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Biographical entry Allen, Peter Sydney (1940 - 2007)

Born
21 April 1940
Died
10 July 2007
Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Medical administrator and Obstetrician

Summary

Peter Sydney Allan worked as an obstetrician and gynaecologist at the Royal Women's Hospital, Ballarat Base Hospital, Queen Victoria Medical Centre and Royal Melbourne as well as establishing his own private practice. In 1983 he became director of medical services at Queen Victoria Medical Centre, and in this role he was a main orchestrator of the centre's transformation into Monash Medical Centre and later Southern Health. Allan's work as a medical administrator was highly regarded, and in 1983 he was awarded the Public Service Medal for his outstanding contributions to the health system.

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Events

1964? -
Education - Bachelor of Medicine, University of Melbourne
1983 -
Career event - Became Director of Medical Services at Queen Victoria Medical Services
1983 - 1989
Career position - College councillor, Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
1986 - 1989
Career position - Honorary Secretary of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
2004
Award - Commonwealth Public Service Medal for contributions to the health system

Published resources

Newspaper Articles

  • Donovan, B. and P., 'Brought a room to life and life into the world', The Age, 19 July 2007, p. 16. Details

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