Susan (Sue) Armstrong

Position: 
Neighbourhood Healthcare Home Nurse Navigator

Qualifications:

Registered Nurse
PG Diploma Health Science
Expert level of Nursing Competency

Background:
I led the Asthma Clinic at Dargaville Medical Centre and more recently I was the Respiratory Nurse Specialist at Manaia PHO. I have a passion for patient advocacy and for those managing long-term health conditions.

Current Position:
The Neighbourhood Healthcare Homes is a model of care where the delivery of service is designed to advance and achieve the triple aim of improved patient experience; improved population health and; reduced cost of care. As the Nurse Navigator, I act as a conduit between identified patients in hospital and their general practice to support their transition of care from hospital to home.