Anna Love

Chief Mental Health Nurse

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Anna Love has been Victoria’s Chief Mental Health Nurse, Department Of Health and Human Services Victoria since December 2015.

Anna commenced her career in Scotland in the early 80’s and moved to Australia in 1989.

She has worked in both Inpatient and Community settings as a clinician and as a manager and as a Director of Nursing both in Mental Health and Drug and Alcohol services.

During the early 90’s Anna was involved in the decommissioning of the North Eastern Metropolitan Psychiatric Services (NEMPS) which gave was her first experience of managing service change and reform and it has been an area of interest since that time.

Anna’s vision is to ensure we have a skilled Mental Health Nursing workforce for the future which is flexible, responsive and works collaboratively with consumers encouraging self-determination and self-management of mental health and wellbeing