The Possums Clinic Brisbane

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Renowned for our care of mothers and babies. Serving families in South-East Queensland since 2011, helping them grow joy in early life. The Possums Clinic Brisbane offers

Book in with one of our highly skilled NDC practitioners for caring, professional, evidence-based support to help you enjoy life with your little one.

At The Possums Clinic Brisbane you’ll receive evidence-based support

Meet The Team

Renee Keogh

Ms Renee Keogh commenced working with Dr. Pamela Douglas as part of the Possums Programs in 2015 and is a founding Neuroprotective Developmental Care Accredited practitioner. Renee is a Registered Nurse (NICU) and Lactation Consultant. She offers support to families with little ones of any age who may be experiencing feeding concerns (breast or bottle), sleep issues and unsettled infant behavior. Renee’s calm and measured approach to problem-solving begins with an assessment, followed by a forward plan, and then extends to provide ongoing support.

Dr Claire Morrow

Claire completed her medical studies at Griffith University in 2013, subsequently relocating to Brisbane. She completed her medical residency years at the Redcliffe and Prince Charles Hospitals before commencing her GP training in 2019. Claire has always enjoyed providing care to women ante- and post-natally, however it wasn’t until having her own child that she discovered a real passion for supporting parents through the many challenges that new parenthood holds. Claire is excited to be able to offer the sensible and flexible advice inherent in the Possums Programs to the wider community.

Dr Lauren Wilson

Dr Lauren Wilson completed her undergraduate studies at The University of Queensland in biomedical science and developmental biology, before moving to Griffith University to complete her Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of surgery.  She completed her residency at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, The Prince Charles Hospital and Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital (now Queensland Children’s Hospital), spending extended time working in Obstetrics & Gynaecology and Paediatrics completing diplomas in both fields.

Dr Kathryn Franks (Katie)
Dr Katie received her medical degree from James Cook University, Townsville in 2013. Following graduation, she relocated to Brisbane to commence her internship at Mater Health Services. She then completed 3 years of hospital residency, gaining experience in obstetrics & gynaecology, paediatrics / neonatology, emergency medicine and internal medicine. Dr Katie commenced specialist GP training in 2018 and received her fellowship with RACGP in 2020.
Dr Pamela Douglas

Dr Pamela Douglas is Founder and Medical Director of The Possums Clinic and the charity Possums & Co. She has been a GP since 1987, and developed the Neuroprotective Developmental Care (NDC) or Possums programs out of her clinical experience, 20 years of research with various Australian and international teams, and over 30 research publications. She first qualified as an International Board Certified Lactation consultant in 1994, and established the Possums Clinic in Brisbane in 2011. Pam is a breastfeeding medicine physician, who specialises in complex breastfeeding and lactation challenges. She is author of bestselling The discontented little baby book.

Alanda Vincent
Alanda is a Registered Nurse and NDC practitioner who is passionate about supporting families and mother baby relationships. Alanda completed her Masters of Nursing at the University of Sydney, and went on to work in Emergency and General Practice. Following the birth of her daughter and experiencing personal success with the Possums programs, Alanda has dedicated herself to working with families to be able to enjoy the first years of their baby’s life and ease the transition to parenthood. Currently studying to be an IBCLC and working at the Possums clinic in Brisbane, alongside Dr Pam Douglas to run the group shared medical appointments to help families with sleep, breastfeeding, and other parenting challenges.
Dr Rebecca Coote

Dr Rebecca Coote graduated from UQ School of Medicine in 2008 and completed her residency at the Mater Hospital in Brisbane. She has worked as a GP for over 10 years in Ipswich and is passionate about supporting families. As a Mum of 4 young children, Rebecca understands the joys, challenges, complexities and questions that many parents face, and is excited to be able to offer evidence-based support at the Possums clinic.

Meet The Home Visiting Team

Currently offering home visits within a 20km radius of East Brisbane. Get in touch if you’re not sure if you are within range. You can book directly online with our practicitioners using the booking links below.

Lauren Wilson

MBBS BSc(Hons) FRACGP DRANZCOG DCH

General Practitioner

Lauren is a Brisbane based GP with a special interest in antenatal and infant care. She completed her medical degree at Griffith University before relocating to Brisbane and completing her residency between the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, The Prince Charles Hospital and Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital (now Queensland Children’s Hospital). Lauren then moved into General Practice, completing her general practice training in 2019. Since welcoming her own possum Lauren has developed a strong interest in care of mothers and newborns, particularly feeding issues. Lauren is an accredited NDC practitioner, member of the Academy of Breast Feeding Medicine and is working towards becoming an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant. Lauren has appointments available at Possums & Co in East Brisbane and also at Sunnybank Hills General Practice, where she consults in all areas of general practice.

Request a Clinic Appointment

The Possums Clinic Brisbane is located at 10 Park Tce Sherwood. Please fill out the form below and our practice manager will get back to you as soon as possible to book a consultation. If you’re looking to book as soon as possible, you can also check to see if you’re within range for our home visit consultations. We operate within a 20km radius of Sherwood in Brisbane. You can book directly online for home visits here.

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