My heart’s in the country

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You can take the girl out of the country-

Providing health services in rural and remote country communities is an ongoing challenge. Everything costs more the further you get from the cities. And the more remote the location, the harder it is to recruit doctors, nurses and allied health professionals.

My first three novels explore some of these challenges, and how rich the rewards are if you’re willing to step out of your comfort zone.

All About Ella is published by HQ Fiction. Release date: 1 September 2021.

At 70, Ella’s world is upended, leaving her at odds with her three adult children, whose attention is fixed more firmly on her money than her ongoing welfare… All About Ella is a keenly observed story about aging and its inherent vulnerability, about community and chosen family, about how family stressors shape us all, about trust and loyalty, and about standing up for yourself

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