Doctors & Staff

Principal doctor Dr Hummel

Dr Nick Hummel has been a GP since 1990, initially in rural Tasmania before he moved to Noosa Heads in 2005.

He is committed to providing full primary care to his loyal patients whom he has managed over the years. He always does his best to accommodate visitors to our area who develop unanticipated medical problems while on holiday .

If there is time in his schedule ,he is happy to take on new patients who are looking for a new GP. He does not discriminate on the basis of underlying medical conditions.

Locum relief doctor Associate Prof Harry Jacobs

Prof Harry Jacobs worked as a GP for 32 years in the same practice in Mackay, NQ. During that time, Harry also worked as a GP academic teaching GP Registrars and medical students. Harry continues that association with James Cook University as adjunct Associate Professor. Since retiring to live on the Sunshine Coast in 2011, Harry has regularly provided locum relief for Dr Nick Hummel whenever needed. He will continue to do this for Dr Hummel.

Practice manager consultant Jo Williamson

Jo Williamson is well known to patients of the practice and has been Dr Hummel’s practice manager for over 10 years.

She is familiar and comfortable with all aspects of practice administration, but moreover is the most effective communicator in the team.

We are very fortunate to have Jo working 1 day a fortnight with us.

Practice nurse/receptionist Rhonda Davis

Rhonda Davis, endorsed enrolled nurse has many years’ experience working in a general practice environment. She has worked with Dr Hummel for over 14 years as his practice nurse .

This has resulted in important continuity and familiarity for patients of the practice.

Rhonda works as a nurse from Tuesdays to Thursdays. She shares the Saturday roster.

Assistant practice manager Joy Mitchell

Joy Mitchell brings to the practice extensive experience in administration from working for a variety of Queensland-based businesses within the health sector. Her ultra -efficient ,yet friendly approach  always provides an exemplary standard of service to our patients. She works from Wednesdays to Fridays and shares the Saturday roster.

Relief GP Dr Cherry Bain

Dr Cherry Bain joined the practice team in April 2021. Many Noosa “locals” will know Dr Bain well as she is long -standing respected member of the medical and  wider community of Noosa. Dr Bain will provide relief when Dr Hummel is away and is also greatly assisting with the roll-out of the covid-19 vaccination clinics.

Receptionist Louise Stevens

Louise Stevens joined our team in June 2021. She is a recent “local” ,having moved to Noosa from Bundaberg. Louise brings years of working in general practice  and has a professional, calm approach appreciated by all. She works on Tuesdays and Wednesdays and shares the Saturday roster,

New part-time doctor Dr Vicky Steele

Dr Vicky Steele is to join the practice in August 2021. We are delighted to welcome Vicky ,who is well known in the area since she moved from Toowoomba  in 2016. Her loyal patients will be pleased to be able to continue to consult Vicky who will work regularly on Fridays and occasionally half days on Saturdays.Vicky has a special interest in paediatrics, women’s health and medical education.