Children’s Health Queensland Hospital and Health Board to benefit from new member

The Children’s Health Queensland Hospital and Health Board will benefit from the experience and skills of new member Ms Meredith Staib. In addition, Chair Mr David Gow and Dr David Wood and have been reappointed and seven other members will retain their positions.

Deputy Premier and Minister for Health and Ambulance Services Steven Miles welcomed the news and said the combination of new skills and perspectives combined with the stability of the reappointments would maintain the strength of the Children’s Health Queensland Hospital and Health Service.

“Ms Staib is an excellent addition to the Board, bringing a unique combination of 20 years’ clinical and commercial experience in the public, private and community sectors and being the current CEO of the Royal Flying Doctor’s Service (Queensland Section),” Deputy Premier Miles said.

“I am also pleased to announce Mr Gow’s continued commitment to serve another term as Chair to ensure children’s health services across Queensland will continue to evolve.”

“It’s a testament to the Board’s past success and ability to work together that it’s able to provide continuity and performance and remain largely unchanged this year.

“I’m sure the Board members are excited to welcome Ms Staib, who adds valuable skills and knowledge, particularly in the aeromedical field, to a steady and very strong team.

“It’s a team that has served the Children’s Health Queensland Hospital and Health Service and community extremely well and will continue to do so.”

The Children’s Health Queensland Hospital and Health Board, effective 18 May 2020:

  • Mr David Gow (Chair)
  • Ms Cheryl Herbert (Deputy Chair)
  • Dr David Wood
  • Mr Ross Willims
  • Ms Heather Watson
  • Mr Paul Cooper
  • Mr Darren Brown
  • Ms Suzanne Cadigan
  • Ms Karina Hogan
  • Ms Meredith Staib

The 16 Boards throughout Queensland are responsible under the Hospital and Health Boards Act 2011 for local performance of their health service and delivery of public health services within their communities.

A complete list of all Hospital and Health Board appointments has been published in the 15 May 2020 edition of the Queensland Government Gazette.

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