Meet our team
We have a wonderful team of senior nurses with extensive leadership skills who are passionate about the important role both Nurse Practitioners and Enrolled Nurses can play in a wider health team.
Please feel free to contact them if you’re thinking about a career as a nurse and would like to kōrero and get some advice, or would like to know anything more about the programmes we support.
Co-leader of the Nurse Practitioner (NP) and Enrolled Nurse (EN) workforce programme (pictured with fellow programme co-leader Josephine Davis above).
Sue moved to Aotearoa New Zealand in 2005 from the United Kingdom, having worked as an advanced nurse in primary health care, a nurse specialist in cardiac transplantation, and charge nurse in Emergency Department. Since moving to New Zealand, Sue has worked in a range of clinical, leadership, and management positions in primary health care, with primary health organisations, and with Waitematā DHB as Associate Director of Nursing. Sue was a senior lecturer at Massey University from 2012 to 2018 teaching primary health care in the nursing undergraduate programme, and evidence-based practice and long-term conditions in the master’s programme.
(Ngāpuhi/Ngāti Whātua o Ōrākei)
MN, Co-Leader National Nurse Practitioner & Enrolled Nurse Workforce Programme, School of Nursing, University of Auckland.
Josephine has worked clinically as a Registered Nurse (RN) and Nurse Practitioner (NP). Her career history has encompassed provision of clinical care, education, strategic leadership, relationship management, model development and transformation – all focused on achieving equity of health outcomes and empowering the profession of nursing towards this goal.
(Ngati Whatua o Kaipara)
Registered Nurse (RN).
Regional coordinator – Te Tai Tokerau (Northland).
Coral is a Senior Māori Nurse who has a background in diabetes, leadership, Māori health and primary health care. Coral is the Tai Tokerau (Northland) Regional Coordinator for the NP/EN Workforce Development Programme. Coral is working passionately to develop and strengthen both the rural and Māori nursing workforce in primary health care with a mental health and addictions focus.