Some big changes are underway at HBF, with John Van Der Wielen stepping down as CEO after five years. Chief transformation officer Simon Walsh will be interim CEO while the search is on for a new chief. Dr Daniel Heredia is HBF’s Executive General Manager Health and chief medical officer, while Dr Andy Papa-Adams becomes medical director.

Envision Medical Imaging has joined the Qscan Group, one of Australia’s largest radiology groups. Envision’s clinics in Subiaco and Booragoon will join Qscan’s WA clinics in Midland and Rockingham.

Dr Shirley Bowen is the new Chief Executive of North Metropolitan Health Service, moving from her CEO role at St John of God Subiaco Hospital. Acting CEO is Adj/Prof Jenny Brenton.

Dr Richard Bostwick has joined Bethesda Clinic as its inaugural General Manager. He was Deputy Director of Clinical Services at Ramsay Clinic Hollywood. Bethesda Clinic is due to open its doors in Cockburn by November.

Silver Chain Group wounds expert Professor Keryln Carville

Silver Chain Group wounds expert Professor Keryln Carville has been recognised with a lifetime achievement award at the recent World Union of Wound Healing Societies 2022.

Registration is open for the General Practice Conference and Exhibition Perth (GPCE Perth on July 23-24. The reformatted conference program is aimed at time-poor GPs and is being held at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Healthdirect has now made essential COVID-19 advice about managing symptoms available in 15 languages to help culturally and linguistically diverse communities.