Crystal Brook, SA
Dr Alice Bennett is a gastroenterologist based in the Mid North of South Australia and has worked as a solo practitioner in the region for nearly 10 years. Having grown up on a farm, she returned to the region with her husband to run their mixed enterprise property and raise their family, whilst also working as a specialist physician and lecturing rural medical students.
Hats off for Health Chats is a project designed to deliver regular, health-related discussions to rural men and women. By providing education about common medical issues and addressing the obstacles that country communities face in gaining equitable healthcare; the project aims to break through the stigma and fear around health in rural and regional Australia, and build healthier and more resilient individuals, families and communities.
Alice is passionate and committed to improving the life of rural patients with gastrointestinal complaints and general health conditions at large. Through the delivery of this project, she aims to improve health-related outcomes for rural communities.