Our Practitioners

Peel Health Care employs a highly skilled team of practitioners, including doctors, physiotherapists, podiatrists, psychiatrists and primary health care nurses.

Our Doctors

Dr Daniel Diebold

Dr Diebold graduated from Sydney University in 1982 gaining his Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS). He spent several years of medical adventure in rural & remote areas.Dr Diebold settled in Tamworth in 1999 as a general practitioner and has special interests in Diabetes and Chronic Disease Management. He has been an RACGP accredited GP Supervisor since 2006.

Dr Jenny May

Dr May has over 20 years experience as a GP in rural and remote Australia. She has wide ranging general practice interests including women's health, mental health and evidence based medicine. Dr May also works for the University Department of Rural Health in Tamworth and is involved in education for students and GPs. She is an examiner for the Royal Australian College of GPs.

Dr Melissa Lucas

Melissa studied Medicine at The University of Queensland and graduated in January 2006. General Practice was chosen by Melissa as her career direction due to the excellent range of clinical challenge as well as the balance that it represented for her with her family. She completed her Fellowship in 2010 and enjoys practicing Medicine in Regional NSW because of the scope of the Medicine being practiced in rural areas, and the down to earth nature of the people living in the community.

Dr Raph Kwa

Dr Kwa grew up in Maitland, and obtained his Medical degree from the University of Newcastle in 1983. He then undertook further training at Royal North Shore Hospital and Concord Repatriation General Hospital before entering General Practice in Tamworth in 1986. He became a Fellow of the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine in 2000 and is a Supervisor for GP Registrar Training. Dr Kwa has a special interest in the prevention of chronic diseases and conditions associated with aging by emphasising the correct lifestyle choices and is a member of the Australian Lifestyle Medicine Association. His passions include fitness and he has completed six 111km kayak marathons with many more planned for the future.

Dr BJ Tapim


Nilar Htay

Dr Bec Mair

Originally from Sydney, Dr Mair arrived in Tamworth in 1999, and settled beautifully into the community. When not at work, she is very involved with her family's pursuits, including her husband and 4 children. Her other main hobby and passion is her garden, particularly her "edible garden", and she loves exploring the natural world through bushwalking and holiday adventures.

Dr Amanda Penberthy


Dr Omar Sali


Our Allied Health Professionals

Peel Health Care is unique, because it offers a team of qualified allied health professionals working with the doctors and practice nurses to provide specialised care in the areas of physiotherapy, podiatry, psychology and diabetes education.

The allied health team are available to see both private and referred patients, who are not required to be a Peel Health Care patient to access these services. Allied health care services are available at the Peel Health Care premises by appointment.

Brooke Dalzell​

Brooke graduated with an Associate Diploma on Health Science (Podiatry) from Sydney Institute of Technology in 1995 and has worked in practice for 14 years. She worked in Gunnedah and surrounding areas until 2001 before moving to Launceston, Tasmania to work for 5 years in private practice.In 2006 Brooke returned to the area to begin her own private practice in Tamworth.

Tegan Nicholls


Rebecca Honeyfield


Anne Segboer


Caroline Davie​

Caroline gained her Bachelor of Applied Science Physiotherapy in 1986 and has a commitment to treatment based on evidence based techniques. Caroline has particular interests in shoulders, necks, backs and feet, including provision of moldable orthotics as well as assessment and treatment of women's health incontinence.She is actively involved in Workcover including the 'early return to the workplace' and liaising with employers. Caroline caters for all DVA (Department of Veterans' Affairs) patients with appliances ordered and fitted.


Peel Health Care has a number of Specialists. Please see your GP for a referral.

Dr Steve O’Mara


Dr Kipling Walker

Visiting Psychiatrist

Dr Eoin Wilson

Visiting Psychiatrist

Dr Neil McGregor

Visiting Specialist Periodontist

Our Nursing Staff

These professional and specifically trained nurses work alongside doctors and the allied health professionals providing a wide variety of prevention cure and well-being care.

Our nurses specialise in areas such as women’s health, childhood immunisation, family planning, respiratory medicine, chronic disease management, diabetes and wound care.