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Prof Dimity Pond

General Practitioner, NSW

Professor Dimity Pond is head of the Discipline of General Practice at the University of Newcastle.  She has also been a GP in clinical practice since 1984. She has spent around 20 years working on research in the area of dementia, mainly on how to streamline the GP approach to this difficult and increasingly common problem.  She is currently working on GP consensus guidelines for common GP aspects of dementia identification and care.

The Mental Health Professionals’ Network (MHPN) respectfully acknowledges the Wurundjeri and the Boon Wurrung people of the Kulin nation, the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the land on which our office is situated. We also acknowledge Traditional Owners of Country throughout Australia and pay our respects to their Elders past and present.