Our Nursing Team support our clients in many aspects of medical need, ranging from initial consultation through to follow-up and post-consult care.

Rachael White (Specialist Nurse)

Specialist Interests: Injection therapy for chronic migraine/excessive sweating/movement disorders, headache neurology, stroke and Parkinson's disease.

Rachael graduated from Liverpool John Moores University in 2004, and has worked in the field of Neurology continuously since then. Her first professional interest was acute stroke, first as a research nurse, then as a Nurse Practitioner equivalent, Stroke Nurse Specialist, setting up region leading hyper-acute stroke services including thrombolysis, in Merseyside, UK.

After a period of general nursing at the Mater Townsville, Rachael joined the TNC, and expanded her interests to include use of injection therapies for chronic migraine, movement disorders and excessive sweating. She provides nurse specialist clinics for this, including Mackay and Cairns visits. Recognising her commitment to Parkinson's disease, she has been awarded two educational grants by Parkinson's Queensland in 2018. She has completed her Diploma in Dementia in 2019.

Sharon Edwards (Specialist Nurse)

Specialty Interests: Multiple sclerosis and motor neurone disease.

Sharon completed her Bachelor of Nursing degree in Christchurch, New Zealand in 2007, then relocated to Australia in 2008. She developed an interest in Neurology and began working as the multiple sclerosis and motor neurone disease Specialist Nurse in 2014.

Sharon provides specialist nursing support to our Clinic, and is experienced in neurological areas. She completed her Multiple Sclerosis Certified Nurse Certificate in 2017 which is an internationally recognised qualification. She completed a Graduate Certificate in Chronic Health Conditions in 2018, which has given her greater expertise knowledge on caring for people with complex chronic diseases; and has completed a Graduate Diploma in Neurosciences Nursing in 2021. Sharon is passionate about her role, sharing her knowledge and providing holistic support to patients. 

Her role includes consulting and help with advice, information and care.