Bachelor of Nursing (academic excellence): Otago Polytechnic, Postgraduate Diploma (honours) Health Sciences Nursing: Otago University, Master’s degree (honours) Health Sciences Advanced Clinical: Otago University, Postgraduate Diploma (honours) Health Sciences Nurse Practitioner: Auckland University, PRIME Practitioner – Rural Emergency Medicine
Chelsea has called New Zealand home since 2001 and originally hails from Melbourne, Australia. She moved to New Zealand for the active kiwi lifestyle and wide range of winter sports. She has worked at QMC since 2010. Her areas of speciality include general practice, rural acute emergency presentations, integrative medicine, acceptance and commitment therapy and compassion therapy. She is also part of the QMC Nursing Management Team and works as an educator.
Chelsea is our newest Nurse Practitioner and works across general practice and acute clinics with Dr Sparrow, Dr Smith, Dr Rigg and Nurse Practitioner Gaylene Hastie.
Outside of work, Chelsea enjoys skiing, trekking, travelling and art.