NSW GP Dr Christopher Mitchell will become the next president of the RACGP following his win over current president and WA GP Dr Vasantha Preetham. Dr Mitchell won the election 1730 votes to 1296.

The WA Department of Health has appointed Dr William Patterson as the new Medical Officer with the Office of Aboriginal Health. William has been seconded from AMA (WA), where he served as Director of Public Health.

Dr Michael Quinlan has been formally named as the University of Notre Dame's Chancellor…

NSW GP Dr Christopher Mitchell will become the next president of the RACGP following his win over current president and WA GP Dr Vasantha Preetham. Dr Mitchell won the election 1730 votes to 1296.

The WA Department of Health has appointed Dr William Patterson as the new Medical Officer with the Office of Aboriginal Health. William has been seconded from AMA (WA), where he served as Director of Public Health.

Dr Michael Quinlan has been formally named as the University of Notre Dame's Chancellor following Hon Justice Neville Owen resignation. Dr Quinlan has been appointed for an 18-month term, although he has been temporarily filling the role for past six months.

Drs Wendy Cavilla and Michael Gibberd have been appointed as Medical Coordinators and Craig Allen as Lecturer at UWA's Primary, Aboriginal, and Rural Health Centre. Linda Fardy-Hayes is the centre's new Senior Project Officer.

Drs Ali Ati and Madelynn Chan have commenced as Senior Lecturers at the UWA School of Medicine and Pharmacology. Dr Roslyn Francis has been appointed as Research Fellow.

Drs Stefan Davies, Xia Li, and Neli Slavova-Zamanova have been appointed as Research Associates with the UWA Centre for Medical Research.

Peter Schofield has commenced as Associate Lecturer at UWA's School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences.

Prof Jacqueline Phillips has been named director of Murdoch University's Institute for Health Research.

Jody Salter has started as Marketing Officer at Clinical Training and Education Centre (CTEC).

Biotech company Rockeby Biomed has appointed Ivan Hong Chong Kuan as a Non-executive Director.

Advanced Ocular Systems has appointed board member John Yeudall as Chairman following Eva Skira's departure. Vlado Bosanac has been appointed as a Director.

Burswood-based surgery technology company NSL Health will switch focus to the resources sector later this year after merging with unlisted mining explorer company Iron Ore Hill.

Prof Rhonda Marriott has been appointed as Murdoch University's new Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences. Prof Marriott was  previously a professor of nursing at Murdoch's Peel campus.

Anthony Ho has resigned as non-executive director of Capitol Health.

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