Wendy, Jane, Harry, Casey, and Llara . Our nursing staff play a vital role in the high quality medical care provided at Medicine On Second. They maintain their knowledge and skills through their commitment to ongoing nursing education.
They run our treatment room efficiently and help our patients in many ways, including wound care, childhood immunisation, medical testing, health assessments, asthma and diabetes education. They also ensure that the highest standards of patient care and infection control are maintained.
Wendy Bishop – Nurse Manager
Wendy is a highly motivated nurse, and has been nursing for about 18 years. She qualified in Toowoomba and completed practical training at Caboolture Hospital. Wendy has a special interest in wound care, diabetes, travel and childhood immunisations and allergy testing for adults and children.
With Wendy’s continuing professional development she has kept abreast of the dynamic changes in nursing care by regularly undertaking extra training in medical/patient care.
* Maintains nursing guidelines by writing and updating policies and procedures
* Maintains nursing staff by recruiting, selecting, orientating and training nurses
* Protects patients and employees by developing and interpreting infection-control policies and procedures
Jane Temple – Nurse
Jane commenced work at Medicine on Second in August 2014.
Jane completed her Bachelor of Nursing at the University of Southern Queensland in Toowoomba. She has worked in General Practice for 20 years.
Jane enjoys all aspects of General Practice and interacting with patients. She is enjoying a sea change, and has settled into life on the coast with her family.
Llara Taylor– Medical Assistant
Llara has been a medical assistant for many years, working in various large medical centres.
Her position at Medicine on Second is a diverse one, which enables her to incorporate her administrative skills and her clinical training. Llara has an interest in Health Assessments for the over 75’s, Pre-Employment/ Coal Board Medicals, assisting Doctors with procedures, whilst maintaining a great rapport with patients and staff.
With her relevant and hands-on experience in performing administrative and assisting the nurses in Emergency Care she is a good asset to the team. Patient care is the most important thing to Llara when working. She possesses compassion and empathy, which is vital in this profession.
Llara has been living on the Sunshine Coast for 9 years with her husband and 3 beautiful children. In her spare time she enjoys doing crossfit.