Southern NSW Clinical Council

COORDINARE seeks to support general practices within South Eastern NSW to improve health outcomes for primary care patients by enabling practices to provide high quality care that is comprehensive, person-centred, population oriented, coordinated, accessible, safe and high quality.

COORDINARE's two Clinical Councils (Illawarra Shoalhaven and Southern NSW) create a critical communication mechanism between the Board, the executive team and general practitioners within the South Eastern NSW region.

Members of the Southern NSW Clinical Council include:

  • Prof. Amanda Barnard - Clinical Council Chair, Board Member
  • Prof Kirsty Douglas - Professor of General Practice ANU
  • Mr David Guthrey - Primary Health Representative (Mental Health)
  • Mr Neil Mackay - Primary Health Representative (Pharmacy)
  • Dr Andy Piotrowski - GP Cluster Leader, Far South Coast
  • VACANT - Medical Director, COORDINARE
  • Ms Helen Spence - Primary Health Representative (Aged Care)
  • Dr Neil Starmer - GP Cluster Leader, Eurobodalla
  • Dr Hamish Steiner - GP Cluster Leader, Cooma / Snowy
  • Dr Anne-Marie Svoboda - ACT Health Representative
  • VACANT - Primary Health Representative (Aboriginal Health)
  • Dr Sam Zahrouni - GP Cluster Leader, Goulburn
  • Dr Belinda Doherty - SNSWLHD Representative Director Of Medical Services Eurobodalla

Members of the Clinical Council provide expert input and feedback into planning service responses at both a practice and population health level, as well as in relation to other issues that are important to them. They also contribute to decision making as to how models of care can support the integration of primary, secondary and tertiary services to allow a more streamlined continuum of care within the region.

View the Terms of Reference for the Southern NSW Clinical Council here.