WA News Beneath the Drapes October 2017
October 2017
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Beneath the Drapes29092017-Chaney-Gervase-Dr Aug17Dr Gervase Chaney

Dr Gervase Chaney resigned as the commissioning Executive Director of the Perth Children’s Hospital and has been appointed Dean of the Notre Dame medical school. He starts his new role in mid-October.

Professor Andrew Whitehouse, from the Telethon Kids Institute, has won the 2017 Eureka Prize for Emerging Leader in Science.

Wembley Downs GP and co-lead of the Doctors Health Advisory Service, Dr David Oldham, is the WA finalist in the 2017 RACGP General Practitioner of the Year Award. Dr Sarah Newman is the 2017 RACGP WA Registrar of the Year and Dr Harinder Paul is the GP Supervisor of the Year. As reported earlier, Canning Vale Medical Centre is in the running for national General Practice of the Year.

Brad Potter from The Health Linc celebrated 20 years in the industry by winning the Australian Institute of Business Brokers Broker of the Year. This is the sixth time he has won the award the in part seven years.

Albany’s Regional Palliative Care Coordinator Lesley Forrester was awarded the Palliative Care Australia (PCA) Rural and Remote National Award for Excellence.

St John of God Health Care Maternity Reference Group Coordinator Zoe Islip has won Catholic Health Australia’s Emerging Leader Award.

Ms Glenys Beauchamp is the new Secretary

 29092017-Lesley-Forrester-Amanda-Bolleter Sep17Lesley Forrester & Amanda Bolleter