See a Nurse

We are a caring team of specialist nurses.

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Our caring and professional team of nurses assist our doctors.

They also offer a range of regular and bulk billed services that can help reduce your wait time to see a doctor.

Our nurses can provide cervical screening and run regular immunisations clinics. They also attend to wound care, ear syringing, post procedure care and offer general health and wellbeing advice.

If you are considering booking an appointment for any of these services why not book with our nursing team?

Call us on 03 5441 8622 to secure your appointment

Our Nursing Team

We are an experienced team of specialist nurses

Joycelyne Merckel

Role:
Acting Nurse Manager

About
Joycelyne trained in South Africa and New Zealand and has additional qualification in renal nursing.
She moved to Australia in 2013 and joined Bendigo Primary Care Centre in 2014. She has completed the course to become a nurse immuniser. She loves the variety of her job at Bendigo Primary Care Centre, in particular assisting doctors with procedures, wound care and vaccinations.

Noeleen Turner

Role:
Nursing Team Member

About
A nurse for over 40 years, Noeleen has spent most of her career working in paediatrics. She is currently an Associate Nurse Manager (ANUM) in the paediatric unit at Bendigo Hospital. She is also a trained midwife. She has completed the course to become a nurse immuniser.

Noeleen joined BPCC in 2011. She enjoys her role and balances her time at the centre with shifts in the paediatric unit. Her main area of interest is wound care.

Aleda Townrow

Role:
Nursing Team Member

About
Aleda has extensive experience in emergency department nursing. She joined Bendigo Primary Care Centre in 2018 where she works as a clinic and vaccination nurse.

She enjoys the work environment at BPCC and getting to know the clients who visit for procedures and dressings.

Lacey Honeyman

Role:
Nursing Team Member

About
Lacey worked as a nurse in Melbourne at The Northern and The Alfred Hospitals before relocating home to Bendigo in 2018. She joined BPCC in mid 2019.

Over the years Lacey has worked in a variety of nursing areas. She has a particular interest in wound care.
She has completed the course to become a nurse immuniser. She enjoys meeting BPCC patients and providing superior healthcare to each and every one.

Kirsten Butler

Role:
Nursing Team Member

About
Kirsten began her nursing career in 2003 working in a large metropolitan hospital. In 2005 she completed a post-graduate certificate in intensive care nursing at the Alfred Hospital and for the next ten years worked at the Alfred Hospital and other large metropolitan intensive care units, gaining a broader scope of practice.

Kirsten joined the team at Bendigo Primary Care Centre in March 2016 and has since studied to become a nurse immuniser. She also has an interest in wound and preventative health care.