2020 RRCBP GRADUATES
DANIELLE ALLEN, WNSWLHD
An exploration of what enables New South Wales Health Emergency Department staff to treat and support domestic and family violence victims who have experienced non-fatal strangulation
Danielle is a Domestic and Family Violence Pathway Coordinator. As a 2020 RRCBP candidate she completed a qualitative study exploring what enables NSW Emergency department staff to support domestic violence victims who have experienced stranguatlion. She completed a Winston Churchill Fellowship in March 2022, learning from colleagues in the USA and Canada about collaborative responses to victims of non-fatal strangulation and traumatic brain injury.
CASSANDRA PORTER, NNSWLHD
Regional mental health services users understanding of the connection between physical health, mental health, and their wellbeing
Cas is a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Mental Health at Tweed Hospital, Northern NSW Local Health District. As a 2020 RRCBP candidate she completed a descriptive qualitative study underpinned by empowerment theory. Cas hopes the findings of this study will contribute to improved holistic care with clinicians and patients working together to co-design an inpatient health and wellbeing program.