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November 2021

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New CEO for Royal Children’s

The Royal Children’s Hospital has welcomed new Chief Executive Officer Bernadette McDonald.

Ms McDonald was previously CEO of Canberra Health Services.

Before, she was CEO of the Orbost Regional Health Service then deputy and interim CEO of Austin Health.

Ms McDonald has extensive experience in the Australian health sector and has occupied senior roles in Victorian hospitals and in the Victorian Health and Human Services Department.

She has a bachelor of nursing, a master of health administration, post graduate diplomas in health services and health systems management and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.