[External] EOI: ACI seeking GP representative for Palliative Care Network Executive

Position:             One (1) position: General Practitioner representative

Closing date:     Friday 18 October 2019

Queries:             Justine Watkins, Network Manager – Aged Health / Palliative Care. E: Justine.Watkins@health.nsw.gov.au. P: 0439 11 22 08

Agency for Clinical Innovation

The Agency for Clinical Innovation (ACI) works with clinicians, consumers and managers to design and promote better healthcare for NSW. We provide expertise in service redesign and evaluation, specialist advice on healthcare innovation, initiatives including clinical guidelines and models of care, implementation support, knowledge sharing and continuous capability building.

The ACI’s Clinical Networks, Taskforces and Institutes provide a unique forum for people to collaborate to develop successful healthcare innovations. The ACI works closely with the Ministry of Health, Bureau of Health Information, Clinical Excellence Commission, Health Education and Training Institute, NSW Ambulance and the Cancer Institute NSW. By bringing together leaders from primary, community and acute care settings the ACI creates an environment and capability for innovation and redesign and promote an integrated health system.

Palliative Care Network

The Palliative Care Network was established in September 2012 to drive continuous improvement in palliative and end of life care for all people approaching or reaching the end of their life in NSW. The Palliative Care Network includes palliative care specialists, other medical specialists, nurses, general practitioners, aged care providers, allied health practitioners, consumers, carers, service managers and researchers.

Palliative Care Network Executive

The Executive oversees Network projects and activities and leads development of key Network initiatives, special projects and working groups.

The Committee meets every two (2) months at the ACI in Chatswood. The ACI supports participation by regional/rural representatives through online meeting option facilities.

Executive members are selected on the basis of their skills, experience and expertise, the contribution they can make to the overall work of the Executive and Network and their ability to attend Executive meetings.

Members are appointed for two (2) years with an option to renew through an Expression of Interest.

Only current members of the ACI Palliative Care Network can be a member of the Executive, or if you are not a current member you agree to be a current member of the ACI Palliative Care Network going forward.

Expression of Interest – General Practitioner (GP) representative

The Palliative Care Network Executive are seeking one (1) GP representative to be a member of the Executive.

Please complete the details on p.3 of the EOI form and send to Justine.Watkins@health.nsw.gov.au by Close of Business Friday 18 October 2019.