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Dr. Paresh Dawda is a General Medical Practitioner, Medical Educator and trainer, researcher, and an independent consultant with expertise in leadership, healthcare quality and patient safety improvement.

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Dr. Paresh Dawda is a General Medical Practitioner, Medical Educator and trainer, researcher, and an independent consultant with expertise in leadership, healthcare quality and patient safety improvement.

For more information click an option below.

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Clinical

He is currently avaiable for patient consultations at Calwell Medical Centre and Bruce Medical Centre.  Dr. Dawda provides a range of general practitioner services.  These include:

  • Assessment of symptoms, investigations and referrals as appropriate
  • Care planning for people with long term conditions
  • Mental health plans
  • Workcover consultations
  • Minor surgical procedures
  • Family planning including implanon insertion and removal (but not coils or Mirnea)
  • Health promotion and prevention including obesity, smoking cessation, baby checks
  • Antenatal and postnatal shared care

He offers consultations in North and South Canberra (see map) and visits selected aged care facilities.

I am passionate about person centred care.   I strongly believe in providing high quality clinical care, in a compassionate way that respects the rights and choices of individuals (and their representatives), so we are working together as genuine partners in care.


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Research and Medical Education

Dr. Dawda is an experienced medical educator and trainer.  He completed a train the trainer course with the London Deanery in 2001, and has been an approved trainer for Postgraduate GP Training in the East of England Deanery until 2012, when he migrated to Australia.  He also was involved in the medical education and training in patient safety for healthcare teams in General Practice and Hospitals across NHS England and has presented at a number of interantional conferences.

He is currently involved in teaching medical students from ANU, and liaises with University of Canberra and other acadmic institutions to develop and support training processes at the ACT GP Super Clinic.

In addition, he has academic interest and has held a range of academic positions.  His current positions and roles include:

  • Visiting Fellow at Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute, Australian National University
  • Visiting Fellow, Keel University, UK
  • GP Trainer, Coast City Country General Practice Training
  • Editorial Board, BMJ Quality
  • Reviewer, Australasian Medical Journal

He has previously held positions as:

  • Senior Research Fellow, Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute, ANU
  • GP Trainer, Coast City Country General Practice Training
  • Clinical Tutor, Gippsland Medical School, Monash University
  • Problem Based Learning Tutor, Gippsland Medical School, Monash University
  • Visiting Scholar, Gippsland Medical School, Monash University
  • Honorary Lecturer, Monash University

He has a number of Publications.

Consultancy

Dr. Dawda has expertise in leadership, quality and patient safety improvement in primary care.  He is available to provide consultancy services in organisational/practice development, policy, quality and patient safety improvement.

Previous and current roles where Dr. Dawda has been engaged on a consultancy basis include:

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  • Medical Director, ACT GP Super Clinic
  • Consultant, Improvement Foundation
  • GP Practice Surveyor, Australian General Practice Accreditation Ltd. (AGPAL)
  • Previous Consultancy Roles
    • GP Adviser, ECP Project, ACT Ambulance
    • GP Implementation Adviser, ACT Medicare Local
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    • GP Medical Education Adviser, ACT Medicare Local
    • GP Clinical Governance Committee, ACT Medicare Local
    • NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement
      • Safer Care Programme
      • Productive General Practice Programme
      • NHS Commissioning
      • King's Fund
    • Quality and Outcomes Framework Assessor, East and North Hertfordshire Primary Care Trust
    • e-GP Project, Royal College of General Practitioners

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