Jonathon Somers

Practice Owner and Occupational Therapist

"“We strive for Next Practice Prahran to set the benchmark of what Primary Care can and should be here in Australia. We want the station hotel to retain its iconic reputation in the community but now with a new purpose.”"

Jonathon Somers is an Occupational Therapist with a passion for improving patient wellbeing within the primary health care sector. He is dedicated to helping others achieve functional independence, health, wellness and occupational balance with a special interest in mental wellbeing.

Jonathon’s engaged leadership style, absolute commitment to patient-centred care and vast understanding of the medicare system makes him a leading influence in the future of healthcare. He was previously Clinical Coordinator and Manager of Emerald Medical Centre, a general practice with 10 highly experienced doctors, 7 nurses and 15 allied health where he has pioneered and implemented the innovative role of the Medical Assistant (MA). Jonathon has presented his work at national conferences and has led several local discussions on the future of general practice. He continues to lead the way as an expert in the field and is currently co-writing an article about the evolving coordinated approach to healthcare in the primary care sector.

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Articles

Mental Health and your GP

So what does a mental health discussion look like with one of our GPs? read more

Free Face Masks

Free reusable Face Masks for 'vulnerable patients' read more

Dementia

Know the signs and bring awareness read more

"Quarantree" around Prahran

Find the lightness and humour in each day. read more

Accepting Uncertainty

Practice owner and Occupational Therapist - Jonathon Somers takes a few minutes to discuss uncertainty and how this can produce... read more

Knocked your head?

Mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) is an injury to the brain which results in interference with normal brain function. It... read more

How are you feeling during covid-19?

It's important to look after your mental health during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. We recognise that many of you may... read more

The importance of having regular skin checks

Australia has one of the highest incidences of skin cancer in the world. Approximately two in three Australians will be... read more

A Safe Place

Next Practice Prahran is a family safe practice. read more

Preventative Care Health Check

Everyone has individual health goals, unique to them. Therefore, being ‘healthy’ can mean different things to different people. As life... read more

Pathology

We are fortunate to have ‘Australian Clinical Labs’ collection centre adjacent to the clinic. They are our preferred pathology that... read more

Meet Loren Chambers

Meet Loren Chambers, our Dietitian! read more