Winter Virtual Event Series 2021 – Healthcare Deep Dive


Healthcare Deep Dive

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Thank you for your interest in the Locate Guernsey Winter Virtual Event Series 2021.

Join Locate Guernsey for its Healthcare Deep Dive, the final event in our Winter Series. Locate Guernsey recognises that healthcare is often an area of particular interest for prospective relocators, so has produced a Deep Dive to explore the local healthcare system in greater detail. Join Jo Stoddart, Director of Locate Guernsey, as she speaks with three of the Island’s healthcare professionals who endeavour to answer some of the important healthcare questions that may be on the minds of prospective relocators.

The Healthcare Deep Dive was shown on Friday 26th November 2021 and recorded for you to enjoy on demand from your home or office.

Thank you to our Healthcare Deep Dive Partner, Island Health. Further information about the event speakers, the event partner, and the other events in the Winter Series, can be found below.

Please click the links below for further information about each of the webinars included in the event series – all available to watch on-demand.


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Dr. Steve Evans - Geriatrician, General Physician and Chair of the Department of Medicine

Dr Evans joined the Medical Specialist Group in 2002 as a general physician with a special interest in elderly care. He grew up in South Wales and attended Bristol University Medical School, graduating in 1988. Following general medical training in Bristol & Birmingham, he became a member of the Royal College of Physicians in 1994. Registrar posts in Jersey, Southampton and New Zealand, and higher specialist training in the University Hospitals of Leicester, led to the Completion of Certificate in Specialist Training (CCST) in General and Geriatric Medicine. Dr Evans was appointed as a Consultant Physician at Leicester General Hospital in 1999. He helped develop stroke and syncope services there. He has been involved in developing the local geriatric service, in particular services for stroke and syncope, and with other geriatricians has been responsible for improving services for patients with Parkinson’s Disease, Multiple Sclerosis and falls.

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Dr. Robbie Hanna - Partner – Island Health Medical Practice

Dr. Hanna graduated from Queens University, Belfast in 1983. His main clinical interests are in paediatric Medicine and acupuncture. He is a Member of The Royal College of General Practitioners and holds Diplomas in child health, obstetrics & gynaecology and geriatric medicine. He is a Member of the British Medical Acupuncture Society. Dr. Hanna also represents the practice on Les Bourgs Hospice Medical Panel and has recently completed the diploma in palliative medicine.

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Dr. Duncan Watt - General Physician, Island Health Medical Practice

Dr Duncan Watt moved to the Island with his wife Georgina and joined the Practice in 2017. He became a Partner in January 2018. Dr Watt went to Norwich Medical School and worked as a GP in the Norfolk area. He undertook additional accredited Dermatology training through Barts and The London School of Medicine and qualified with distinction. Dr Watt has a particular interest in Dermatology, Minor Surgery and Men’s health. He is competent in Dermatoscopy (detailed analysis of skin lesions such as moles). He performs minor operations and is also trained in contraceptive implant fitting/removal.

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Jo Stoddart - Director, Locate Guernsey

Jo has extensive personal experience of relocation having lived in Yorkshire, Paris, London, Jersey and for the past 15 years in Guernsey. A former professional events’ organiser at IMG and the OECD in Paris, founder of a successful pan-island relocation consultancy and former Chair of the Association of Relocation Professionals, Jo joined Locate Guernsey in 2018. She is a passionate ambassador for the island and enjoys helping potential new residents to discover how living in Guernsey could work for them, their families and their business interests.

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Committed to patient care since 1894, IslandHealth is one of the largest providers of primary care in the Channel Islands. IslandHealth has a tradition of providing high quality and comprehensive primary healthcare services to Guernsey’s residents and visitors for more than 125 years. The practice is committed to maintaining the long established values of a family doctor service combined with the latest developments and most up to date, evidence-based patient care. At IslandHealth we work as a team of health professionals for the benefit of all our patients. Our Multidisciplinary Team includes our Doctors, Nurses, Physiotherapy, Osteopathy, Ultrasound scanning, Psychotherapy, Podiatry and Audiology. Through education, training and regular appraisal of all staff we aim to ensure a continuing high standard of medical care. We are a CHKS accredited practice.

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