Cassie Carswell


Category Winner: Cassie Carswell

Since her appointment as Service Manager in 2014 Cassie has refined the Mid North Coast Brain Injury Rehabilitation, Rural Spinal Cord Injury and Parkinson’s Nursing Services into a client-focused team working within a culture that actively nurtures innovation and excellence.

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Cassie leads by example; collaboration, respect, openness and empowerment are fundamental principles guiding Cassie’s approach and management style.

Cassie embraces evidence-based practice but also welcomes innovative ways to improve service delivery. She has created a climate in the team where the use of innovative solutions is actively encouraged and nurtured. Innovation and improvement are flourishing under her leadership.

Ro Stirling-Kelly

Ro Stirling-Kelly

In her role as Community Engagement Coordinator, Ro fosters and promotes a collaborative partnership approach to developing sustainable, innovative and practical solutions that deliver significant benefits for patients, the broader community, teams and services.

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A humble yet passionate advocate for person- centered care, Ro is widely respected as a leader within the community and across the organisation. Her positive influence is reflected in many collaborative initiatives shaping how we engage with our communities to deliver better outcomes for patients, families and carers.

Outside her health role, Ro is also an active advocate for her community. In 2018, she was invited to work with Human Rights Commission in facilitating a series of Young Women’s Workshops to support community led action.

Dr Quinton Wilson

Dr Quintin Wilson

Dr Wilson applies a collaborative approach to every aspect of his role as the Clinical Director of Oral Health. This is evident in his engagement of staff in the Oral Health Service, internal and external specialist services, Centre of Oral Health Strategy staff, academic institutions and his engagement with NSW local health districts in the sharing of knowledge and experience.

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Dr Wilson has been instrumental in progressing change within the team and inspiring others with his commitment and enthusiasm for Oral Health services across the district.

Dr Wilson respectfully engages staff and encourages feedback and action. He has a great ability to empower staff to achieve more than they ever believed they could.