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Patrick Reid

Patrick is former Chief Executive Officer of Leading Age Services Australia (LASA), the peak organisation for care, services and accommodation for older Australians. LASA represents providers across the entire spectrum of the age services industry regardless of their ownership status.

Formerly a National Director at The Pharmacy Guild of Australia, Patrick has a longstanding history as a change agent in health. He has developed an impressive track record of stakeholder engagement and advocacy at all levels of government. Patrick’s work includes examples of innovations that demonstrate the capacity of the health profession not only to deliver monetary efficiencies across the care system (by reducing the Medicare burden), but also to provide a suite of professional and prevention services that assist in maintaining the health and wellbeing of Australians.

Patrick has considerable experience in the health care industry including roles in both the acute and community setting. Patrick has played an integral role in the negotiation and development of national Community Pharmacy Agreements. He has extensive experience in the delivery of federal programs and policy in membership organisations.