Clinical Governance Committee
The clinical work of Gidget Foundation Australia is overseen by a Clinical Governance Committee to ensure the maintenance of clinical standards, quality and safety, and that ethics and risk are appropriately monitored and addressed. The Committee’s membership is diverse and represents a range of stakeholders. The Committee acts in an advisory capacity to the Foundation’s Board of Directors and staff.
Anne Stapleton has been a psychiatric nurse for 40 years, having trained at Gladesville Hospital.
Arabella joined Gidget Foundation Australia in early 2017 after a 20 year career in executive leadership roles in the media and communications industry in both Australia and the UK.
Bethany is responsible for managing all aspects of the implementation of Gidget Foundation Australia’s support programs.
Chris Barnes is a Clinical Psychologist and has been in private practice for over 27 years.
Dr David Moore completed his Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery in 2008 graduating with Honours from Sydney University.
Dr Emma Inglis is a Staff Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Westmead and Auburn Hospitals.
Dr Emma Lawrence is a specialist GP who has been working in the Eastern Suburbs and Inner West of Sydney for over ten years.
Justine is a warm, insightful and supportive therapist, who has worked for over 20 years as a Clinical Psychologist.
Kate Brow is a gender specialist at the Australian Government’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
Namita is a registered pharmacist graduating from the University of Sydney in 2006. She has worked within the community sector right across Australia from Sydney, Gold Coast, Cairns and Perth
Nicki joined Gidget Foundation Australia as its Hospital Program Manager, leading the expansion of our Gidget Emotional Wellbeing Screening Program.
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