Our Team

Bendigo Surgical Services is a small surgical practice located in Bendigo focused on providing exceptional patient services for all of our clients. We are dedicated to ensuring all contacts with our practice are as smooth and easy for our patients as possible. We offer an online patient portal to allow our patients secure access to their medical information at all times as well as minimising paperwork on the day of appointment, all while reducing paper waste.

Charlene Leighton

Practice Manager

Charlene grew up on the Mornington Peninsula and spent her early adulthood moving around the state before settling in Bendigo in 2014. She started working at Bendigo Surgical Services mid 2017 and enjoys the challengers and achievements that come with running and growing a small surgical practice.

Charlene has a Bachelor of Accounting and Business Law and is looking forward to further training to grow and develop her knowledge and abilities surrounding Practice Management.

Family is a big priority for Charlene and she enjoys spending her free time camping and being outdoors with her partner, 2 children and 5 dogs.

Jaqui Bumpstead


Jaqui joined our team at the end of 2017, returning to work after a 4-year break to start her family. Jaqui is enjoying her role as our receptionist and balances her time between working and raising her 2 young children. She comes to us with a customer service and retail management background and is excited to commence her medical administration studies.