Mrs Saima Hayes

Mrs Saima Hayes

Conjoint Fellow

School of Medicine and Public Health

Career Summary

Biography

Saima Hayes is a Conjoint Teaching Fellow at the Manning Clinical School within the Department of Rural Health.  She is also a Physiotherapist working in Paediatrics at Taree Community Health Centre where she has a particular interest in Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (DDH) and Congenital Talipes Equinovarus (CTEV).

Saima completed her first undergraduate degree at UNSW in 1994, receiving First Class Honours in Aerospace Engineering.  She worked in several different engineering roles before making the move to Physiotherapy, graduating with Distinction from the University of Sydney in 1999.  She worked at The Royal Hospital for Women Randwick (2001-2002), Liverpool Hospital (2003-2009), and The Children's Hospital at Westmead (2000 and 2010-2013) before moving north to work in Taree in 2013.

She is passionate about children and young people in rural areas having access to high quality health care services and loves to teach Medical Students at the University of Newcastle Department of Rural Health.


Keywords

  • Community Health
  • Congenital Talipes Equinovarus
  • Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip
  • Paediatric Physiotherapy
  • Paediatrics
  • Physiotherapy
  • Rural Health

Languages

  • English (Fluent)

Professional Experience

Professional appointment

Dates Title Organisation / Department
1/11/2013 -  Paediatric Physiotherapist (Level 3)

  • Physiotherapy for children and young people 0-18 years in the community health setting

Taree Community Health Centre, Hunter New England Local Health District
Australia
1/8/2010 - 30/6/2013 Physiotherapist (Level 2)

  • Cardiorespiratory physiotherapy in paediatric intensive care (PICU), neonatal intensive care (NICU) and paediatric wards

The Children's Hospital at Westmead
Australia
1/3/2013 - 30/11/2013 Physiotherapist (Level 2)

  • Intensive Care Unit /High Dependency Unit, wards, outpatients and fracture clinic

Manning Base Hospital, Hunter New England Local Health District
Australia
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Mrs Saima Hayes

Position

Conjoint Fellow
School of Medicine and Public Health
College of Health, Medicine and Wellbeing

Contact Details

Email saima.hayes@newcastle.edu.au
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