Dr Rick Barber – GP Locum

Dr Rick Barber is our permanent locum for all our doctors at Browns Bay Medical Centre. He has filled the shoes of our retired locum Dr David Lane since the start on 2016. Below is a short extract introducing Dr Rick Barber.

Rick is married with 2 young children and lives in Rothesay Bay

He graduated from Auckland Medical school in 1998

He travelled to the United Kingdom in 1999 to pay off his debts and find a wife

In England he completed a Diploma in Child Health and Diploma in Geriatric Medicine and finished his GP training in Brighton, to become a member of the Royal college of General Practitioners

He enjoys the whole variety of General Practice , has a special interest on older peoples health, moles, skin disease and preventative health care

Keeping medical matters in the family, his Mum, Jan Barber was the Practice Nurse Manager here at BBMC 10 years ago. Jan retired but we have managed to ensure she has  returned to be one of our most valued relief nurses.