Clinical Senate Executive Committee

Executive Committee

The Senate has an Executive Committee of eight members plus an immediate past chair, consumer representative and ex-officio, responsible for managing the administrative duties and organising full Senate meetings.

The Executive consists of:

Anthony Bell

Clinical Associate Professor Anthony Bell

Chair, Clinical Senate of WA

Anthony is an emergency physician and healthcare executive backed by 25 years in clinical practice with leadership experience of emergency departments, hospital medical services (public and private sector), state-wide clinical networks, research collaborations, strategic healthcare committees and clinical redesign programmes.

Having completed medical school in Western Australia, Emergency Medicine (EM) training in NSW and the U.K. and worked his formative consultant and leadership years in Queensland he has returned to Western Australia with a breadth of national experience to improve healthcare systems, deliver well governed healthcare and strengthen his focus on the well-being and resilience of the medical workforce. With lived experience as a clinician, researcher, director and EM research foundation (EMF) Board chair Anthony has a set of complementary perspectives on how systems work, what makes clinicians tick, and how best to get people to work together to influence within increasingly complex healthcare systems.

As an Australasian College of Emergency Medicine leadership and Fulbright Scholar he has a keen interest in evidence-based health policy, value-based healthcare and leveraging his clinical, operational and strategic experience to advocate for and influence for positive changes in the healthcare system that we, as healthcare practitioners, are so passionate about and invested in. Anthony has undertaken Masters level education and holds an MBA, an MPH and retain Fellowships of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine, Royal Australasian College for Medical Administrators and Australasian College for Health Service Management.

Daniel Mahoney

Mr Daniel Mahony, FCHSM CHE APAM 

Area Coordinator Physiotherapy, WA Country Health Service (WACHS)

Dan is a Senior Physiotherapist and Allied Health Manager with passion for rural and remote health and continual improvement of the health system. He holds a Bachelor of Physiotherapy, Graduate Diploma in Health Services Management and is a Fellow and Certified Health Executive (CHE) of the Australasian College of Health Service Management (ACHSM).

Since 2010 Dan has worked as a rural generalist physiotherapist across rural and remote WA in both clinical and management roles, and was Hydrotherapy Pool Manager at Fremantle Health Service 2008-2009.   Dan has held a broad range of volunteer positions including as a Board Member of the National Rural Health Alliance (2018-2020), Australasian College of Health Service Management (ACHSM) (2015-2019), Future Health Leaders (2014-2018), Services for Australian Rural and Remote Allied Health (2010-2014) and Chair of the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) National Rural Group (2012-2016).  Dan is also a commissioned Officer and Specialist Reserve Physiotherapist in the Royal Australian Air Force.

Amanda Stafford

Dr Amanda Stafford

Dr Amanda Stafford is an Emergency Medicine specialist from Royal Perth Hospital (RPH) in Western Australia and the Clinical Lead for the RPH Homeless Team.  She also has clinical and research interests in alcohol and drug addiction.  Dr Stafford is involved in homelessness policy and strategy initiatives at both local and state government levels and in multiple collaborations with Perth’s homelessness community. She is committed to reducing health inequalities among this most marginalised and vulnerable cohort. Since 2017 she has been part of a growing research collaboration with the UWA Home2Health research team, building the evidence-base for effective interventions and policy measures to improve health for people experiencing homelessness. This includes using data on the healthcare costs to argue the benefits of integrating of social interventions into hospital care and to highlight that the cost of housing is cheaper than the costs of homelessness

Last reviewed: 17-02-2022
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