Review of methadone treatment in Australia

Appendix B: list of persons interviewed

Page last updated: October 1995

New South Wales
Victoria
Queensland
South Australia
Western Australia
Northern Territory
Tasmania
Australian Capital Territory
National methadone conference

New South Wales

  • Pat Ward - NSW Health Department
  • Barry Mewes - Pharmaceutical Services Section
  • Zofia Warry - NSW Methadone Program, NSW Health Department
  • Garth Poppel - Consumer representative
  • Maxine Goodwin - Pharmaceutical Society of Australia
  • Jennifer Holmes - DANA
  • Dr Deborah Zador - Public Methadone Clinic, Camperdown, Liverpool
  • Dr Stephen Jurd - Hobart Street Clinic, RNS
  • Dr John Caplehorn - Department of Public Health, Sydney University
  • Nick - Heroin user, never used methadone
  • John - Methadone user
  • Dr Andrew Byrne - Private Prescriber (GP)
  • Dr Raymond Seidler - Private Prescriber (GP)
  • Dr Des Nasser - Private Prescriber (Psychiatrist)
  • Danny O'Connor - Central Sydney Area Health Service
  • Dennis Leahy - Community pharmacist
  • Phil O'Grady - Community pharmacist
  • Michael Stevens - Community pharmacist
  • Ron Natoli - Community pharmacist
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Victoria

  • Dr John Pead - Victorian Dept. of Health & Community Services
  • Stanford Harrison - Victorian Dept. of Health & Community Services
  • Dr Malcolm Dobbin - Victorian Dept. of Health & Community Services
  • Keith Moyle - Drugs & Poisons Unit
  • Judy Downie - Methadone Permits Section
  • Dr Ian Jackson - Private prescriber (psychiatrist
  • Dr Peter Hearn - Prison Hospital
  • John Maddick - Community Corrections
  • Len Levy - Pharmaceutical Society of Australia
  • Dr Nick Lintzeris - Public prescriber
  • Prof Greg Whelan - Clinical Advisory Service (research)
  • Dr Neil Sheehan - Private prescriber (GP)
  • Dr David Wells - Police Surgeon
  • Richard - User Issues
  • David Herkt - AIDS Council
  • Prof John McNeil - Researcher
  • Dr Mike McDonough - Aust. Professional Society for Alcohol & Drugs
  • Dr Olaf Drummer - Coroner - Victorian Institute of Forensic Pathology
  • Lurline Waters - Victorian Medical Practitioners Foundation
  • Dr John Sherman - Private prescriber
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Queensland

  • Dr Adrian Reynolds - Brisbane North Regional Health Authority
  • Michelle Denton - Brisbane North Alcohol & Drugs Service
  • Dr Michael Bolton - Brisbane North Health Region
  • Jake Anderson - Brisbane South Alcohol & Drugs Service
  • Dr Geraldine Chew - Peel Street Clinic
  • Dr Barbara Jones - RACGP
  • Paul Sullivan - Needle Exchange Program
  • Patti Scott - Drug & Alcohol Service, West Morton
  • Natalie Pawlaw - Drug & Alcohol Service, West Morton
  • Dr Karen Mahlo - South Coast Regional Health Authority
  • 3 Clients - Current methadone client; Former methadone client

South Australia

  • Geoff Anderson - SA Health Commission
  • Dr Jason White - University of Adelaide
  • Sonia - Heroin user
  • Damon - Current methadone client
  • Dr Paul Williamson - Drug & Alcohol Services Council
  • Dr Robert Ali - Drug & Alcohol Services Council
  • Lyn Cusack - DANA
  • Bev Drage - DANA
  • Chris Wurm - Methadone Prescribers Accreditation Committee
  • Prof Ross Kalucy - Head of Psychiatry, Flinders Medical Centre
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Western Australia

  • Dr Allan Quigley - State Health Purchasing Authority
  • Robert Moyle - Manager, Drugs of Dependence
  • Dr Paul Psaila-Savona - Principle Medical Officer, Environmental Health
  • Dr Mike Charlton - Public prescriber
  • Dr Richard Saker - WA Alcohol and Drug Authority
  • Chris Baldwin - WA Alcohol and Drug Authority
  • 2 Clients - Current methadone clients

Northern Territory

  • Gloria Markey - NT Dept. of Health & Community Services
  • John Gorrell - NT Dept. of Health & Community Services
  • Frank Jewel - Banyan House Therapeutic Community
  • Dr Elizabeth Chalmers - Private practitioner
  • Robyn Hopkins - AIDS Council
  • Dr Chris Wake - AMA
  • Dr Katye Evans - Royal Darwin Hospital
  • Michael Walsh - Drug & Alcohol Services, RDH
  • Margaret Neil - DANA

Tasmania

  • Dr Jacob George - Tasmanian Dept. of Community & Health Services
  • Sue Cronin - Alcohol and Drug Services
  • Dr Nick Cumming - Alcohol and Drug Services
  • Antoni - Current methadone client
  • Mr Doug Lowe - AMA
  • Mr John Galloway - Tasmanian Dept. of Community & Health Services
  • Gerard Strickland - Tasmanian Dept. of Community & Health Services
  • Gerry Hampton - Tasmanian Pharmacy Guild
  • Peter Handley - Alcohol & Drug Services South
  • Helen Freeland - Tasmanian Dept. of Community & Health Services
  • Dr Ruth Redom - Tasmanian Medical Council
  • Dr David Weidmann - RANZCP
  • Dr Nelson D'Silva - Private prescriber
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Australian Capital Territory

  • Simon Appel - Pharmacy Guild of Australia
  • Anthony Robern - Dependency Care Foundation
  • Lia Battison - ACT Drug & Alcohol Service
  • Michelle Pyke - ACT Drug & Alcohol Service
  • Dr Jo Mazengarb - ACT Drug & Alcohol Service
  • Ross Holland - Australian College of Pharmacy Practice
  • Bill Kelly - Pharmaceutical Society of Australia
  • Joan Costanzo - Pharmaceutical Society of Australia
  • John Carter - Pharmaceutical Society of Australia
  • Peter Crothers - Pharmaceutical Society of Australia
  • Jude Byrne - ACTIV
  • Tarquin - ACTIV

National methadone conference

Approximately 23 methadone users (past or current) were met at the National Methadone Conference in Sydney in 1994, and were invited to make written submissions if they wished.
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