Who is Clinical Update?

Leigh Kelly New Zealand Registered NurseThe Managing Director is Leigh Kelly who is a New Zealand Registered Nurse with advanced qualifications. The company is based in Auckland.

Clinical Update (NZ) Ltd has been operating as a training company since June 2006. From 2004 to to 2006, training was performed through Care Advisory Services, another company owned by Leigh, which has been trading for over 4 years.

Leigh has been working in the Aged Care Sector for over 34 years with experience that includes Charge Nurse, Rest Home Owner, Rest Home Manager and Educator

She has been running In-service education sessions in Auckland rest homes and continuing care facilities for over 4 years and she is repeatedly called back on an annual basis by many facilities.

Her skills include training and development of staff, business management to improve staff performance, meet industry standards and maintain high occupancy levels; dealing with conflict, leadership and team development.

She is the author of two books. “Life’s and Illusion”, a guide to caring for a person with Alzheimer’s Disease, written in 1997, and "The Art of Caregiving - a guide to caregiver satisfaction” which is to be launched in 2008.

As a Professional Speaker she has spoken at many conferences and to large audiences confidently on a variety of subjects to do with aged care and caregiving. She also organises conferences and is a competent chairman or Master of Ceremonies.

Clinical Update (NZ) Ltd currently holds monthly training days to up-skill registered nurses, enrolled nurses and senior caregivers, in Auckland, from February to October each year. These are very well attended by private and public healthcare workers from the aged care sector and cover topics such as Pharmacology, Standing Orders, Assessment and Care Planning, Diabetes Update, Skin Conditions n the elderly, Mental Health Conditions in the Elderly and many more.

Clinical Update (NZ) Ltd also hold Management Training sessions for Aged Care Facilities at least 5 times per year to assist managers with Managing Difficult People, Leadership and Bullying, Marketing.and Sales, Building Resilience, Employment Issues.

What People who have used Clinical Update Ltd for in-service training say:

“Leigh Kelly has been assisting our facility with in-service sessions for the last 2 years. With her understanding of the 'hands on' and running of a private hospital, her educational sessions with staff have real meaning. We will be using her services again this year, and in the future.”
- Dorinda Brown Douglas, Manager, Lynton Lodge

“Leigh is an excellent presenter whom provides an engaging and inclusive presentation. Our staff and other attendee’s always provide very positive feedback as to the quality and relevance of her training.”
- Wendy Turner, Chief Operating Officer, Radius Residential

"Leigh Kelly's training sessions are popular with our staff and have high attendance. Leigh displays first hand knowledge of their work environment and teaches sound principles & guidelines to enhance their knowledge and skills."
- Facility Manager, Maureen Plowman Rest Home

“We all enjoyed Leigh’s training session and also we learned lots of new things about behaviour and us. The training was very enjoyable and all staff is looking for another one.”
- Manager Mission Bay Rest Home


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