Kate Holliday | Chief Executive
CCDR/Pathways Telehealth Nurse Service

Kate Holliday, Chief Executive, CCDR/Pathways Telehealth Nurse Service

Kate Holliday is an advanced practice nurse in rare and genetic conditions, patient experience researcher and community engagement expert. She has worked in the health sector for more than 20 years. In 2020, Kate was listed on the 100+ Outstanding Women Nurse and Midwife Leaders by Women in Global Health, World Health Organisation and partners, and in 2022 became an alumni of the prestigious Australian Health Minister’s Award for Nursing Trailblazers.

Her clinical work has focused on community-based triage and health system navigation and she has worked as a nurse in Australia and the USA. Kate developed and tested a model of community-based nursing care in that in 2019 was expanded into a pilot program across 10 disease areas, where specialist nurses are trained to ‘sit’ within patient organisations/health foundations. The model is currently being adapted to address care needs in disaster and emergency settings, and also in the context of clinical registries to monitor care in real time.

Kate has been a leader in community engagement in research, service and policy design and in 2012, started the Centre for Community-Driven Research which is a non-profit organisation dedicated to engaging patients and their families in the decisions that are made about research and healthcare.

Kate has significant experience working with government, industry, not- for-profit organisations as well as research and international organisations including working in Geneva, Switzerland with the GAVI Alliance and Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (Health and human rights portfolio). She has also worked in leadership roles including Head of Research at Cancer Council NSW Australia and Head of Policy and Strategy at the Kinghorn Cancer Centre. Kate also served as a Board Director at Health Technology Assessment International (HTAi) and is a member of the WHO Global Alliance for Care of the Injured (GACI) + Basic Emergency Care (BEC) working group.


Day 2 - Thursday 24 October @ 15:40

Pathways Telehealth Nurse Service for rare and genetic conditions

last published: 04/Jul/24 16:55 GMT

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