Shelley joined Dr Licina’s practice in 2001 and is a dedicated nursing professional. She assists Dr Licina in triaging patient appointments, obtaining clinical histories and liaising with other health professionals to optimise patient outcomes. She provides pre and post-operative education to patients and their families and has been responsible for developing and refining hospital and patient clinical pathways for Dr Licina’s practice.
Shelley has a diverse clinical and educational background spanning over 25 years; working extensively in orthopaedics, emergency care, midwifery and medical and surgical nursing in both the private and public health systems. Shelley’s experience in the medical field also extends to the clinical research field with the establishment of a library of photographs used in Dr Licina’s research projects and lectures. She has also completed a Bachelor of Business to enhance her understanding of private enterprise.
Shelley has a strong commitment to improving the quality of care of patients with spinal disorders and this is demonstrated each day in the way she conducts her duties.