The practice’s mission is “kind, holistic health care with a community spirit”. Our philosophy is to support and empower the patients to make choices to promote self-care. Selection of the right team members, whose personal philosophy aligned with the practice’s, ensured that patients would be treated with kindness.
Collaboration with the patients, team members and the local community has been the key for the growth of the service and satisfaction of all involved.


Dr. Maureen Ryan

Dr Maureen Ryan studied at Sydney University. She moved to Tasmania to study Medicine and stayed on to complete her General Practice training. Maureen has worked in various places throughout Australia, including remote Aboriginal communities. Maureen has particular interests in Chronic Diseases, Mental Health, Acute Medicine, Preventative Health and Medical Education.

Dr. Nurman Noor

Dr Nurman completed Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) University of Wollongong, Diploma of Child Health (DCH) Westmead Children’s Hospital, Member of Australian Institute of Dermatology. Dr Nurman Noor joined Cygnet Family Practice in 2017 after finishing his residency in Sydney and a general practice stint in Burnie. His professional interests include dermatology, mental health, and LGBTIQ health. On his spare time, he enjoys baking, cake decorating, and perusing through a farmer’s market or an antique store.

Dr. Sam Wyton

Dr Samantha Wyton studied medicine at the University of Tasmania, graduating in 2013. She has a special interest in child, adolescent and perinatal health and has experience in paediatrics, emergency medicine, orthopaedics and plastic surgery. Sam is also interested in medical education and teaches 2nd year medical students at the University of Tasmania.

Dr Samantha Wyton is on maternity leave until end of November.

Positions Vacant
Permanent or part-time VR GP or GP Registrar

Join our kind, friendly team who put people first.
Cygnet is situated in the beautiful Huon Valley, an hour south of Hobart.
Join our community with a bustling array of lifestyle choices. A great place to bring up a family, or create a better work/life balance for you.

Confidential enquires to theresa@cygnetfamilypractice.com.au

Nurse Practitioners

Nurse Practitioner


Kerrie is our nurse practitioner. She is a registered nurse with over 40 years of experience. Kerrie holds post graduate certificates in Intensive care, Midwifery and General Practice Nursing and is an authorised Nurse Immuniser. Kerrie has a Bachelor of Education degree and a Masters in Nursing Science. As a nurse practitioner, her role is to support you to stay well and healthy by providing you with a yearly health check. Kerrie focues on your health and well-being and checks for risk factors which can cause you disease. She can prescribe medications, refer to specialists, order blood tests and x-rays and ultrasounds, and assess and diagnose many medical conditions.


Lyn is our nurse practitioner, and a registered nurse with 40 years experience in many areas. Lyn holds a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, an Advanced Diploma of Business Management, an Advanced Diploma in Community Services (Aged Care work), and is a Nurse Immuniser. Lyn has a Bachelor of Health Science in Nursing, and a Master of Nursing (Nurse Practitioner). As a nurse practitioner Lyn enjoys the challenges of everyday general practice and sees herself as a ‘generalist’ practitioner. Lyn has much experience with women’s health, and her years of experience have assisted with all areas of health across the lifespan. Lyn enjoys assisting people with their health care needs, and loves to educate people about their health needs.


Registered Nurse


Jane has been a Registered Nurse for 30 years and has been working in General Practice for over ten years. After initially training in a hospital, she studied at Curtin University in Perth, Western Australia and gained a Bachelor of Nursing. Previously she worked in Dialysis and remote Aboriginal communities. Jane is a Nurse Immuniser, which means she can give immunisations and childhood immunisations. She specialises in  “Well Womens Health Checks”, which includes pap smears and breast checks. Also has extra training in wound care and health assessments

Midwife/Registered Nurse


Chris is our registered nurse and midwife who has spent the last 5 years work with the Hobart Midwifery Group Practice. Chris is interested in community education, and have run many classes, such as antenatal classes. Chris has spent years working in very remote parts of Aboriginal Australia where he learnt the value of preventive health.

Registered Nurse


Welcome to our new Nurse, Vicky. Vicky is available for all your nursing needs every Wednesday and Thursday.

Allied Health


Heather specialises in helping people with pre-diabetes or Type 2 diabetes and those above their most comfortable weight. She is passionate about helping people to believe in themselves and to love and respect who they are. Heather takes a holistic approach to well-being through preventative approaches.

Reception Staff






Practice Management

Practice Manager

Theresa DeBritt



If you would like employment opportunities, please contact Theresa DeBritt for a confidential discussion by emailing reception@cygnetfamilypractice.com.au.