Tamar Obstetrics and Gynaecology is very fortunate to have the expertise of our dedicated and friendly staff who help the practice run seamlessly.
Dr Joanne Samuel
Joanne is co-director at Ashton Gate House and oversees the business side of things. Joanne is married to Ben and together, they envisaged a clinical practice that provides a warm, friendly and inviting place for both patients and the staff that work on site. Joanne is a proud resident of Launceston and Tasmania and also enjoys her work as a full-time anaesthetist at the Launceston General Hospital. Joanne is a busy mum of 2 boys. In her spare time, she loves spending time at home and with her 2 cavoodles.
Practice Manager & Nurse
Suzie is our Practice Manager and Nurse. Suzie has an extensive background working in theatre and surgical nursing. Suzie completed her Nursing Degree at UTAS in 2005 and subsequently completed a Postgraduate in Perioperative Nursing. Suzie continued her nursing career in Northern Ireland for 7 years before returning to Tasmania.
Suzie has worked in many specialty areas in nursing and in management, including as a Clinical Nurse Manager in a postnatal unit. She has a passion for women’s health and looking after families during pregnancy.
Suzie has many extracurricular interests including walking, foraging and cooking.
Jodie has been a Registered Midwife since 2013. She is passionate about women-centred care and providing support to women across all aspects of their health experience. Her aim is to put the needs of the women first and to individualise their care. Jodie considers it an honour to be in the same space where women can share their stories and be heard.
Senior Medical Receptionist
Jo has worked with us for more than a decade and started her administration work within the casino industry, starting off in the Front Office. Always enjoying the person to person contact, she has learned a variety of new roles since joining the team at Tamar Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Jo is mother to 2 grown up children and grandmother of 3. She enjoys spending time with friends, walking, running, cooking and relaxing at home.
Jo coordinates all our patient appointments, liaises between our doctors and midwife and manages all the surgical bookings at the LGH and Calvary St Vincent's Hospital.
Junior Medical Receptionist
Serenity is a devoted wife and mother of three children. Serenity is honoured to start her administrative journey with Tamar O&G after being a busy stay at home mum for the past 18 years. Serenity enjoys spending time with family and friends.