You can download our organisational chart [PDF 188 kB] to learn about the structure of Darling Downs Health.

Chief Executive

Annette Scott is the Chief Executive responsible for:

  • Clinical Governance
  • Indigenous Health
  • Media and Communication
  • Strategy and Planning.

Executive Director Rural Medical Service

Dr Hwee Sin Chong is the Executive Director responsible for:

  • Specialist Pathways
  • Queensland Country Practice
  • Health Practitioner Relieving Services
  • Rural Generalist Program
  • Medical Education and Training.

Executive Director Medical Services

Dr Hwee Sin Chong is the Acting Executive Director responsible for:

  • Medical Education
  • Medical Workforce.

Executive Director Nursing and Midwifery

Andrea Nagle is the Executive Director responsible for:

  • Nursing and Midwifery Workforce
  • Nursing and Midwifery Education
  • Nursing Informatics
  • Nurse Education and Training
  • Community Health Services
  • Public Health Unit
  • Telehealth.

Executive Director Rural Health

Dr Chris Cowling is the Executive Director responsible for:

  • Southern Cluster
  • South Burnett Cluster
  • Western Cluster.

Executive Director Mental Health

Greg Neilson is the Executive Director responsible for:

  • Acute and Community
  • Child and Youth Mental Health
  • Older Persons Mental Health
  • Rural Mental Health
  • Regional Mental Health
  • Alcohol and Other Drugs Service
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander MHAODS.

Executive Director Allied Health

Angela O'Shea is the Acting Executive Director responsible for:

  • Allied Health Workforce Development
  • Allied Health Clinical Education
  • Darling Downs Health Research Team
  • Human Research and Ethics
  • Darling Downs Health Community Care Services
  • Aged Care Assessment
  • Allied Health Toowoomba Hospital
  • Allied Health Southern Cluster
  • Allied Health Western Cluster
  • Allied Health South Burnett Cluster
  • BreastScreen Services.

Executive Director Toowoomba Hospital

Shirley-Anne Gardiner is the Executive Director responsible for:

  • Medical Services
  • Women and Children Services
  • Patient Flow Services
  • Surgical and Cancer Care Services
  • Clinical Support
  • Pastoral Care
  • Pharmacy.

Executive Director Infrastructure

Paul Clayton is the Executive Director responsible for:

  • Maintenance & Engineering (M&E)
  • Information & Communication Technology (ICT)
  • Projects, Planning & Property (PPP)
  • Facility Services.

Chief Finance Officer

Jane Ranger is the Executive Director responsible for:

  • Financial Control
  • Management Accounting
  • Health Information Services
  • Commercial Management.

Executive Director Workforce

Jude Wills is the Acting Executive Director responsible for Workforce Services.

Executive Director Legal and Governance

The Executive Director is responsible for:

  • Legal Services
  • Governance and Assurance
  • Service Planning
  • Emergency Preparedness

Last updated: April 2022