As its Chief Executive, Andrew is responsible to the Board of Alfred Health for the strategic direction and effective management of the health service.
He attends the monthly Board meetings and its monthly and quarterly sub-committee meetings.
Andrew is chair of the Health Services Executive Committee - the most senior committee within the health service. This committee is responsible for supporting Andrew in delivering, to the Board, the performance agreement made annually between Alfred health and the Department of Health and signed off by the Chair of the Board and the Victorian Minister for Health.
Andrew's main interests lie in quality and safety, performance management and process redesign.
Prior to his appointment at Alfred Health, Andrew had an extensive career in the NHS in England, most recently as CEO of the Royal Free Hampstead (NHS) Trust, a founding partner of UCL Partners - one of six academic health science centres in England.Top
Andrew is responsible for the clinical programs across the three hospitals of Alfred Health, including the acute medical and surgical program, mental health and rehabilitation and aged care. He is also responsible for outpatients and general site-coordination of The Alfred.
Andrew chairs the Health Services Operations Leadership Committee, which comprises all Clinical Program and Service Directors and coordinates the overall activity and patient safety related activities in the health service.
Andrew has worked at Alfred Health more than seven years. He originally trained as a clinical psychologist and subsequently undertook further studies in an MBA program.
He has worked in a variety of hospitals and health care settings, and within the State Government’s Department of Human Services as the Director for the State’s mental health system, as Regional Director for Health, Housing and Community Services and as Director of Strategy.Top
As Executive Director, Information Development, Ethan is responsible for the continuous development and improvement of the way in which information systems support the care delivered to Alfred Health's patients and the operations of Alfred Health's services.
This is accomplished through coordination of the four departments within Information Development: Information Technology Services, Health Information Services, Health Informatics, and The Australian Centre for Health Innovation.
Ethan is a medical doctor who has focused his career on health informatics. Prior to his appointment, he held senior roles at vendors of clinical information systems and worked with hospitals in Australia and overseas.
Lee is responsible to the Chief Executive for the management of clinical governance, risk management and patient safety, the development of the clinical workforce across Alfred Health, professional medical issues, investigative services (pathology, radiology and nuclear medicine), pharmacy and the National Trauma Research Institute.
Lee chairs the Alfred Health Infection Control Committee, Medical Appointments Committee and Credentialing Committee.
Her external appointments include being a member of the Postgraduate Medical Council of Victoria, Accreditation Sub-Committee and chair of the Melbourne Metropolitan Medical Executives Committee.Top
As the Director of Research, Stephen Jane is responsible to the Chief Executive for the strategic direction and governance of research at Alfred Health.
Stephen, an experienced haematologist, has a strong interest in translational research and, through his role, is a key player in Alfred Health’s efforts to establish an Academic Health Science Centre (AHSC).
The goal of an AHCS will be to help foster the links that bring the basic science of Monash into the clinical research sphere of The Alfred, in order to benefit patients as quickly as possible.
Steve joins The Alfred following 10 years as head of one of the country’s foremost bone marrow research laboratories at Royal Melbourne Hospital - a group of researchers he has brought with him to The Alfred.Top
Geoff is responsible to the Chief Executive for the planning and delivery of capital projects and the provision of engineering, biomedical engineering and nonclinical support services including food, security, waste, ancillary and car parking.
Prior to joining Alfred Health, Geoff worked in the mining and petrochemical industries and was a member of the redevelopment team at The Austin.Top
The Executive Director of Organisation Development (OD) leads the organisation in its organisational development and service redesign activities.
OD is an organisational-wide effort to increase performance at every level in the system, individual, team and organisation-wide. Sometimes the focus is on systems and processes, other times on work practices, culture and values.
We use approaches ranging from formalised leadership development programs to specific organisational consultancies and strategic redesign work.
The principle method of delivery is through ‘internal consulting' and the Director of OD is supported by OD consultants, experienced trainers and facilitators and a team of specialised redesign consultants who bring expertise in process improvement and health care redesign.Top
As Executive Director, Nursing Services & Chief Nursing Officer, Janet provides professional leadership to Alfred Health nurses and nursing services.
The aim of the role is to ensure the delivery of a competent, professional and capable workforce that is able to meet the ongoing challenges of providing services in the widest variety of settings, including services in the community.
Janet has a track record of implementing clinical and quality care initiatives, developing nursing workforce strategies, and has a particular interest in interdisciplinary practice development.
The position is also accountable for site coordination of Sandringham Hospital and Caulfield Hospital.Top