Kara Cunningham

Practice Nurse Manager

Practice Nurse Manager

Meet Kara Cunningham: Your Dedicated Practice Nurse Manager

Kara Cunningham is not just a seasoned healthcare professional; she is a dedicated leader who has spent over 13 years in the industry, shaping the future of healthcare. Her journey began in the picturesque town of Rotorua, where she embarked on her nursing career, and today, she stands as a beacon of excellence in her role as Practice Nurse Manager.

After completing her initial nursing training, Kara’s unwavering dedication to improving mental health care led her to pursue further education. She successfully completed a postgraduate program in mental health, honing her skills in various therapeutic approaches, including Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT). Her commitment to enhancing mental well-being extends to her leadership role, where she inspires her team to prioritize holistic patient care.

As Practice Nurse Manager, Kara leads by example, demonstrating not only clinical expertise but also exceptional leadership skills. She fosters a collaborative and supportive work environment where her team can thrive and deliver the highest quality care to patients.

Currently, Kara is on an exciting journey as she undertakes a prescribing course in the community. This additional qualification will empower her to make a more significant impact on patient care by expanding her scope of practice and providing timely and effective interventions.

Kara Cunningham is not just a nurse manager; she is a compassionate advocate for holistic healthcare, firmly believing that every patient deserves the best possible care. Her dedication to learning, coupled with her extensive experience and leadership abilities, makes her an invaluable asset to our healthcare team.

In her spare time, Kara enjoys being in nature, nurturing her mind, body, and spirit amidst the beauty of the outdoors. Her love for nature reflects her commitment to a balanced and healthy lifestyle, which she encourages for all her patients.

Join us in celebrating Kara Cunningham’s leadership journey and the remarkable contributions she makes to our healthcare community every day.