Thyra Bolton - best foot forward
Thyra Bolton is Nurse Coordinator at the High Risk Diabetes Foot Clinic at Sydney's Royal Prince Alfred Hospital.
played a key role in transforming the clinic into a dynamic, nationally recognised, multidisciplinary facility.
Thyra's knowledge of diabetic foot disease and clinical skills are legendary and her
clients love her
is thrilled when a problem is resolved, but equally, is devastated when interventions fail to prevent complications.
Thyra's holistic approach ranges from following clients up at the weekend to organising meals-on-wheels.
Senior physicians and surgeons rely on her
clinical judgement, often seeking her
"I am fascinated by the area of wound care.
When we have healed the ulcers, I like to say their feet are almost kissable," Thyra
Thyra was nominated by Professor Dennis Yue, Head of the Department of Endocrinology at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital.