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About the Commissioner

Dr Grant Davies

The Health Services Commissioner receives and resolves complaints about health service providers with a view to improving the quality of health services for everybody.

Grant started his career as a registered nurse in general and radiation oncology settings and in acute palliative care units. In the mid 1990s he was seconded into Queensland Health to assist in the development of Queensland's palliative care policies, Queensland's health outcomes and the impacts of newly emerging guardianship legislation. He moved to Melbourne in late 1999 to take up a position with the Victorian Department of Human Services undertaking similar work. He commenced work in the Office of the Federal Commissioner for Complaints in early 2001 and stayed during its metamorphosis into the Federal office of the Aged Care Commissioner where he was Investigations Manager. In October 2009, he commenced in the Office of the Health Services Commissioner as Deputy Commissioner.

Grant was appointed Acting Health Services Commissioner on 1 January 2013 and became Health Services Commissioner on 1 October 2014.

He holds a Bachelor of Nursing (ACU), a Master of Arts (Research) (QUT) in applied ethics, a PhD (Melbourne) in applied ethics, is a nationally accredited mediator and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.











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