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Media Spokespeople

To contact any of the health experts listed below, please call (03) 9788 1501 or 0429 327 664.

 

 

Dr Jamie Layland
Cardiologist
Associate Professor, Monash University MB, CHB , MRCP (UK), FRACP, PhD, MD

Dr Layland is a cardiologist with expertise in general and interventional cardiology. He is a leading expert in the invasive assessment of coronary physiology and the coronary microcirculation.

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Dr Jamie Layland

 

Carol Gore
Stroke Nurse Practitioner
Conjoint Lecturer, University of Newcastle RN, BNsg, MHSc (Stroke)

Ms Gore is Victoria’s first Sub-Acute Stroke Nurse Practitioner. In addition to her role at Peninsula Health, she is a member of the Victorian Stroke Clinical Network leadership group. Ms Gore is a leading expert in stroke care and treatment. She works closely with patients and staff as well as in community education regarding stroke awareness and prevention.

Subject areas:

  • Stroke awareness and education
  • Stroke rehabilitation and secondary prevention
  • Sub-Acute Nurse Practitioner role development.

Carol Gore

 

Mr Tristan Leech
Breast, Endocrine and General Surgeon
(Adjunct Lecturer, Monash University)

Subject areas:

  • Breast and endocrine surgery
  • Future of breast surgery services at Peninsula Health
  • Surgical education for medical students and junior doctors.

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Tristan-Leech

 

Dr Kathy McMahon
Clinical Director Of Paediatrics
Chairperson of Directors of Paediatrics Victoria, Paediatric Clinical Network Victoria Member – Department of Health

Subject areas:

  • General paediatrics
  • new Developments in Paediatric Care
  • Spending money early, saves money later – the Importance of good care in paediatrics

Dr Cathy McMahon

 

Dr Shyaman Menon
Clinical Director of Emergency Medicine

Subject areas:

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Overview of the new Emergency Department development

Dr Shyaman Menon

 

Alison Watts
Operations Director, Acute Outpatients
(BAppSc (OT); MHIM)

Subject areas:

  • Health, community health
  • Outpatients services and acute health services

Alison Watts

 

Liam Shaw
Registered Nurse
Nurse Unit Manager, Acute Adult Mental Health Inpatient Unit.

Subject areas:

  • Acute Mental Health
  • Dual Diagnosis (concurrent Mental Health and Drug/Alcohol issues)
  • Healthcare Management
  • Recovery Orientated Mental Health Practice

Liam Shaw

 

Dr Cylie Williams
Allied Health and Community Health Research Lead
BAppSc(Pod), MHlthSc(HlthEd&Prom), PhD

Subject areas:

  • Health services research
  • Translation of research into practice
  • Capacity building within the allied health to undertake research
  • Hospital security
  • Idiopathic toe walking – Children’s lower limb musculoskeletal conditions

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Dr Cylie Williams

 

Beverley Pearce
Quality / Clinical Educator
DCR(R) UK, Post Grad Dip Man (Monash)

MS Pearce has extensive experience as a Clinical Educator at Monash University and RMIT for more than 25 years and has appeared on Channel 9 news.

Subject areas:

  • Advanced Practice in Allied Health and Image Interpretation
  • Assimilation of Paediatric Patients within the Hospital environment
  • Capacity building within the allied health to undertake research
  • Hospital security
  • Idiopathic toe walking – Children’s lower limb musculoskeletal conditions

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Beverley Pearce

 

Fleur Terrens
Physiotherapist Coordinator of Movement Disorder Program
Bachelor of Physiotherapy with honours, Currently studying Masters of Philosophy (Research)

Subject areas:

  • Aquatic physiotherapy for Parkinson’s Disease
  • General physiotherapy, Parkinson’s Disease

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Fleur Terrens

 

Iain Edwards
Director Integrated Care & Dental
B.App.Sci (Physio), MBA

Subject areas:

  • Preventative health care in the community
  • Home and Community Care (HACC) services
  • Chronic disease management
  • Community Health services
  • Technology and health

Iain Edwards

 

Sharon Sherwood
Operations Director and Chief Nursing Officer Mental Health
B Med Sci (Hons)

Subject areas:

  • Commitment and dedication to exceptional quality and service delivery of person-centered care for all mental Health consumers and their families

Sharon Sherwood

 

Judy Anderson
Carer Consultant Mental Health

Subject areas:

  • Support and education information for carers who are caring for a loved one with a mental health challenge

Sharon Sherwood