Dr. Danielle Stewart
Functional Medicine & Integrative GP
Dr Stewart set up Northside Health NT in 2015 in response to the ever growing patient need for an Integrative and Functional Medical "home" surrounded by high quality practitioners.
Dr Stewart started her nutritional medicine training in 1998 and since then has been trained by a range of medical organisations such as BioBalance, MINDD, ACNEM & The Kresser Institute. Her main focus is to help people solve often longstanding health problems by finding the underlying cause. She believes quality time spent with each person can be radically life changing when they are able to rediscover wellness and vitality.
DANIELLE IS CURRENTLY ON EXTENDED LEAVE FROM CONSULTING.
Dr Stewart is an RACGP Fellow.
Dr George is an experienced Darwin GP with over 15 years in General Practice. Dr George practises at Northside full-time and is available 5 days a week.
She is interested in women's health, child health, preventive health and any general health concern. She is available for acute issues or may be booked in advance for your General Practice health needs.
She provides caring and thorough approaches and has a following of dedicated patients.
Dr George is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.
Dr. Rebecca George
Dr Jane Chapman
Visiting Functional &
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Dr Jane is a highly experienced medical doctor with a holistic approach to health and wellbeing, who does more than treat illness and manage symptoms.
Jane's philosophy is one of Complete Wellness for all her patients by addressing the underlying causes of poor health.
She regularly attends conferences world-wide, obtaining up-to-date education on nutrition, hormonal imbalances, weight management, metabolic diseases, thyroid disease, chronic fatigue syndrome, mental health issues and “The 21st Century Syndrome”: adrenal fatigue. Jane is a BioBalance practitioner and a Hair Tissue Mineral Analysis expert.
"My approach to my patients' wellbeing is to reverse the process of degeneration, decrease toxicity, and to encourage function in the body rather than dysfunction. My ultimate goal is for each of my patients to be able to enjoy life to the full in every way possible."
Dr Jane is an RACGP Fellow
Dr Yifang Wu
We welcome Dr Yifang to Northside! As a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, Dr Wu has recently moved to Darwin from Canberra where she trained in Medicine and to become a General Practitioner.
Full bio to come.
Deanne graduated with a Bachelor of Clinical Science and a Masters of Osteopathic Medicine, and she also holds a Bachelor of Nursing. As a fully qualified Osteopath, Deanne's main goal is to assist patients to move well.
Deanne has developed a strong focus on supporting mothers to adapt to the postural changes associated with pregnancy and birth.
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Pelvic Health Physiotherapist
Ashlee is a Pelvic Health physiotherapist with a passion for improving people’s confidence and management of varying pelvic conditions.
Ashlee has a musculoskeletal background and is also confident in treating any musculoskeletal- based injuries. She is LGBTQIA+ friendly.
Ashlee is a Territorian born in Tennant Creek who is eager to bring more specialist physiotherapy care to Darwin. She has had varied experience working in Melbourne at pelvic specialist clinics and the Royal Melbourne Hospital. She has also worked for the ADF in Darwin, and at Darwin Private Hospital setting up pelvic health services.
Ashlee treats the following:
-Urinary urgency, frequency and incontinence.
-Bowel dysfunction and incontinence.
-Persistent pelvic pain (including endometriosis).
-Pelvic organ prolapse.
-Pregnancy-specific musculoskeletal conditions
-Postnatal pelvic floor, abdominal rehabilitation and fitness.
-Lactating breast conditions (blocked ducts and mastitis)
-Pre and post gynaecological surgery rehabilitation.
-Pre and post prostatectomy rehabilitation.
-Childhood continence and bowel conditions.
Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Hons)- University of Melbourne 2010
Graduate Certificate in Continence & Women’s Health- Curtin University
Dr Penny Steele
"2021 GP of the Year SA/NT RACGP"
Dr Penny has been working in Darwin for 17 years. She graduated in medicine from Oxford and London Universities. She has worked as a GP in Adelaide and Darwin, including as Medical Director of Family Planning NT, a GP at Danila Dilba and Genwise in Leanyer, and as a remote medical practitioner in Arnhem Land. Consequently she has developed many skills in treating acute health issues along with managing the complexities of chronic conditions.
