In this section, you can find the following information:


Senior Medical Staff

Professor Ingrid Scheffer
Director of Paediatrics

Professor Scheffer is a paediatric neurologist and epileptologist. Her research focuses on epilepsy and autism. She has published extensively and is the Chair of Paediatric Neurology Research at the University of Melbourne.

Dr Anton Harding

Dr Anton Harding is a consultant paediatrician and paediatric endocrinologist. He has worked in the Paediatrics Department for the last 17 years and has an appointment at the Royal Children's Hospital. Dr Harding also runs the paediatric diabetes service at Austin Health and helps coordinate the management of patients with eating disorders with Austin Health Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service.

Dr Ian Rawlinson

Dr. Rawlinson is a general paediatrician covering children from neonates to adolescents.  His practice covers the Northeastern region of Melbourne.  He has a lot of experience and interest in adolescent medicine, mother-baby issues, child disability, behavioural and educational problems.

Dr Catriona Fleming

Nursing Staff

Jenny Spiller
Nurse Unit Manager

Karen Stewart
Paediatric Liaison Nurse

Brialie Forster
Paediatric Liaison Nurse

Judy Khoo
Assistant Nurse Unit Manager

Leansee Lim
Assistant Nurse Unit Manager

Claudia Machutchison
Assistant Nurse Unit Manager

Marie Smith
Assistant Nurse Unit Manager

Pam Nott
Ward Clerk

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