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Chris Lines

Senior Executive, Primary Care

Chris is a senior executive with 20+ years’ experience in primary care, community managed/NFP, and regional commissioning environments encompassing the mental health, drug and alcohol, specialist homelessness, justice, disability, and Aboriginal community-controlled sectors in both clinical and non-clinical settings, and has considerable experience in designing, implementing, and leading participative and transformational system change initiatives to enhance integrated regional care and wellbeing systems that improve population health outcomes.

Chris is best known for championing data-led performance and practice enhancements and developing high-quality multi-disciplinary teams with a focus on novel healthcare innovations and their application for maximum impact and policy change.

His focus at PCCS is leadership of strategy, research, evaluation, business development, service improvement, remodelling and education activities, which incorporates the Australian Social Prescribing Institute of Research and Education (ASPIRE), as such he is fervently focussed on building the evidence base to inform development of an Australian model of social prescribing.

The Mental Health Professionals’ Network (MHPN) respectfully acknowledges the Wurundjeri and the Boon Wurrung people of the Kulin nation, the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the land on which our office is situated. We also acknowledge Traditional Owners of Country throughout Australia and pay our respects to their Elders past and present.