Deb Blow, RN BN Grad Dip Crit Care Grad Dip FET GAICD, has worked in the health industry for over 30 years. Over this time, Deb worked as an aged care worker before going on to become an Enrolled Nurse and then a Registered Nurse. Deb has worked in a diverse range of areas including; aged care, surgical, emergency, peri-operative and critical care in public, private and rural / remote settings prior to transitioning to the university and then VET sector.
Currently, Deb works as a Director of Faculty and Executive leader in health and nursing for TAFE Queensland. Her expertise and focus has been on supporting organisations to ‘grow their own workforce’. Deb also holds roles on National committees such as the Strategic ANMAC Accreditation Committee and the Nursing and Midwifery Strategic Reference Group. Deb was a director on the Board for the Gold Coast Primary Health Network and Queensland’s Health and Community Services Workforce Council. Deb has also represented TAFE Directors Australia in Commonwealth appointed expert advisory groups in the health, aged care and nursing industry.