursing, as well as midwifery. She has a strong focus in providing high quality patient care and also has an interest in women’s health.

Trish Cameron is our practice nurse with a special interest in mental health. She assists our doctors with immunisations, blood tests, minor procedures, chronic disease management, health checks and more.

Karen Robinson is a regular visiting practice nurse. She assists our doctors and has a special interest in travel and vaccinations.

Catherine Craig is our senior receptionist and is an important member of our clinic team. She comes with many years of experience, having worked at a medical centre in Millicent previously.

Leigh Armstrong works in reception and is an important part of our team. She comes with many years of experience working at the clinic and has a strong focus on patient care. Leigh is currently training in taking bloods to assist our nurses and doctors.

Leolla Balk is our medical receptionist and is a valued member of our clinic team. She is a friendly and bubbly part of our team, having grown up near Penola.

Nicole Reeves is our medical receptionist and is a valued member of our clinic team. Nicole grew up in Penola and brings her knowledge and experience in exercise helping us to manage the gym, Penola Space.

Darragh Whelan is our assistant practice manager and has been working for the company since 2013. Her favourite thing about her role is supporting her wonderful team, problem solving, organisation and implementing new processes and procedures.

Teresa Hodgetts is our head clinical administrator and has been working with us since early 2016. Teresa previously worked as a Practice Manager in a clinic in Mount Isa and has brought knowledge and experience and a focus in occupational health.

Sophie Angus, LLB BCom (with Hons), assists with the business aspects of the clinic. She enjoys travelling, eating out and spending time with her daughter.