About First Point Healthcare


about-receptionDr Jehan Phillips opened First Point Healthcare in January 2007. Practising solo for many years, he successfully ran a small, fully computerised family practice which is accredited with AGPAL, as setting a standard in the provision of excellent healthcare in Launceston.

Dr Phillips has 20 years experience in all aspects of general practice and has a special interest in general family health, preventive medicine and skin medicine. If you are looking for First Point Skincare, please click here, or the link at the bottom of the page.

Dr Bianca Perera joined the practice in October, 2012. She has many years of experience in general practice both here in Tasmania, and abroad. She has a particular interest in women’s health, but thorough experience in all aspects of general practice.

Dr Vasuki Annamalai joined us in 2022. Vasuki graduated in 2004 with a medical degree from the National University of Ireland. She has worked in General Practice in both rural and urban practices in Australia and New Zealand since 2009.

The practice is fully supported by nurses, both registered and enrolled, the medical receptionists, and a Practice Manager.

Meet The Staff

Dr Jehan Phillips

Family Practitioner

Dr Bianca Perera

Family Practitioner

Dr Vasuki Annamalai

General Practitioner

Ath Duncombe

Practice Manager


Registered Nurse


Enrolled Nurse


Medical Receptionist


Medical Receptionist