Our Local Health District has been set-up in accordance with the National Health and Hospital Agreement. It is led by a professional Health District Board and LHD Chief Executive.
The Health District Board and Chief Executive are responsible for:
- Improving local patient outcomes and responding to issues that arise throughout our Local Health District.
- Monitoring the performance of our Local Health District against performance measures in the LHD Service Agreement.
- Delivering services and performance standards within an agreed budget, based on annual strategic and operating plans. This forms the basis of our Local Health District Service Agreement.
- Ensuring services are provided efficiently and accountably. Production of Annual Reports that are subject to State financial accountability and audit frameworks.
- Maintaining effective communication with local and State public health stakeholders.
Our Board members bring a wealth of experience, knowledge and passion for health to the Local Health District.
Professor Donald MacLellan
Donald completed his science and medical degrees at Glasgow University before completing training in general surgery in Melbourne. He was Professor of Surgery at the University of Melbourne for six years before becoming Professor of Surgery at the University of Sydney.
In 2005, Professor MacLellan was appointed as the NSW State-wide Program Director of Surgery. He moved to the Agency for Clinical Innovation in 2012 as a senior Executive and latterly as its Chief Executive.
In 2019, he joined the Central Coast Local Health District Board and became Board Chairman in 2021. He is committed to working with the District Executive team to achieve significant improvements in health service delivery for the District.
Mr Greg Healy
Deputy Board Chair
Greg has extensive experience through a 30-year-plus career in the Financial Services Industry, both in Australia and Asian markets, specialising in pension services, investment management services and wealth management. He remains actively involved in the industry through consulting and board positions.
Mr Healy has previously held roles including Managing Director of AMP Superannuation and AMP Capital Investors Singapore and General Manager SCG Cricket. He co-established and currently chairs NFP, Kindness Factory Australia and USA, which continues to expand globally.
Mr Timothy Ebbeck
Tim has over 30 years of board, executive, and advisory experience across a breadth of industries including technology, public sector, media, sport, professional services, energy, and finance.
Tim’s executive experience includes roles as Chief Executive Officer at SAP (ANZ), Chief Executive of Oracle (ANZ), Chief Commercial Officer of SAP (APJ), Chief Commercial Officer of NBN Co, as well as Chief Financial Officer of Unisys South Pacific and TMP Worldwide.
His board roles have included being Non-Executive Director for ReadyTech Ltd (RDY.ASX), XPON Technologies Ltd (XPN.ASX), Tymlez (TYM.ASX), IXUP Ltd (IXU.ASX), CPA Australia, Nextgen Distribution, and as a Trustee of the Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences NSW.
Ms Jennifer Eddy
Jennifer has many years’ experience in residential and community aged care and has worked with industry, government and the community to promote and enhance quality of care to the frail aged and to promote the aged care industry.
Before joining the board of Central Coast Local Health District, Jennifer served as Chief Executive Officer of BlueWave Living, Woy Woy for 28 years and board member and Chair of Community Care Services – Central Coast for seven years.
Jennifer is currently a Coast Shelter board member and served as Interim Chief Executive Officer in 2021, the organisation is committed to ending homelessness on the Central Coast and supporting victims of domestic violence.
Ms Belinda Field
Belinda is a proud Wiradjuri woman however for over 39 years she has lived on Darkinjung country.
Currently Chief Executive Officer of Yerin Eleanor Duncan Aboriginal Health Services Ltd, Belinda’s career began in child protection and out-of-home care with the NSW Department of Community Services. She also worked as a classroom teacher for four years.
Belinda is passionate about supporting and working with Aboriginal communities. She is also a Board Director with Barang Regional Alliance, and Gudjagang Ngara li-dhi Aboriginal Corporation.
Mr Greg Flint
Greg has worked in the health system for a period of 46 years, in public hospitals, private hospitals and aged care services. He holds a health management qualification from Sturt University.
Greg has worked across a number of metropolitan and regional hospitals including Wyong, Gosford and Calvary Mater and held senior management and Chief Executive roles.
As a Board member Greg is committed to providing high-quality and safe care to the Central Coast.
Dr Brent Jenkins
Brent is an experienced chief executive, manager and strategic consultant with extensive experience working in research and technology intensive industries. With a career spanning many industries and countries, Brent brings a wealth of business experience in areas including strategic planning, research management and technology transfer, business operations and change management.
In his last role, Dr Jenkins led the Hunter Research Foundation which undertook economic and social research projects of importance to the region and to research partners. He has also worked for a number of international consulting organisations and held roles with BHP and The University of Newcastle.
Mr Robert King
Rob is a Central Coast community pharmacist who has lived and worked in the region since 1992. His experience lies in regional and rural community pharmacy, a role which has given him a thorough understanding of day-to-day community health needs, community pharmacy and the challenges of small business.
He has served on a diverse range of both community and national professional organisations. He has special interests in aged care, opiate treatment programs, preventative health, and advancing the scope of practice of Pharmacists within the health system.
Professor Tracy Levett-Jones
Tracy is the Professor of Nursing Education and Head of School at the University of Technology Sydney. She entered academia in 2003 after more than 20 years as a clinician, educator and manager and is now recognised as a world-leading healthcare researcher.
Her program of research includes patient safety, empathy, clinical reasoning and simulation. In 2019, Tracy was identified as #1 researcher in health and medical sciences in the field of nursing by the Australian Research Magazine, and in 2021 she was ranked as one of the world’s top 1% of nursing scientists by Stanford University. Her research is designed to inform, influence and improve patient outcomes and the quality of healthcare education.
Central Coast Local Health District – ABN: 88 523 389 096