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Warm and welcoming care.

All the Palin Street Family Practice doctors are qualified professionals with significant experience and interest in all aspects of family medicine.

In collaboration with our nurses, we apply best practice medicine and offer care plans and allied health management to assist with chronic conditions.

Dr. Paul Babich

Paul has been part of this community all of his life.  He believes in traditional cradle to grave GP care in the broader context of the life of his patients. He is interested in paediatrics, general medicine, skin surveys, cryotherapy, cutaneous surgery, musculoskeletal and sports medicine, joint injections, travel health, tropical medicine, preventative care, vaccinations, older person’s health care and palliative care.

He has a particular interest in physical fitness and the delivery of care within Residential Aged Care Facilities ( RACF ).  In the past he has been involved in research into delivery of medical care to the elderly and publications on medical management within RACF.  He will continue to care for his patients when admitted to local RACF as an independent GP.

Dr. Nicolette de Zoete

Dr. Nicolette de Zoete grew up in Melbourne and did her medical training at Monash University, graduating with honours. 

After completing her initial training at The Alfred and Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne she moved to the Northern Territory where she completed her Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynecology and worked in various Aboriginal Communities.  

Nicolette then spent several years in remote communities in the Kimberley where she specialised in rural general practice.

Dr. Ed Fethers - Retired May 2024

Dr. Ed Fethers - Retired May 2024

After many years service to his community has retired from General Practice.

Dr. Peter Webster

Dr. Peter Webster graduated from Monash University and gained a broad experience in the hospital system before working in rural general practice in Victoria and SA.

Since moving to Perth he has continued to work in general practice and as a surgical assistant.

Peter enjoys the variety of general practice and seeing people of all ages and all types of medical problems.  His main areas of interest are minor surgical procedures, geriatrics, upper gastrointestinal disorders, orthopaedics , veterans and mental health.

Dr. Samuel Blaxell

Dr. Blaxell's interests include:

  • General Medicine
  • Paediatrics
  • Gynaecology
  • Skin Assessment and Skin Cancer Removal
  • Mirena and Implanon insertion and removal
  • Hepatitis C Treatment
  • Iron Infusions

Dr. Shannon Dantoc

Dr. Shannon Dantoc completed her MBBS at Notre Dame University in Fremantle and has also completed her FRACGP.  Shannon’s areas of interests are Women’s and Children’s Health and Geriatrics.

She worked for a year at KEMH and was involved with antenatal care, gynaecology and menopause. She is a qualified IUD inserter and runs IUD clinics.  Shannon has also been branching into Nursing Home care under the guidance of Dr. Babich.

Shannon is married with 4 children who keep her quite busy outside of work. She grew up on a farm near Walpole WA and is still a country girl at heart and in her spare time she loves gardening and baking.

Shannon says “I love general practice , I love my clinic which practices modern day medicine in a traditional setting and I love my patients who allow me the privilege of insight into their lives. I really enjoy that general practice is so dynamic and unique and allows me to keep learning throughout my career”.


All Covid vaccination bookings need to be made through the “COVID Vaccine Clinic Doctor”

Please do not book a regular appointment with your doctor to receive the COVID Vaccine.

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