Rachael Mackinnon

Parkinson's Clinical Nurse Consultant, Parkinson's NSW & Mid North Coast Local Health District

Rachael Mackinnon was appointed as Parkinson’s Clinical Nurse Consultant in a co-funded role between the Mid North Coast Local Health District and Parkinson's NSW in October 2018. Prior to this role Rachael worked at St Vincent's Hospital as a Clinical Nurse Educator on the Neuroscience ward with a keen interest in patients with Body Movement disorders. The prevalence of Parkinson's has been reported as higher in rural and remote area with the majority of specialist services in capital cities thus a key role has been to explore the use of Telehealth, to reduce issues of access and equity to quality healthcare. 

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