Meet the staff

Ms Kirsty Chapman
Clinical Operations Manager, National Centre for Veterans’ Healthcare

Kirsty Chapman has been nursing for more than 20 years. She has held multiple roles including Nursing Unit Manager (NUM) of the Emergency Department (ED), Patient Safety and Quality Nurse Manager, After Hours Nurse Manager at RPA and took on a role in the Sydney Local Health District’s Nursing Executive to work on the development of the first Safety Culture Coordinator Role in NSW for the Ministry of Health

The Centre has three Case Managers: Eileen van Dijk, Rebecca McFarlane and Johanna Castle.

Eileen van Dijk is a Senior Social Worker who started her career in child protection before transferring to health. She worked for 10 years in the spinal/rehabilitation field across acute, subacute and community areas. Eileen was a Social Work Team Leader at Royal North Shore Hospital Cancer Services Team and worked in medical oncology. She also placed social work students at the University of NSW.

Rebecca McFarlane is an Exercise Physiologist who started her career working in aged care and private practice. Most recently Rebecca worked as a Rehabilitation Case Manager for the Australian Defence Force (ADF), where she coordinated the rehabilitation of serving members to assist them to return to pre-injury duties or medically transition out.

Johanna Castle is an Occupational Therapist who has worked with the veteran community for the past 15 years.  She has worked as a Rehabilitation Consultant assisting contemporary veterans with complex care backgrounds to integrate into civilian life by supporting them with medical, psychosocial and vocational management.

NCVH Staff

NCVH Management
Ms Kirsty Chapman, Clinical Operations Manager
Dr Cameron Korb-Wells, Medical Director

NCVH Case Management
Ms Eileen Van Dijk, Case Manager
Ms Johanna Castle, Case Manager
Ms Rebecca McFarlane, Case Manager

NCVH Medical Specialists
Dr Chow Chow, Staff Specialist, Pain Management,
Dr Huw Davie, Staff Specialist, Drug Health Services
Dr Gavin Angus-Leppan, Senior Staff Specialist, Psychiatry
Dr Charles Betts, Staff Specialist, Psychiatry
Dr Patrick Arulanandam, Staff Specialist, Rehabilitation Medicine

NCVH Allied Health
Ms Naomi Fagan, Clinical Psychologist, Drug Health
Dr Sabine Merz, Clinical Psychologist, Mental Health
Dr Valerie Yeung, Clinical Psychologist, Mental Health
Dr Jasmina Vrankovic, Clinical Neuropsychologist
Ms Kia Roberts, Dietitian
Ms Melissa Grayson, Senior Social Worker
Mr Jonathan Ong, Senior Physiotherapist
Mr Leon Gantert, Exercise Physiologist
Ms Belinda Harrison, Senior Occupational Therapist
Ms Rachel Sculthorpe, Diversional Therapist

Allied Health

Naomi Fagan, Clinical Psychologist, Drug Health
Rebecca Lane, Clinical Psychologist, Pain Management
Sabine Merz, Clinical Psychologist, Mental Health
Valerie Yeung, Clinical Psychologist, Mental Health
Kia Roberts, Dietitian
Mel Grayson, Social Worker
Tori Aldridge, Physiotherapist
Leon Gantert, Exercise Physiologist
Occupational Therapist
Gabriel Ghobreyal, Diversional Therapist



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Hospital Road, Concord NSW 2139


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