Best Practice

February 2024 | Contents

Dr Nicole Lobry de Bruyn on overcoming adversity

It hasn’t been an easy road for animal behaviourist Dr Nicole Lobry de Bruyn but rather than let setbacks defeat her, she’s seized the opportunities.

From the General Manager

A welcome note from BOQ Specialist's General Manager, Keith Strachan.

In the community

Discover the latest news, events, and offers from across the BOQ Specialist network.

Dr Claire Demeo on preparing for her career

Paediatrician-in-training Dr Claire Demeo is enjoying exploring all her options.


Dr Eli Shmerling's team approach to private practice

Paediatricians Dr Eli Shmerling and Dr Kenny Yeoh shared a vision for starting a collaborative practice.


Drs Jippy and Lloyd Buck are two of a kind

A childhood connection led Drs Lloyd and Jippy Buck to inevitably launch their own orthodontic practice. 


Dr Ken Tan's ever-expanding business

The COVID baby boom has meant no shortage of work for obstetrician, gynaecologist, and sonographer Dr Ken Tan.


Dr Kevin Kok: a dental practice for the future

Why Dr Kevin Kok sees his dental practice as an extension of himself.


Dr Matisse Fox: driven to succeed

A car loan proved pivotal for junior doctor Matisse Fox to make her big move.


Dr Matt Redgewell on the power of two

How Victorian vet Dr Matt Redgewell opened two practices in one year.


Orthodontist Dr Raj Gaddam on finding home in Hobart

Living and working in the Tasmanian capital is a dream come true for Dr Raj Gaddam.


Thinking big in Yarrabilba Health City

How six medical professionals founded a much-needed day hospital in a new suburb.


Practice purchase: Look before you leap

Thinking of buying into the commercial property market? There's a few things to consider first.


Economic outlook 2024: a tale of two halves


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