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Faces of Peninsula Health – Q&A with Sena Ahadzi

Graduate nurse Sena Ahadzi can recall many highlights during her first year with Peninsula Health.  Name: Sena Ahadzi Job Title: Graduate Nurse and Midwife Stream: Dual Degree Graduate Year Q: Why did you decide to complete your graduate year at Peninsula Health? A: I decided to complete my grad year with Peninsula Health because even […]

Faces of Peninsula Health – Q&A with Erin Duffy

Erin Duffy is a Mental Health Graduate Nurse at Peninsula Health Name: Erin Duffy Job Title: Registered Nurse Stream: Mental Health Q: Why did you decide to complete your graduate year at Peninsula Health? A: After I completed my studies in Queensland and decided to move to Melbourne for my graduate year, I chose Peninsula […]

Faces of Peninsula Health – Q&A with Melissa Molenaar

Melissa Molenaar is a Cognition Clinical Nurse Consultant at Peninsula Health. Q: What is a Clinical Nurse Consultant? A: A Clinical Nurse Consultant is a nurse who has specialist knowledge and skills in their particular field and can be utilised as a resource within the clinical setting by staff, patients and carers. In my case […]

Routine, connection and space: Staying healthy when working from home

When working from home it’s important to invest in daily rituals to help separate work and personal time. This blog was written by Madeline Tatham, a Health Promotion Practitioner at Peninsula Health. 2020 has been chaotic and unexpected year so far. Like countless employees across many organisations, our health promotion team has transitioned to working […]

Ralph finds work life balance on the Peninsula

“You can’t find the kind of experience we’ve got in our Associate Nurse Unit Manager Group here”, says Ralph Maggio, the new Nurse Unit Manager (NUM) of Anaesthetics and Recovery in Surgical Services. “The first thing I noticed was how long people have been here. I’ve been really impressed with the experience in this team.” […]

Faces of Peninsula Health – Q&A with Dr Jennifer Ngan

Dr Jennifer Ngan is a medical intern at Peninsula Health. Q: What is your background? A: I studied a Bachelor of Biomedicine at the University of Melbourne prior to going into a Bachelor Medicine and Surgery at Deakin University. I completed my clinical medical years in rural south-west Victoria at Hamilton and Warrnambool. I hope […]

Frankston Preschool recognised as a health promoting early childhood service

This blog was written by Madeline Tatham, a Health Promotion Practitioner at Peninsula Health. Frankston Preschool has become just the second early childhood service in the Frankston-Mornington Peninsula region as of January this year, to accomplish all six Achievement Program health priority areas. For this it’s received State Government recognition as a health promoting early […]

A passion for compassion drives mental health case manager Cameron to greater heights

This blog is written by Cameron Marshman, a Mental Health Case Manager at Peninsula Health. Hello all, Most nurses upon finishing their undergraduate degrees complete a graduate year program with various rotations in order to consolidate and expand their skills and knowledge. Those who enter into mental health often complete a further year as a […]

Tennis club creates a welcoming environment for LGBTIQ community

This blog was written by Chris Kirkpatrick, Health Promotion Practitioner at Peninsula Health.   Sporting clubs can create a powerful ripple effect far beyond the playing field for LGBTIQ people and their allies. There are strategies clubs can adopt to make everyone; the players, the umpires, the volunteers and the spectators, feel that they belong […]

Faces of Peninsula Health – Q&A with Elly Archer

Elly Archer is a Speech Pathologist at Peninsula Health Q: What is your current role A: I am a full time Speech Pathologist with the Allied Health Community Adult National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Team. Q: How long have you worked at Peninsula Health? A: I have been with Peninsula Health for almost 4 months. […]