Deborah is the Clinical Nurse Consultant in Child & Family Health at Karitane, an organisation which cares for families with children 0-5 years who are experiencing parenting difficulties often complicated by complex psychosocial issues. Deborah has worked in a variety of roles including midwife, Generalist Community Nurse, International Board Certified Lactation Consultant and Child & Family Health Nurse.
As Clinical Nurse Consultant, Deborah is involved in clinical leadership and service planning, education for health professionals, research and the promotion of evidence based Child & Family Health practice. She provides staff support through clinical supervision and is currently undertaking further studies in Adult Education through the University of Technology (Sydney).
Deborah is currently the Chair of the NSW Child & Family Health Nurses Association Editorial Committee and a member of the NSW Children & Young People’s Health Priority Taskforce.