• Staff Profiles

    PATCHES delivers high quality child development, disability and early intervention services. By improving a young person's health and developmental outcomes, we increase their chances of achieving a higher level of education, a greater degree of participation, and set them up for success later in life.

    Dr James Fitzpatrick
    Dr James Fitzpatrick - Paediatrician James was the 2001 Young Australian of the Year and is the Director of PATCHES Paediatrics, a member of the Australian National Advisory Council on Alcohol and Drugs, and inaugural Chair of the Australian FASD Clinical Network. His PhD on FASD prevalence in...
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    Genevieve has worked as a speech pathologist in Port Hedland since graduating from Curtin University. She has worked with children with a variety of speech and language needs and is passionate about helping kids to reach their full communicative potential. She is especially interested in early...
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    Claire Thistleton graduated from Charles Sturt University (Albury) in 2016 with a Bachelor of Health Sciences (Speech Pathology). She has additional training in neonatal/paediatric feeding, Voicecraft, and Indigenous health and cultural awareness, where she has worked extensively with remote...
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