Meet the Team
Adjunct Professor Chris Coombs
Bachelor of Health Science
Masters of Nursing: Thesis "From Quality Assurance to Process Improvement"
Former Surveyor Australian Council on Health Care Standards
Lead Assessor ISO 9001: 2015 Quality Management Systems
Lead Assessor National Diagnostic Imaging Accreditation Scheme
Lead Assessor Disability Services Accreditation
Lead Assessor National Safety and Quality Health Standards 2nd Edition
Lead Assessor ACIA Standards
Lead Assessor National Service Standards for Mental Health Services
Lead Assessor Human Services Accreditation Victoria
Chris Coombs has worked as a Senior Manager in the health system for over twenty five years. She has managed both small and large facilities and is recognised as a leader in nursing. She brings a wealth of experience in relation to acute, sub acute, rural, metropolitan, community and academia. She is the former Tamworth Rural Referral Hospital Director of Nursing, Clinical Services and Midwifery.
In her roles she has been responsible for many change projects and has been responsible for major investigations in relation to clinical and non clinical issues.
She is well known for her ability to drill down to the problem at hand to develop the sensible solution and the right answer. Chris is a Surveyor for the Australian Council on Health Care Standards, an Expert Reviewer for the NSW Health Care Complaints Commission and an Adjunct Professor for the University of New England.
She provides expertise and support to managers in areas of change management, small group problem solving, facilitates training programs in any fields required or requested and accreditation/certification services and assistanc
Registered Nurse, Psychiatric Nurse
Bachelor of Health Science
David Coombs has worked in the areas of Community Health, Public Health, Regional Primary Community Development, Mental Health and Drug and Alcohol services. He has extensive experience in Project Management and establishment of new services
Over recent years David has worked as a Patient Safety Officer for Mental Health and Drug and Alcohol Services. He is a former specialist surveyor for the Australian Council on Health Care
Actor and Workshop Director
Bachelor of Acting for Screen and Stage
Ben Coombs is an experienced professional actor and workshop co-ordinator. Ben has worked extensively nationally and internationally in the field of Theatre In Education and has also been responsible for the implementation of various drama workshops across Italy, United Kingdom, oland and Australia. He provides coordination and planning support to the fields of corporate presentation and training.
Glen Coombs provides technical expertise in relation to all aspects of information technology. He is assisting the business to move toward a web based learning platform and many other aspects relating to Information Management and Technology.
Glen has worked in IT support and has spent the last five years as a Technical Support Officer as part of the Digital Education Revolution.
He is our I.T. Guru.
Early Childhood Services and Workplace Health and Safety and Consumer Engagement
Bachelor of Education -Early Childhood
Certificate IV Business
Certificate IV Workplace Health and Safety
Certificate IV Training and Assessment
Lead Assessor ISO9001: 2015 Quality Management Systems
Mary-Louise is an experienced manager with a demonstrated history of working in the education management industry. She is an early childhood teacher having managed several centres and is skilled in coaching, leadership development, teaching, tutoring, and curriculum development.
Mary-Louise has worked with government and non government agencies to lobby for issues especially those impacting on women including gender balance in decision making , paid parental leave and equal pay.
She has also worked closely with the NSW Clinical Excellence Commission and the Agency for Clinical Innovation patient journey program relating to DVT awareness and improvements in Clinical Excellence and Practice
Mary-Louise presents and health conferences all over Australia presenting the journey from a catastrophic health event from the patients perspective. This has led her to become a formidable consumer consultant
We also employ a number of clinical, legal and managerial consultants from industry as required to meet the need of the consultancy.
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