Position: Executive Director
Terri Barrett is currently in the role of Executive Director of Nursing and Executive Lead for Child and Adolescent Services Community Health, joining the Service in 2018. She has been a nurse and midwife for more than 30 years working in both the public and private sector across metropolitan and rural Western Australia.
Having completed hospital based training nursing and midwifery training Terri worked as a clinician and education facilitator before moving into management roles. Terri is an experienced executive, having undertaken a number of leadership roles in secondary and tertiary services, primarily in the areas of nursing and midwifery and safety and quality, over the past 15 years.
These senior positions, including acting in the role of Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer for WA Health, have given her an in depth understanding of the professional issues and challenges facing nurses and midwives in all practice settings. She has a commitment to improving outcomes for all families, especially those who are more likely to experience challenges in accessing services.