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People  Order of Australia for HCNSW Treasurer John Leyden

Tue 13, Jun 2017

Health Consumers NSW is very happy that our Treasurer, Dr. John Leyden (AM), has become a Member of the Order of Australia this Queen's Birthday. We can't think of anyone more deserving. 

John is a fantastic health consumer advocate in both, his role with HCNSW, as well as Founder and Chairman of the Unicorn Foundation,

Apart from the great work John does on our Board, he is active in providing support and advocacy for consumers suffering from rare tumours and their carers and helps with research into Neuroendocrine Cancers.

He is also the Quality and Safety Officer of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists and is on the NSW Law Society Medico-Legal Advisory Committee. John is the founding chair of the world Neuroendocrine Tumour Alliance and he is a consumer representative on a range of committees and networks at both national and state level. 

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Read our interview with John Leyden in the 'A word with...' series. 

If you are a health consumer advocate or patient who has been awarded for your tireless (voluntary) work, please get in touch with us. We want to celebrate our health consumer representatives, advocates and helpers.


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