Child Health Nurses

The nurses at The Children’s Doctor are here to help and equip you with the skills needed for your hardest role ever………. being a parent. No question is too big or too small.

What to see our nurses for:

0-6 months

Baby health checks, (including weight, height, and head circumference), feeding issues (breast or bottle), introduction to solids, sleeping and settling, milestones and Immunisations.

12-18 months

Walking, talking, diet, changing to cows milk, sleep, tantrums and behaviour

2 years

Toilet training, talking, sleeping, eating, behaviour

4 years

Speech, nutrition, behaviour, fine and gross motor skills, sleeping

12 years

School needles

Flu vaccines

All ages – (march to September)



Alison Midavaine

Alison Midavaine

Practice Nurse

Alison is a registered nurse with a Masters in Paediatrics and an Immunisation Certificate. She also worked at The Children’s Hospital in Westmead for 10 years.

Alison volunteers as a playgroup leader and runs regular groups for those in the community. Alison has 3 children of her own and has been with The Children’s Doctor for 12 years.

Lisa Macklin

Lisa Macklin

Practice Nurse

Lisa is a registered nurse with a Graduate Certificate in Neonatal Nursing. She has extensive experience caring for critically unwell babies and their families in the Grace Centre for Newborn Intensive Care at the Children’s Hospital at Westmead. 

Lisa is also an Authorised Nurse Immuniser and a proud mum of three young boys.