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Lucy Deng is a general paediatrician and staff-specialist at NCIRS. She is part of the NSW Immunisation Specialist Service (NSWISS) team and reviews children who have experienced an adverse event following immunisation. Lucy is also currently undertaking a PhD in severe acute neurological events following immunisation.
Ketaki Sharma is a general paediatric advanced trainee who joined NCIRS in 2017. She is part of the NSW Immunisation Specialist Service team and reviews children who have experienced an adverse event following immunisation. She is also involved in research concerning maternal and infant immunisation.
Deidre Brogan is a Clinical Nurse Consultant with post grad qualifications in Immunisation and Paediatrics. She joined NCIRS in 2015 and her current role is working Immunisation Clinical Nurse Consultant for NSW Immunisation Specialist Services, coordinating the specialist clinical services, providing expert clinical support and vaccine surveillance. She has a special interest in developing services for children who are difficult to vaccinate due to behavioural disorders or needle phobia. She has worked at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead for 27 years as Clinical Nurse Specialist in the area of liver/renal transplantation and the Emergency department. She also has worked with the Northern Sydney Public Health School Immunisation Program.
Rosemary Joyce is a registered nurse and midwife with postgraduate certification in immunisation, neonatal intensive care and has also worked as a Rehabilitation Consultant Case Manager. Rosemary joined NCIRS in 2006 and is working as a clinical trials nurse investigating both paediatric and adult vaccines. Rosemary is currently working on studies investigating the pertussis vaccine, and is a member of the NSWISS team.
Lois is a registered nurse with a variety of experience in public and private sectors. She also holds a postgraduate certificate in Immunisation. Lois joined the NSWISS team in 2015. She combines her time between the NSWISS Immunisation Clinic at The Children’s Hospital Westmead and the School Immunisation Program with The Public Health Unit, which she has been a member of staff for 11 years.
Melanie Coorey is a Registered Nurse and Registered Midwife with postgraduate certification in Immunisation, Neonatal Intensive Care and currently studying Child and Family Health Nursing. Melanie has worked at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead for 17 years as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Grace Centre for Newborn care. Melanie joined NCIRS in 2017 working in the NSWISS Drop-In Immunisation Clinic.
Tiff has over 15 years’ experience in Customer and Corporate Services. She joined NCIRS as part of the NSW Immunisation Specialist Service (NSWISS) team in 2016 to coordinate the administration requirements for the Service, general operations of the Immunisation Clinic at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, and to support the NSWISS clinical team.
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