Key projects

Our Operations Team delivers diagnostic pathology services to patients of local health districts and other referrers. Local Pathology Teams oversee those services and ensure that we maintain strong relationships with our partners and clinicians.

It is led by Executive Director of Clinical Operations Professor Robert Lindeman p. 9464 4750 or 0420 770 701. He is supported by Local Pathology Directors and Operations Directors who provide leadership to Local Pathology Teams.

 Our Operations Directors are responsible for:

  • Senior operational leadership, governance and management for Local Pathology Teams
  • Oversight of the day-to-day operations of Pathology Services delivered to our local customers
  • Enacting on and implementing NSWHP strategic priorities organisational strategy at local levels
  • Ensuring effective communication and relationships with LHD partners and customers.

Visit here for contact details of our Operations Directors and other key operational staff. 

Local Pathology Directors are responsible for: 

  • Senior medical leadership, governance, and management for Local Pathology Teams
  • Local medical workforce coordination and management, involving ongoing active oversight of supervision arrangements
  • Building and managing effective communication and relationships with Clinicians and Local Health District counterparts
Area  Name  Phone
Central Coast   Deo De Wit  02 4320 2255
Far West 
 Wieslawa Wielebinski  02 6361 5005 or 0437 898 387
Hunter New England (Newcastle)
 Huy Tran  02 4921 4444
Hunter New England (Tamworth)
 Anita Mani  02 6767 7834 or 0458 196 666
Illawarra Shoalhaven   Peter Newton  02 4222 5684 or 0403 429 996
Murrumbidgee  Jeff Donlon  02 6933 6716
Mid North Coast  Richard Tustin  02 6656 7515 or 0458 671 959
Nepean Blue Mountains   Stuart Adams  02 4734 2177
Northern NSW  Yves Steppeler   02 6656 7500
North Sydney  Tom Kennedy  02 9926 4170
South Eastern Sydney (Kogarah)  Peter Taylor  02 9113 3323 or 0412 264 226
South Eastern Sydney (Randwick)   Vacant   
Southern  Peter Newton  02 4222 5684 or 0403 429 996
South West Sydney   Michael Maley  02 8738 5124
Sydney (Camperdown)  James Kench  02 9515 7458
Sydney (Concord)   Margaret Janu  02 9767 6661
Western Sydney  Dominic Dwyer  02 8890 6635 or 0419 751 687
Western NSW   Wieslawa Wielebinski  02 6361 5005 or 0437 898 387 

Local Pathology Teams:  

Operations Directors and Local Pathology Directors are supported by a team of professionals who provide advice and strategy options for local operational and business functions. Members of these teams may report locally to Operations Directors, or centrally into state-wide teams.

The teams include:

  • Operations Managers
  • Human Resource Managers
  • Business Managers
  • Quality Managers
  • Business Analysts
  • Laboratory Managers
  • and other functions (Work Health and Safety, Point of Care Coordinators and more). 

The teams are responsible for:

  • The delivery of quality pathology services to customers in their area.
  • Facilitating close relationships and effective communication with hospital management and clinicians.
  • Response to customer needs in an effective, timely way. 
  • Partnering with individual hospitals and local health districts to continually improve services and the quality of care for patients.