Dr Sophie Ball will co-facilitate some workshops in the North Island
Dr Sophie Ball, GP, has worked in South Auckland for most of the last decade since moving from the UK. For over 5years she has been Primary Care Mental Health Clinical Lead for Counties Manukau DHB working closely with GPs, practice nurses, psychiatrists, psychologists and other mental health and addictions workforce in community and hospital settings. This work has involved consultation with community, design of a mental health model of care and education for nurses and doctors. Sophie is passionate about maximising every minute in mental health consultations in primary care, and presented on this topic at Goodfellow Symposium 2019.
Chelsea Willmott will co-facilitate some workshops in the South Island
Chelsea Willmott's clinical background is in emergency and trauma and rural primary health care. She is based in Central Otago where she is currently completing a Nurse Practitioner Internship, works as a nurse educator, is a locum PRIME practitioner and Focused Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (FACT) trainer. Chelsea also works for Dunedin’s school of Nursing as a lecturer and course coordinator. Her academic research is centred on improving the culture in healthcare, changing intra-professional and workplace dynamics, the relationships between Doctors and Nurses as well as Horizontal Violence in healthcare. She has worked clinically in the USA, UK, and Australia and has a passion for looking outside the square to improve healthcare for patients and colleagues.