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BreastScreen NSW staff in a BreastScreen NSW clinic

Our people

BreastScreen NSW is made up of a diverse team of medical specialists, health professionals and administration experts who, together, deliver high-quality breast screening services to the women of NSW.  

BreastScreen NSW is managed by a State Coordination Unit within the Cancer Institute NSW. The program is delivered by nine Screening and Assessment Services, which are located within Local Health Districts across NSW.  


Meet some of our staff

Image of Chief Cancer Officer and Chief Executive Officer of the Cancer Institute NSW Professor Tracey O’Brien

Professor Tracey O’Brien FRACP, MBA, LLM (Health), GAICD, MBChB, BSC 

Chief Cancer Officer and Chief Executive Officer of the Cancer Institute NSW 

Tracey is a paediatric and adolescent haematologist and oncologist with more than 25 years of experience in improving the outcomes for people with cancer in NSW, Australia and internationally. As the Chief Cancer Officer and Chief Executive Officer, Tracey is responsible for the day-to-day running and management of the Cancer Institute NSW. 

“More than 75 per cent of breast cancers occur in women over 50 and we know that screening saves lives by finding breast cancer early." 

Tracey O’Brien, Chief Cancer Officer, NSW and CEO of the Cancer Institute NSW  

BreastScreen NSW State-wide Clinical Director Nalini Bhola

Dr Nalini Bhola

State-wide Clinical Director, BreastScreen NSW 

The BreastScreen NSW State-wide Clinical Director is responsible for the clinical leadership and quality of the program. DrBhola provides clinical advice and strategic leadership, sets clinical standards and supports quality assurance and improvement activities within the program.

BreastScreen NSW Program Manager Anthea Temple

Anthea Temple

Program Manager, BreastScreen NSW 

The BreastScreen NSW Program Manager is responsible for leading the program, including maximising participation and facilitating quality improvements in breast screening to reduce the impacts and mortality of breast cancer. Anthea is responsible for directing and coordinating the delivery of the BreastScreen NSW program together with the nine Screening and Assessment Services across the state.  

BreastSCreen NSW Lead Radiographer Bronwyn Morley

Bronwyn Morley

Lead Radiographer, BreastScreen NSW 

The BreastScreen NSW Lead Radiographer provides professional leadership to the radiographer community including the development of clinical policies and procedures and the implementation of a strategic workforce plan for BreastScreen NSW. Bronwyn aims to provide consistent and standardised systems, policies, procedures and processes within the program, in line with international best practice and the BreastScreen Australia National Accreditation Standards. 

BreastScreen NSW Program Team

BreastScreen NSW Cancer Institute NSW Staff

(Left to right, back row) Dr Nalini Bhola, State-wide Clinical Director Matthew Warner-Smith, Business Intelligence and Information Systems Manager Bronwyn Morley, Lead Radiographer

(Left to right, front row) Andrew Douglas, Operations Manager Anthea Temple, Program Manager Trudy Phelps, Relationship Manager Sarah McGill, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Director Cancer Screening and Prevention