Debra is passionate about reducing health disparities, especially for vulnerable people living with disabilities; their carer’s and support workers.
She was the family representative, Director of Nulsen Group from 1/12/16 to 20/11/19.
She is also the Past Chair of the Consumer Advisory Council at Rockingham General Hospital and was the consumer/carer representative on several Safety & Quality Committees at SMHS in Perth, WA.
In April 2018, as part of the Health Consumers Council WA Patient Experience Week, she received a Finalist Award in the Health Consumer Excellence Award. This award recognizes health consumers who demonstrate a commitment to improving the health outcomes and/or the patient experience.
Debra is the current community/consumer member of the Pharmacy Registration Board of Western Australia, the WA Primary Health Alliance Community Advisory Group, the WA Consumer Representative with the Royal Australasian College of Physicians Consumer Advisory Group as well as the NPS Medicinewise Choosing Wisely Advisory Group.