DTC Representation

NSW TAG and TAG Net members represent Drug and Therapeutics Committees (DTC) at both the institutional and Local Health District (LHD) level within NSW.

Below are the details of DTCs currently represented by the NSW TAG membership.

Metropolitan NSW Local Health Districts

LHD
DTC
Central Coast
District DTC covers the following hospitals:

Gosford, Long Jetty, Woy Woy, Wyong

Note: Committee details are yet to been provided

Illawarra Shoalhaven
District covered by Wollongong Hospital DTC:

Bulli, Coledale, Port Kembla, Shellharbour (Kiama), Shoalhaven (Milton Ulladulla, David Berry)

Note: Committee details are yet to been provided

Nepean Blue Mountains
DTC Name: NBMLHD Drug and Therapeutics Committee / Nepean Hospital, Blue Mountains Hospital, Springwood Hospital, Lithgow Hospital, Hawkesbury Hospital, Port Tabulam Health Centre

DTC Chair Name: Dr Bruce Graham / Anaesthetist

DTC Secretary Name: Ms Ruby Samson / Director of Pharmacy Nepean Hospital

Email:  ruby.samson@health.nsw.gov.au

Phone: 02 4734 3410

Northern Sydney
Greenwich Hospital DTC (and Neringah)

Royal Rehabilitation Centre DTC

Northern Sydney LHD Mental Health DTC

District DTC covers the following hospitals:

Hornsby Ku–ring–gai, Macquarie, Manly and Mona Vale, Royal North Shore and Ryde

Note: Committee details are yet to been provided

South Eastern Sydney
DTC Name: Prince of Wales Drug and Therapeutics Committee

DTC Chair Name: Acting Chair- Dr Timothy Brighton

DTC Secretary Name: Louise Thomson and Chi Tran

Email:  louise.thomson@health.nsw.gov.au   chi.tran@health.nsw.gov.au

Phone: Not provided

Note: Calvary Healthcare, Gower Wilson (Lord Howe Island), Royal Hospital for Women, St George, Sutherland, Sydney & Sydney Eye Hospital, War Memorial are yet to provide their committee details.

South Western Sydney
DTC Name: Campbelltown and Camden Hospitals Drug Advisory Committee

DTC Chair Name: Dr Ho Choong

DTC Secretary Name: Rhea McFarland

Email:  rhea.mcfarland@health.nsw.gov.au

Phone: 02 4634 3114

Note: Bankstown–Lidcombe, Bowral, Braeside, Fairfield, Liverpool hospitals are yet to provide their committee details.

Sydney
DTC Name: Canterbury Hospital Drug and Therapeutics Committee

DTC Chair Name: Dr Eileen Rogan, Acting Director of Medical Services

DTC Secretary Name: Ms Jocelyn Ong, Director of Pharmacy

Email:  jocelyn.ong@health.nsw.gov.au

Phone: 02 9787 0219

 

DTC Name: Concord Repatriation General Hospital Drug and Therapeutics Committee – covers CRGH and District Drug Health Services

DTC Chair Name: Dr Elizabeth Fugaccia, Staff Specialist (Medical Administration)

DTC Secretary Name: Garry Soo, Acting Director of Pharmacy

Email:  garry.soo@health.nsw.gov.au

Phone: 02 9767 6480

 

DTC Name: RPAH Drug and Therapeutics Committee

DTC Chair Name: Dr Bridin Murnion, Senior Staff Specialist, Drug Health Services, CRGH and RPAH Chair, Drugs and Therapeutics Committee, RPAH Visiting Fellow

DTC Secretary Name: Silvia Kovac/Russell Levy

Email:  silvia.kovac@health.nsw.gov.au   Russell.levy@health.nsw.gov.au

Phone: 02 9515 8259

 

Note: Balmain hospital is yet to provide their committee details.

