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Dr Caroline West

Dr Caroline West is one of Australia’s best known doctors. Currently Dr Caroline is the health and fitness host of the TV series “Guide to the Good Life” ( Network 7).Her past credits include Beyond Tomorrow (enjoyed by a global...

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Dr Caroline West is a polished, professional and engaging speaker. Her topic ‘Health and Wellness at any age’ completely resonated with our audience and they absolutely loved her presentation! Caroline used the right amount of interaction with our audience and gave them practical tips they could take away and use in their day to day lives, while also sharing some of her own personal stories. Many of our customers rated her as the best speaker yet! Caroline was great to work with in the planning stages – always meeting our deadlines and seeking feedback so she could ensure her presentation was exactly what we were after. She also worked with us on a webinar and has great TV skills. Caroline was an absolute pleasure to work with and definitely contributed to the huge success of our event!

Jodie Macdonald, Events Manager, Wealth Management Marketing

 

Dr Caroline West is a polished, professional and engaging speaker. Her topic ‘Health and Wellness at any age' completely resonated with our audience and they absolutely loved her presentation! Caroline used the right amount of interaction with our audience and gave them practical tips they could take away and use in their day to day lives, while also sharing some of her own personal stories. Caroline was great to work with in the planning stages – always meeting our deadlines and seeking feedback so she could ensure her presentation was exactly what we were after. She was an absolute pleasure to work with and definitely contributed to the huge success of our event!

Commonwealth Bank

 

Dr West developed a highly engaging, interactive program which was tailored to the needs of our team.  All members of the team were motivated by the information presented and the way the program was delivered.  It was delivered in an active environment over a couple of days which ensured that there were practical outcomes.  Dr West managed this very diverse team with different needs extremely well and the feedback and the outcomes were very positive.   The team became very aware of the implications and practical outcomes of their lack of exercise and overall approach to their health quickly.  The impact of the program was almost immediate with all members of the team starting an exercise club, a healthy work kitchen and a whole new approach to their networking and representational activities. 

Between them, the group lost over 30kg in 6 months and with the support of HR,  implemented fruit deliveries, healthy food options in all state office kitchens and a range of exercise activities for their teams.   

Dr Wests’ program included relevant research and materials as well as practical and helpful tools and tips for each member of the team.  She is a highly motivational presenter and has a wealth of information to support the all round health and well- being of a workplace team.  I would highly recommend this program to anyone looking to improve the productivity and effectiveness of individuals and teams. 

Di Robinson, Executive Director, Export Development, Austrade

Dr Caroline West Travels from NSW
Fee Range: .Up to $5000

Dr Caroline West's Biography

Health Specialist in Wellness, Work/life balance, Stress Management and Lifestyle Medicine.

Media Doctor/ TV presenter /Producer.

Past President of the Australian Lifestyle Medicine Association

Managing Director and Doctor at East Sydney Doctors.

 

Dr Caroline West is one of Australia’s best-known media doctors.  She is a leading health expert in the areas of wellness, work/life balance, stress management, prevention and lifestyle medicine. For more than 25 years she has worked as a doctor encouraging  clients to make realistic and achievable lifestyle and behavioural changes that improve their health and  optimize wellness.

 

As a media doctor she is one of the most respected and trusted health presenters in Australia. Dr Caroline has an extensive background in TV, online media and print journalism.  Her credits as a TV presenter and producer include Beyond Tomorrow (enjoyed by a global audience through the discovery channel) Good Medicine, Beyond 2000, 60 minutes, Sex/Life, Living Longer, Everybody, George Negus Tonight , Guide to the Good Life ,Mornings, Today Extra and The Project. She has written regularly for the Sun Herald, ninemsn and Australian Doctor.

 

Dr Caroline West is a GP and also has a back ground in business as the Managing Director of East Sydney Doctors. Her areas of medical expertise include peak performance, nutrition, stress management, work life balance, healthy lifestyle behavioural changes, mental health, sleep, exercise and preventative medicine. Dr Caroline remains committed to the latest developments in lifestyle medicine believing that prevention is the key for better health. She is a leader in this field and communicates the latest in medical advances not only to her patients but also to a broader audience through her work as a media doctor, health broadcaster, corporate speaker and consultant.

 

Dr Caroline West is the past President of the Australian Lifestyle Medicine Association (ALMA). Around Australia she regularly presents seminars on Lifestyle Medicine and wellness and is a pioneer in the area of Wellness for Health Professionals. She has designed and leads an accredited medical education program “Thrive” for doctors and health professionals in the field of self care, stress management and wellness.

 

Caroline is also a vocal champion of preventative medicine and has been an ambassador for Global World Sight Day promoting prevention of vision loss.

 

Dr Caroline is an ambassador for cycling in the City of Sydney appearing in the "Everything's connected Caroline " film series. She enjoys keeping active with surfboard riding, cycling to work and kayaking. She was the world masters gold medalist in the marathon kayaking doubles in 2009. She also has a love of art, music and the ukulele (much to the dismay of her family).


Caroline enjoys spending time with her blended family of five children, (three are teenagers), with her husband Tim. They are not quite the Brady Bunch, but sometimes it comes close.

 

Dr Caroline West holds a Bachelor of Medicine/ Bachelor of Surgery from the University of NSW. On graduation she was awarded the prize for most outstanding achievement in community medicine.

Speaking Topics Include

Health and Wellness at any age

Building Healthy Relationships

Exercise and Nutrition

Happiness

Healthy Lifestyle

Stress Management

The Power of Sleep

Mental Health and Social Wellbeing
Preventative Medicine - the Mind/Body Relationship