Dr Richard Beatty enjoys all aspects of General Practice, with particular interest in Men’s HealthMenopause, Weight Loss, STDskin cancer, Iron infusion & steroid injections. He also enjoys keeping up to date with traditional general practice including antenatal & kid’s health.
His ethos is to combine a high level of medical knowledge with a self-efficacing & friendly approach to patient care.

Dr Richard Beatty is holds both a UK and Australian fellowship in specialist general practice and is registered with the Australian Health Practitioners Registration Agency as a specialist GP. He also holds a UK “Fellowship” in internal medicine (MRCP Lond /  FRACP equivalent) .

He was a GP Principal and GP Trainer in a large practice for 15 years in The UK, and fully embraces Continuing Professional Development.

Medical Training

Dr Richard Beatty graduated from Southampton University Medical School  followed by residencies in Southampton, Portsmouth & Winchester Hospitals.
Further Postgraduate Posts at Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge, in Medicine, Paediatrics,  Rheumatology, Infectious Diseases, Obstetrics & Gynaecology. General Practice Speciality training in Cambridge, UK.

Specialist Qualifications (Fellowships)

Fellowship of the Royal Australia College of General Practitioners (FRACG).
Membership of The Royal College of Physicians of London (MRCP Lond.) – FRACP Equivalent
Membership of The Royal College of General Practitioners (MRCGP).

Diploma, Awards & Certificates

Diploma Skin Cancer Medicine & Surgery 2014  (Skin Cancer College Australia)
Dermoscopy Certificate (Skin Cancer College Australia)
Skin Cancer Medicine Certificate (Skin Cancer College Australia)
Accreditation in Local Anaesthetic Vasectomy 2012 (FSRH, royal college of Obstetrics & Gynaeology)
Registered GP Educator 2007-2012 (East Midlands Deanery GP Trainer)
Monash Certificate in Clinical Occupational Medicine 2014 (Monash)
Australian Certificate in Aviation Medicine 2014 (ACCAM)


The aims of the practice

  • Provide a comprehensive clinical medical service – please note that his expertise is not in report writing
  • Refer to secondary or tertiary care for well-defined purposes
  • Be courteous & committed to positive health outcomes
  • Provide evidence-based information that enhances health understanding
  • Oh, yes – even on occasion have a bit of fun!


All personal & medical data remains confidential. Visit our Practice Privacy Policy. You will receive a copy at your first appointment.


Aims, Authorship, Disclaimers & Confidentiality

The aims of the website

To inform the user about:

  • Common long term conditions – causes, diagnosis & treatment options
  • Usual Medical Practice that as recommended in major national & international guidelines

The website’s intended audience are members of the public who are interested in learning about evidence-based approaches to common long term conditions.

The website does not accept or host any advertisement. There is no external funding source, and The site is 100% funded by Dr Richard Beatty. There is no commercial interest in the contents of the website, and no commercial link to any of the treatments mentioned.

The site does not replace the advice of a health professional. The information is designed to complement, not replace, the relationship between a patient and his/her own doctor. View detailed disclaimer page.

The information is authored and reviewed regularly by Dr Richard Beatty. Please note that medical information rapidly changes and therefore some information may be out of date.

The personal information collected from the visitors of our website, including  their identity, remains confidential. We respect the law(s) on confidentiality  applicable to this website (hosting country) and we will never pass on these  data to any third party, unless required by law.

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Dr Richard Beatty is a Designated Aviation Medical Examiner – see aviation-medical.com.au for more details.

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