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Inspiring Health

Board of Management

The volunteer members of the Board of Management oversee the strategic direction of MDHS. Members are appointed for one, two or three year terms by the Governor in Council and are responsible for the provision of agreed services within the resources available.

The Board of Management is the governance body of MDHS, a role which includes monitoring the financial management, risk management, care standards and compliance with regulations and legislation.

Board of Management 2015-16:

Peter McAllister (President)
Kelly Mason (Vice-President)
Gerard Richmond (Treasurer)
Darren Murrell
Robert Osborne
Kylie Moloney
Kim Lovett


The MDHS Executive team is committed to operating cohesively to help people manage their own health better and understands Government priorities but always delivering person-centred goals, as well as developing a working environment which promotes a sense of well-being and creating opportunities for education and understanding.

Terry Welch, Chief Executive Officer
MBA, GradDipHlthSrvcsMgt, Cert Coronary Care, RN, GAICD

Dr Eric Kennelly, Director of Medical Services

Mrs Tracey Wilson, Director of Primary & Preventative Health
MPHAA, MAICD, MBA, DipAppSci (Dental Therapy)

Mrs Laura Martin, Director of Finance & Corporate Services
Chartered Accountant, BABus/HotelMgt

Mrs Nickola Allan, Director of Quality and Safety 
RN, GradDipFrtlneMgt

Strategic Plan

MDHS Strategic Plan 2016-2020


Healthy community


Our vision will be achieved by:

Promoting Health

Providing Optimal Services

Developing Our Workforce

Collaborating Through Partnership

We value

Being consistently honest, trustworthy and accountable

This is a reflection of our behaviours, attitudes and words, always being fair and honest and caring to those who we work with and come in contact with

Only the best by us will do, achieving the highest standard of service and care

We consistently do what we say we are going to do by supporting and holding each other to account

Working together to support common values and vision for shared goals