Director, Models of Care – New South Wales Ambulance
Graeme Malone is a career paramedic (Intensive Care paramedic) with 39 years’ experience in the NSW Ambulance managing across a broad number of areas including clinical governance, education and operational management in both rural and metropolitan settings.
Currently the Director, Models of Care he is acutely aware that Ambulance is one of the most rapidly changing components of the health care system in the nature of services provided, the speed of demand growth and in the skills and roles of its clinical workforce. He is passionate about the care provided to patients and is not afraid to question the “status quo” if it leads to improved patient outcomes. He is active in implementing change that improves clinical care, responds to new challenges in leading clinical innovation and new models of care. Of particular note are key areas of overseeing the implementation of NSW Ambulance’s Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest Strategy, acute care (cardiac, stroke and trauma) and sub-acute and non-acute care (Low Acuity pathways, aboriginal health, authorised and palliative care plans).