Chief Pharmacist

Naomi Burgess is the SA Health Chief Pharmacist.

The Chief Pharmacist is responsible for the provision of professional leadership, advice and broad direction on a diverse range of pharmacy and medicine issues to ensure best possible outcomes for all South Australians.

The Chief Pharmacist is involved in:

  • improving pharmacy service delivery
  • facilitating the integration of pharmacy services within health services to ensure the best possible outcomes for people in our hospitals, aged care facilities and the community
  • promoting the safe, cost-effective, quality use of medicines
  • workforce planning and reform
  • promoting the integration of evidence based research into clinical practice
  • promoting education, training and professional development
  • monitoring quality and safety standards.

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Phone: (08) 8204 1944