Toni Hoffman AM is an Australian Nurse now teaching at Central Queensland University. She first “trained” at Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane before studying Midwifery and Intensive Care Nursing in the UK. She has worked in Australia, the UK and in Saudi Arabia. In 2000 she moved to Bundaberg to be the NUM of the Bundaberg Intensive Care Unit. In 2003 she completed a Masters in Bioethics and a Grad Cert in Management. In 2003 she found herself embroiled in one of Australia’s worst medical scandals. For her part in protecting her patients’ safety she was awarded Australian of the Year Local Hero 2006, A Member of the Order of Australia for services to Nursing and the Pride of Australia medal for Courage. She also has a Batchelor of Nursing.