Locum / Learner


  • Locum
    A ‘Locum’ is a licensed family doctor who is replacing one of our own family doctors who are away for various reasons, such as maternity leave or illness.


  • Medical Student
    A ‘Medical Student’ is studying medicine, which takes 3-4 years. Before starting medical school, they have usually completed a university degree. If involved with your visit, they will see you, then the supervising family doctor will see you as well.
  • Clerk
    A ‘Clerk’ is a medical student in her/his final year. They are working more independently, but a supervising doctor will always see you as well.
  • Resident(s) Dr Sarah Byce
    A ‘Resident’ is a physician who has finished medical school and earned their medical degree. They are now training to be a family doctor. They spend up to 2 years with our office. They have a supervising family physician who they review all visits with. They sometime ask that supervising family doctor to see you during a visit as well.