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Faces of Peninsula Health: Q&A with Carol Gore

Name: Carol Gore Job title: Stroke Nurse Practitioner Q: How long have you worked at Peninsula Health?   A: Over 30 years Q: What is your background? A: I originally worked at The Mount Eliza Centre as a Patient Services Assistant. The Director of Nursing encouraged me to study to be a Registered Nurse. I […]

Faces of Peninsula Health – Q&A with Lisa Taylor

Name: Lisa Taylor Job title: Oncology/Haematology Nurse Practitioner Q: How long have you worked at Peninsula Health?   A: I have worked in the Chemotherapy Day Unit since 2003. Q: What is your background? A: After completing Hospital Training at Box Hill Hospital 1991, I completed my graduate year with a rotation on the medical […]

Faces of Peninsula Health – Q & A with long-serving staff member Patsy Smith

Patsy Smith (centre) with Executive Directors Associate Professor Vikas Wadhwa and Fiona Reed at the Service Award Ceremony.  This month Patsy Smith was presented with an extraordinary 45 year Service Milestone Award at the Service Award Ceremony. Q: What do you do? A: I am a Mothercraft Nurse and I work on the ward in […]

Faces of Peninsula Health: Meet Kristi Schneider

Every month a former patient puts $25 cash in an envelope and has a friend drop it in to the Frankston Integrated Health Centre reception. Kristi Schneider, Fundraising Coordinator, posts the man a receipt with a personal thank you every time. “I give every donor a receipt and a handwritten thank you,” explains Kristi. “My […]

Q&A with Dr Stuart Marshall

Dr Stuart Marshall, Anaesthetist, Director of Clinical Training and Intern Training, Medical Director of the Simulation Centre. Q: What do you do? A: I have a diverse role here, as an anaesthetist, Director of Clinical Training and Intern Training and Medical Director of the Simulation Centre. In all of these roles I’m involved in the […]

Faces of Peninsula Health: Q&A with Janine Davies

Name: Janine Davies  Job: Director of Mental Health Nursing Q: What do you do? A: I support, empower and provide professional guidance to approximately 250 nurses who work in Mental Heath Services throughout multiple sites. I ensure nurses deliver the highest standards of patient centred care every day. I love my job! Being in a […]

Faces of Peninsula Health – Q&A with Jeremy Weston

Name:  Jeremy Weston Job title:  Mental Health Graduate Nurse Q: How long have you worked at Peninsula Health?   A: First year at Peninsula Health completing my mental health graduate year. Q: What is your background? A: Originally my background is in aged care, where I worked part-time while studying my Bachelor of Nursing.  I […]

Faces of Peninsula Health – Q&A with Meg

Meg is a second year Grade 1 Speech Pathologist at Peninsula Health Q: What was your first job in speech pathology? A: I commenced my journey at Peninsula Health with a 6 month fixed term contract in the Children’s  Team Community Health.  Before that my first job was  in  Alice Springs which was great experience, also […]

Faces of Peninsula Health – Q&A with Telford Bray

Name: Telford Bray Job title:  (Acting) Nurse Unit Manager Community Care Unit Q: How long have you worked at Peninsula Health?   A: I have worked at Peninsula Health for the past 5 years. Q: What is your background? A: My professional background is working as a Mental Health Nurse. I am currently employed as […]

Faces of Peninsula Health – Meet Dr Ashley Leadbeatter

Dr Ashley Leadbeatter farewelled Nottingham – the place better known as Robin Hood’s home town – for Australia 11 years ago.  “I got a training job as an anaesthetist in the UK but at the same time I got offered a job on the Gold Coast,” says Ashley. “I had not been over to Australia […]