Christine Maxwell

Acting Head of Strategy and Service Development (Quality, Safety and Clinical Services)

Christine Maxwell RCpN, MN, NP (Mental Health) has been Acting Head of Strategy and Service Development (Quality, Safety and Clinical Services) since July 2018, and was previously HealthCare NZ’s Director of Nursing and Clinical Services Development.

Christine’s experience in clinical leadership, management and as a Nurse Practitioner (Mental Health) has provided her with a broad perspective on utilising the diverse health workforce to meet increasingly complex health and disability needs in the community.

Her focus is developing clinically robust services that are responsive to the changing needs and acuity of an aging and often comorbid population, while working alongside the client, their family/whanau, other primary care providers and community services.