Professor Kelvin Lynn MB ChB FRACP
Medical Director Kidney Health New Zealand
Professor Lynn has worked as a kidney specialist for 29 years at Dr Lynn chaired the National Renal Advisory Board’s Standards and Audit Subcommittee that developed audit standards for Dr Lynn has been a Board Member of the New Zealand Kidney Foundation (now Kidney Health NZ) and involved for many years with the Christchurch Kidney Society. he Medical Director works with other members of the KHNZ team to enhance awareness that kidney disease is a major chronic health issue in
Dr Lynn chaired the National Renal Advisory Board’s Standards and Audit Subcommittee that developed audit standards for
Dr Lynn has been a Board Member of the New Zealand Kidney Foundation (now Kidney Health NZ) and involved for many years with the Christchurch Kidney Society.
he Medical Director works with other members of the KHNZ team to enhance awareness that kidney disease is a major chronic health issue in
Education Manager, RGON, BHSc
Carmel has a wealth of knowledge in the area of Kidney nursing as well as education and assistance. From Renal Nursing in London in 1988, and Charge Nurse in the Kidney Transplant Unit, London in 1992, Carmel moved on to a position as Public Health Nurse in Timaru. Her experience in Renal Education extends from Clinical Nurse Educator and Clinical Nurse Consultant for Auckland Healthcare and Baxter Healthcare respectively, to Consultant for the Strategic Renal Services Review and Pre Dialysis Educator with Auckland DHB. Carmel's most recent previous position as Kidney/Pancreas Transplant Coordinator with the Auckland District Health Board leaves her well equipped to take on the challenge as National Education Manager for Kidney Health NZ.
As National Education Manager, Carmel has the responsibility of overseeing the 0800-KIDNEY Information Line, assisting the set up of new patient support groups across New Zealand, providing education to various groups as they may require, and ensuring Kidney Health New Zealand's resources are kept up-to-date.
Carmel lives in Christchurch with her husband and three young children, and is enjoying working with the Kidney Health team.
Director Kidney Health New Zealand
Guy has been working as Director of the New Zealand Kidney Foundation since 1999 now Kidney Health NZ. His time is divided between the Canterbury Medical Research Foundation and Kidney Health NZ. His interests are in medical research and prevention of Kidney disease/organ donation and each year Kidney Health NZ promotes research by way of awarding grants to researchers. Guy is on the Board of several other Charitable Trusts.
Guy grew up in Timaru and comes from a business management background. He lives in Christchurch with his wife and has adult children and grandchildren.
Office Administrator Kidney Health New Zealand
Deanne joined Kidney Health NZ in October 2006 as part time Office Administrator, working 3 mornings a week.
Previously Deanne worked for Perpetual Trust. Returning to work after being home with her two young boys, Deanne is enjoying the variety of work with Kidney Health and being part of a team.
She lives with her husband and two boys in Christchurch.
David Henderson- Chairperson
Associate Professor Richard Robson
Nora Van der Schrieck