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This website has been developed by the Central Adelaide Local Health Network Surgery Program to help people get fit for surgery so they recover well. It is part of the project "Community-based prehabilitation to improve surgery outcomes" which is proudly supported by

The Hospital Research Foundation Group.

We welcome any feedback and suggested improvements to this site.

Project Team

Photo of Professor Jane Andrews, Project Lead

Prof Jane Andrews

Project Lead

Gastroenterologist

Medical Stream Lead - Surgery 3

Central Adelaide Local Health Network

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Ellie Bills

Clinical Manager

Surgery PreHab Program

Central Adelaide Local Health Network

Photo of Anastasia Dimopoulos, Administrative Support

Anastasia Dimopoulos

Administration

Surgery PreHab Program

Central Adelaide Local Health Network

Steering Committee

Photo of Vicki Hume, Steering Committee member

Vicki Hume

Interim Program Director - Cancer 
Allied Health Expert (Occupational Therapy)

Central Adelaide Local Health Network

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A/Prof Anne Burke

Co-Director - Psychology

Allied Health Lead - Surgery 3

Central Adelaide Local Health Network

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Kirri Riley

Website Designer

Research Data Analyst

Surgical Outcomes Registry Project

Central Adelaide Local Health Network

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Dr Jackie Yeoh

GP Liaison Officer

Central Adelaide Local Health Network

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Dr Ecushla Linedale

Deputy CEO and Program Manager

Health Translation SA

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Kathryn Collins

Co-Director - Psychology

Allied Health Lead - Surgery 3

Central Adelaide Local Health Network

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Sharyn Coles

Consumer Representative

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Mandy Nolan

External Consultant

Allied Health Expert (Nutrition and Dietetics)

Additional Content Experts

Lesley Thomas

Orthopaedic Nurse Practitioner

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital

CALHN

Rhiannon Crane

Acting Director – Nutrition & Dietetics

Allied Health Lead - Acute & Urgent Care CALHN

Kerry Wakefield

Bariatric & Prehabilitation

Intermediate Care Services

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital

CALHN

Melanie Ramsey

Acting Joint Replacement Nurse Consultant

Orthopaedic & Trauma Services

Royal Adelaide Hospital

CALHN

Kate Southam

Joint Replacement Nurse Consultant Orthopaedic & Trauma Services

Royal Adelaide Hospital

CALHN

Jane Bollen

Primary Healthcare Nurse Consultant

BMP Consulting

Joanna Matters

Clinical Nurse/Diabetes

CALHN Diabetes Education Service

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital

CALHN

Chloe Furst 

Co-Head of Unit – Department of Geriatric and Rehabilitation Medicine
Royal Adelaide Hospital
CALHN

Brianna Bates

Acting Director Exercise Physiology & Physiotherapy

Allied Health Lead Specialty Medicine 1

CALHN

Shivangi Jog

Head of Unit

Trauma/General Surgery and Surgical Oncology Unit

Royal Adelaide Hospital, CALHN

Krysten Basford

Occupational Therapist

Orthopaedics/Orthogeriatrics

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital

CALHN

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