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Policy and strategy

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Inland Rail Transition Program

Skotte Group are providing assistance to ARTC in the transition to an independent subsidiary as a response to the Independent Review of Inland Rail published in April 2023.

Policy and strategy

Quarantine and Isolation Taskforce

Worked through the State Disaster Coordination Centre with key government agencies to form and implement the policy response to the National vaccination plan. Dealt with complex social policy in the context of pressure to open borders but to do so safely.

Policy and strategy

Commissioning and Contestability Policy and Practice

Established Commissioning NSW and a similar entity in Queensland Government to undertake service performance reviews, improvement strategies and test market competition to determine best public service outcomes. Spent two years working with ANZOG and other Government economist and professors, developing policy and practice guides to enhance government approaches. Lectured at University on the subject matter.

Policy and strategy

Future State Blueprint and Program

The Queensland Health Reform Office was established to address growing demands on the health system, support the vision for Queensland’s health system reform and innovations to deliver better end-to-end care and medical care for Queenslanders. Led the design of the future state blueprint and program approach. Developed an interactive future state design blueprint, supported ad-hoc to the strategy development of the enabling components necessary for reform (ICT, data, funding, policy, workforce, governance and partnerships) and established the program planning tool to run the master schedule.

Policy and strategy

Health Reform Programs

Designed and developed reform approaches and programs in health agencies including policy, funding, models of care and data insights for investment decisions. Engaged with key health practitioners and experts nationally, to design approaches to address capacity concerns across health systems.

Policy and strategy

National Digital Health Strategy

Work with the Australian Digital Health Agency Board and CEO to develop the National Digital Health Strategy and roadmap. Worked directly with the Board and other jurisdictional health CEOs to gain support and develop the subsequent agency work program to operationalise the strategy. This included their joint investment in the Agency’s program.

Policy and strategy

Procurement Transformation

Undertook a detailed 4-month assessment of procurement, category management and purchasing in Queensland Health and designed a transformation program to improve supply chains, generate value from better purchasing decision and used demand and supply planning to support right size buying. Implemented procurement and purchasing data insights against mega categories.

Policy and strategy

Recovery Board

Advice and support to NHS Scotland in the design and implementation of a central support unit to monitor and, where necessary, assist NHS Boards to recover from financial distress.

Policy and strategy

Early Years Expansion Program

Policy and program governance advice to Scottish Government on the £2bn expansion of early years education for all 2- and 3-year-old children across Scotland.

Policy and strategy

Human Resources

Policy and delivery support to NHS Scotland in the design, staff-side negotiation and successful implementation of a response to the Sturrock Report into historic allegations of systemic bullying at a large NHS Health Board.

Policy and strategy
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