Key people

Key people

The Choosing Wisely Australia® initiative is made possible by the collaborative efforts of several key partners, groups, and organisations.

Choosing Wisely Advisory Group

The strategic development, implementation and evaluation of Choosing Wisely Australia is informed by the Advisory Group. The group is chaired by Dr Matthew Anstey, Staff Specialist Intensive Care Physician, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital

Advisory Group members include:

  • Dr Matthew Anstey: Staff Specialist Intensive Care Physician, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital (Chair)
  • ​Dr Helen Belcher: Conjoint Lecturer, School of Humanities and Social Science, The University of Newcastle (Community Representative) 
  • Melissa Fox: Chief Executive Officer, Health Consumers Queensland (Consumer Representative)
  • Dr Frank Jones: Senior Partner, Murray Medical Centre Mandurah
  • Prof Erwin Loh: National Chief Medical Officer and Group General Manager Clinical Governance, St Vincent’s Health Australia
  • Dr David Rosengren: Executive Director Operations, Metro North Hospital & Health Service
  • Professor Nicholas Talley: Pro Vice-Chancellor (Global Research) & Laureate Professor, Office - DVC (Research and Innovation), The University of Newcastle
  • Ms Jessica Toleman: A/Executive Director Women’s and Newborn Service,s Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, 

    Metro North Hospital and Health Service

  • Dr Jeremy Wellwood: Clinical Director of Cancer Access and Support services, Gold Coast Health and Hospital Service

Choosing Wisely Representatives Panel

The Representatives Panel contains members from participating medical colleges and is responsible for driving list development and implementation within respective colleges.

Members and supporters

Choosing Wisely Australia is supported by an important network of members participating in the campaign, including numerous national specialty societies. These members and supporters are recognised under Members and supporters.

NPS MedicineWise

Choosing Wisely Australia is facilitated by NPS MedicineWise.

Key personnel include:

  • Dr Robyn Lindner, Client Relations Manager, Health Technologies
  • Chris Daniel, Program Lead
  • Lyndell Coutts, Communications Lead

Contact us

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Last reviewed 06 May 2019