Chronic Disease Coordinator RN (Div1)
Melanie completed her Bachelor of Nursing at La Trobe University in 1994 after completing her Diploma of Applied Science at La Trobe in 1988.
She has in excess of 25 years of experience working in a diverse range of clinical settings in both the private and public settings including The Alfred Hospital, Cabrini Hospital and as clinical educator at La Trobe University.
Melanie has also worked in Nursing Management in the community sector as a District nurse and in General Practice where her main focus has been Chronic Disease Management, working collaboratively with patients, educating, supporting them to make positive choices about their health and wellbeing.
Melanie is a passionate nursing professional and is committed to engaging with patients to support them to self manage their health conditions, to enable them the best chance to stay as healthy and happy as possible.
Outside of General Practice she works as a marriage Celebrant, and is married herself with two children. She loves to keep active and enjoys running, yoga and pilates.