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Dr Nicola honoured to be voted Coast’s favourite









We’re very proud to announce that all three of our Doctors made the finals of a poll conducted recently by The Sunshine Coast Daily newspaper to find the ‘Best GP’ on the coast. Our very own Dr Nicola took out the number one spot, receiving an enormous amount of praise from her loyal patients, with Dr Cass coming in 5th. We who work with them know just how hard they work for all of their patients, and how much they care, but the recognition from the community is lovely. Well done and congratulations Dr Nicola!!!

Below is a transcript of the article announcing the winner along with a link to the news story.


Top doctor honoured to be voted Coast’s favourite

More than 100 people have voted for their favourite medical practitioner after the Daily put a call out as part of its Best of the Sunshine Coast series.

Dr Nicola Kettleton-Butler of Saltwater Medical at Caloundra took out the number one spot, receiving an enormous amount of praise from her loyal patients.

“She listens and is your advocate,” Belinda Turnbull said.

Dr Kettleton-Butler is the principal partner and co-founder of Saltwater Medical, and has been practising on the Coast for a number of years.

She said it was “unexpected, but lovely to hear” that she had been voted the region’s number-one doctor.

“It’s very lovely to have such positive feedback from our patients and to have people valuing what we do,” she said.

Saltwater Medical has two out of its three GPs featured in the top 10 doctors on the Sunshine Coast, with Dr Cass Wys taking out fifth place in the voting.

“Two out of three, that’s not bad,” Dr Kettleton-Butler said.

“The whole idea of opening Saltwater Medical was to do things differently and to build a practice that really resonates with the community.

“Want to be known as a practice that really cares and goes above and beyond.”

Dr Kettleton-Butler said it was great to see the boutique practice recognised for providing “exceptional health care without compromise”.