Dedication. Expertise. Passion.
DIRECTOR & PRACTICE NURSE
MS PAIGE CAO
Paige was born and raised in Gippsland as one of four children from a family who all excelled in both state level sport and academia. After completing her secondary education at Trafalgar High School, she went onto tertiary studies at Monash University and graduated with a Bachelor of Nursing Practice in 2012. She was a Graduate Nurse at The Royal Melbourne Hospital in 2013, and worked there for a further three years on the Vascular and Gastrointestinal Ward, before relocating to Echuca-Moama with her family. After meeting her fiance, Paige finally relocated to Bendigo in 2016 where she undertook further postgraduate studies and successfully obtained a Graduate Diploma in Critical Care Nursing through La Trobe University in 2017. In addition to being the Founding Director and Registered Nurse for PMC Surgical, Paige also currently works as a Critical Care Registered Nurse at Bendigo Health in both the Emergency Department and Intensive Care Unit. In her very little free time, Paige enjoys spending time with her fiance, family and friends, eating healthy and regular exercise including early morning gym classes, gardening and long walks on sunny days. She also loves travelling, the colour pink, Netflix and good wine and cheese.
SENIOR PRACTICE MANAGER
MS DANI LOUGHLIN
Dani is our friendly Practice Manager who was born in South Africa and moved to Bendigo in 2010 with her family. Dani attended Bendigo Senior Secondary College where she completed her secondary education and has since gained quality experience as a medical receptionist and hopes to further her studies in the future. She is very compassionate and empathetic towards patients as well as their family members. Dani is here to support every patients journey of care all the way from assisting with general enquiries big or small to booking consultation appointments, surgical bookings and post operative appointments. Dani enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She has a love for travel, food, animals and also enjoys music, Netflix and spontaneous outings.
SENIOR PRACTICE MANAGER
MS KYRIE SPROAL
Kyrie was born in Victoria but grew up mostly in rural Queensland and New South Wales before resettling back in Melbourne. She moved with her family to Castlemaine in December 2019 just before covid hit. They purchased a gold rush era home and spent three years painstakingly restoring and renovating it. Kyrie has an expensive background in medical administration, bringing a wealth of experience to the team. She has a caring and compassionate nature which is reflected in all her interactions with our patients. Kyrie has a passion for interior design, good food and travel and enjoys spending time with family and friends.
SENIOR PRACTICE MANAGER
MS RACHEL VOEGE
Rachel grew up in Mildura and moved to Bendigo in 2007 with her partner. Enjoying everything Bendigo has to offer, they decided to stay permanently! Rachel has many years of experience in medical practice administration and enjoys supporting and assisting patients with all aspects of their care, always with compassion and a friendly smile! In her spare time, she is kept busy looking after her 3 children and is involved with South Bendigo Junior Football Netball Club. She loves good cheese and wine, gardening and is obsessed with keeping her lawn green for the visiting kangaroos!
SENIOR ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
MS GEORGIA INGRAM
Meet our Senior Administrative Assistant, Georgia! Beyond her impressive skills in organization and management, she also knows how to unwind and have fun on the weekends with her loved ones. When she's not keeping the office running smoothly, you can often find her exploring new places, trying out new restaurants, or taking part in different sports. With her positive attitude and diverse interests, she is a great addition to our team!
MS JO TISELL
Meet Jo, one of our administrative assistants. With growing up in Bendigo Jo has a real love for the area. With over 10 years of experience in the medical industry, Jo is a busy mum of three, she's a pro at multitasking, managing her time efficiently and navigating the demands of work and family life. Outside of work, Jo is a dedicated partner, busy planning her upcoming wedding and balancing the needs of her family with her busy work schedule. Her positive attitude and can-do spirit are infectious, and she always goes above and beyond to exceed. With a strong work ethic, excellent communication skills and a passion for delivering exceptional service, Jo always puts the patients first and ensures that everything runs smoothly and efficiently. In her spare time jo enjoys spending time with her Fiancé and children, travelling and enjoying a cheeky glass of wine.
MS ALICE REECE
Alice is local to the area, having grown up in country Victoria. She completed tertiary studies with Federation University and graduated as a Registered nurse. She then completed her Graduate Year at Bendigo Health and has since worked on a complex surgical ward for the past 3 years. In her spare time, Alice enjoys the company of family and friends and staying physically active. She also has a love for travel and enjoys a fine wine.
MS REBECCA CROSS
Rebecca is local to the area having grown up in Castlemaine. She completed her Bachelor of nursing at Federation University in Ballarat in 2017 and commenced her graduate year at Castlemaine Health in 2018. Since then, she has furthered her studies by completing a post graduate degree in Perioperative Nursing, and continues to work as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in the Operating Suite at Castlemaine Health. From time to time, she also works a surgical nurse assistant to our surgeons at St John of God Bendigo. She enjoys spending her spare time with her partner and young baby, keeping active, and fuelling her coffee addiction.