Executive Director Nursing and Midwifery

Annette Symes
Executive Director
Nursing and Midwifery

Annette is the Executive Director, Nursing and Midwifery for Northern NSW Local Health District (NNSW LHD).

Annette is responsible for advice to the Chief Executive to enable the LHD to maintain an appropriately qualified and competent Nursing and Midwifery workforce. This role provides Nursing and Midwifery professional leadership and acts as a conduit between the Nursing and Midwifery Profession of the LHD and the Chief Nursing & Midwifery Officer at NSW Ministry of Health.

Annette has held Senior Nursing Management positions since 1985 and has the title of Adjunct Professor, School of Health and Human Sciences, (Southern Cross University).

She has worked clinically in the areas of General, Developmental Disability, Psychiatric, Community and Dependency Nursing, holds a degree in Health Science, and post graduate qualifications in Health Planning.


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