Queensland Clinical Networks Executive

The Queensland Clinical Networks Executive (QCNE) has been created with a membership of seven current statewide clinical network chairs, two consumer representatives and the Chair of the Queensland Clinical Senate (QCS). Membership includes:

  • Professor Liz Kenny AO, Chair
  • Associate Professor Ivan Rapchuk, Deputy Chair, Past Chair, Statewide Anaesthesia and Peri-operative Clinical Network
  • Professor Ian Scott, Chair, Statewide General Medicine Clinical Network
  • Ms Kiley Pershouse, Co-chair, Statewide Rehabilitation Clinical Network
  • Mr Don Whitehouse, consumer representative
  • Dr Erin Evans, consumer representative
  • Dr Alex Markwell, Chair, Queensland Clinical Senate
  • Dr Kerri-Lyn Webb, Chair, Queensland Child and Youth Clinical Network
  • Dr Nick Heard, Chair, Digital Healthcare Improvement Network
  • Dr Gaurav Puri, Chair, Statewide Diabetes Clinical Network
  • Dr Sree Krishna Venuthurupalli, Co-chair, Statewide Renal Clinical Network

Our purpose

The QCNE provides a visible leadership structure for statewide clinical networks, enabling effective and efficient engagement with stakeholders from across the health system.

The QCNE is a valuable resource to provide strategic advice on high-level decision making and invites consultation with and / or representation on key Queensland Health and Hospital and Health Service strategic committees.

Statewide Clinical Networks Activity Report 2018-19

The Statewide Clinical Networks Activity Report (PDF, 3.2MB) provides a summary of key Queensland Clinical Network achievements and activities in 2018-19.

Current priorities

  • Networks working together with each other, HHSs and government – Patient flow, clinical pathways that cross multiple sectors / multiple HHSs.
  • Funding and embedding new models of care – Endovascular Clot Retrieval.
  • Real changes in clinical practice – Opioid Management - clinical advisory role that changes clinical practice and involves multiple stakeholders (primary care, community, consumers, allied health, nursing and specialists).
  • Solid clinician engagement in the digital rollout.

Contact us

Email: Clinical_Networks@health.qld.gov.au
Phone: +61 7 3328 9558
Postal Address: GPO Box 48, Brisbane 4001

Last updated: 29 April 2021