Over her more than 25 year career, Stephanie has acted for Queensland Health (QH) and private health industry clients. Her experience includes acting in matters arising from the public and private health sectors as both a solicitor and barrister, acting in an advisory capacity in relation to and appearing on behalf of QH to defend claims, and acting in litigation and before regulatory bodies and tribunals. For more than 15 years she sat as a member of institutional ethics committees of tertiary hospitals.
Her extensive experience in the regulation of health professionals was recognised when she was asked by the Minister for Health to chair the interim Medical Board (in Queensland) upon his dissolution of the existing Board (in Queensland) and her numerous years as the Chair of Queensland Nursing Council Disciplinary Committee. She has more than 10 years’ experience in the prosecution of health practitioners before QCAT.
Her experience and expertise extends to matters of health service management. Her Master in Health Administration enables her to bring additional insight into advising clients in relation to matters involving the legal implications arising from clinical service delivery, policy and procedure and matters of public health and clinical governance.
Stephanie is a board member with the Brainchild Foundation and is on the Ethics Committee at the Royal Brisbane and Women's Institutional.
Best Lawyer – Medical Negligence