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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.

Dr Jeremy Wellwood

Dr Jeremy Wellwood

Position: 
Executive Director, Princess Alexandra Hospital

Dr Jeremy Wellwood commenced in the role of Executive Director, Princess Alexandra Hospital on 27 February 2023.

Jeremy draws on his 25 years of clinical experience to provide values-based leadership with a focus on improving staff and patient experience.

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.

Sarah Rollins - A/Executive Director, Allied Health, Princess Alexandra Hospital

Sarah Rollins

Position: 
Divisional Director of Heart, Lung and Critical Care, Princess Alexandra Hospital

Sarah Rollins is the Divisional Director of Heart, Lung and Critical Care at Princess Alexandra Hospital. She is an Occupational Therapist with over 17 years’ experience working in Queensland Health and the United States of America across the continuum of care. Sarah was appointed as Director, Allied Health, Bayside Health Service in October 2021.

Ms Kira Lee

Kira Lee

Position: 
A/Senior Director, Finance, Princess Alexandra Hospital
Mr Praneel Kumar

Mr Praneel Kumar

Position: 
Senior Director, Corporate Services, Princess Alexandra Hospital

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.

Lorna Morton

Position: 
Senior Director, Human Resources, Princess Alexandra Hospital

Ms Julie Argus

Position: 
Director, Allied Health and Rehabilitation, Princess Alexandra Hospital

Ms Julie Argus is the Director of Allied Health and Rehabilitation at the Princess Alexandra Hospital. She is a leader in health who has worked for the public sector for over 25 years. Julie is a Clinical Psychologist by professional background.
 

Ms Jenny Paton

Position: 
Divisional Director of Medicine, Princess Alexandra Hospital

Jenny Paton is a highly effective director with an MBA and expertise in clinical redesign. She has a rich background in healthcare and has contributed her skills to various health services in Queensland and New South Wales. Her strong commitment to improving healthcare systems and outcomes is evident from her work.

Mr Chris Watson

Position: 
Divisional Director of Surgery, Princess Alexandra Hospital

Chris Watson is the Divisional Director, Division of Surgery at Princess Alexandra Hospital. Chris studied Podiatry as an undergraduate and practiced in the private sector before making a career change, joining Queensland Health in 2015.

Last updated 5 March 2024