Katherine (Kate) Jaques joins QUT and PEPA from Clinical Excellence Queensland, Queensland Health and has most recently coordinated the Statewide Stroke Clinical Network throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.  Kate has been instrumental in the development of statewide guidelines development, service and educational development whilst working across National and State boundaries to build stronger systems and continuity of approaches in stroke care.

Kate comes to PEPA with a strong background in leadership, education delivery, project coordination and advocacy for clinicians and patients alike and has held nursing positions in both clinical and leadership settings; specifically critical care and acute stroke.

Kate has a special interest in Innovation in Healthcare settings and the use of data to inform improvements; all to improve equitable access to health care.