Board of Directors and Executives
Drawing on a rich heritage of over 150 years of community participation, the Hawkesbury District Health Service Limited, (HDHS), under the care of Catholic Healthcare Limited, provides comprehensive health care services for the individuals, families and communities of the Hawkesbury and surrounding areas.
HDHS is a private hospital limited by guarantee with a Board of Directors, Chaired by Mr Kerry James AM. HDHS is in partnership with Sydney West Area Health Service to provide health services to public patients.
The Community Board of Advice (CBOA) is the voice of the Hawkesbury community to the health service, and provides the opportunity for local community participation in health service planning, policy development and evaluation. This Board of local residents joined by a member of the HDHS Board, HDHS General Manager, staff and medical representatives has both a “watchdog” and advocacy role. It feeds directly into the health service management and communicates with Sydney West Area Health Service.
The Medical Advisory Committee (MAC) and the Medical Staff Council (MSC), comprising all VMOs plus the Executive of the Hospital, meet regularly on matters relating to the services provided by HDHS to the Hawkesbury community.
HDHS Board Directors
Mr Kerry James AM (Chairman)
Mr Graham Wright (Deputy Chair)
Mr David Maher (Managing Director, Catholic Healthcare Limited)
Mr Terry Conoulty (Chair, CBOA)
Dr Vasco de Carvalho
Mr Alan Crouch
Dr Danny Briggs (attends as Chair of HDHS Medical Staff Council)
HDHS Executive Team
Peter Blanchard, Director of Primary Care and Support Services