Dr Fermin Blanco Mayo

GP with Special Interest in Palliative Care and Aged Care, Ramsay Health Care &

WA Dept of Justice

Biography

Fermin qualified as a General Practitioner in 2000 (UK), dedicating his career to patient-centred care, not only as a Primary Care Physician but as a Palliative Medicine Practitioner, as a natural evolution of his role as doctor. He joined a forward-thinking Practice as a Partner in Semi-rural Lincolnshire.  Initially involved with his local Hospice by attending his own patients, Fermin was asked to joined St Andrew’s Hospice in North East Lincolnshire leading to taking up the position of Medical Co-Director as well as McMillan Specialist Palliative Care and Cancer GP Lead. In 2015, seeking a “better work-life balance” for his family, Fermin relocated to Western Australia, briefly joining Silverchain in 2016, before dedicating my full-time efforts to Aged Care. After 5 years, He then transitioned to the WA Department of Justice Health Services, to provide care and supervision of the Casuarina Infirmary: the area of care for most complex patients within the WA Correctional System. In 2021, Fermin joined the Joondalup Health Campus Palliative Care Team, as part of the Senior Clinician roster. Fermin’s career has been marked by adaptability and unwavering dedication to improving patient experiences across various healthcare settings.