Assistant Director of Nursing
Acute Care@Home and CHIP services in Metro South Health
Melissa McCusker is the Assistant Director of Nursing for the Acute Care@Home and CHIP services in Metro South Health. Melissa was employed in the original pilot program for HITH in Metro South in 2007. She has been instrumental in the development of the service. Her clinical experience spans Medical, Critical Care, Post-Acute and General Practice nursing. Melissa is a member of the HITH Society of Australasia and currently involved with state wide HITH working group. Melissa was involved with the Metro South HITH pilot of Criteria Led Discharge (CLD), which was the only service piloting CLD in Queensland. The Metro South Acute Care@Home service is currently piloting a remote home monitoring trial for HITH patietns in partnership with Telstra Health and the Department of Health.