Brenda Booth


Brenda Booth is the survivor of a stroke, which occurred in 2001 at the age of 41. Brenda is a Registered Nurse with extensive experience working in the public and private hospital sectors as well as the Government Disability sector. Brenda has been awarded an Order of Australia in recognition of her services to consumer advocacy in stroke. Ms Booth’s consumer advisory roles commenced in 2004 and include work for the Agency for Clinical Innovation, Stroke Network NSW, Stroke Network Executive Committee (with Professor Lindley); Stroke Foundation Working Party for the National Guidelines (2007 & 2010) and the now Living Clinical Guidelines (2018–); Stroke Foundation Research Advisory Committee (2016 – 2023); Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, stroke consumer on Stroke Topic Working Group for the National Clinical Care Standard for Stroke (January 2013 – September 2014), with Professors Lindley and Cadilhac, Bernhardt and Levi; stroke consumer on Australian Stroke Coalition (2018-). In 2021 Brenda was recognised for her achievements by the World Stroke Organisation and World Stroke Academy “Women in Stroke Initiative”.