Dr Penny has a special interest in the health and wellbeing of mature women. While this group may also have acute and chronic health issues, the overlapping menopausal changes often add to the complexity. She enjoys offering her expertise and ongoing learning in this area to women in Darwin.
Penny divides her time between Darwin and Adelaide where she enjoys the company of her elderly mother, her husband, children and grandchildren.
Dr Lucy Hurlstone
Dr Lucy has worked as a GP in the Northern Territory for more than 20 years and is a graduate of UNSW and fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.
Lucy has worked across many different areas of medicine, including obstetrics, paediatrics, anaesthetics, aeromedical retrievals and acute care medicine.
For much of her career Lucy has provided primary health care to remote communities. She feels privileged to have spent 8 years providing medical care for the community of Batchelor, combining her passion for chronic disease management, preventive health, acute care medicine, and the full spectrum of family medicine.
Lucy is a mum to 2 daughters and is a keen horse rider and swimmer.
She is delighted to join the NSH team and is looking forward to working with people to help optimise their health and wellbeing.
Dr Pippa Wilson
Dr Pippa is a long-term Darwin resident with many years as a General Practitioner.
She has extensive women's health experience and can provide medical termination and insertion of IUD & Implanon. She is passionate about all other areas of general practice too.
Dr Pippa is an RACGP Fellow.
Northside is so lucky to have the wonderful skills and warm presence of registered nurse Lisa Dann! She is available to help patients with a range of clinical matters such as infusions, immunisations and care plans and she assists the GPs when they are doing procedures such as excisions or IUD insertions. Lisa often spends some time with our new patients at their first visit. You may also hear from Lisa if your GP asks her to give you a call to check in on you or pass on some information.
Michelle is originally from Melbourne but now calls Darwin home after more than 20 years here!
A true adventurer, Michelle shifted from working as an Intensive Care nurse in hospital, to delivering health and stress management coaching before becoming a Registered Psychologist.
Her love of Energy work lead to training and then teaching in Reiki and meditation.
Her psychology practice is informed by Neuroscience, Positive Psychology, Epigenetics, Psychoneuroimmunology and Mindfulness Therapies. She uses a very wide range of approaches, tailoring her choice to the needs of each client.
She has facilitated programs for the last 24 years for all Levels of local, state and federal government and been a keynote speaker at health forums, and delivered
workshops for large and small private businesses in topics such as Mindfulness, Stress Management, Resilience, Wellbeing and Communication Skills.
We welcome Nina Booysen to the team as an experienced Relationship Counsellor and accredited Clinical Psychosexual Therapist.
Nina offers skilled support around issues including:
- Sexual dysfunction such as erectile problems, premature ejaculation, low libido/ sexual desire, sexual pain, inhibited ejaculation, sexual/porn addiction, orgasm issues and more.
-Relationship counselling for issues such as infidelity, mismatched libido or low desire, negotiating intimacy after chronic illness, reigniting sexual and emotional intimacy and other issues experienced by relationships in distress.
Nina provides a non-judgmental environment, sensitive to clients needs and confidentiality.
Nina's goal is to equip you with the tools you need to move forward on your own and to help you find what is good enough for you, or you and your partner.
Nina is LGBTIQA+ & TGDNB-friendly.
1998 Bachelor of Arts - Psychology
2018 Masters of Social Work-Southern Cross University
2020 Certified Psycho Sexologist- European Federation of Sexology and European Society of Sexual Medicine.
2012 Masters of HIV, STIs and Sexual Health Counselling - University of Sydney
2014 Graduate Diploma of Community Counselling - Canberra University
2019 – EMDR Advanced Training and Gottman Level 2