RHealth Board

RHEALTH BOARD

PRESIDENT/ELECTED DIRECTOR
Dr Ross Hetherington

Dr Ross Hetherington is an Elected Director and the President of RHealth Limited.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
  • Diploma of Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG)
  • Fellowship of Australian College of Rural & Remote Medicine (ACRRM)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Palliative Medicine
  • Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD)

Personal profile

Ross has been the President of RHealth Limited since 2009 (and was a Director of the Southern Queensland Rural Division of General Practice Association Incorporated for three and a half years before that).

Ross is a practising GP at Warwick in the Southern Downs region.

Ross is the current Chair of Rural Health Workforce Australia, Director of Health Workforce Queensland and a Director on the Darling Downs Hospital and Health Board. Ross is a representative for the Rural Health Workforce Australia to the National Rural Health Alliance and the Rural Health Minister’s round table and also a member of Department of Health’s Workforce Distribution group. Ross has held previous Directorships with AGPN and the Australian Rural and Remote Workforce Agency Group and the Darling Downs South West Queensland Medicare Local Board.

Ross is a Graduate Member and Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

 

ELECTED DIRECTOR
Dr David Downs

Dr David Downs is an Elected Director of RHealth Limited.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery  (MBBS)
  • Diploma of Royal Australian College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RACOG)
  • Fellowship of Australian College of Rural & Remote Medicine (ACRRM)
  • Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD)

Personal profile

David has been a Director of RHealth Limited since 2009 (and was a Director of Southern Queensland Rural Division of General Practice Association Incorporated for seven years before that). David is a practising GP in Stanthorpe in the Southern Downs region.

David is a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute Company of Directors.

ELECTED DIRECTOR
Dr Sian Ford

Dr Sian Ford is an Elected Director of RHealth Limited.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery (MBBCh) (Wales)
  • Member of Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) and Diploma in Child Health (London)
  • Fellowship of Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP)
  • Fellowship of Australian College of Rural & Remote Medicine (ACRRM)
  • Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD)

Personal profile

Sian has been a Director of RHealth Limited since 2009 (and was a Director of Southern Queensland Rural Division of General Practice Association Incorporated for seven years before that). Sian trained in the United Kingdom, practised as a solo GP in Charleville in Far South West Queensland for a number of years, and in now practising in Toowoomba.

Sian is a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

ELECTED DIRECTOR
Dr Gillian McConnell

Dr Gillian McConnell is an Elected Director of RHealth Limited.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
  • Diploma of Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG)
  • Diploma of Royal Australian College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RACOG)
  • Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD)

Personal profile

Gillian has been a Director of RHealth Limited since 2009 (and was a Director of Southern Queensland Rural Division of General Practice Association Incorporated for three years before that). Gillian spent a number of years as a solo GP in the rural town of Killarney in the Southern Downs region of Queensland, and has now retired from practising.

Gillian is a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

APPOINTED DIRECTOR/TREASURER
Dr Michael Monsour

Dr Michael Monsour is an Appointed Director and Treasurer of RHealth Limited.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery  (MBBS) (Honours)
  • Fellowship of Australian College of Rural & Remote Medicine (ACRRM)
  • Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD)

Personal profile

Michael has been appointed as a Director and the Treasurer of RHealth Limited since 2009 (and was a Director of the Southern Queensland Rural Division of General Practice Association Incorporated for eight years before that). Michael is a practising GP and also has a wealth of experience and skills as a Company Director both in ASX listed companies and non-listed public companies in Australia and overseas

Michael is a Graduate Member and Fellow of the Australian Institute Company of Directors.

APPOINTED DIRECTOR/COMPANY SECRETARY
Professor George Fox

Professor George Fox is an Appointed Director and Company Secretary of RHealth Limited.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Laws (Honours)

Personal profile

George has been appointed as a Director of RHealth Limited since 2010 and Company Secretary since 2009. George has been a Solicitor in private practice for over 30 years. George is an Adjunct Professor of Law at Murdoch University and the University of Southern Queensland, and has extensive experience as a former Director of Lifeline Australia and current member of the University of Southern Queensland Council.

As an Accredited Arbitrator and Mediator, George has also acted as a Dispute Resolution Consultant to the World Bank and PNG National Court.