Professor Keith McNeil, Assistant Deputy Director General and Chief Clinical Information Officer, Queensland Health sits down with Ccentric Group to discuss a variety of issues for the Ccentric Group Leadership series.
Professor Keith McNeil has had a long and varied career in healthcare both in Australia and the United Kingdom. Currently the Assistant Deputy Director-General and Chief Clinical Information Officer for Queensland Health. Prior to this appointment, he was the Chief Clinical Information Officer for the National Health Service (NHS) the UK. His first role in the UK was when he joined Cambridge University Hospitals NHS in 2012 as CEO.
As well as being an internationally recognised expert in lung transplantation and pulmonary vascular disease, he served in the Australian Special Forces. Prior to his leadership career in Australia, Keith McNeil was a senior transplant fellow at Papworth Hospital and Director of the pulmonary vascular disease unit at Cambridge University Hospital. Professor McNeil was Chief Executive of the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital and then of Metro North Hospital and Health Service. This segment of the interview is a career overview of Professor McNeil, is also available on YouTube here.
The interview also covers the following:
- The key issues facing the future of the healthcare industry
- What job has been most interesting
- What has been his biggest mistake
- What has been the biggest influence on his career
- What he feels are the secrets to achieving effective engagement with clinicians
- What advice he would give to aspiring managers
- What do tomorrows leaders need
To watch the rest of the interview with Professor Keith McNeil and other interviews, they are available on the Ccentric Group YouTube channel here.