Bruce Morrison has an Electrical Engineering degree from UNSW and a Master of Applied Science in Clinical Measurement. He is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers, Australia, a Chartered Professional Engineer and is registered on the National Professional Engineers Register. He is a member of the Biomedical College Board and was Chairman of the Board in 2002 and 2003. Mr Morrison is also a member of the National Panel for Clinical Engineering and was Chairman of the Panel from 1996 to 2002. He is currently President of the Society for Medical and Biological Engineering, NSW Inc.
Mr Morrison has over forty years’ experience in clinical engineering as both a manager and an engineer. He has worked extensively in public hospitals in NSW and in developing countries with long periods spent in Papua New Guinea and Timor-Leste, and several shorter periods in Pacific Island Countries. He led the Hunter New England Clinical Technology group providing clinical engineering services to the healthcare facilities of that region for fifteen years until 2009.
In the training arena, Mr Morrison has written and delivered training courses for both Biomedical Engineering Technicians and Nursing staff in Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste and several Pacific Island Countries. He developed and co-wrote the course material for the New England TAFE’s Medical Equipment Servicing and Technical Support course. He has provided a two-day training/mentoring workshop for Clinical Engineering practitioners at early stages in their careers each year since 1998.
Mr Morrison has also participated in Engineering Faculty accreditation visits under the auspices of Engineers Australia to several universities, including Auckland University, Flinders University in Adelaide and Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne, as well conducting desk audits on the biomedical engineering courses at the University of Queensland and Queensland University of Technology.
He now lives in Roseville, a leafy suburb of Sydney, and advises NSW Health Infrastructure on major medical equipment being planned and installed in new and refurbished hospitals and healthcare facilities across NSW.