Wayne started in health over 30 years ago, undertaking his generalist nursing training in Western Sydney. In the following 10 years he gained multiple post graduate nursing and management qualifications in areas including Intensive Care, Cardiology and Bachelor of Health Management.
Northern NSW Local Health District
Wayne progressed into a variety of nursing and general management roles and came to Northern NSW in 2000 as Executive Officer of Lismore Base Hospital.
Prior to his appointment as Chief Executive in May 2016, Wayne held a number of roles in the Northern NSW Local Health District, including:
- Manager of Planning
- Director of Clinical Streams
- Chief of Staff
Contact Details:(02) 6620 2217 (02) 6620 2166 Wayne.Jones2@health.nsw.gov.au
Northern NSW Local Health District Executive Team
Director, Corporate ServicesResponsibilities include Capital, Assets and Resources, Planning and Performance, eHealth Services, Business Units, Commercial and Contracts, Business and Finance, and Service Redesign. Read more »
Director, Clinical GovernanceResponsible for the areas of Clinical Governance, Consumer Relations and Privacy, Patient Safety and Corporate Risk, Clinical Quality, Research Support and Development, and Research Ethics/ Governance. Read more »
Director, Clinical OperationsResponsibilities include clinical operations within the Hospitals, MPS Network and Community Health Services along with the North Coast Cancer Institute.
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Director, Nursing, Midwifery and Aboriginal HealthResponsible for Professional Support – Nursing & Midwifery in the areas of Leadership, Culture and Workforce Development, Clinical Practice, Workforce, Education and Professional Development, Community and Patient Care Initiatives, Safety Culture, Essentials of Care and the following services: Disaster and Trauma, Aboriginal Health, Breast Screen and Child Protection. Read more »
Director, Integrated Care and Allied Health ServicesResponsible for professional support in the areas of Allied Health, Chronic and Primary Care, Child and Family Health, Integrated Care, Leading Better Value Care, and Allied Health; and the following services: Health Promotion, Oral Health, Renal, Integrated Care Programs, NDIS, and Hosted Services (with MNCLHD). Read more »
Executive Director, Medical Services
Responsible for leadership and medical engagement, senior and junior medical workforce training and recruitment, advising on clinical, legal, ethical, industrial and operational challenges, clinical service planning, models of care and redesign, and medico-legal and coronial matters.
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