Co-Founder/CEO & Practice Nurse

Kimberley Parsons


B.Sc (Nursing); B.Ed (Hons); MBA (Marketing); PGC (Critical Care), PGC (Oncology), PGC (Leadership- NEELI), PDip (Management), PDip (Project Management) & MHFA


Registered Nurse (RN)- Public and Private Sector in surgical and medical wards. Specialized in Intensive Care in 1994 and worked at JHH & Lingard Private Hospitals.
Worked as RN in intensive care- UK Oxford and London 1197-1999
Educator for Beoringher Mannheim & Innovex, London 1998/1999.
Research Officer/ RN – Medical Oncology Calvary Mater Hospital 2000
The University of Newcastle – Lecturer School of Nursing and Midwifery 2002-2005
TAFE NSW – Teacher and Head Teacher- Nursing 2005-2010
The University of Newcastle- School of Medicine and Public Health – Senior lecturer and Course Coordinator 2010- 2018.
Calvary Mater, JHH and Newcastle Private – Casual RN 2000- 2020
Practise Nurse and Practice Manager- Dr. Sergio Diez Alvarez/ Lower Hunter Medical 2019- 2021
CEO Lower Hunter Medical 2022- current.

“I am passionate about lifelong learning and striving to be the best we can be.”

As a Co-Founder of Lower Hunter Medical, we strive to provide services to our community that are not readily accessible or available in the local area.
I am keen to create new ways of delivering excellence, break down barriers in communication and efficiency, and work collaboratively.
Lower Huner Medical has been designed to expand to reach patients in need and to offer expertise second to none.

My aspiration is to complete my pilot license in 2023/2024 and be able to deliver outreach services to remote, indigenous, and rural communities.
Kimberley is a Registered Nurse who has a diverse nursing career having worked across public and private sectors in most fields of nursing since the early 1990s in Australia, the UK, and South-East Asia.​

She specialised in critical and intensive care nursing and is passionate about education, being a former Lecturer at the University of Newcastle in the Schools of Medicine and Nursing for over 17 years and worked as a TAFE Teacher, in Nursing, Allied Health, and refugee students.

Kimberley is our CEO having completed her MBA in 2020 and Practice Nurse, working alongside Dr Sergio Diez Alvarez since June 2019 and is committed to facilitating coordinated care across the region for all patients.