Doctors profiles

Dr Tony Jackson

MBChB (Otago 1994), FRNZCGP

I graduated from Otago University School of Medicine in 1994 and have been working in General Practice since 1999. I have been at Newlands since 2003.

I enjoy all aspects of General Practice, and have special interests in improving health outcomes for all of our patients, reducing inequalities, and skin cancers.

I also teach Medical students and GP registrars.

Usual days: Monday and Wednesday with an evening Clinic on Wednesdays.

Dr Duncan Baird

MBChB (Otago 1994), FRNZCGP

I graduated from Otago University School of Medicine in 1994 and have been working in General Practice since 2000. In recent years, I have been working in Outback Australia, returning to Wellington in November 2017.

Within General Practice, I have special interests in psychological health, youth health and skin cancers.

Usual days: Monday,  Tuesday, and Wednesday.

Dr Anna Davison

I graduated from Otago University School of Medicine in 1993.  I then completed postgraduate qualifications in paediatrics (1996) and in obstetrics and gynaecology (1998).  I have worked in general practice since 1999, and am a Fellow of the Royal NZ College of GPs.  I started working at Newlands Medical Centre in 2006 and really enjoy this great practice.  I am interested in all aspects of family medicine, especially asthma management, child health, and gynaecology.

Usual days: Thursday and Friday

Dr Madeline Gee (she/her)

Ko Maunga Piko te maunga

Ko Karatia a Waitiki te awa

Ko Kurahaupō te waka

Ko Ngāti Kuri tōku iwi

Ko Pohotiare tōku hapu

Ko Te Hiku o Te Ika tōku marae

Nō Tāmaki Makaurau ahau

Ko Madeline Gee tōku ingoa

Kia ora, I graduated from Auckland Medical School in 2012.  I continued to live and work in Auckland Hospitals until I saw the light and, after a period of time off travelling, moved to Wellington in 2016 where I enrolled in the GP training programme and never looked back! I have a particular interest in Māori health, LGBTQI health and youth health but really love the different challenges faced in general practice and would be happy to see all varieties of patients.  I am a Fellow of the Royal NZ College of GPs.

Usual days:  Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays with an evening clinic on Tuesdays

Dr Elton Nguy

MBChB Otago 2013, PGCertWHlth

I graduated from Otago University in 2013 while at Christchurch Hospital.  I moved to Wellington in 2015 to be with family and to get further work experience.  Prior to starting in General Practice in 2017 I had spent 18 months doing Emergency Medicine and 12 months in Obstetrics and Gynaecology.  I consider myself a generalist but have particular interests in women’s health (which I have completed post-graduate study for) and minor procedures.

Usual days:  Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday (with an evening clinic on Tuesdays).

Dr Aimee Norman (she / her)


I grew up in a (very) small Waikato town, and left for Dunedin in 2009 to start my medical degree.  A few years later in 2012 I  moved to Wellington to complete my clinical training.  I intended to carry on back north after graduation but met my husband here and never quite left.

After a few years working in Wellington and Hutt hospitals I entered the General Practice training programme.  I enjoy all aspects of general practice and have particular interests in gynaecology, sexual health and fertility.  I completed my Postgraduate Certificate in Womens’ Health in 2019.  I became a Fellow of the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners in 2021.

Outside of work I am usually busy chasing my toddler but with whatever time is left I enjoy baking and am a member of the Wellington chapter of Good Bitches Baking.

Usual days:  Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays.

Dr Caitlyn O’Fallon

I am a Wellington local, born and raised up the road in Ngaio. I studied medicine at the University of Otago, graduating with an MBChB and a Diploma in Child Health. After a few years of studying in Dunedin and working in Christchurch, I am enjoying being back in my Tūrangawaewae and getting to know the Newlands community. I enjoy all aspects of general practice, and particularly like working with young people and their families, mental health, and women’s health.

Usual days: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday

Dr Helen Pratt

I graduated from Otago University School of Medicine.  I have a postgraduate qualification in Child Health and have become a Fellow of the Royal NZ College of General Practice.  I have worked at Newlands Medical Centre since 2005.  My particular interest is child health / paediatrics.

Usual days: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

It is with much pleasure that I return to Newlands Medical Centre on a Monday afternoon.

I graduated from Otago Medical School in 1995 .

I look forward to providing General Practice consultations for you.

Usual day:  Monday afternoons

Dr Elysia Tan (she / her)

Kia ora

I grew up in Khandallah and I graduated from the University of Otago with an MBChB in 2018, after studying in Dunedin and the Wellington School of Medicine.

I gained exposure in different fields of Medicine as a doctor at Wellington, Hutt, and Masterton Hospitals before deciding on a career path in General Practice.

I am delighted to join Newlands Medical Centre as a GP Registrar.  I enjoy all aspects of General Practice with a particular interest in Women’s Health and Sexual Health.

Usual days: Mondays, Tuesday mornings, Wednesday afternoons,  and Thursdays.

Dr Lauren Wills (she / her)
MMChB Dip Paeds BSC(comp sci)

Since graduating from Otago in 2003 I have lived in Wellington, first working at Wellington Hospital, then at various others around the country. I started my General Practice training in 2008 and will continue working towards Fellowship once my children are older. I really enjoy the variety of people that I meet while working in General Practice.

Usual days: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday

Admin & nursing profiles

Practice Manager

Wendy Slight joined Newlands Medical Centre in 2010 as our Practice Manager.

Wendy has overall responsibility for the management and administration of our practice, and came to us with over nine years practice management experience.

Wendy is an Honorary Life member of the Practice Managers and Administrators Association of NZ (PMAANZ) and a past national Board member.  She is also a Fellow of the Australian Association of Practice Management (AAPM).

If you have feedback on any aspect of our practice please contact Wendy on 478-9858 or email

Practice Nurses

Our highly experienced nurses are an integral part of the practice team and provide a range of primary health services to people with acute and / or long term health conditions.  They work alongside medical, reception, and administration staff to provide caring family / whanau focused services.

Nurse Prescriber

Keri has been a nurse with us for several years and is now a qualified Nurse Prescriber.  Keri can assist with:

  • Contraception review
  • Sexual health check up
  • Emergency contraceptive pill (ECP)
  • Thrush
  • Skin infections
  • Scabies
  • Eczema
  • Urinary tract infections (UTI)
  • Asthma
  • Seeing patients in the respiratory clinic for ear pain, sore throats, and conjunctivitis

Appointments with Keri can be booked via our receptionists.  Appointments are 30 minutes and cost $40.00

NB: there may be some funding available for sexual health consultations (aged 19 years and under) and for some long-term conditions.

Primary Care Assistants

Our Primary Care Assistants support our practice team.  They have responsibility for a number of tasks that our nurses used to do, eg contacting patients for some recalls; chasing up letters and results from hospital clinics; ordering supplies; restocking of rooms; linen management; giving smoking brief advice to patients; sending out welcome packs to new patients and mums of new babies, etc.

Receptionists & Admin

Our receptionists and administrators are the ones who answer your phone calls and they are the first people you see when you visit our medical centre.  Our team pride themselves on being there to help – whether it is finding an appointment time for you; updating your details; or providing valuable support to the rest of the practice team.