Fiona Thomson

Principal Advisor, General Practice NZ

Member, PES Governance Group

Member, General Practice Leaders’ Forum

PSAAP Appointed Agent, General Practice NZ

Fiona has a background in accounting, financial services and information systems and has been in executive management positions within primary care for 20 years.  Other industries she has worked in include finance, pulp and timber, meat processing and local government.

Fiona has a particular interest in the information platforms underpinning clinical service delivery and integrated care.  She was influential in the development of the GP2GP electronic file transfer service, the Integrated Performance and Incentive Framework (now Systems Level Measures), the NZ ePrescription Service and the National Enrolment Service.  She was a founding Director of Patients First Ltd, the NZ quality and information programme for integrated care and a former chair of the NZ Primary Care Patient Experience Survey governance group.

Fiona divides her time between her work commitments in Wellington and Hawke’s Bay and her home in Westshore, Napier.

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