Our Staff

Newcastle and Hunter Community Health Registered Nurses provide support that fits to your personal needs, which we are aware are subject to change. The choice and control are yours, with our team here to support you at each step of the way and work out a health care plan that is most suitable.

Our care team consists of Registered Nurses, Enrolled Nurses, Assistants in Nursing and Disability Support workers. All our staff have their professional qualification as well as CRC, WWC and First Aid Certificate.

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At Newcastle and Hunter Community Health we value:

Our Staff

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Alison -Managing Director & RN

Newcastle and Hunter Community Health Founder, Alison McQueen is passionate about providing a valuable contribution to the community by helping her clients live meaningful lives in their homes. 

Alison believes that a positive and united work cultures has a flow on effect to delivering quality services which empower her clients to be the best they can be in the way they choose.

She is a Registered Nurse with over 21 years of practical experience. Alison has a broad knowledge and skills base that covers the public, private, aged care, disability, and commercial sectors across national and international networks.

Geoffrey - Operations Manager

Geoffrey brings a wealth of knowledge with over 20 years’ experience in senior leadership roles. These have been for small to medium enterprises and in large-scale industries. 

Across his career, he has held operational, financial, human resource and project-related roles. These roles have assisted him in attaining extensive knowledge of business and risk management and compliance frameworks.

Geoffrey holds a Master of Business Administration (Human Resource) from the University of Newcastle, a Bachelor of Business (Log & SCM) from RMIT University, a Diploma of Leadership and Management (BSI), and Certificates in OHS, and Training and Assessment.

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Heidi - Administration Manager

Heidi’s external professional development goes hand in hand with her responsibilities at Newcastle and Hunter Community Health.

Holding previous positions in the sector at Allambi Youth Services and at Australian Unity, Heidi’s experience shines through during her day-to-day activities.

Leading Administration including Corporate Governance, Risk and Human Resource components. Heidi has just completed her Diploma in Human Resource Management.   

Outside of work Heidi enjoys exercising and any activity that involves spending time with her new grand daughter!

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Kristy - Roster Coordinator

With a background in Community Nursing, Aged and Disability, Kristy is a welcome addition to our team of Roster Coordinator.

Kristy’s day involves looking after all of NHCH’s valued clients through scheduling essential services and support.  Kristy is currently studying Business inclusive of Leadership and Management.

Kristy chose to work in the aged care and disability sector because she wanted to help people who require assistance maintain a level of independence. She said there’s no experience like seeing the joy that lights up her clients faces when they realise they’re not alone.

Outside of work, Kristy is a wife and mum of three beautiful children. On her days off she likes to get outside and spend as much time as possible with her family and their dog Gizzy.

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Nicole - Registered Nurse

Nicole is an experienced Registered Nurse with over 30 years servicing the health care sector through Community, Aged, Disability, and Acute settings (Medical & Surgical). 

Nicole enjoys making a difference to those that have less fortunate situations then her own. 

Away from work, family and friends are at the forefront of what Nicole enjoys to do.  She loves spending time travelling with her husband Dave, frequents live music around Newcastle and is an avid Knights supporter. 

One day in the near future Nicole can’t wait to be a grandmother

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Registered Nurse, Our Staff, Newcastle and Hunter Community Health

James - Registered Nurse

James is an experienced Registered Nurse with over 11 years practicing in Acute (surgical) and Mental Health settings.

James enjoys operating in the community setting whereby he feels it is a more personable level, enabling him to promote his clients to live independently in their own homes. 

At home he looks after his Chinese chickens (Tina and Roger) and Pug Po, loves his garden and art and is an avid reader of true crime. in his spare time James classifies himself as an amateur photographer looking for the perfect snap.  


Kathy - Registered Nurse

Kathy is NHCH’s newest Registered Nurse with health care experience in Disability, Community and Private Hospital settings.

Kathy has had an amazing journey with her career in previous sectors being an Apprentice Jockey, Jillaroo and Ostrich trainer. 

On her days away from work Kathy enjoys Stand-up paddle boarding, quilting, watching live local sport and spending time in the caravan with her family.  

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Samantha - Registered Nurse

Samantha is a Registered Nurse and has had experience across medical, surgery, emergency, and operating wards/divisions, as well as providing clinical services to NHCH clients in the community.

She is responsible for clinical care to our clients including assessments, wound care, medication support and supporting the care team deliver services.

Samantha enjoys that in her role she gets to meet and interact with people of all walks of life. She says that being able to provide a helping hand to get clients through the day brings her a lot of joy.

When out of scrubs, Samantha enjoys getting out into the great outdoors and camping with her family, which is often accompanied by a good book to read. 

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Local people supporting their local community. 

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