Ms Yvonne Panek-Hudson
Yvonne is a Nurse Practitioner in the clinical haematology service at Peter Mac & the Royal Melbourne Hospital, clinical lead for the Allogeneic BMT long term follow up service, Associate Director of Nursing & team lead for haematology, late effects and paediatric specialist nurses.
Yvonne has a special interest in late effects experienced by patients after Allogeneic BMT, particularly screening, risk reduction and self-management. Yvonne is also interested in sexual health issues, chronic graft versus host disease and post-transplant rehabilitation. Yvonne has led and been involved in research studies focussing on innovative shared care models of long term follow up and strategies to optimise post transplant recovery including exercise programs. She has completed a research study supported by the VCCC nursing research hub that explored facilitators and barriers to transitioning from paediatric to adult long term follow up.