About Us

CANN Nurses. Top row from left – Linda Gormly, Michelle Ordener, Chris Haimes, Stacey Power
Bottom row from left – Deb Barnham, Beth Cardale, Lianne Dunismuir, Rebecca Burman

CANN-Cosmetic Appearance Nurses of New Zealand

Representing NZ’s cosmetic appearance nursing professionals

CANN was founded in 2016 by leading Cosmetic Appearance nurses and trainers in NZ and has grown
from strength to strength.
CANN nurses are all professionally qualified and trained and follow CANN’s “best practice standards”
developed by nurses and nurse educators with many years experience in the cosmetic appearance
industry. Our network of cosmetic nursing professionals allows us to share the latest knowledge,
training, and techniques to ensure the highest levels of patient care and safety. To check if your nurse is
a member of CANN, head to our nurse directory.

CANN Members follow the Medical Council of New Zealand Statements:

MCNZ Statement on Cosmetic procedures:

MCNZ Statement on Advertising:

Why choose a CANN nurse for your Cosmetic treatments?

Our network brings together experienced, well-trained nursing professionals dedicated to providing safe
and effective cosmetic treatments for our patients. CANN is the only official network in NZ for cosmetic
appearance nurses. When you choose a CANN nurse you know you are getting a professional, competent
practitioner with up-to-date knowledge and skills in cosmetic appearance treatments.
To find a CANN nurse in your area:


CANN has a dual role:

To provide services and support to all of its Members

To promote and support patient safety in the area of Non-Surgical Aesthetic Treatments

Stacey Power

CANN Steering Committee Member

Stacey Power is a Registered Aesthetic
Nurse with Advanced
Certificates and is a national trainer in
Platelet-Rich Plasma. Stacey was also a
National Trainer for dermal fillers
in New Zealand and Botulinum
Toxins for 5 years.
You can contact Stacey at her Beautiphi
Clinic in Parnell, Auckland or Bridge St, Nelson

Marie Guerin

CANN Steering Committee Member

Marie is a RN, who has been working in cosmetic medicine since 1997 and has extensive experience in injectables, laser, IPL, HiFU, Cryopolysis and advanced skin treatments.

She has previous nursing experience in Oncology, Haematology, General Practice and Sculptra clinical training with Sanofi Aventis.

 Apart from her busy Wellington Clinic, Marie is also contracted to Galderma to provide clinical training in the use of dermal fillers and botulinum toxin.

You can contact Marie at her clinic, Accent on Skin in Wellington

Shelley Frost

CANN Steering Committee Member

Shelley is currently the Nursing Director at Face Value Cosmetic Medicine Clinic in Christchurch. Throughout her career she has focused on the professional development of nurses and enhancing their contribution to the healthcare team.

She has held many leadership roles at both local and national levels, mainly focusing on primary care and general practice.

Past roles include Director of Nursing at Pegasus Health, Executive Director (Nursing) of General Practice New Zealand, and Principal Advisor Quality with the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners. Her most recent governance roles include Chair of General Practice New Zealand, Deputy Chair of New Zealand’s Health Quality and Safety Commission, and Board member of the International Foundation for Integrated Care.

Shelley’s contribution to the Executive Committee includes liaison with national bodies such as the Ministry of Health and Nursing Council New Zealand.

You can contact Shelley at her clinic, Face Value Cosmetic Medicine clinic, in Christchurch

Emma Lindley

CANN Steering Committee Member

Emma graduated in 2008, earning her Bachelor of Nursing degree from the University of Auckland. She following on from this with a Nurse Entry Practice Programme: CMDHB, and then completed a Postgraduate Certificate in Nursing in 2010. She worked in Acute Care (Emergency & Intensive Care) for 5 years before she found her true passion in Cosmetics.

Emma worked in a busy cosmetic clinic before she became a National Nurse Trainer for two large corporations, educating over 100+ nurses, and now works at The Face Place, where she leads the nursing team and performs cosmetic injectable treatments using Botulinum toxin and dermal fillers.

Emma is extremely passionate about natural results, loves to educate and mentor colleagues, and is an ambassador for safety in our field of cosmetic medicine. She also regularly attends national and overseas conferences/ workshops to keep at the forefront of this industry.

You can contact Emma at her clinic in Auckland

Brandy Wehinger

CANN Steering Committee Member

Brandy loves seeing the positive impact that aesthetic healthcare can have on client self-confidence, which is why she is passionate about training highly professional and skilled nurses.   As a National Clinical Educator for Caci, she is involved in training of clinical treatments and for helping support franchisees throughout New Zealand. Brandy is also proud to be part of FabLab, Caci’s research and development group.

Brandy regards Appearance Medicine as both art and science, a blending of aesthetics with clinical knowledge and medicine. She is passionate about helping clients with age-related concerns, as well as those wanting to glamourize their appearance.

You can contact Brandy through Caci Clinics, Auckland

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