BN, DiabEd, BPO
Melinda’s career has been long and varied, working in both the public and private health sector. She is a qualified Diabetes Nurse Educator who is passionate about helping people live their best lives.
She has a strong clinical background in cardiothoracic nursing, with a foundation in Prosthetics and Orthotics and additional post-graduate study in Immunisation.
She enjoys encouraging and motivating people to improve their health and lifestyle, enabling people to self-manage their diabetes effectively to prevent complications.
Melinda is happy to see adult patients with Type 1, Type 2, gestational diabetes and pre-diabetes. She is experienced with diabetes technology and is happy to discuss the many options available with patients.
She is involved in Diabetes Research at the Baker Heart & Diabetes Institute. She has recently returned to work in her local area as a Credentialed Diabetes Nurse Educator with Eastbound Medical Clinic.
In her free time, she enjoys walking her Groodle, camping and spending time with her husband and three children.
Melinda consults at Eastbound all day Wednesdays.