The role of the Parkinson’s Specialist Nurse in Coffs Harbour has been expanded to a full-time position with an additional part-time position created.
Based on the findings of the Parkinson’s Specialist Nurse research conducted by Charles Sturt University, the Mid North Coast Local Health District decided to increase the position to full time to maintain services to the local Parkinson’s community.
Amanda Buzio has taken up the new part-time role working alongside Vince Carroll.
She has been working with Vince for a number of months in addition to working as the permanent part time Stroke Clinical Nurse Consultant at the Coffs Harbour Health Campus.
Amanda has been working in the neurology specialty for over 25 years and was previously the Community Services Manager at Royal Rehab in Sydney.
She has qualifications in Neuroscience Nursing, Clinical Teaching, Rehabilitation Nursing and Management and brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the position.