Speaker’s Name: Dr. Andy Phillips
Designation: Executive Director of Safety, Safer Care Victoria, Australia,
Biography: Dr. Andy Phillips is the Executive Director of Safety at Safer Care Victoria, Australia. In his role, he spearheads the transformation of the safety system for 76 public hospitals and over 120 private entities within the Victorian Health system. He possesses extensive experience in driving system improvement at scale with urgency and pace, achieving transformational change. As an inclusive senior executive leader, Dr. Phillips excels in building relationships between stakeholders to deliver outstanding outcomes at a systems level. He has a proven track record of successfully leading complex programs of transformation to completion, ensuring that all stakeholders are actively engaged in the change process and possess the energy and capability to deliver excellent outcomes. Dr. Phillips thrives in challenging and complex environments, adept at gaining buy-in from stakeholders to make a real difference in the lives of the people they are privileged to lead and serve. His key achievements in his current role include:
  • Improved the safety of care for acutely unwell children and in Colonoscopy procedures.
  • Implemented a robust system of safety and quality measurement across Victoria.
  • Made a substantial contribution to strategic planning within the Victorian health system.
Dr. Andy Phillips continues to demonstrate his commitment to enhancing healthcare safety and quality, leaving a lasting impact on the Victorian health system.