Clinical Advisory Council

The Clinical Advisory Council provides strategic leadership and clinical expertise to enable improvement in clinical models and health service delivery, tailored to the specific needs of local communities.

  • To provide a clinical perspective to Murray PHN Board to ensure that decisions, investments, and innovations are patient-centred, cost effective, locally relevant and aligned to local care experiences and expectations.
  • To provide strategic advice and make recommendations from a clinical perspective to support Murray PHN to plan and deliver health services that result in the delivery of quality care.
  • To reinforce the ongoing need for joined-up planning and service system.
  • To identify additional opportunities for Murray PHN to meet its strategic priorities in the region.

The Clinical Advisory Council members are:

  • Dr Richard Bills, general practitioner (CV)
  • Dr John Buckley, general practitioner (NW)
  • Jade Cartwright, nurse (NE)
  • Kathryn Cunning, nurse (CV)
  • Susan Kennett, community health (CV)
  • Angela Lawrence, pharmacist (NE)
  • Dr Naomi Malone, psychologist (CV)
  • Paula Noble, hospital executive (NW)
  • Dr Mark Savage, specialist (CV)
  • Catherine Sambell, occupational therapist (NE)
  • Dr William Walton, general practitioner (NE)
  • Russel Maher,¬†mental health nurse (NE)
  • Susan Watson, social worker (NW) and

Clinical council meeting dates

  • Thursday 30 August 2018, 4-5pm via webinar at a Murray PHN regional office: Albury, Bendigo, Mildura and Shepparton.

Meeting dates:

  • Friday 2 November 2018
  • Friday 3 May 2019

All councils annual event date

  • Bendigo | Friday 1 March 2019

Last updated 27 August 2018