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. Karen Behsmann

Board Liaison Director: David Simmons

Far West Clinical Advisory Council Membership

  1. Dr Melanie Mateo - Chair
  2. Dr Ramu Nachiappan
  3. Dr Andrew Olesnicky
  4. Georgina Drewery
  5. Kathryn Mitchell
  6. Katherine Bissett
  7. David Lee Doyle
  8. Alesha Rowe
  9. Barbara Turner
  10. Chelsea Anderson

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: Dr Saranne Cooke

Western Clinical Advisory Council Membership

  1. Dr Ai-Vee Chua - Chair
  2. Dr Neil McCarthy
  3. Dr Anna Windsor
  4. Dr Nylie-Le Martin
  5. Lisa Gibson
  6. Peter Crothers
  7. Lynne Lambell
  8. Cheryl YS Goh
  9. Laurinne (Reenie) Montgomery

Board Liaison Director: Dr Robin Williams

Aboriginal Health Advisory Council Membership

  1. Des Jones - Chair
  2. Patricia Bates-Canty
  3. Peter Frendin
  4. Christine Corby
  5. Brendan Cutmore
  6. Donna Cruickshank
  7. Katrina Ward
  8. Julie Blackhall
  9. Alan Bennett
  10. Christine Peckham
  11. Rebecca Lannen
  12. Dr Stephen Peterson

   Board Liaison Directors: Jamie Newman and Melina Saunders

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