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Our staff

Meryl Burn

Child & Family Health Nurse

Meryl Burn

Meryl is a registered nurse with Mothercraft qualifications.

She has previously worked with the Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children, Australian Inland Mission in South Australia, and Tresillian.

She is currently employed as the on site nurse for our early childhood education centres, and also has a role as our intake person.

Meryl is the voice at the end of the phone when you call to enquire. She does the behind the scenes work for Sydney Hope Family Cottage. She takes enquiries, arranges home visits, and most important of all, can arrange a Nurse Midwife to visit your home.

Meryl will call a day or two before a home visit to check that everyone is well in your household, as we cannot visit if there is illness in the house.

Meryl is passionate about services for families who request support at a time when they are struggling and exhausted.

Nada Gannon

Child & Family Health Nurse

Bachelor of Applied Science (Nursing Degree)

Nada Gannon has worked as a Child and Family Health Nurse for 18 years. She is currently undertaking her Masters of Adult Education.

With a Graduate Diploma in Community Nursing (Child and Family Health) Nada has worked in the community with families with children 0-5 years experiencing parenting difficulties, providing advice and support with feeding, settling and behavioural difficulties.

Her role also includes providing support and appropriate referrals for mothers experiencing a wide range of postnatal feelings.

Nada has completed training to be a facilitator of the Circle of Security Parenting Groups and has facilitated these groups with families in the community.

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