Western NSW Primary Health Network (WNSW PHN) has established five Advisory Councils which each report through to the Board. The Councils assist the organisation set strategic direction, evaluate outcomes of services and support the design of new services to meet the needs of local communities.

Clinical Councils provide support and advice to the Board on opportunities to further develop clinical services to meet community needs.

Community Councils support WNSW PHN to understand and address health needs within local communities, including access to services and service gaps. 

The Aboriginal Health Council supports WNSW PHN to understand locally relevant Aboriginal Community perspectives in relation to their unique health needs, access to services and service gaps.  

Far West Community Advisory Council Membership

  1. Lynette Flanagan - Chair
  2. Rynette Gentle
  3. Sorna Nachiappan
  4. Fiona Markwick
  5. Jane MacAllister
  6. Marie Kelly
  7. Joanie Sanderson
  8. Kerry Wall
  9. Glenn Lackenby
  10. Karen Behsmann

Board Liaison Director: David Simmons

Far West Clinical Advisory Council Membership

  1. Dr Funmilola Komolafe - Chair
  2. Dr Ramu Nachiappan
  3. Dr Andrew Olesnicky
  4. Dr Amanda Brownlow
  5. Georgina Drewery
  6. Kath Mitchell
  7. Ruth Martin
  8. Wendy Chynoweth
  9. Sue Watson

Board Liaison Director: Yvonne Rowling

Western Community Advisory Council Membership

  1. Louise Johnson - Chair
  2. Vivien Slacksmith
  3. Sally Torr
  4. Gordon Hill
  5. Janine Lea-Barratt
  6. Ricky Puata
  7. Rhonda Gleeson
  8. Georgina Luscombe
  9. Cindy Wilson
  10. Courtney Hodges

Board Liaison Director: Ms Saranne Cooke

Western Clinical Advisory Council Membership

  1. Dr Ai-Vee Chua - Chair
  2. Peter Crothers
  3. Dr Neil McCarthy
  4. Dr Richard Draper
  5. Edward Johnson
  6. Alison Nipperess
  7. Lisa Gibson
  8. Lynne Lambell
  9. Dr Anna Windsor

Board Liaison Director: Dr Robin Williams

Aboriginal Health Advisory Council Membership

  1. Christine Corby
  2. Patricia Canty
  3. Dr Hugh Burke
  4. Peter Frendin
  5. Danny Jeffries
  6. Phil Naden
  7. Des Jones

   Board Liaison Director Dr Tim Smyth

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