After completing an Australian double degree in health promotion and nutrition, Gillian conducted research for Mentally Healthy WA. Later she worked with vulnerable population groups in the City of Cockburn, leading health promotion teams for the Local Government and Cockburn Integrated Health (total 12 years). This included the Federally Funded Healthy Communities Initiative and the HOP, both targeting vulnerable populations. From 2018-2020, she coordinated an end-of-life care needs assessment for the Scholl Academic Centre (Hospice Isle of Man). She completed a Graduate Diploma in Psychology in October 2022 and set up Bea Veayn, specializing in diabetes and dementia prevention.
Title : BEA VEAYN BINGO©: Fun-based education for prevention of dementia, depression, and diabetes (Type 2), based on evidence and community input