The Hub has a small office in Burnie, collocated with the Rural Clinical School and the North West Regional Hospital, and a small satellite office in Launceston at the Launceston Clinical School adjacent to the Launceston General Hospital. Each team member works part-time with the Hub and in other roles as well.
University of Tasmania
Level 1, Rural Clinical School
Burnie TAS 7320
Phone: 03 6430 4930
University of Tasmania
Level 2, Northern Integrated Care Service
41 Frankland Street
Launceston TAS 7250
Phone: 03 6324 3327
Assoc Prof Dr Debbie Wilson
Deb is the Clinical Director of the Tasmanian Hub and is the Chair of the Hub’s Expert Advisory Group
Deb is a specialist anaesthetist with more than 20 years’ experience working in both public and private anaesthetic practice in a rural community. She is the Co-Director of the Anaesthetic Department in the North West Tasmanian Health Service and has been a supervisor of training for the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA). Deb served as a member of the Governing Council for the Tasmanian Health Service for 6 years and was elected to the ANZCA Council in 2019.
MBBS, FANZCA, Grad Cert in Teaching and Learning, GAICD, ARACMA
Dr Lynn Hemmings: Medical Education Adviser (2.5 days per week)
Lynn leads the Hub’s activities in relation to supervisor training, trainee professional development, mentoring and career planning.
Lynn has been involved in medical education for nearly 20 years including her ongoing role as Principal Medical Education Advisor for the Prevocational Medical Education Council of Tasmania (PMCT). Lynn has contributed to prevocational education and junior medical officer support at the local hospital, PMC and national levels. She is actively involved in the teaching, support and guidance of interns, RMOs and Registrars and has a particular interest in junior doctor well being. In 2014 Lynn was awarded the Confederation of Postgraduate Medical Councils national award of Clinical Educator of the Year.
PhD, MEd, Grad Dip Ed, BA
Mrs Sarah Jordan: Project Manager (4 days per week)
Sarah is responsible for the day to day operations and management of the Hub.
Sarah has more than 25 years’ experience in health sector management and administration across the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. Sarah worked in senior management roles with the State Department of Health and Human Services over a period of 12 years and then as Chief Executive Officer and Company Secretary for General Practice Tasmania Ltd for 10 years. Sarah served on the Tasmanian Health Organisation – North West Governing Council for 3 years and was Chair of the Council’s Audit and Risk sub-committee. Sarah has also provided private consultancy services to a wide range of health service organisations both in Tasmania and interstate.
BEc (Hons), MEc, GAICD
Mrs Sharee Taylor: Project Support Officer (1 day per week)
Sharee provides administration and project support for the Hub in the North West.
Sharee has 28 years’ experience in high level administration, including 16 years managing numerous health sector projects (locally and state-wide). Sharee also provides project support to the Director – Rural Pathways (Tasmanian Department of Health) on the Tasmanian Rural Generalist Pathway Program. Both positions work in close collaboration with each other.
Mrs Angela Degetto: Project Officer (1 day per week)
Angela is responsible for planning and implementing Hub activities in the North
Angela has 18 years of experience in the areas of Business and Education, Primarily in Business Development and Vocational Adult Education & Learning. Angela also has the role of Medical Education Advisor for the Prevocational Medical Education Council of Tasmania (PMCT) based at the Launceston General Hospital. Angela has a keen interest in developing JMO Education and their Health & Wellbeing.
Mrs Donna Campbell: Project Support Officer (2 days per week)
Donna provides administration and project support for the Hub in the North.
Donna has more than 15 years’ experience in administration and project support across the public and private sectors. Donna has worked in senior administrative roles with the Department of Rural Health and has provided project support to many successful projects including Active Launceston, Food for Thought and the “Ripper” Project. Donna’s past roles have included program delivery and support for General Practice with the College of Health & Medicine and project support for the Launceston Clinical School’s Community and Schools Engagement program.
Certificate in Project Management and Certificate 3 in Business Administration