Sapphire Coast Physio has welcomed 3 new physiotherapy graduates for 2013. The new graduates have all moved to�South-east NSW to start their physiotherapy careers, providing a significant boost to physiotherapy resources in the area and easing the shortage.
Lara Hansford will be working part-time in Cooma with Sapphire Coast Physiotherapy, and part time in Jindabyne with Bruce Wilson. Lara, who comes from Byron Bay, has visited the Snowy Mountains every year for many years to spend a week or two skiing. She is�very sports minded and passionate about Netball and touch football.
Sapphire Coast Physiotherapy has also partnered with the local public health system to enable two physiotherapists to be employed at Bega Hospital. Jack Murphy and Emma Freer work part time with Sapphire Coast Physio and Part time at Bega Hospital.
Emma Freer will be working in our Merimbula and Eden clinic. Emma is a keen sprinter and has travelled all the way from Adelaide to join the Sapphire Coast Physio team.
Jack Murphy will be working in our Bega clinic. Jack is from Brisbane and is also an avid sportsman having played rugby union, AFL, golf and participated in triathlons and half marathons.
The south-east, like most rural areas in the state is suffering from an acute shortage of physiotherapists. Sapphire Coast Physio is extremely pleased that we've been able to attract 3 new physiotherapists to the area to help us meet the growing demand for physiotherapy services.