Andrea Edwards

Practice Manager/Finance Officer

Cert IV Financial Services

Andrea has worked within the Workers Compensation and Vocational Rehabilitation sector for 9 years and in finance for more than 20 years. After working in a number of bookkeeping jobs, Andrea settled into medical Practice Management in 2010, and completed her Cert IV in Financial services.

She has extensive knowledge of the day to day running of a medical centre. She opened Highland Medical Centre with her business partner Jacky.

Jacky Kennedy

Corporate Services Manager

Diploma in Practice Management (UK)

Jacky relocated to Perth in 2011 from Edinburgh, where she worked as a Practice Manager from May 2000. She has much experience in Healthcare Management and was an Assessor in Practice Accreditation, where she worked with the Royal College of General Practitioners (UK) for many years.  


Jacky has recently become an Assessor here in Australia with AGPAL.  


Prior to taking up her post at Highland Medical Centre, Jacky worked at the Glen Street Practice in West Leederville for 4 years. She opened Highland Medical Centre with her business partner Andrea.

Dawn Underhill

Registered Practice Nurse

Diploma of Nursing (Wales)

Dawn completed her Registered Nurse Training in 1998 in Wales, UK.  She spent 9 years working in a hospital setting in the area of Acute Medicine, Care of the Elderly and an Acute Stroke Unit.  She then moved into a specialised role of Stroke Nurse.  She undertook the role of mentoring student nurses and support for newly qualified nurses.

Dawn and her family moved to WA in 2007, where she worked in Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital in Neurology department for the next 2 years. 

Dawn then moved into a Practice Nurse role within a primary care setting in 2009.  She brought the many skills she has developed over her career to Highland Medical Centre in 2017.

Sandy Wellwood

Registered Practice Nurse

Sandy graduated from Box Hill Hospital School of Nursing (Melbourne) in 1985. Sandy then went to work for 2 large Melbourne Hospitals as an Associate Charge Nurse- specialising in Surgical/General nursing.

She then moved to the UK with her family in 1996-2001 and worked at The Berkshire Independent Hospital(BIH). Whilst working Sandy attended The University of West London and completed a course in High Dependency Nursing which following this she set up a small unit and ran it and the wards as a Sister/Nurse Manager.

On return from the UK she worked in A&E for 4.5 years before leaving in 2006 and going into practice nursing full time. (Sandy has been practice nursing part time since 1988 ) Sandy’s main interest is in providing excellent quality of care to patients and for advancing/upholding quality improvement within the General Practice setting.

Caley Miragliotta

Registered Practice Nurse

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ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF COUNTRY : Highland Medical acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land we work on, the Whadjuk people. We would like to pay respect to the Elders of the Noongar nation, past, present and emerging.

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