The CCN Programme Team coordinates the activity of the Canterbury Clinical Network, providing day-to-day operational support to alliance groups and supporting alliance partnerships.

Led by the Executive Director, the small team of employees includes programme coordination, project facilitation/management, resource management, administration, reporting and communications.

The CCN Programme Team is based in Christchurch and hosted by Pegasus Health who also manage our corporate functions, such as payroll and HR.

Kim Sinclair-Morris
Executive Director

Kim joined CCN as the Executive Director in 2013. She oversees the work of the Programme Team, ensuring the direction and strategic implementation agreed with ALT is achieved.

Linda Wensley
Programme Manager

Linda works closely with CCN facilitators to manage work plans and quarterly reporting. She also leads improvement and change for CCN activity, particularly in relation to these functions.

Jane Cartwright
Independent Advisor

Jane has many roles within CCN, including Chair of the Alliance Support Team and Facilitator of the Māori Caucus. Jane acts as an Independent Chair for groups as required (currently RHWS).

Ngaire Button
Hauora Māori and Equity Lead

Ngaire provides leadership and advice across the CCN to prioritise equity, enhance cultural development and responsiveness, and address equitable access and health outcomes for Māori.

Elly Edwards
Media & Communications Manager

Elly provides advice and support to CCN's groups around communications and media planning and requirements, ensuring activity is aligned with the strategic implementation plan.

Natasha Capon
Communications Coordinator

Natasha supports CCN groups with communications activity including creating patient stories and videos and carrying out some graphic design. She leads the bi-monthly CCN newsletter.

Koral Fitzgerald
Senior Project Facilitator

Koral leads the CCN's co-design process, supporting new work and events through co-design. She is Facilitator for the Rural Health Workstream and Hurunui Health SDG.

Marie Mitchell
Project Coordinator

Marie coordinates all activity of the programme office including financials. Marie splits her time for CCN and CDHB where she organises events and visits to Canterbury Health System.

Gavin Young
Technology Programme Manager Shared Care

Gavin manages the delivery of shared care technology for the South Island, working in partnership with Orion Health.

Rose Laing
Clinical Lead Shared Care

Rose provides a clinical perspective and advice across the programme office. She is the Clinical Lead for shared care plans and also works as a GP.

Rebecca Muir
Senior Project Facilitator

Rebecca supports implementation of shared care plans across Canterbury. She is also Facilitator for the Urgent Care SLA and Pharmacy SLA.

Hiedee Harris
Project Lead, Te Tumu Waiora Canterbury

Hiedee leads Canterbury's roll out of Te Tumu Waiora - a model which puts mental health and wellbeing at the heart of general practice.

Deb Gillon
Nurse Practitioner, Community Older Persons

Deb is a Nurse Practitioner, Community Older Persons. She also works for the Centre for Postgrad Nursing Studies.

Heather Brunton
Integrated Services Programme Manager 

Heather manages the community respiratory nurses, physiotherapists and physicians. 

Louise Weatherall
Team Leader, Community Respiratory

Louise supervises and supports the Community Respiratory Team. She also connects and engages with the Integrated Respiratory Service Development Group.

Julia Mead
Project Facilitator

Julia is facilitator for the Ashburton Service Level Alliance.


Catherine Harrison
Administrator, Integrated Services

Catherine supports the administration of the community respiratory service.

Jen Burgess
Administrator, Integrated Services

Jen supports the administration of the community respiratory service.