Commissioning

Our Commissioning team is focused on commissioning the right mix of local initiatives to achieve improved health outcomes, reduced health inequalities and better patient experiences across the region.

Alison Bradley

Mental Health Service Development and Performance Manager

Alison Bradley

Alison Bradley

Mental Health Service Development and Performance Manager

Alison is responsible for the whole cycle of commissioning (strategic planning, designing, procurement, contracting and review and evaluation) of primary mental health services in South Eastern NSW, under an integrated stepped approach. Along with the two Local Health Districts, she is also responsible for the Regional Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Plan and its associated implementation.

Current program areas include: headspace centres in Nowra, Wollongong, Queanbeyan, Goulburn and Bega, psychological therapies, hard to reach, psychological therapies in residential aged care facilities, complex mental health services, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mental Health services, psychosocial services and more. 

P: 1300 069 002
E:
 abradley@coordinare.org.au

Jo Telenta

Complex Mental Health Project Coordinator

Jo Telenta

Jo Telenta

Complex Mental Health Project Coordinator

As part of the Commissioning team, Jo supports the Mental Health Service Development and Performance Manager in service development and performance, including contracting and monitoring of primary mental health services across South Eastern NSW.

In her role, Jo collaborates with stakeholders to facilitate and integrate innovative solutions in complex mental health that lead to improved health outcomes and consumer experiences across South Eastern NSW.

P: 1300 069 002
E: jtelenta@coordinare.org.au

Alanna Hector

Mental Health Project Coordinator

Alanna Hector

Alanna Hector

Mental Health Project Coordinator

As part of the Commissioning team, Alanna supports the Mental Health Service Development and Performance Manager in service development and performance, including contracting and monitoring of primary mental health services across South Eastern NSW.

Responsibilities cover program areas including general practice, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mental health and low intensity mental health options for consumers.

P: 1300 069 002
E: ahector@coordinare.org.au

Louise Roser

Mental Health Project Coordinator

Louise Roser

Louise Roser

Mental Health Project Coordinator

As part of the Commissioning team, Louise supports the Mental Health Service Development and Performance Manager in service development and performance, including contracting and monitoring of primary mental health services across South Eastern NSW.

Responsibilities include contributing to the regional mental health needs assessment and supporting the commissioning of mental health solutions that lead to improved health outcomes and consumer experience across the region. 

P: 1300 069 002
E: lroser@coordinare.org.au

Peter Murray

Suicide Prevention Project Coordinator

Peter Murray

Peter Murray

Suicide Prevention Project Coordinator

As a part of the Commissioning team, Peter is working with local agencies to implement evidence-based systemic approaches to suicide prevention throughout our Southern region.

This is a community-wide approach spanning population-based health promotion initiatives through to improving the supports available to individuals at risk of suicide. Effective suicide prevention requires coordination and collaboration across a variety of sectors, agencies, service providers and community groups.

P: 1300 069 002
E: pmurray@coordinare.org.au

Tim Heffernan

Mental Health Peer Coordinator

Tim Heffernan

Tim Heffernan

Mental Health Peer Coordinator

As part of the Commissioning team, Tim’s role is to advocate for consumers across the region in all aspects of the commissioning of solutions in mental health.

This advocacy aims to achieve a more connected system based on population needs that leads to improved health outcomes and consumer experiences across South Eastern NSW. Tim also assists in developing and providing support to the peer workforce in the region.

P: 1300 069 002
E: theffernan@coordinare.org.au

Kay Stewart

Regional Integrated Team Care Coordinator

Aboriginal Health

Kay Stewart

Kay Stewart

Regional Integrated Team Care Coordinator

Aboriginal Health

Kay works as the Integrated Team Care Coordinator within the Commissioning team to support the Service Development and Performance Manager - Aboriginal Health.

As the Integrated Team Care Coordinator, Kay provides support and leadership to the commissioned Integrated Team Care (ITC) workforce to achieve better treatment and management of chronic conditions for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, through better access to the required services, better care coordination and provision of supplementary services.

P: 1300 069 002
E: kstewart@coordinare.org.au

Renee Ashley

Commissioning Quality Coordinator

Renee Ashley

Renee Ashley

Commissioning Quality Coordinator

Renee supports the team in developing and reviewing commissioning policies and procedures to ensure there is quality improvement throughout the whole commissioning cycle.

Renee works on projects to develop systems that drive efficiency and effectiveness.

P: 1300 069 002
E: rashley@coordinare.org.au

Alison Garvey-Oakes

Contracts Administrator

Alison Garvey-Oakes

Alison Garvey-Oakes

Contracts Administrator

Alison facilitates the contract administration and process operating across COORDINARE. She supports the rest of the team with their contracting work. 

Alison also participates in quality improvement activity associated with enhancements to both the commissioning and the broader contracting systems.

P: 1300 069 002
E: agarveyoakes@coordinare.org.au

Gina Ball

Gina Ball

Executive Assistant