Health Service Engagement & Planning

Our approach to health planning recognises the significant challenges, constraints and opportunities for planning in this complex sector. We work collaboratively across the broad range of stakeholders in the health sector and the community to determine the health needs of each area.

We partner with our clients (including local, state and Commonwealth government, community and private sectors) to assist them to identify health-delivery models that will meet their community’s needs and also take into account relevant population and resourcing issues.

Our previous partnerships include the preparation of comprehensive community health plans for local government, program evaluation in the aged care sector, and strategic planning in the population health

We assist our clients to appreciate the broader context and the role their organisation plays in the delivery of health outcomes at both a community and an individual level. Click here to download the community health planning brochure.

Gloria Sutherland

Consultant Profile

Gloria Sutherland is our key consultant in the area of health sector planning. Gloria holds several health-related qualifications. She was responsible for the implementation of state-wide national health screening programs in Western Australia over two decades and continues to provide input into national population-based screening programs.

Gloria also has extensive experience in rural and remote health. She was appointed as the inaugural Director of Population Health in the Kimberley Health Region and held this position for several years. In addition to her consulting roles, Gloria was an elected non-executive director of the Police and Nurses Credit Society, and is currently a board member with Telethon Speech & Hearing Centre for Children WA (Inc) and an acknowledged supporter of non-government and community organisations.

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