Nick is one of the senior partners at St Kilda Medical Group.
Nick trained at Cambridge University and in London before moving to Melbourne in 1988. He wrote his master’s thesis on antibiotic prescribing and has sat on numerous committees and writing groups dealing with appropriate medication use.
Nick is a Clinical Senior Lecturer at Melbourne University, and continues to give talks and lectures on a wide variety of health topics.
Nick was one of the first GPs in Victoria trained to provide Voluntary Assisted Dying care (VAD) care and is happy to take referrals for this. He is a Board member of Dying with Dignity Victoria.
Nick has extensive media experience. For 3 years he presented health stories on ABC television with Jill Singer and George Negus, and subsequently did a weekly radio segment with Steve Vizard. He can often be heard on RRR radio on Sunday mornings (102.7 FM, “Radiotherapy”, 10-11 am), and Tuesday evenings on ABC Radio Melbourne (774 AM, with David Astle, he of the impossible crossword fame; “Writs and Cures”, 8-9 pm). He can also be found every Friday and Sunday on TV, on Channel 7’s House Of Wellness.
Nick received the inaugural Division award for ‘significant contribution to General Practice in 1998, and Melbourne University’s Outstanding GP Term Teacher award in 2018.
Nick’s first book,“What Happens Now? The essential book for first-time fathers” was published by ACER in 2012. Sadly it is now sold out, so you’ll have to go to the library or scour the second-hand shops.
- Men’s Health
- Care of the Elderly
- Psychological Medicine
On grief after VAD:
Dr Nick and Dr Isabelle on leeches, 2020:
Discussion explaining the Voluntary Assisted Dying process, 2020:
The Age – interview on prescription drug overdose, 2020:
Video for Tasmania on VAD, 2020:
Studio Interview for House of Wellness 2019 (1min 30 – 7 mins):
Writs and Cures May 2 2017 with Meena Singh
RRR Sunday April 30 2017 with Miss Diagnosis
NPS Interview on antibiotics 2015:
On Conversation Hour talking about What Happens Now, 2012:
Monica Dux, Dr Nick Carr and Dr Stella Manihan – ABC Melbourne – Australian Broadcasting Corporation