Project team

Research team

  • Associate Professor Fenella Gill WA Health Translation Network Early Career Fellow in Research Translation.
  • Professor Gavin Leslie Professor Critical Care Nursing, Curtin University
    • Prof Leslie is an experienced research leader with a research interest in critical care nursing and recognising and responding to clinical deterioration.​ 
  • Dr Geoff Knight Director Paediatric Critical Care, PCH
    • Dr Knight is a paediatric intensive care specialist and the medical clinical lead.  
  • Scott Stokes Paediatric Nurse Practitioner, Kimberley, WACHS
    • Mr Stokes is leading the Paediatric Recognition and Response to Acute Deterioration program.
  • Anne McKenzie AM Head Consumer and Community Health Research Network​

Project staff

  • Pania Falconer 
  • Alannah Cooper ​​

​Steering committee


  • Pip Brennan Executive Director, Health Consumers Council WA Inc 
  • Tanya Jones Consumer and Community Health Research Network
  • Renee De Prazer​
  • Margaret Woods​
  • Belinda Donkin-Evers 

Health Services

  • Katie McKenzie Executive Director Nursing Services CAHS
  • Gabi Anstey Clinical Nurse Specialist, Emergency Department, PCH
  • Linda Frost Clinical Nurse Manager, Telethon Children’s Ward, Joondalup Health Campus
  • Royal Flying Doctor Service​
  • Dr Noel Friesen Head of Department Paediatrics, St John of God Midland Public Hospital
  • Dr Lindsay Adams Paediatrician Rockingham General Hospital, SMHS
  • Dr Srinivas Poreddy Armadale Kalamunda Group, EMHS
  • Vicki Charters A/coordinator Nursing & Midwifery, WACHS Great Southern

Research Consultants

  • Professor Andrea Marshall Griffith University and Gold Coast University Hospital, Gold Coast
    • Experienced researcher and research translation scientist. 
  • Dr Sharon Kinney University Melbourne and Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne
    • Nurse consultant and senior research fellow and nursing lead for the Victorian Children’s Tool for Observation and Response (ViCTOR) projects in Victoria. 
  • Natasha Bear Child and Adolescent Health Services
    • Senior Biostatistician, CAHS.