South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD)
Ms Melanie Lai continually demonstrates excellent leadership
through her role as Department Head Orthoptics at Sydney
Eye Hospital and as Orthoptics Discipline Advisor across
South Eastern Sydney Local Health District.
Melanie demonstrates excellent collaboration, working
with many multidisciplinary teams at Sydney Eye Hospital
(including nursing, ophthalmology and clerical staff) to
improve patient flow in outpatient specialty ophthalmology
services and the emergency department.
Melanie takes every opportunity to improve quality and
safety of patient care, and enhance person-centred
approaches to care. Through strong and transformational
leadership Melanie has played a key role in driving a number
of initiatives for sustainable improvements in patient care.