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Faces of Peninsula Health: Q&A with Matt Baynes

Name: Matt Baynes Job title: Senior Clinician – RN Grade 4 Year 5 – Mornington Team – Adult Community Mental Health Team Q: How long have you worked at Peninsula Health? A: I will have worked for Peninsula Health for 19 years in January 2019 Q: What is your background? A: I am a registered […]

Faces of Peninsula Health: Q&A with Fleur Dodds

Name:  Fleur Dodds Job title: Clinical Nurse Specialist Q: How long have you worked at Peninsula Health? A: I have worked in the Rosebud Emergency Department for 2 years. Q: What is your background?  A: I am a Critical Care Registered Nurse. I spent many years working in ICU before heading on a working holiday […]

Faces of Peninsula Health – Meet Peter Ryan

Behind the scenes, there are many dedicated staff members like Peter Ryan, who help keep the health service running every day. “Cleaners have a very important role – we keep the germs away,” says Peter, who is part of Peninsula Health’s Environmental Services Team. “If it wasn’t for our team the place would be a […]

Faces of Peninsula Health: Q&A with Dr Anjali Khushu

Dr Anjali Khushu is the Head of Geriatric Medicine at Peninsula Health. She joined Peninsula Health in 2008 after working as a Consultant Geriatrician at Monash Health. She shares what she enjoys most about her role at Peninsula Health and has some important health tips.  Q: Why did you decide to specialise in geriatric medicine? […]

Faces of Peninsula Health: Q&A with Jessie Cafarella

Name: Jessie Cafarella Job title:  Speech Pathologist Q: How long have you worked at Peninsula Health? A: Just over a year Q: What is your background? (ie qualification, how did you come into this role?) A: I have a Bachelor of Health Science and Master of Speech Pathology Practice. Once I graduated, I spent 18 […]

Faces of Peninsula Health: Q&A with Rosie Watson

Name: Rosie Watson Job title: Paediatric Speech Pathologist Q: How long have you worked at Peninsula Health? A: I have worked at Peninsula Health for three months now, however I volunteered here as a student for almost two years prior to that. Q: What is your background? A: I have a Bachelor in Health Sciences […]

Faces of Peninsula Health – Meet Florin Vahgelt

Florin Vahgelt has wanted to work in oral health since she was a young girl. “I was bullied for my teeth when I was young,” recalls Florin. “Then when I got braces it instantly changed my life, so I wanted to get into something where I could change other people’s lives as well. I think […]

Faces of Peninsula Health: Q&A with Lee Burrell

Name:  Lee Burrell Job title: Stomal Therapy Clinical Nurse Consultant Q: How long have you worked at Peninsula Health? A: 17 enjoyable years. Q: What is your background?   A: I started my nursing career at Mildura Base Hospital in 1983 as a State Enrolled Nurse for many years. During those year I was employed […]

Faces of Peninsula Health: Q&A with Peter Jackson

Name: Peter Jackson Job title: Clinical Coding & Casemix Manager Q: How long have you worked at Peninsula Health? A: I began working for Peninsula Health in 2002. In 2010 I went to work in rural Victoria, returning to Peninsula Health in 2014. So, altogether about 12 years. Q: What is your background – how […]

Careers at Peninsula Health: Q&A with Louise Shorten

Name: Louise Shorten Role at Peninsula Health: Emergency Department (ED) nurse How long have you worked at Frankston ED for? Five years. After my graduate year with Peninsula Health I began working in Emergency full time and this year I advanced my scope of practice within the department by completing my post graduate certificate in […]