Sydney Olympic Park is a small group of dedicated health professionals who work as a team to deliver high quality and punctual health care. Every member of our team has health care qualifications and we are all bound by the same laws surrounding confidentiality and privacy. We ask that you work with every member our team to assist in our delivery of punctual and high quality medical care.
Rachel Mansfield – Practice Manager
Rachel is your first point of contact at Sydney Olympic Park GP and is the reason our appointment system runs on time. Rachel is a qualified Medical Practice Assistant and able to provide first aid and perform observations such as blood pressures and ECGs.
Rachel is the voice on the end of our phone and is responsible for organising our appointments to ensure we can give you sufficient time to focus on all your health complaints whilst also keeping our appointments running on time.
Rachel also has multiple qualifications in Business, Business Management and Practice Management and is a highly experienced Practice Manager having come to Sydney Olympic Park GP from a position managing a large group of GP and Specialist practices. She is your point of contact for any queries about billing, medical records or administration.
Hailing from Adelaide she has brought an unusual enthusiasm for AFL to Sydney. She is a local resident and a supporter of The Giants as well as the Sydney Thunder in the BBL.
Maria Del Rosario – RN
Maria is our Registered Nurse and will begin your consultation. She will briefly collect a list of reasons for your appointment, but, will mainly focus on long term health issues such as smoking, alcohol, exercise, nutrition, family history and cancer screening. Maria is responsible for the majority of our health assessments and care plans.
Maria completed her Bachelor in Nursing from Western Sydney University in 2015 having already worked as a Nurse in the Philippines. Before joining Sydney Olympic Park GP, Maria accrued a wide range of experience including Emergency Nursing at Mount Druitt hospital , Intensive Care at Southwest Private and Surgery at a private Dermatology practice.
Maria also has 4 years experience as a Pathology Collector with Laverty Pathology and conducts pathology collection for patients of Sydney Olympic Park GP from 8.00am Monday to Friday.
Dr Ben Howell – GP
Dr Ben Howell is the GP and practice owner at Sydney Olympic Park GP.
Ben’s passion is the delivery of up-to-date, evidence-based , long-term medical care. He was a Registered Nurse before switching to medicine and also has a degree in Psychology and experience as a counsellor. Ben believes that excellent communication skills are fundamental to explaining medicine’s complexity and assisting you make choices that best suit your health goals.
Ben graduated his Medical degree at Sydney University in 2006. Prior to becoming a General Practitioner he completed his Internship and Residency at Concord Repatriation General Hospital, and gained further experience in Concord’s Physician Training Program.
Ben is married and father of two. He was born in Sydney and raised in Pennant Hills. He is a life-long supporter, and current member, of the Parramatta Eels and firmly believes that we will win the Premiership … next year.