Julie is the Practice Nurse for Dr Helliwell's patients.
Julie has enjoyed a variety of nursing roles since her registration as a Comprehensive Nurse (Diploma Nursing Studies) in 1990.
These roles have included:
- Staff Nurse on a variety of acute medical and surgical wards in both private and public hospitals in NZ and UK. More recently, Julie has been working on the Nursing Pool at Timaru Public Hopsital in a variety of ward settings.
- Case Manager at Acc, Julie was involved with the rehabilitation of clients recovering from minor to severe injuries. (Diploma in Health -Case Management)
- Occupational Health Nurse for Sealord (Dunedin) for processing and vessel staff.
In her Practice Nurse role, Julie enjoys working with individuals and families to assist them with maintaining and improving their general health, setting goals and seeing these being achieved.
Julie is married with three primary school aged children.