Former MLA Dr Martin Whitely is acting executive director of the Health Consumers Council of WA, replacing Mr Frank Prokop.
Dr Alexius Julian is the Clinical lead of ICT Commissioning at Fiona Stanley Hospital.
Sixteen projects will share $3m in the second round of Telethon-Perth Children’s Hospital Research Fund grants. A/Prof Christopher Blyth, Prof Jack Goldblatt, Dr Nicholas Gottardo, Dr Rae-Chi Huang, Prof Peter Le Souef, Dr Andrew Martin, Prof Susan Prescott and Dr Claire Waddington were among the medical practitioners to receive funds for their various short-term research projects.
Asthma Foundation WA (AFWA) awarded $5m in grants for respiratory research: A/Prof Alexander Larcombe and A/Prof Benjamin Mullins (UWA); Dr Shelley Gorman and A/Prof Vance Matthews (UWA); Prof Peter Henry, Ms Tracy Mann and Prof Philip Burcham (UWA); Dr Kimberley Wang with Prof Peter Noble supervising (UWA) and Ms Robyn Jones with Prof Alan James supervising (SCGH).
The Mental Health Commission has awarded a $98,000 contract to Sankey Associates to conduct an evaluation of the Mental Health Court Diversion and Support Program.
Former entertainer and Perth City Councillor Mr Max Kay and businessman Mr Michael Weir have been appointed to the board of Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia (WA).
Dr Stuart Boland is the new president of Australian Senior Active Doctors Association (ASADA) replacing Dr Simon Strauss who will stay on the Executive and continue as website and newsletter editor. Stuart is former chairman of Avant.