Chief Health Officer
Professor Charles Guest is Victoria's Chief Health Officer and acts as the government's primary media spokesperson on matters relating to the control of disease and promotion of health such as communicable diseases, environmental contamination, radiation, food safety, ethics and public health emergencies.
Chief Medical Officer
The Victorian Chief Medical Officer is Associate Professor Andrew Wilson. He ensures that Victorian hospitals and the Department of Health and Human Services have the right systems, governance and processes in place to support doctors and nurses to deliver high quality, safe care.
Victoria's Chief Psychiatrist is Dr Neil Coventry. He provides clinical leadership and promotes continuous improvement in the quality and safety of mental health services and promotes the rights of people receiving mental health treatment in public mental health services
Chief Mental Health Nurse
Anna Love is Victoria's Chief Mental Health Nurse. She provides leadership in the mental health nursing sector, and promotes collaboration between the Department of Health and Human Services and mental health nurses.
Chief Advisor on Cancer
Professor Robert Thomas is responsible for the translational research agenda and funding for cancer research in Victoria.
Chief Paramedic Officer
The Chief Paramedic Officer is Alan Eade. He provides strategic clinical leadership and oversees the development of collaborative initiatives to support the delivery of safe, effective and high quality integrated paramedic care.
Chief Preventative Health Officer
The Chief Preventive Health Officer is Dr Bruce Bolam. He shapes forward directions and strategies for prevention and population health to enhance the health and wellbeing of all Victorians.
Chief Nurse and Midwifery Officer
Ann Maree Keenan provides collaborative and strategic leadership to nursing and midwifery in Victoria.
Chief Allied Health Advisor
Kathleen Phillip provides leadership and strategic direction to the allied health workforce.
Read more about the role and funtions of these key staff on the Health.vic website.