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General Practitioners in Subiaco

A General Practitioner listens to their patients’ problems, asks the right questions and provides a tailored approach to resolve their specific needs.

Those based at Baby Steps are specially trained in understanding and responding to early parenting struggles, identifying developmental issues in young children and managing eczema and food allergies

GP areas of expertise

A non-exhaustive list including but not limited to:

General Practitioners
at Baby Steps

Dr Amy Powles GP at Baby Steps Health Centre

Dr Amy Powles

A sharp mind, gentle approach and expertise in breastfeeding medicine make Amy a trusted authority for new parents. They come for her counsel and stay for her ability to make them feel thoroughly heard and understood.

Graduated in Medicine from the University of Western Australia
Completed a Diploma of Child Health
Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
Advanced training in breastfeeding medicine

Worked at Fremantle Hospital and regional centres
Worked in Paediatrics at Joondalup Hospital and Princess Margaret Hospital
Takes time to really listen to her patients

Perinatal medicine
Breastfeeding medicine
Child health

Lover of books, but also her two young daughters and husband

Dr Claire de Burgh, GP at Baby Steps Health Centre

Dr Claire de Burgh

Claire goes above and beyond for her patients – particularly those requiring postnatal support – and ensures that they feel listened to and free of judgement. Her commitment to patient care is evident in all who leave their appointment with new confidence in their abilities.

Graduated from the University of Western Australia in 2010
Diploma of Child Health
Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioner

Worked in General Practice both in Sydney and Perth

Providing postnatal support to new families
Paediatric medicine

Loves the home life with two young kids and a dog
Takes time for yoga and cooking

Dr Gemma Ossolinski

Passionate about paediatrics and parenting, Gemma is your go-to for all things family medicine. From tracking your little one’s milestones to discussing family planning, Gemma’s caring nature ensures a reassuring experience. Trust her expertise to ease your concerns and create a comforting space for you.

Graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from the University of Sydney
Completed a Certificate of Family Planning and Sexual Health
Completed a Graduate Diploma of Paediatrics
Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners

Over 10 years’ experience across WA and NSW
Worked at Sydney Children’s Hospital in NSW
Accredited Possums Neuroprotective Developmental Care Practitioner

Women’s Health
Mental Health

Marvel mum to two superheroes
Snow Queen – chasing thrills in winter playgrounds
Camera enthusiast – capturing life’s wonders

GP Dr Georgianna Stanton at Baby Steps Health Centre

Dr Georgiana Stanton

Perinatal anxiety seems to fade away in the presence of Georgie, whose sense of fun is somehow not impeded by her practical knowledge and experience. She takes great care in keeping her advice grounded and her patient support always open.

Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from the University of Notre Dame Fremantle
Bachelor of Arts and Science from the University of Western Australia
Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners

Worked in multiple Victorian hospitals in all areas of medicine, including Paediatrics and Obstetrics 
Spent a few years training in Psychiatry in Melbourne 

Perinatal anxiety 
Developmental paediatrics

Mother of two 
Professional reader, ceramicist, gardener and cook
Finds her centre bushwalking or strolling the coast 

Dr Jan Ralls at Baby Steps Health Centre

Dr Jane Ralls

With her 30+ years’ experience in general practice (and 10 specialising in perinatal support), Jane has an unparalleled understanding of mental health and its relationship with pregnancy and the postnatal period. She always keeps an open mind and applies her vast knowledge to each patient’s particular case.

Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from the University of Newcastle of Tyne in England
Member of the Royal College of GPs
Diploma of Community Child Health

30 years experience as a GP in Perth after completing GP training in the UK
10 years experience in Women’s Health specialising in perinatal support and Postnatal Depression

Parenting support
Improvement of mental health at all stages of life
Babies and small children

Mother of two gorgeous young adults
Social Justice advocate, especially First Nations justice and climate change
Finds refuge in the WA bush, volunteers on country for Bush Heritage Australia
Swims and does yoga to maintain her sanity!

Dr Judy Goh

With a collection of degrees under her belt and a keen interest in mental health and psychiatry, Judy cares not just for the physical needs of her patients, but their emotional and mental requirements as well. Her kindness and empathy make her a soothing presence for patients experiencing stress.

Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery, Bachelor of Science (Neurosciences and Psychology) from the University of Western Australia
Certificate of Skin Cancer Medicine from Skin Cancer College Australasia
Fellow of Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
FPAA Certificate in Reproductive and Sexual Health

Postgraduate training with Royal Perth Hospital
Worked at Princess Margaret Hospital for Children and various private practices
Experience as a registrar in psychiatry subspecialties
AMA Youth Friendly Doctor
Worked in various mental health units across WA

Skin Cancer Medicine
Women’s Health
Mental Health

Fluent in Mandarin
Mum to four – 2 humans and 2 fur babies

Dr Leon Levitt GP at Baby Steps Health Centre

Dr Leon Levitt

A certified baby whisperer with 40 years’ experience caring for babies, children and parents, Leon has quite literally seen it all. His parent-focused approach and non-judgemental ear allow him to provide the tailored strategies and advice that parents are looking for.

Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from the University of Western Australia

RANZ College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Diploma

Director and Founder of the Baby Steps Health Centre
Consulted in family medicine for over 30 years
Owner of Grantham House Family Medical Practice in Wembley
Strong expertise in the care of infants, mothers, children, parenting, and general practice procedures.
Author of ‘What do I do now? The basics of parenting babies… without stress’.

Perinatal Depression and Anxiety
Parental Anxiety
Eczema and Food Allergies

Grandfather of the year
Fighter for reform in mental health, education and refugee policies

Dr Nicoli Cox

As a GP with experience across multiple Perth paediatric emergency departments, Nicoli has developed a deep sense of empathy for young patients and their parents. She loves making a meaningful impact in people’s lives and sharpening her specialist skills. 

Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery from the University of Western Australia
FPAA Certificate in Reproductive and Sexual Health
Completed the Sydney Child Health Program from Sydney Children’s Hospital Network
Royal Australian College of General Practitioners Fellowship

Paediatric Emergency Department experience at Joondalup, Midland and Armadale hospitals

Paediatric health
Pregnancy and postnatal care

Human and fur mum
Pilates enthusiast
Avid gardener
Loves experiencing new cultures via travel

Dr Stephanie Jones

Your parenting ally is here, ready with a warm smile and a kind word. Whether you’re a new mum seeking advice or bringing your little one in for a checkup, Stephanie’s expertise leaves you feeling assured and confident, knowing that you have a dedicated and caring provider by your side.

Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from University of Western Australia
Diploma of Child Health
Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners

Worked at Royal Perth Hospital and Princess Margaret Hospital
Completed specialist training in General Practice

Paediatric health
Women’s health
Adolescent health
Mental Health

Family and friends first
Pilates on repeat

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Jo Jacobs

Jo is the nurse you want by your side during a procedure. With a calm attitude and a great sense of humour, she puts all our patients at ease. Jo has broad range of experiences in different areas of nursing, and her knowledge shines through with every conversation.

Bachelor of Science (Nursing) from Flinders University in Adelaide

Registered Nurse for over 35 years
Emergency Nurse at Royal Adelaide Hospital
Worked in Nursing Management, and General Practice nursing

Special Interests
Newborn care
Helping new mothers
Minor procedures

Most days she can tell the difference between her identical twin boys
Life long explorer and caravan traveller
Obsessed with and devoted to her Spoodle dog Bella
Partial to a good Margret River vino

Natalie Bale Registered-Nurse​

Natalie Bale

With a giant smile and energetic personality, Nat brings a spark to the clinic. She’s always happy to answer questions, no matter how big or small, and is always jumping in to help. With experience and passion, your little one is in good hands with Nat.

Bachelor of Science (Nursing) from Curtin University
Currently undertaking her child health postgraduate

10 years as a superstar nurse
Initially worked at Sir Charles Gardner Hospital in Orthopaedics and Neurology
Years in private practice nursing

Child health and development
Helping babies and young parents in the critical early years

Olympic Star Rower – represented Australia at the Beijing Olympics
Mother of the year to Jack
Devoted West Coast Eagles fan

Vicki Halliday

Vaccinations aren’t so scary when Vicki’s around! With a gentle touch and kind nature, Vicki treats all her patients with the utmost care. She combines a wealth of knowledge with practical skills, and has the bubble machine ready to go at all times to distract your little ones.

Diploma of Nursing at Royal Tunbridge Wells
Nurse Immunisation Course – Vaccination Training through South Australia Health

30 years experience in Nursing in California and the UK
General Practice Nursing for 15 years


Raised three strong girls, who have all set out on their own paths
Now raises Poppy, her black Labrador
Loves the Beach

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08 9387 2844