Rural Health Director, Western NSW LHD
Rural Health Director of Medical Services, Western NSW LHD
Dr Shannon Nott is a passionate and enthusiastic doctor, keen to make a difference in rural and remote health. His passion for creating an improved and sustainable health system, particularly in the field of rural and remote health has seen him win numerous prestigious awards including Australian Medical Student of the Year, NSW Finalist for Young Australian of the Year, and recently runner-up for AMA’s Junior Doctor of the Year.
In 2014, Shannon travelled through Canada, USA and Brazil as a part of a Churchill Fellowship looking at ways in which technology can improve health outcomes in rural and remote communities. Shannon currently sits on the Telehealth Strategic Advisory Group for NSW Health and the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine’s Digital Health Committee.
Shannon was the founding Co-Chair of Future Health Leaders, an organisation initially working alongside Health Workforce Australia to represent Australia’s health professionals-in-training. Future Health Leaders aims to develop both innovative and sustainable solutions to current health issues in Australia through engagement with students and early-career health professionals across professions and sectors.