Some of our long-standing senior medical staff members moved on to
other positions during the year.
Dr Tom Grattan-Smith retired from retrieval medicine
Dr Trish Woods moved to Western Australia to a neonatal
consultant post at King Edward Hospital
Dr Melissa Luig moved to head up the Neonatal ICU at Westmead Hospital
Dr Anil Gautam moved to far north Queensland to paediatric intensive
care in Cairns Base Hospital
Dr Tracey Lutz moved to a full time position in Neonatology at Royal
Prince Alfred Hospital
We welcomed the following new retrieval specialists to our
Dr Doron Shein (neonatologist)
Dr Shefali Jani (paediatric emergency physician)
Dr Tim Cochrane (neonatologist)
Dr Mark Greenhalgh (neonatologist)
Our Clinical Nurse Consultant, Tina Kendrick won the best nursing paper
at the ANZ Intensive Care conference in Auckland in 2015. Her paper
described a two phased study of the competency standards for practice for
critical care nurses.
Dr Andrew Berry was the guest of Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto,
Canada as the Paul Swyer visiting professor. He gave the
keynote address at a conference at that hospital. He also presented
at grand rounds on NETS and the NETS' model of care at the East
Maine Medical Centre in Maine, USA.