Leanne’s career has been driven by a desire to make a positive difference to people and their whanau experiencing a diagnosis of cancer. She has achieved this goal over more than 20 years, through direct patient care “on the floor’’, as a registered nurse and then clinical nurse specialist. She also has over seven years’ experience as charge nurse at Auckland Hospital where she ably supported the growth, development and ability of the nursing team to provide quality and compassionate care. She has a special interest in the care of women with a gynaecologic oncology diagnosis.
She has a Masters degree in Health Science and a Bachelor of arts (History).