Summary:  Dennis Neuen

Editor:  Charlotte Hespe

 

With Associate Professor Charlotte Hespe, Head of General Practice at the University of Notre Dame, Sydney Australia.

 

Associate Professor Charlotte Hespe talks about the current issues with communication between hospitals and general practice, as well as strategies to improve it in the future.

 

Charlotte Hespe is a GP Clinician and Practice Owner of a general practice in Inner City, Sydney, where she has worked for the last 20 years. Charlotte is a GP Supervisor and the practice is a fully accredited practice that functions as a teaching Practice for both Medical students and GP Registrars.  Charlotte also works as Associate Professor, Head of General Practice and GP Research for The University of Notre Dame, Australia, School of Medicine, Sydney. She is current Faculty Chair for NSW/ACT and Vice President, RACGP. She is immediate past Chair for Central and Eastern Sydney PHN and is currently a director on the Board (EIS Health).  Charlotte holds an FAICD qualification and has extensive experience in corporate Governance with 17 years’ experience as Chair in several Boards with a Primary health care focus.

She is currently completing a PhD looking at the implementation of best practice for CVD prevention in the Primary care setting using a Quality Improvement model for change.

 

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Podcast

Improving Communication between Hospitals and General Practice