Meet Amy Darvall
‘My mission is to empower, connect and educate by linking clients and local service providers through passion, research and skills.’
Amy Darvall is one of Australia’s leading community nurses within the disability and rehabilitation sector. A Clinical Nurse Consultant who holds a masters degree in Wound Care and is the founder of Heal the Wound and HNS Consultancy, a unique service provider platform to aid in supporting client needs within their local community.
Amy has a special ability to think outside the square and problem solve to achieve better health solutions for the individual. With Amy's passion to deliver a holistic model, HNS Consultancy was born to provide the nurses of Holistic Nursing Solutions with a team of qualified health professionals that provide unique consultative services for people living with disability and rehabilitation needs. Its mission, to provide client centred care by empowering the person and their team to prevent complications and maintain their health and wellbeing within their local community.
Amy has over 10 years Nursing experience within her specialty field of wound care and sub specialty catastrophic injuries within the acute and community sectors. Amy is a passionate advocate for wound management solutions, holistic nursing assessments, community inclusion with continence management, education and training solutions within regional, rural and remote sectors #healthewound. Amy is an approved case manager for LTCS, NSW and an approved service provider for the NDIS.
Amy is an active member and recently stepped down from the education portfolio for Wounds Australia (previously known as AWMA) to focus on her business. She has been an AWMA committee member in both NSW, QLD and convened the 2012 National AWMA conference in Sydney. Amy has given clinical presentations both nationally, internationally and recently participated in the guideline development of the 2014 International Prevention and Management of Pressure Ulcers: Clinical Practice Guidelines. Amy is also a member of the QLD Urological Nurses Society and one of few approved peristeen anal irrigation training educators within Australia.
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