Clinical Nurse Specialist

Phone: 07 843 4429

Chrissy Simmonds has a passion for helping patients with diabetes become confident in managing their diabetes, and attaining the absolute best health outcomes possible.

She worked for six months at the Waikato Diabetes Centre with a focus on diabetes and kidney failure.

Her expertise includes lifestyle and diet advice for patient with Type One and Type Two Diabetes, commencing and managing all levels of insulin medication, including adjustments for chemotherapy and steroids.

She holds a Post-graduate diploma in Diabetes and is qualified to prescribe medications for diabetes, high blood pressure and cholesterol. In 2018 her prescribing will extend to include other common medications.

Her strength is her patient-focused approach, flexibility, and culturally-sensitive care for patients of all nationalities.