Public Affairs


Ms Ursula McGinnes Director, Public Affairs 9076 5748 Email
Mr Corey Nassau Manager, External Affairs and Media 9076 2381 Email
Ms Elizabeth Muling External Affairs and Media Advisor 9076 3459 Email
Ms Heather Thomas Senior Corporate Communications Adviser 9076 2287 Email

Description of Service

The Public Affairs team is responsible for the following:

  • Media Relations - we pitch good news stories to the media, so let us know if you're undertaking new research, working on a new program or know of an amazing patient story or staff achievement

  • Internal and External Communications - we’re responsible for the bi-monthly staff newsletter – Alfred HealthLink, as well as The Weekly Info Pack, Annual Reviews, Alfred Health Annual Report, Fathers Day materials and Alfred Foundation publications. In addition, we're responsible for some content management of the intranet and Alfred Health's website

  • Issues Management  - we receive hundreds of media contacts each month on various issues affecting Alfred Health's three hospitals

  • Community Relations - we work with the community on events such as the Men's Health Fathers' Day Appeal for The Alfred

  • Events Management - We look after annual hospital events such as Alfred Week activities, Remembrance Day, Fathers Day events, Reward & Recognition and staff Christmas parties

General Information

9076 2266

Basement, Main Ward Block,
The Alfred

Hours Of Service
Office hours
8.30am - 5.30pm
Monday to Friday

6am -10pm Monday to Sunday
Phone switchboard 9076 2000

Twitter @AlfredHealth