About

Biography

Since March 2020, my professional role has mainly been as Primary Care Lead for the COVID-19 pandemic response in Queensland. I am a member of the Pandemic Health Response Implementation Advisory Group (PHRIAG) that was convened by the Director General and liaise between Queensland Health, the State Healthcare Emergency Co-ordination Centre (SHECC) and primary care stakeholders, including: AMAQ, RACGP, ACCRM, GPTQ, JCU, RFDS, Office of Rural and Remote Health, all seven PHNs and the Queensland HealthPathways (HP) Community.

 

My usual roles are as a General Practitioner in Logan and Clinical Lead and Liaison for Queensland Health and the Gold Coast Primary Health Network (PHN) since 2014.

Prior to 2014, I was a rural GP and an Associate Adviser for NHS Education for Scotland. In that role, I helped to establish the national Scottish Patient Safety Programme (SPSP) and contributed to or led the design, development, testing, implementation and evaluation of a wide range of tools and educational resources to improve the quality and safety of primary care.

Associate Professor Carl de Wet

Qualifications

2017

PhD; University of Glasgow, United Kingdom (UK)
2017

2015

FRCGP; Royal College of GP, UK
2015

2014

FRACGP; Royal Australian College of GP, Australia
2014

2010

Scottish Prospective Educational Supervisor course, UK
2010

2009

MMed (Fam) cum laude; University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
2009

2007

MRCGP with merit; Royal College of GP, UK
2007

2005

DRCOG; Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, UK
2005

2000

MBChB; University of Pretoria, South Africa
2000

1994

Matriculation with distinction, Noordheuwel High School, South Africa
1994

Publications

2016 de Wet C.

How Primary Care Research Contributes to Improving the Quality and Safety of Healthcare. In: International Perspectives on Primary Care Research. Goodyear-Smith F, Mash B (Ed). Publisher: CRC Press. 2016. ISBN 9781785230127

2014 Bowie P, de Wet C.

Safety and Improvement in Primary Care: the essential guide. Radcliffe Publishing Ltd. 2014: London.

2011 Bowie P, de Wet C, Pringle M.

Significant event analysis guidance for primary care teams. 2011:1-48. https://www.nes.scot.nhs.uk/media/346578/sea_-_full_guide_-_2011.pdf (last accessed 28 May 2020).

2021 

Zurynski Y, Currucua K, Arnolda G, Dalton S, Ting HP, Hibbert PD, Molloy C, Wiles KW, de
Wet C
, Braithwaite J. Quality of care for acute abdominal pain in children. BMJ Qual Saf. Available at:
https://qualitysafety.bmj.com/content/qhc/early/2019/11/26/bmjqs-2019-010088.full.pdf

 

Latimer
S, Hewitt J, Teasdale T, de Wet C, Gillespie BM. The accuracy,
completeness and timeliness of discharge medication information and
implementing medication reconciliation: A cross-sectional survey of general
practitioners. Aust J Gen Pract. 2020 Dec;49(12):854-858. doi:
10.31128/AJGP-04-20-5375. PMID: 33254217.

 

Bowie P, de Wet C, Crickett T, McCulloch J,
Young P, Freestone J, Watson P, Houston N, Gillies J, McNab D. User redesign,
testing and evaluation of the Monitoring Risk and Improving System Safety
(MoRISS) checklist for the general practice work environment. BMJ Open Qual.
2020 Nov;9(4):e000977. doi: 10.1136/bmjoq-2020-000977. PMID: 33184042; PMCID:
PMC7662415.

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