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Dr Helen McDougall

General Practitioner


MB ChB 1981 Sheff; FRNZCGP 1999


Helen is from the UK, where she met and married Allan when a junior Doctor, after graduating from Sheffield University. A working holiday of 2 years in Invercargill and Hawkes Bay made Helen and Allan head back to NZ in 1987 to become GP’s in Whakatāne.

Interests in medicine are in Womens and family health and chronic conditions.  Helen also works at the High School Clinics and Sexual Health at the Hospital.

Helen can be seen regularly biking to and from work or swimming.  She enjoys keeping fit and being outdoors when not at work.

Registration Date

2 March 1983

Vocationally Registered

Yes (What's this?)

A "Vocationally Registered" doctor has qualifications and experience that allow them to be registered as a specialist in a particular scope of practice e.g. General Practice, Urgent Care. These doctors can work independently in New Zealand.

To learn more about different scopes of practice and types of registration visit the Medical Council of New Zealand website.

Contact Details

Dr Helen McDougall is available at the following service:

This service is available at the following location:

11 James Street, Whakatāne