Medical Executive Directorate

The Medical Executvie Directorate is an SESLHD Directorate that was established in mid-2015.

The role of the Directorate in SESLHD is:

  • To be the voice of Medical Staff at the facility level to drive and help to implement quality and improvement across the district
  • To lead the medical governance mechanisms for clinical quality
  • To engage Medical Staff to collaborage with organisational effforts to improve patient safety and quality of care
  • To improve the appropriateness of clinical services
  • To ensure that junior doctors are engaged in all aspects of quality improvement and LHD clinical policy
  • To govern district wide committees and processes, including:
    • SESLHD Clinical and Quality Council
    • SESLHD Clinical Stream Advisory Committee
    • Drug and Quality Use of Medicines
    • JMO Leadership Committees
    • Medical Imaging Governance Committee
    • Clinical Innovation & Research Translation (CIRT) 
    • District Forms Committee
    • New Interventions Assessment Process (NIAP)
    • Health Records and Medicolegal Committee
    • Recruitment and local recruitment policy for all medical staff, including the Senior Medical and Dental Officer Appointment Advisory Committee (MDAAC)