Co-leader Physiotherapy Paediatric Continence Service
Kate Tavendale graduated from the University of Queensland with a Bachelor in Physiotherapy and completed her Post Graduate Certificate in Physiotherapy (Continence and Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation) from the University of Melbourne in 2007. Since that time, Kate has continued to develop her skills and knowledge in the assessment and treatment of bladder, bowel and pelvic floor dysfunction in adults and children. Kate has worked in both private and public services and currently works at the Queensland Children’s Hospital co-leading their State-wide Physiotherapy Paediatric Continence Service, with Amelia Moir, and The Prince Charles Hospital, managing their Adult Continence and Lymphoedema Service.
A. Prof Nitin Kapur
Consultant paediatric respiratory and sleep physician
A. Prof Nitin Kapur is a consultant paediatric respiratory and sleep physician at the Queensland Children's Hospital in Brisbane. He is also the director of Paediatric Education and director of Clinical Training at the same hospital. His research interests include CNLD, pre-school wheeze, chronic cough and bronchiectasis, with a PhD in paediatric bronchiectasis. He has recently been appointed as the president-elect of the Paediatric and Child Health Division of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP).
Dr Bhavesh Patel
Dr Bhavesh Patel is a paediatric surgeon, tech geek and amateur calligrapher. He is a member of the Board of Paediatric Surgery with Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Secretary of Australian and New Zealand Association of Paediatric Surgeons, and Secretary of the Society of Paediatric Urology of New Zealand and Australia. Dr Patel is interested in quality improvement by continuing to ask what quality means from different points of view. He is always happy to discuss collaborative care and grateful to be involved.