New Secretary of NSW Health – Congratulations Ms Susan Pearce
NSW Health Deputy Secretary Susan Pearce will take over as the new department head following the departure of Elizabeth Koff.
Ms Pearce has been deputy for the past six years and has led the operational aspects of NSW Health’s COVID-19 response, including its testing clinics and vaccination program.
She began her career in NSW Health as a registered nurse in Broken Hill and has previously held the roles of the state’s Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer and Deputy Secretary for Patient Experience and System Performance where she led the development of the innovative Elevating the Human Experience – Our Guide to Action
Ms Koff will leave NSW Health on March 4 to take up a role at Telstra Health as managing director.