MHSc, PGDip Wound Care, RN
Southern District Health Board, Invercargill, New Zealand
President of the NZ Wound Care Society
Kia ora, I have been nursing for 30-years and have been employed as a clinical nurse specialist in wound care for over 15-years. I lead nurse-led wound clinics that provide practical training and critical reflection to advance practice. My role involves treating all wound aetiologies, encompassing community, primary and secondary health care settings. I am the current president of the NZ Wound Care Society, and member of the Leg Ulcer Advisory Group involved in updating the ANZ Clinical Practice Guideline for Prevention and Management of Venous Leg Ulcers. I am passionate about education and my published work is focused on sharing practical knowledge to ultimately improve patient outcomes. My work ethos is beautifully summarised by the quote "Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn."