Ann has worked as a nurse within Specialist Palliative Care since 1990. During this time, she has been a Registered Nurse on the Whittle Ward at the Repatriation Centre, and also a Clinical Coordinator of the Southern Specialist Palliative Care Service with Tasmanian Health Service (THS).
Ann is presently the Assistant Director of Nursing for Cancer Services within THS. This encompasses the Specialist Palliative Care Unit, Whittle Ward, Community Palliative Care Service, and Oncology Services within the Royal Hobart Hospital (RHH) – 9A, 8A, 1A, Holman Clinic and Clinical Trials Units. She is also involved with the Cancer Support Centre at the RHH.
Ann has a Bachelor of Nursing, Graduate Certificate in Health (Palliative Care) and Graduate Diploma in Public Health.
She commenced her appointment with the Palliative Care Tasmania Board of Directors in 2018.