New senior policy analyst for NZNO

October 1, 2020

NZNO’s new senior policy analyst is Lucia Bercinskas. She fills the role left vacant after the resignation of Jill Wilkinson in February.

Lucia BercinskasBercinskas’ previous role was head of quality for the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners. She has also worked at the Ministry of Health as senior policy analyst/senior adviser for the cardiovascular disease, diabetes and long-term conditions team in the sector capability and (innovation) implementation business unit.

Other roles include senior policy analyst for BreastScreen Aotearoa; co-ordinator vision and hearing screening programme and well child projects for the Wellington Regional Public Health Service; lecturer/module co-ordinator for the department of health studies at the Central Institute of Technology, Upper Hutt; and principal nurse at Wakefield Hospital in Wellington. She began working for NZNO earlier this month.