Executive Team

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Wayne Jones

Wayne Jones
Chief Executive
Northern NSW Local Health District

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.

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

 

Northern NSW Local Health District Executive Team

Director, Workforce
Director, Workforce
Responsibilities include Medical Administration, Work Health Safety and Insurable Risk, Learning and Development, Human Resources, and Culture and Wellbeing.

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Director, Corporate Services
Director, Corporate Services
Responsibilities include Capital, Assets and Resources, Planning and Performance, eHealth Services, Business Units, Commercial and Contracts, Business and Finance, and Service Redesign.

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Director, Clinical Governance
Director, Clinical Governance
Responsible 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.

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Director, Clinical Operations
Director, Clinical Operations
Responsibilities 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 Health
Director, Nursing, Midwifery and Aboriginal Health
Responsible 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.

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Director, Integrated Care and Allied Health Services
Director, Integrated Care and Allied Health Services
Responsible 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).

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Director, Finance
Director, Finance
Responsible for Finance, Procurement and the Performance Unit.
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General Manager, Mental Health and Drug and Alcohol
General Manager, Mental Health and Drug and Alcohol
Responsible for Mental Health and Drug & Alcohol Services.

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Executive Director, Medical Services
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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