Danielle Peterman

Bachelor of Nursing; Certificate IV Training and Assessment; Graduate Diploma Nursing Science Oncology; Certificate III Project Management; Masters of Health Management

Danielle has been nursing since 1990 commencing as a student enrolled nurse at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Adelaide.  In 2000 Danielle graduated from the University of South Australia with a Bachelor of Nursing and commenced her new graduate program in the Medical Oncology ward at the Royal Adelaide Hospital.  It was at this time that Danielle decided she wanted to be a cancer nurse.

Danielle was employed permanently in the RAH Cancer Services following completion of her new grad year and commenced the Graduate Diploma of Nursing Science Oncology in partnership with the RAH and the University of Adelaide. 

In 2003 Danielle moved with her family to Sydney and worked across Sydney in Cancer Services at Royal North Shore Hospital, Sutherland Hospital, St Vincents Hospital, St George Hospital and has also worked in the not for profit sector at the Leukaemia Foundation and at the Cancer Institute NSW working on eviQ protocols and other statewide projects.

In 2015 Danielle gained employment at Liverpool Hospital as the CNC 3 for Care Coordination and implemented a new model of generic Cancer Care Coordination to ensure equitable access across all tumour streams.   In 2016 while completing a Masters of Health Management at UNSW; Danielle was seconded into the Cancer Therapy Centre Nurse Unit Manager position for 2 years.   During her time there Danielle was involved in many local and facility wide projects including the opening of the Phase 1 Clinical Trials Unit and the Liverpool Hospital Redevelopment project.

An opportunity in the After Hours Hospital Management team saw Danielle leave cancer services for 14 months gaining facility level operational experience in staffing, patient flow and disaster management.

In April 2020 Danielle joined the team at The Kinghorn Cancer Centre as the Nurse Manager Cancer Stream.

Danielle’s passions include providing the highest level of quality compassionate care; transformational leadership; promoting nursing and inspiring others to be the best they can be.