Dr Sue Ballantyne

Dr Sue Ballantyne
  • Senior Medical Advisor to the Medicines Regulations and Quality Unit
    Chief Health Officer Division

Sue has worked for Queensland Health for the last 20 years particularly in the area of alcohol and drug services. At present, Sue is the Senior Medical Advisor to the Medicines Regulations and Quality Unit in the Chief Health Officer Division.

Sue has been involved in the alcohol and drug field for over 25 years including working within the Queensland Opioid Treatment Program, and still undertakes clinical work within the correctional service setting.

Sue has had previous experience in the fields of oncology and palliative care, emergency medicine and was in general practice for a number of years both in New Zealand and Australia.

As Medical Advisor, Sue works with all the teams within the branch to assist in the development of policy, compliance monitoring and provides regulatory and clinical advice, education and support to other health professionals particularly externally.

In the last two years this has involved working full time with the Medicinal Cannabis Team.

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