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

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Prof Jane Andrews

Project Lead

Acting Program Delivery Manager Surgery Program 

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

Senior Project Officer

Health Translation SA

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Ellie Bills

Clinical Manager

Surgery PreHab Program

Central Adelaide Local Health Network

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Anastasia Dimopoulos

Administration

Surgery PreHab Program

Central Adelaide Local Health Network

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Mandy Nolan

Director Nutrition and Dietetics 

Central Adelaide Local Health Network

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Vicki Hume

Allied Health Lead Surgery Program

Central Adelaide Local Health Network

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Kirri Riley

Website Designer

Data Validation Officer

Elective Surgery Strategy Team

Central Adelaide Local Health Network

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Sharyn Coles

Consumer Representative

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

Jane Bollen

Primary Healthcare Nurse Consultant

BMP Consulting

Joanna Matters

Clinical Nurse/Diabetes

CALHN Diabetes Education Service

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital

CALHN

Kate Southam

Joint Replacement Nurse Consultant Orthopaedic & Trauma Services

Royal Adelaide Hospital

CALHN

Assoc. Prof Anne Burke

Co-Director, Psychology

Allied Health Lead – Cancer

CALHN

Shivangi Jog

Acting Head of Unit

Acute General, Trauma and Sarcoma Surgery

Royal Adelaide Hospital

CALHN

Krysten Basford

Occupational Therapist

Orthopaedics/Orthogeriatrics

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital

CALHN

Brianna Bates

Acting Director Exercise Physiology & Physiotherapy

Allied Health Lead Specialty Medicine 1

CALHN

Kathryn Collins

Co-Director, Psychology

Allied Health Lead – Cancer

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