​CEAP is a multi-disciplinary panel with expertise in clinical ethics, clinical practice, consumer concerns, community issues related to health care, law and philosophy. Its role is to advise the NSW Ministry of Health on clinical ethics issues of state-wide relevance, review policies that raise ethical concerns, and identify emerging clinical ethics issues relevant to the health system. CEAP is also available to provide advice to Local Health Districts, Specialty Health Networks and the Statutory Health Corporations (Pillar Agencies).
 
Members of CEAP are appointed by Chief Health Officer and Deputy Secretary, Population and Public Health.
 

Clinical Ethics Advisory Panel members

Clinical medicine practice

Dr Chris Ryan
Director of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry, Westmead Hospital​
 

Consumer health issues

Mr Adam Johnston
 

Expertise in population health

Dr Greg Stewart
Director of Operations, Ambulatory and Primary Health Care, South Eastern Sydney Local Health District
 

Health system senior management

Dr Michael Brydon (Co-Chair)
Acting Chief Executive,Sydney Children's Hospitals Network
 

Law

Ms Julie Hamblin
Partner, HWL Ebsworth Lawyers ​
 
Professor Cameron Stewart
Pro Dean and Professor of Health, Law and Ethics, University of Sydney
 

Nursing or allied health practice

Professor Mary Chiarella
Professor of Nursing, Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Sydney
 

Lay person with an understanding of consumer health issues

Ms Bernie Hobbs
Science writer
 

Pastoral care

Ms Marian Martin
Pastoral care, Camden and Cambelltown hospitals
 

Philosophy

Professor Wendy Rogers (Co-Chair)
Professor of Clinical Ethics, Department of Philosophy and Australian School of Advanced Medicine, Macquarie University
 
Dr Bernadette Tobin
Director, Plunkett Centre for Ethics in Healthcare
 

Research, clinical or public health ethics

Associate Professor Stacy Carter
Centre for Values, Ethics and the Law in Medicine, University of Sydney
 
Associate Professor Ian Kerridge
Director, Centre for Values, Ethics and the Law in Medicine, University of Sydney
 
Dr Ainsley Newson
Senior Lecturer, Centre for Values, Ethics and the Law in Medicine, University of Sydney
  

Other members with relevant expertise

Ms Jennifer Gillott
Acting Manager, Clinical Ethics and Policy, Office of the Chief Health Officer, NSW Ministry of Health
 
Ms Leanne O’ Shannessy
General Counsel and Director, Legal and Regulatory Services Branch, NSW Ministry of Health
 
Ms Kim Stewart
Director, Office of the Chief Health Officer, NSW Ministry of Health
 

Secretariat​

Office of the Chief Health Officer, NSW Ministry of Health
 
Enquiries regarding the CEAP should be directed to the Secretariat at clinicalethics@doh.health.nsw.gov.au.  
Page Updated: Wednesday 20 July 2016
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