Claire graduated from UWA in 2007 and has worked intermittently at the practice since 2012. Previously practising GP Obstetrics, she continues to have an interest in antenatal and postpartum care, as well as IUD and implant insertions and removals. She also performs common minor surgical procedures, and enjoys all areas of General Practice.

Dr Claire Armanasco

Natasha graduated from the University of Western Australia in 1999 and has practised at Beaumaris Family Practice since 2003. She has three children and works part-time as a non-procedural GP, enjoying all aspects of General Practice.

Dr Natasha Hawksley
MBBS FRACGP Dip Child Health

Nicole graduated from the University of Western Australia with honours. She was a medical scientist prior to commencing her career in medicine. Nicole enjoys all aspects of General Practice and has a special interest in contraception including implanon insertion and removal, chronic disease management, women’s health and child health. She also performs minor surgical procedures such as skin excisions. Will be on Maternity Leave from August 2024

Dr Nicole Ovens

Barry graduated from the National University of Ireland in 1991. He worked in South Australia, developing undergraduate education. He has special interests in men’s health, occupational health, chronic disease management, skin cancer and GP education. Outside interests include sport and travelling.  Currently on Extended Leave.

Dr Barry O’Donovan

Felix graduated from Monash University in Melbourne after a previous career in cancer research. He enjoys building long-term relationships with his patients in order to deliver high-quality care. He has postgraduate qualifications in paediatrics, obstetrics, gynaecology, and sexual health. He also manages diabetes, cardiovascular disease and other long-term conditions.

Dr Felix Grusche

Staff turnover at Beaumaris Family Practice is very low as we endeavour to provide a safe and enjoyable workplace for all. You will no doubt get to know many of our excellent reception staff Steph, Tamarra, Sue, Verity and Zara. Please treat them with respect at all times as they are the backbone of the practice performing a very difficult and often demanding job.


Michael graduated from the University of Western Australia in 2003 and has practiced at Beaumaris Family Practice since 2007. He has three children and now concentrates on procedural work with a particular interest in skin cancer medicine and vasectomies.

Dr Michael Beckett
MBBS, FRACGP, Dip Child Health, Dip Skin Cancer

Katie graduated from the University of Western Australia in 2007 and has worked at Beaumaris Family Practice since 2009. She has three young children and enjoys spending time at the beach and park. Her special interests include pregnancy care, women’s and children’s health and travel medicine. She has recently completed a diploma of child health.

Dr Katie Hoff

Cara is an experienced GP with a special interest in women’s health across all ages. She graduated from UWA in 2002 and has been working at Beaumaris for almost 20 years. She has two daughters and enjoys walking and pilates.

Dr Cara Babich

Chris is a well-respected GP who really enjoys the longevity of the GP-patient relationship. He has extensive experience with complex medical care, palliative care and family medicine.

Dr Chris Jacklyn

Tegan brings her experience from working in metropolitan, regional and remote settings throughout WA & NZ. She is a certified Youth Friendly Doctor and has completed further training in Sexual and Reproductive Health. She can insert/remove Mirena and Implanon contraceptive devices as well as provide anti-wrinkle treatment. On weekends you will find her riding her bike, playing hockey or camping with her young family and Border Collie.
Dr Tegan Martyn
MBBS (UWA), BSc, FRACGP, Dip Child Health
We are very fortunate to have an outstanding team of four Nurses who are highly skilled in wound management, surgical assisting, vaccinations, preventative health care, ECG’s, spirometry, ear washouts, injuries, INR’s and all other aspects of General Practice management. Janice, Mel, Bec and Amber are here to help provide outstanding quality Nursing Care.


Dr Helena Merrett studied medicine at UWA, following a career in sports Physiotherapy. Since 2014, she has worked across Sir Charles Gairdner, Perth Children’s, & King Edward Memorial Hospitals whilst completing postgraduate qualifications in Women’s and Children’s Health. She is passionate about family & skin cancer medicine. When she’s not at work, you’ll find her with her young family, cooking, cycling, or swimming.

Dr Helena Merrett
MBBS (Hons) UWA, Dip. Child Health, Cert. Women’s Health.

Dr Wilke is a private billing doctor. She graduated from UWA in 2010 and worked at JHC, PMH and SCGH before starting her training in General Practice. She enjoys caring for people of all ages and has special interests in children’s and women’s health including pregnancy and baby care. Tamla is a CASA approved Designated Aviation Medical Examiner (DAME). She conducts CASA Class 1, 2 and 3 aviation medicals.

Dr Tamla Wilke
MBBS, FRACGP, Dip Child Health, BSc

Belinda has enjoyed seeing several generations of families and friends at the practice for 15 years. She has broad interests including but not limited to seeing children, pregnancy care, diabetes and other ongoing medical conditions. She also has an interest in mental health care. She does minor procedures such as removal of skin lesions, wedge resections of toenails, some joint injections and insertion of Implanon.

Dr Belinda Russell-Smith

Gina is passionate about caring for our community. She particularly enjoys women’s health, care of the elderly and children and preventative care. She has two adult children and a retriever. She enjoys walking, friends, the beach and is somewhat obsessed by watching the netball

Dr Gina Kerrich
MBBS, FRACGP, Dip Child Health

James graduated from the University of Western Australia and has a wealth of experience in all facets of General Practice. He has a strong teaching commitment and a very busy home life with five children. He is an avid cyclist, hockey player and all-round sports tragic.

Dr James McNeilly

Raelene has been Practice Manager at Beaumaris since we were established in 1993 and is a complete Jack of all Trades running staffing, rosters, IT, billing, accreditation etc … name it!
She is the indispensable problem solver at Beaumaris and is wonderfully supported by Julie, the associate manager who steps into Raelene’s shoes in her absence.