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

Kate Allen

CANN Steering Committee Member

Kate is a Registered Nurse (RN) with a diverse and comprehensive background in Appearance Medicine.

She gains immense satisfaction from her work and thrives on working with clients to bring out the most confident and positive version of themselves.  Her goal is to make clients feel comfortable in their own skin.  Patient safety is at the forefront of her practice.

Kates passion for her career was ignited when she worked for the Franchisor of one of New Zealand’s largest appearance medicine businesses.  During her time in this business, she was soon promoted to the role of National Trainer and then Clinical Director.  Kate was a member of their clinical advisory board and helped govern, develop & deliver training and support the clinical practice of over 100 nurses throughout the country.

Kate has also trained nurses and doctors privately and on behalf of Industry Suppliers.  She currently contracts to Galderma as a Clinical Trainer, where she shares her knowledge and passion with other Health Professionals.

Kate treats patients in Auckland (CBD, Westmere, Rosedale & Torbay).

You can contact her at www.kateallen.co.nz

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

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


CANN Steering Committee Member

Sue graduated with a Bachelor of Nursing degree in 2009 and went on to complete her NETP (Nursing Entry to Practice) Programme at SDHB and now studying a Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Research.

She has five years experience in neuroscience nursing (Neurosurgery & Neurology), including max-fax, ophthalmology, ENT and HDU (Hight Dependency Unit) in Dunedin Public hospital. Last 5 years Sue has been working as a wound care nurse for SDHB and a vascular clinical research nurse coordinator for University of Otago. She is a member of NZWCS (New Zealand Wound Care Society) and a committee member of Southern Wound Healing Group.

More recently Sue decided to follow her sisters footstep to combine her eye for aesthetics and love for helping others being the best version of themselves. Sue believes in a holistic approach to beauty and wellness while prioritising clients trust building to obtain great results.

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