Dr Tinsley is a Fellow of the Hong Kong College of Community Medicine (serving as a trainer, examiner and a member of the Administrative Medicine Subspecialty Board). She is also a Fellow of the Hong Kong College of Paediatrics. She is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators (RACMA), having acted as preceptor for local Hong Kong candidates, and also represents HKCCM(AM) in RACMA’s CPD/CEP and ASM committees.
She is appointed as HKU Honorary Clinical Associate Professor in the School of Public Health and Department of Paediatrics & Adolescent Medicine and teaches undergraduates in HKU’s Medical Ethics and Humanities Unit.
Dr Tinsley trained in Medicine (St Andrews, Scotland), specializing in Paediatrics in Scotland, Liverpool and London before moving to Hong Kong, where, from 1979-92, she worked in public hospital- based paediatrics. From 1992-2008, following the formation of Hong Kong’s Hospital Authority, she was appointed as Hospital Chief Executive (HCE) of Caritas Medical Centre, a general acute public hospital. From 2003 -2008, she was also appointed as HCE for Our Lady of Maryknoll Hospital in Wong Tai Sin, a community hospital.
On retirement in 2008, she has been teaching Health Care Management as well as Ethics in HKU’s MPH programme, and developing several paediatric projects.
She provides advice at policy level to Caritas-Hong Kong, has helped to develop leadership training and serves as a mentor for the HK Women Doctors Association.
She is Director of a Hong Kong private hospital and is trained as an ACHS surveyor, surveying in Australia.