Expressions of interest for Northern Territory Clinical Senate

Northern Territory Health is seeking expressions of interest (EOI) to join the Northern Territory Clinical Senate (NTCS).

The NTCS provides expert advice, information and recommendations to the NT Health chief executive officer in consideration of:

  • the NT Health clinical governance strategy and its implementation
  • the NT Health clinical quality and patient safety programs standards, guidelines and indicators and their implementation
  • evidence-based strategies for system integration
  • evidence-based strategies for to the management of consumers with complex or chronic conditions
  • clinical quality and patient safety issues regarding the NT health system, including access to health services by people living in remote communities.

The senate comprises a range of clinicians from across the NT, covering acute health, primary care, non-government organisations, Aboriginal community controlled health organisations and research / academic institutions, with a focus on emerging clinical leaders. All clinical members are expected to be experienced health professionals, involved in regular clinical practice.

Clinician membership is reflective of all aspects of clinical care in NT and population health needs. Members are apolitical and non-representational, using a flat-line membership structure, where members have equal power in decision-making and engage freely in discussion.

Appointments are for 2 to 3 years, to allow for a staggered approach to replacement and continuity, and renewed with regard to ongoing assessment of contribution and attendance.

How to apply

Step 1. Read the:

Step 2. Submit your CV and EOI addressing the following question:

Why you want to be a member of the Northern Territory Clinical Senate and what you can contribute?

Step 3. Email your application to clinicalsenate.doh@nt.gov.au.

Applications close on 13 July 2022.


Last updated: 29 June 2022

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