Hugh Heggie: pandemic policy advisor making a difference

By The Mandarin

Thursday June 18, 2020

Hugh Heggie

TEAM COVID-19 — PANDEMIC POLICY ADVISORS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Name: Dr Hugh Heggie

Title: chief health officer and executive director of public health and clinical excellence at the Northern Territory Department of Health

Role in responding to COVID-19

Contributing to the Australian Health Protection Principal Committee Advising the NT government Liaising with the media, communities and multiple agencies, including the NT Prisons Health Service

Previous role/seconded from?

Director of medical services for the department’s Top End Health Services Primary Healthcare Branch.

Notable previous policy experience

Responsible for development and support of medical workforce, supporting multidisciplinary teams in remote communities, and retrieval support.

Using a primary healthcare model to establish a custodial health service, which has helped inform his…

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This article is supported by the Judith Neilson Institute for Journalism and Ideas.

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