Occupational Therapy Staff

Occupational Therapy Staff

Wendy Noyce – Head of Profession

  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy

  • Registered Occupational Therapist (AHPRA)

  • Level 1 Lymphoedema Trained Therapist

  • Medicare Provider number for outpatient and DVA service provision at TWH & SAWMH

Wendy Noyce - Occupational Therapist

Wendy can provide the following services:


  • Comprehensive assessment, treatment and management of clients with lymphoedema or vascular conditions including varicose veins, chronic venous insufficiency and Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Assessment, prescription and education relating to off the shelf and custom made compression garments
  • Hand therapy and splinting for management of acute and chronic conditions including oedema and scar management
  • Generalist assessment and treatment skills in the area of acute medicine, orthopaedic and surgical conditions
  • Specialist advice relating to home safety and equipment prescription

Miranda Hawke – Senior Occupational Therapist

  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (First Class Honours, Valedictorian)

  • Bachelor of Business

  • Level 2 Advanced Lymphoedema Therapist

  • Registered Occupational Therapist (AHPRA)

  • Accredited Practitioner on the National Lymphoedema Practitioners Register (NLPR)

  • Full Member of the Australasian Lymphology Association (ALA)

  • Full Member of Wounds Australia

  • Member of the Lymphoedema Association of Queensland (LAQ)

  • Medicare Provider Number for outpatient and DVA services at TWH

  • HICAPS Provider Number for outpatient services at TWH

  • Published author in the Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice

 Miranda Hawke - Occupational Therapist

Miranda can provide the following services:

  • Comprehensive assessment, treatment and management of both primary and secondary lymphoedema including palliative oedema

  • Comprehensive treatment and management of cording, leg swelling, chronic venous insufficiency, deep vein thrombosis (DVT), varicose veins and congenital vascular conditions

  • Comprehensive prescription, fitting and advice regarding compression garments (custom and off the shelf)

  • Comprehensive scar management of muscle flaps, skin grafts and mastectomy scars post surgery or trauma

  • Generalist assessment and treatment in the areas of hand therapy and splinting, wounds and ulcers, orthopaedics, acute medical, geriatrics, surgical and neurological conditions

  • Generalist advice relating to home safety and equipment prescription

Miranda has a particular interest in the management of lymphoedema post cancer treatment. She frequently attends professional development courses and seminars to ensure she is providing optimal treatment to her patients. Miranda also enjoys mentoring other therapists in the areas of compression bandaging and garments.

Lauren Gardner – Occupational Therapist

  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy

  • Registered Occupational Therapist (AHPRA)

  • Associate member of Australian Hand Therapy Association

  • Medicare Provider number for outpatient and DVA service provision at TWH & SAWMH

 Lauren Gardener - Occupational Therapist

Lauren can provide the following services:


  • Hand therapy assessment and treatment of acute and chronic upper limb conditions including:
    • Wound and scar management
    • Oedema management
    • Splinting (static and dynamic)
    • Home exercise and strengthening programs
  • Generalist assessment and treatment in the areas of medical, orthopaedic and surgical conditions
  • Specialist advice relating to home safety and equipment prescription

Angela Withers – Occupational Therapist

  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy

  • Registered Occupational Therapist (AHPRA)

  • Level 1 Lymphoedema Trained Therapist

  • Medicare Provider number for outpatient and DVA service provision at TWH & SAWMH

Angela Withers - Occupational Therapist

Angela can provide the following services:


  • Comprehensive assessment of clients with lymphoedema or vascular conditions
  • Treatment, support and ongoing management of lymphoedema/vascular conditions
  • Assessment, prescription, fitting and advice regarding compression garments (custom and off the shelf)
  • Assessments and interventions to optimise function and promote increased occupational performance in daily life
  • Cognitive assessment and rehabilitation
  • Generalist assessment and treatment skills in the area of acute medicine, orthopaedic and surgical conditions
  • Specialist advice relating to home safety and equipment prescription

Kirsten Turner – Occupational Therapist

  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (University of Queensland, 2007)

  • Registered Occupational Therapist (AHPRA)

  • Member of OT Australia

  • Medicare Provider number for outpatient and DVA service provision at TWH & SAWMH

Kirsten Turner Occupational Therapist

Kirsten can provide the following services:


  • Comprehensive assessment, treatment and rehabilitation skills in the area of acute medicine, neurological and surgical conditions
  • Assessment and treatment skills of neurological conditions and upper limb therapy
  • Comprehensive assessment, treatment and management of clients with vascular conditions including varicose veins, chronic venous insufficiency and Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Assessment, prescription and education relating to off the shelf and custom made compression garments
  • Extensive experience in complex discharge planning, providing specialist advice relating to home safety and equipment prescription

Katie Arnott – Occupational Therapist

  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy

  • Registered Occupational Therapist (AHPRA)

  • Member of OT Australia

  • Member of Australasian Bariatric Innovation Group

  • Member of Wounds Australia

  • Member of statewide dementia network

  • Medicare Provider number for outpatient and DVA service provision at TWH & SAWMH

Katie Arnott Occupational Therapist

Katie can provide the following services:


  • Comprehensive assessment, treatment and management of clients with vascular conditions including varicose veins, chronic venous insufficiency and Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Assessment, prescription and education relating to off the shelf and custom made compression garments
  • Hand therapy and splinting for management of acute and chronic conditions including oedema and scar management
  • Generalist assessment and treatment skills in the area of acute medicine, orthopaedic and surgical conditions
  • Specialist advice relating to home safety and equipment prescription
  • Cognitive assessment and rehabilitation
  • Assessment, review and treatment/rehabilitation for neurosurgical, stroke or various neurological conditions

