James Brinton

Improving Service Levels in Hospitals

Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District

James BrintonJames has been nursing for more than 20 years and has been working at Wollongong Hospital for 16 years. Since transitioning to the role of Clinical Nurse Consultant – Surgery Division 12 months ago, James has explored and pioneered ways of delivering surgery service across the district, so that the experience is improved for patients. He has challenged traditional beliefs while at the same time striving for efficiency, and delivering more for less. James has been involved in leading a number of patient-focused collaborative teams, working on solutions that make a difference to patients, and demonstrating excellent leadership skills. James was recently honoured through the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District ‘Illuminate Innovation’ awards, where he secured $50,000 in funding to further develop innovative and original surgical projects.