Wide Bay winner
THE Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service chief executive Adrian Pennington has won a prestigious award for leadership on safety and quality. The Australian Council on Healthcare Standards recognised Mr Pennington’s impressive achievements at its annual awards ceremony. Mr Pennington was presented with the ACHS Medal for his lifelong work of improving safety and quality in the health sector. The medal is not handed out every year, instead reserved for only outstanding contributors to the fields of health quality and safety.