Clinical Specialist

Liezl Naude

Liezl Naude : Wound Management Specialist

B.Cur (UP) (ZA), M.Cur (UP)(ZA), Cert. Wound Care (UFS)(ZA), Cert. Wound Care (Hertfordshire)(UK), IIWWCC (SUN/Toronto)
Liezl Naude is a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Wound Management and the founder of Eloquent Learning Health, a Training company focussing on evidence based practical training in the Wound Management Environment. She is the Owner and Principal Wound Management Specialist at the Advanced Lower Limb & Wound Management Centre in Pretoria, South Africa. Liezl has been on the forefront of Wound Management in South Africa since the inauguration of the Wound Healing Association of Southern Africa (WHASA) in 2005 where she was part of the conference organising committee. Since 2005 she played a key role within WHASA in establishing the organization and the official journal Wound Healing Southern Africa (WHSA). She is a past-president of the Wound Healing Association of Southern Africa (WHASA) and has been a member of the Executive Committee from 2005-2013. Liezl was also part of the South African delegation to present a bid in 2008 at the World Union of Wound Healing Societies (WUWHS) in Toronto. She is a member of the Advisory panel for the World Alliance of Wound and Lymphoedema Care (WAWLC) since 2009 and EXCO member for the Pan African Diabetic Foot Study Group since 2013. She was also awarded Honorary Life Membership by WHASA in 2011 at the Wounds International Conference for her contribution towards Wound Care in South Africa. She is also received recognition as an International Nurse Leader in 2013 from the International Nurses Association (INA). Liezl has presented several topics at national and international conferences and authors several publications in both national and international journals.  Liezl also pioneered the South African Total Contact Cast system in collaboration with BSN Medical.

Admin & Finance

Ilze vanHeerden2

Ilze van Heerden : Receptionist

Ilze is a key member of our team and manages reception and accounts in an efficient and professional manner. She has joined the Centre at the start of 2015 and has brought a fresh and well-organised dimension to the team. Apart from her efficiency, she is also compassionate and has the ability to make patients and clients to feel at ease by providing a professional and friendly service.