Media Release 9 September 2019 - New Clinical Council Head
ROMA GP TO HEAD CLINICAL COUNCIL WHICH AIMS TO IMPROVE HEALTH FOR WESTERN QUEENSLANDERS
KEY APPOINTMENT: Dr Rosie Geraghty takes the reins of a leading health advisory group in
Respected Roma GP Dr Rosie Geraghty has been appointed to a key role in advising how primary health care should be delivered to a population spread across almost one million square kilometres of Western Queensland.
Dr Geraghty was this week announced as the new Chair of the Western Queensland Primary Health
Network’s Clinical Council, an expert team who advise the Board of the WQPHN and provide clinical
insights into the vast and complex landscape of rural and remote health.
After getting a taste for rural medicine through a scholarship in the late 80s, Dr Geraghty has spent the past 30 years practicing medicine in Roma and raising her four children with her husband.
Rosie has been on the Clinical Council since its inception in 2016 and as such has been advising on a number of our projects in the areas of mental health, diabetes and workforce training.
Dr Geraghty is also a member of Rural Doctors Association of Queensland and a fellow of the Royal
Australian College of GPs.
The full media release can be found here.
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