Dr Peter Bradford

Unit Coordinator
Clinical Leadership and Management

Phone: +61 (0) 419 878 285
Email: Peter.Bradford@monash.edu

Dr Peter Bradford retired on 31 December 2015 after 7 years as Executive Director Clinical Governance and Medical Services at Melbourne Health (The Royal Melbourne Hospital), one of the most senior medical management roles in Australia; and 34 years in senior medical management roles in the Australian Health Care industry.

Graduating from the University of NSW with an MBBS in 1978, he also achieved a Masters in Public Health there in 1992. Starting his medical career in Sydney in 1979, Peter spent most of the 1980s in Alice Springs, including the role of Medical Superintendent (CEO), Alice Springs Hospital from 1985-89.

He received a World Health Organisation Fellowship in 1987 and travelled to North America to learn about health services for Native Americans.

He moved to Victoria in 1989 and was Director of Medical Services at Wangaratta District Base Hospital (1989-94), Dandenong Hospital (1994-97), and Angliss Health Service (1997-99), before joining Peninsula Health, where he spent nine years. His concurrent roles were Deputy Chief Executive, Executive Director Medical Services and Quality, and Executive Director Frankston Acute.

Peter has been a surveyor with the Australian Council on Healthcare Standards since 1993 and was Chair of both the Metropolitan Medical Director Group and the Clinical Governance Subcommittee, DHS Better Safer Transfusion Advisory Committee.

He has been a Group Moderator in Health Services Management in the undergraduate MB BS course at Monash University since 2006; and Group Moderator of the postgraduate Unit Clinical Leadership and Management for the past 2 years and more recently Unit Coordinator.

He is a Fellow of the Australian College of Health Services Executives and of the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators from whom he was awarded the College Medallion in 2008.