Western Sydney
District DTC covers the following hospitals:

Blacktown and Mount Druitt, Cumberland (Mental Health), Westmead and Auburn

Note: Committee details are yet to been provided

Specialty Networks
Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network (Randwick and Westmead)

Justice and Forensic Mental Health Network

Note: Committee details are yet to been provided

Additional LHN
DTC Name: St Vincent’s Health Network Drug and Therapeutics Committee (DTC)

  • St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney
  • St Joseph’s Hospital Auburn

DTC Chair Name: Professor Terry Campbell – Professor of Medicine and Director of Research

DTC Secretary Name: Terry Melocco – Director of Pharmacy (SVH)

Email:  terry.melocco@svha.org.au

Phone: 02 8382 2092

Rural & Regional NSW Local Health Districts

Far West
DTC Name: Far West LHD Drug and Therapeutics Committee – Balranald, Broken Hill, Ivanhoe, Menindee, Tibooburra, Wentworth, Wilcannia Hospitals

DTC Chair Name: Ruth Martin, District Chief Pharmacist

DTC Secretary Name: Rachael Groves, Medical Administration CSO

Email:  Rachael.Groves@health.nsw.gov.au

Phone: 08 8080 1280

Hunter New England
DTC Name: John Hunter Hospital Quality Use of Medicines Committee

DTC Chair Name: Dr R Pickles, Infectious Diseases and General Medicine Consultant Physician.  Deputy – Prof I Whyte, Consultant Pharmacologist/Physician

DTC Secretary Name: Paula Doherty, Pharmacy Service Manager

Email:  Paula.Doherty@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au

Phone:  02 4921 3635

 

DTC Name: HNE LHD Lower Hunter Sector DTC

DTC Chair Name: Dr Pooshan Navathe, Director of Medical Services, LHD

DTC Secretary Name: Bob Pearce, Director of Pharmacy

Email:  Robert.pearce@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au

Phone: 02 4939 2226

Mid North Coast
Coffs Harbour Hospital DTC* (Bellingen, Dorrigo, Macksville)

Port Macquarie Base Hospital DTC (Kempsey, Wauchope)

Note: Committee details are yet to been provided

Murrumbidgee
DTC Name: Wagga Wagga Health Service WWHS – local

DTC Chair Name: Dr Pankaj Banga

DTC Secretary Name: Jeannine Delemare – Chief Pharmacist WWHS

Email:  jeannine.delemare@health.nsw.gov.au

Phone: 02 5943 1066

Note: Barham Koondrook, Batlow, Berigan, Boorowa, Coolamon, Cootamundra, Corowa, Culcairn, Deniliquin, Finley, Griffith, Gundagai, Hay, Henty, Hillston, Holbrook, Jerilderie, Junee, Lake Cargelligo, Leeton, Lockhart, Murrumburrah-Harden, Narrandera, Temora, Tocumwal, Tumbarumba, Tumut*, Urana, West Wyalong and Young hospitals are yet to provide their committee details.

Northern NSW
DTC Name: Tweed Byron Area DTC covers Tweed, Murwillumbah and Byron Central hospitals within the NNSWLHD, we then report to LHD DTC

DTC Chair Name: Currently occupied by locum, substantive role is DMS

DTC Secretary Name: Ricky Che – Director of Pharmacy

Email:  ricky.che@ncahs.health.nsw.gov.au

Phone: 07 5506 7624

Note: Clarence Health Service Group (Grafton, Maclean), Richmond Health Service Group (Ballina, Bonalbo, Casino, Coraki, Kyogle, Lismore Base, Nimbin, Urbenville) are yet to provide their committee details

Southern NSW
DTC Name: SNSWLHD Drug and Therapeutics and Medication Safety Committee; covers Bateman’s Bay and Moruya, Pambula, Cooma (Bombala, Delegate), Crookwell and Yass

DTC Chair Name: Dr Dennis Pisk

DTC Secretary Name: Gabrielle Couch and Danielle Hanson

Email:  gabrielle.couch@health.nsw.gov.au    Danielle.hanson@health.nsw.gov.au

Phone: 0419 421 411

Note: Bega, Eurobodalla, Goulburn and Queanbeyan hospitals are yet to provide their committee details.

Western NSW
District DTC covers the following hospitals:

Dubbo Base Hospital Pharmacy Network (Baradine, Bourke, Brewarrina, Cobar, Collarenebri, Coolah, Coonabarabran, Coonamble, Dubbo, Dunedoo, Gilgandra, Goodooga, Gulargambone, Gulgong, Lightening Ridge, Mudgee, Narromine, Nyngan, Rylstone, Trangie, Walgett, Warren, Wellington)

Eastern–Southern Cluster* (Bathurst, Blayney, Canowindra, Condobolin, Cowra, Cudal, Eugowra, Forbes, Grenfell, Hillend, Molong, Oberon, Orange, Parkes, Peak Hill, Tottenham, Trundle, Tullamore)

Mental Health-Orange Health Service (Bloomfield site)

Note: Committee details are yet to been provided