• thumb_beneath_the_drapes_new_imageBayswater GP Dr Rohan Gay is the 2016 WA GP Supervisor of the Year. The RACGP also named Dr Mary Wyatt, of the Ranford Medical Centre, WA Registrar of the Year. Bunbury’s Brecken Health Care, established by Dr Brenda Murrison is the WA Practice of the Year. Also honoured in the awards were Dr Jane McCulloch who won the Edward Gawthorn Prize for her (2015.2) results and Dr Hilaire Dufour for her 2016.1 results. The RACGP WA Faculty Legend is Dr Sean Stevens.
  • The WA Government has announced the first Healthway board under the new legislation which it passed earlier this year. The seven-member board will be chaired by Prof Bryant Stokes, who is currently chair of the NMHS board. Others on the board are: Ms Fiona Kalaf, CEO of Youth Focus; Mr Nathan Giles, ED of Perth Public Art Foundation; Adj/Prof Terry Slevin, from the Cancer Council WA; Mr Steve Harris, CEO of the Brand Agency; Dr Roslyn Carbon, a Combat Sports Commissioner; and Ms Ricky Burges, CEO of the WA Local Government Association. Healthway has an appropriation of $23.3m in the 2016-17 state budget.
  • Prof Alistair Forrest from the Perkins Institute has won a 2016 Australian Museum Eureka Prize for international scientific collaboration for his work with the FANTOM5 project, which involves researchers in 20 countries.
  • Prof Jonathan Carapetis and Dr Tom Snelling from the Telethon Kids Institute were finalists in the leadership categories of the Eureka Prize.
  • Ms Stephanie Buckland has replaced Mr Ray Glickman as CEO of aged care NFP Amana Living.
  • Mr Milton Catelin is the new CEO of Medicines Australia. He takes over the reins from interim CEO Mr Lee Hill.
  • Ms Sheila-Anne MacLeod is the Regional Manager for the latest WA NDIS region in Armadale, Murray and Serpentine-Jarrahdale. The region was launched on September 30.
  • The national Mental Health Commission has appointed Dr Peggy Brown as its CEO replacing Mr David Butt.



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