APC Hunter

APC Prosthetics (hunter) Pty Ltd
7 Ailsa Road,
Broadmeadow NSW 2292
Ph: 02 4969.8700
Fax: 02 4969.8755

APC Hunter

APC Prosthetics (hunter) Pty Ltd
7 Ailsa Road,
Broadmeadow NSW 2292
Ph: 02 4969.8700
Fax: 02 4969.8755

Ian Robertson

Manager / Senior Prosthetist

Ian joined APC Prosthetics in 2006 as a senior prosthetist and moved into a management position soon after. Ian has practiced in all facets of prosthetics and has a special interest in upper limb prosthetic design and function. Ian’s current focus is the growth of the APC brand across all areas of clinical service and the continued evolution of the clinical and technical expertise in the Hunter facility.

Brian Murphy

Technical Services Manager

Brian has over 30 years’ experience working in Prosthetics and Orthotics. Brian started his career working in early prosthetic management in the rehabilitation unit at Tamworth Hospital before joining APC Hunter where he has been working for the past 15 years. Brian completed a Certificate IV in Small Business and Management in 2009 and a Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety in 2012. Brian specialises in testing lay ups and laminations with new composite materials for definitive prosthetics, and he is responsible for supervising the Technical Staff and maintaining WHS, ensuring quality control and a steady work flow. Brian is also currently assisting rural clinics in Tamworth.

David Thomas

Prosthetist / Orthotist

David grew up in the rural NSW town of Mudgee before completing a Bachelor of Science at UNSW. In 2007 David joined APC Northmead as a Technician, and in 2011 was among the first students accepted into the new two-year Masters of Clinical Prosthetics & Orthotics at La Trobe University in Melbourne. David qualified as a Prosthetist/Orthotist in 2012, and returned to APC Northmead in his new role as a Clinical Prosthetist. In January 2016 David transferred to APC’s Hunter facility where he now attends the Central Coast, Wingham, and Port Macquarie clinics. David has extensive experience across a wide range of lower limb amputees, including interim, definitive, paediatric, adult and osseointegration clients. David is a strong believer in finding the best prosthetic solution for each client, and enjoys the ever evolving and hands-on nature of the prosthetist’s role.

Michael Storey

Prosthetist

Michael grew up in the Hunter Valley town of Singleton before completing a Bachelor of Biomedical Science at Newcastle University. After graduating with a Bachelor of Prosthetics and Orthotics in 2009, Michael initially worked at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead before joining the team at APC Northmead at the start of 2010 where he specialised in providing both interim and definitive prostheses to lower limb amputees. In April 2013 Michael transferred to APC Hunter where he now attends clinics at Woy Woy, Wyong, Wingham and other various clinics throughout Newcastle. Michael is an active member and Director of the AOPA (Australian Orthotic Prosthetic Association) and has a keen interest in transfemoral socket design including implementing recent developments in sub ischial transfemoral socket designs.

Kris van Parreren

Prosthetist

Kris graduated from La Trobe University, Melbourne in 2012 with a Bachelor of Health Sciences and Masters of Clinical Prosthetics and Orthotics. Since graduating, Kris has gained experience working at Ballarat Health Services and Barwon Prosthetics and Orthotics in Victoria, before making the transition up to APC Hunter in January 2017. Kris joins the APC Hunter team assisting with the opening of APC’s new regional clinic in Port Macquarie, as well as aiding with the workload in Newcastle and Tamworth. Working in prosthetics, Kris loves the opportunity to connect with his clients, and being able to make an immediate impact on their lives. The momentum of research and technology, and the ever evolving nature of this profession are just some of the many reasons why he loves going to work every day.

Paul Nixon

Prosthetist

Paul grew up in the Eastern Suburbs of Melbourne before graduating from La Trobe University with a Bachelor degree in Prosthetics and Orthotics in 2007. Employed initially as an Orthotist in Melbourne, Paul relished the opportunity to move to Newcastle and work in Prosthetics. Paul was involved in a study involving prosthetic management of interim patients before joining the team at APC Hunter in 2010. Paul has particular interest and expertise in upper limb prosthetics and contemporary hip socket designs, but thoroughly enjoys the challenges and rewards of working with amputees of all levels and backgrounds to achieve the best possible outcome for the client. Paul attends clinics at Tamworth, Wingham and various other clinics around Newcastle.

Benjamin Wright

Prosthetic Technician

Ben grew up in the Hunter Valley town of Seaham where he completed a Sheet Metal apprenticeship in 2001, then went on to join APC Hunter as a Prosthetic Technician in 2002. Ben has a wealth of experience in all areas of technical work, but he has a special interest in Upper Limb Prosthetics and assisting with the daily operations of the workshop.

Steve Maynard

Prosthetic Technician

Steve joined APC Prosthetics Hunter after previously working in the mechanical industry, which he has found to be a smooth transition having experience using machines and hand tools. Steve is loving the transition into the prosthetic industry and looks forward to a long career in prosthetics.

Administration Staff

The friendly faces at our front door

Kelly Furey

Finance / Administration

Kelly has been with APC Hunter since its inception in 2007. Kelly works closely with APC’s finance team to ensure the Hunter bookwork and accounting processes are accurate in readiness for the reporting procedures. Kelly also co-ordinates appointments and is involved with general administrative duties that are required in the running of a successful administration team.

Del Wilson

Administration

Del joined APC Hunter in April 2012 as a member of the administration team. Del has cemented her position within the facility as the NDIS specialist and has grown in her understanding of the complexities of the new NDIS system since the roll out. This has enabled APC Hunter to navigate a changing prosthetic industry, and has provided a sound basis for APC to deal with the new funding system for the years ahead. Del also works closely with the Prosthetist’s and Clients, helping to co-ordinate their prosthetic requirements and appointment planning details so the facility runs smoothly.

Lisa Anderson

Administration

Lisa spent 15 years working in the children’s disability sector as a Service Co-ordinator before joining the APC Hunter administration team in 2014. Lisa is responsible for co-ordinating the local and rural clinical services provided by the teams at APC Hunter. Lisa is also at the forefront of our customer service team and is the first person to warmly greet the clients as they attend their appointments at the Newcastle facility.

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