Erin Woolfield – Occupational Therapist

  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy

  • Registered Occupational Therapist (AHPRA)

  • Level 1 Lymphoedema Trained Therapist

  • Medicare Provider number for outpatient and DVA service provision at TWH & SAWMH

Erin Woolfiend Occupational Therapist

Erin can provide the following services:


  • Assessment, treatment and management of clients with vascular conditions including varicose veins, chronic venous insufficiency and Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Assessment, prescription and education relating to off the shelf and custom made compression garments
  • Hand therapy and splinting for management of acute and chronic conditions including oedema and scar management
  • Generalist assessment and treatment skills in the area of acute medicine, orthopaedic and surgical conditions
  • Specialist advice relating to home safety and equipment prescription
  • Cognitive assessment then education/rehabilitation of these skills
  • Falls prevention, back care and energy conservation education and assist in implementing this into everyday tasks
  • Rehabilitation post orthopaedic, surgical, neurological or medical event

Alexandria Rowbotham- Occupational Therapist

  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy

  • Registered Occupational Therapist (AHPRA)

  • Level 1 Lymphoedema Trained Therapist

  • Medicare Provider number for outpatient and DVA service provision at TWH & SAWMH

Alex Rowbotham Occupational Therapist

Alex can provide the following services:


  • Comprehensive assessment, treatment and management of clients with lymphoedema or vascular conditions including varicose veins, chronic venous insufficiency and Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Assessment, prescription and education relating to off the shelf and custom made compression garments
  • Generalist hand therapy and splinting for management of acute and chronic conditions including oedema and scar management
  • Assessment and treatment skills in the area of acute medicine, orthopaedic and surgical conditions
  • Assessment and treatment skills of neurological conditions and upper limb therapy
  • Specialist advice relating to home safety and equipment prescription

Alice Johnston – Occupational Therapist

  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy

  • Registered Occupational Therapist (AHPRA)

  • Medicare Provider number for outpatient and DVA service provision at TWH & SAWMH

Alice Johnstone Occupational Therapist

Alice can provide the following services:


  • Generalist assessment and treatment skills in the area of acute medicine, orthopaedic and surgical conditions
  • Generalist assessment and treatment of a variety of neurological conditions
  • Experienced in assessment and treatment in the area of inpatient rehabilitation
  • Basic skills in oedema management including compression bandaging and garments
  • Specialist advice relating to home safety and equipment prescription

John Zambelli – Occupational Therapist

  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy

  • Registered Occupational Therapist (AHPRA)

  • Medicare Provider number for outpatient and DVA service provision at TWH & SAWMH

John Zambelli – Occupational Therapist

John can provide the following services:


  • Comprehensive skills with managing inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services
  • Specialist advice relating to home safety and assistive equipment prescription, including wheelchair prescription
  • Assessment and treatment skills of neurological conditions including Parkinson’s disease, Multiple Sclerosis and Stroke
  • Assessment, treatment and management of cognitive impairment
  • Assessment and treatment skills in the area of acute medicine, orthopaedic and surgical conditions
  • Assessment, treatment and management of clients with oedema or vascular conditions including varicose veins, chronic venous insufficiency and Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Assessment, prescription and education relating to off the shelf and custom made compression garments
  • Generalist hand therapy and splinting for management of acute and chronic conditions

Elle Stanwell – Occupational Therapist

  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy

  • Registered Occupational Therapist (AHPRA)

  • Member of Occupational Therapy Australia

  • Medicare Provider number for outpatient and DVA service provision at TWH & SAWMH

Elle Stanwell Occupational Therapist

Elle can provide the following services:


  • Assessment and therapy for neurological, medical, orthopaedic and surgical clients
  • Assessment and prescription of home environments and home modification
  • Recommendation of aids, equipment and techniques for a variety of conditions
  • Functional and standardised cognitive assessment and recommendation

Naomi Deacon – Occupational Therapist (Day Rehab and Pain Program)

  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy

  • Registered Occupational Therapist (AHPRA)

  • Medicare Provider number for outpatient and DVA service provision at TWH & SAWMH

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Naomi can provide the following services:


  • Assessment and treatment skills of neurological conditions and upper limb therapy
  • Assessment and retraining of cognitive deficits
  • Generalised hand therapy and splinting for management of acute and chronic conditions including oedema and scar management
  • Generalist assessment and treatment skills in the area of orthopaedic and oncology conditions
  • Specialist advice relating to home safety and equipment prescription
  • Qualified therapist in Explain Pain and Graded Motor Imagery: assessment and treatment of persistent pain

Julie-Anne Brennan – Occupational Therapist (Pain Program)

  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy

  • Graduate Diploma Occupational Health and Safety

  • Registered Occupational Therapist (AHPRA)

  • Member - OT Australia and Australian Pain Society

  • Medicare Provider number for outpatient and DVA service provision at TWH & SAWMH

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With 32 years of clinical Experience, Julie-Anne can provide the following services:


  • Comprehensive assessment, treatment and management of clients with persistent pain
  • Rehabilitation needs assessment
  • Functional capacity assessment
  • Worksite assessment and task analysis
  • Injury and return to work management including development of suitable duties programs
  • Case management of catastrophic injuries – acquired brain injury, amputation and spinal cord injury
  • Occupational health and safety assessment/ergonomic assessment/training
  • Medico-legal assessment and complex report writing