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Health alert: COVID-19

COVID-19 Alert: We are currently at GREEN traffic light level - there is no restriction for coming to hospital to receive healthcare. Visitors are currently welcome at Metro South Health facilities, and are asked to help keep patients safe by maintaining physical distancing where possible and practising hand hygiene. See visitor restrictions and the latest Queensland Government information. [18 January 2023].

Executive team

Princess Alexandra Hospital is led by a local Executive team that reports to the Metro South Hospital and Health Board through the Health Service Chief Executive.

Rachel Phillips

Ms Rachel Phillips

Position: 
A/Executive Director, Princess Alexandra Hospital

Rachel Phillips has been working in Queensland Health since 2001. Rachel has worked as clinician, professional leader and executive director in acute and ambulatory care settings, primary care, and mental health.

Dr Brian Bell

Dr Brian Bell

Position: 
Executive Director, Medical Services

Dr Bell was appointed to the position of Executive Director of Medical Services at Princess Alexandra Hospital in April 2018. His previous appointment was the Executive Director of Medical Services at the Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service from 1993 until 2013. For the last 3 years he has had Executive leadership positions at Logan and Redland Hospitals.

Ms Leanne Stone

Position: 
Director of Nursing, Princess Alexandra Hospital

Leanne Stone is acting in the Director of Nursing role for Nursing Services at Princess Alexandra Hospital. Leanne is undertaking a Doctor of Health Science with focus on advanced practice nursing roles. Leanne’s clinical work is increasingly focussed on digital health workflow research and translation of evidence into policy and practice.

Michael Barras

Position: 
A/Executive Director, Clinical Support Services

Michael Barras is the Director of Pharmacy (PAH) and a Research conjoint with the School of Pharmacy (UQ) (Hospital 0.8 FTE / University 0.2 FTE). He has 25 years' experience in local, national and international Public Health sectors. He has a strong interest in patient safety, clinical redesign and workforce development.

Mr Ross Stanley

Ross Stanley

Position: 
Senior Finance Director, Princess Alexandra Hospital

Ross comes to Metro South from Children’s Health Queensland HHS where he has been the Director of Management Accounting.

Mr Praneel Kumar

Mr Praneel Kumar

Position: 
Senior Director, Corporate Services

Mr Praneel Kumar brings a wealth of government and non-government experience into this broad and challenging portfolio. He is a strategic thinker with a strong focus on collaborative style of leadership, change management and reforming business processes.

Mrs Lorna Morton

Lorna Morton

Position: 
A/Director, Human Resources, PAH/QEII Health Network
Last updated 9 November 2022