South metropolitan health service interim Board Members announced

April 29, 2016

The Minister for Health John Day has announced the appointment of interim Board Members (external link) to five WA Health Service Boards.

Seventeen committed professionals with extensive experience across the fields of medicine and health care, finance, law, and community and consumer engagement were selected as the interim south and east Board members following a rigorous selection process, and bring a wealth of skills and expertise to their roles.

From 1 July 2016, subject to the enactment of the Health Services Bill 2016, each Board (South, North, and East Metropolitan as well as WA Country Health and Child and Adolescent Health) will be legally responsible for the delivery of health services to their local communities.

The Interim Board chairs and members are initially appointed on an advisory basis to 30 June 2016 and will undergo a comprehensive induction program.

Further information is available on the WA Health website (external link).