Siân is a UK-trained pharmacist, MBA and GAICD qualified. After a long tenure in global roles in pharma starting in HIV/AIDS in the 1990s, Siân completed the Master of Public Health in 2020 at the University of Melbourne and is keen to bridge past global experience and new knowledge to be a useful contributor and activator to the public health discourse. Siân’s passions are health system strengthening, reform and policy development focused on patient empowerment and patient-centric models of care. Siân is a Board Director at LiverWELL and Deputy Chair of the Precision Health Community of Practice at the Australian Institute of Digital Health.
Developing a systems approach to enable patient navigation: A path to achieving patient empowerment?
The CSIRO Future of Health Report cites the importance of patient-centred healthcare but the current state is that the Australian healthcare system is cited both nationally and globally as too complex to navigate. Finding the consumer in the current system is likened to a game of Where’s Wally. In the 1990s, patient activism in HIV/AIDS… Continue reading »