Latest News

Back to News
1088_25-05-2017_8484.jpg

Exciting time for healthcare governance

Posted 25 May 2017

Former hospital clinician and quality and safety expert Jo-Anne Moorfoot has been appointed to lead the Australian Centre of Healthcare Governance, it was announced this week.

Ms Moorfoot will lead the revitalisation of the healthcare governance support service in the newly-created role of executive director, said the chief executive of the Victorian Healthcare Association Tom Symondson.

The ACHG, which assists public and private health services to fulfil their governance responsibilities, is an arm of the VHA.

“Jo-Anne brings a wealth of health governance and organisational transformational change experience which will be enormously beneficial to health services,” Mr Symondson said.

“Ensuring our health services are supported by good governance is of paramount importance. So the VHA is making a significant investment to develop this important resource.”

Ms Moorfoot has worked in senior governance, risk and compliance roles at Austin and Monash Health services and has a background in community health and the rural health sector.

“I’m really looking forward to the opportunity to work with Australia’s health services and their boards by assisting them with best practice support to help them deliver exceptional care,” she said.

Tagged

News Archive

View all

Managing the minefield: Roxon

You don’t have to have a PhD in microbiology to play a crucial role on a health board charged with clinical governance, former Federal Health Minister Nicola Roxon told the VHA’s … Read more

Federal Budget 2017

Important health decisions which sure up the future of Medicare and the National Disability Insurance Scheme were welcomed by VHA CEO Tom Symondson. But more needs to be done for health prevention … Read more

Home care fraught for employer industrial relations: VHA forum told

The advent of consumer-directed healthcare like the NDIS, home care and other aged care services has created a raft of potential risks and safety issues for health services, the VHA Industrial … Read more

Victorian Budget 2017–18: Good news for health but more certainty needed for rural communities

The Victorian Healthcare Association has welcomed the Andrews Government’s historic commitment to address family violence, capital development needs of major metropolitan hospitals, mental … Read more