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Dr Clare Wood

Dr Clare Wood

Dr Clare Wood

Consultant Occupational and Environmental Physician

 
Dr Clare Wood is a Consultant Occupational and Environmental Physician (OEP) with more than five years’ industry experience. She graduated from medicine in Birmingham, UK in 2004 and that year was awarded the Arthur Thompson Prize for Services to the Medical School. Prior this, she gained her Bachelor of Science with Honours in Sports and Exercise Science at the same university.

Dr Wood moved to Australia in 2007, initially working at the Royal Brisbane Hospital as an Emergency Registrar with Queensland Health. It was during her work with Medibank Health Solutions that her interest in occupational health began and she went on to further her skills and knowledge by training to be a Fellow in Occupational Medicine.

In 2016, she was appointed to the position of Occupational Health Physician with the Department of Natural Mines and Resources in Queensland and her role included working on the implementation of the recommendations from the Monash Review to improve the respiratory health surveillance of coal mine workers. She is currently a consultant Occupational and Environmental Physician with OccPhyz Consulting, consulting across Queensland and Northern New South Wales.

Dr Wood holds a membership with AMROA as a MRO. She is a tutor with Griffith University in clinical skills to medical students. She is currently a member of the Human Research and Ethics Committee (HREC) for Ramsay Health Care. Dr Wood recently completed her SIRA NSW (MAA) course for providing independent medical examinations. She is currently undertaking further courses in permanent impairment to assist her in private practice.

QUALIFICATIONS

FAFOEM (Royal Australasian College of Physicians) Australia (2017)
Graduate Diploma, Occupational Medicine, Health & Safety, Edith Cowan University (2014)
MBChB, University of Birmingham, UK (2004)
BSc (Hons), Sport and Exercise Science, University of Birmingham, UK (1999)

MEDICO-LEGAL ACCREDITATION

SIRA NSW (MAA) Assessor (2017)
Authorised Health Professional – National Rail (2013-present)
Accredited Medical Inspector of Seaman – Australian Maritime Safety Authority (2012-present)

COMMITTEES AND MEMBERSHIPS

Medical Representative – (HREC) Ramsay Health Care, Brisbane (2016-present)
Trainee Representative on Education Committee – AFOEM (RACP) (2013-2015)
Co-Chair of ATM Organising Committee – AFOEM (RACP) (2014-2015)
Australasian Medical Review Officers Association Member, Medical Review Officer (2013-present)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Tutor Clinical Skills – Griffith University, Brisbane (2015-present)
Occupational Medicine Registrar – Resile Brisbane (2015-2016) / Sonic Health Plus Brisbane (2013–15)
Senior Clinic Doctor – Medibank Health Solutions, Brisbane (2012-2013)
Medical Advisor – Medibank Health Solutions, Brisbane (2010-2012)
Emergency Registrar – Queensland Health, Brisbane (2007-2009)
Junior Doctor – NHS, Birmingham, UK (2004-2007)

PROFESSIONAL INTERESTS

Occupational Medicine | Health Surveillance | Drug & Alcohol | Respiratory Health

ASSESSMENT SPECIALITIES

Fitness for Work Assessments | Worksite Assessments | Health Surveillance

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Head Office

Level 1, 1151 Wynnum Rd
Cannon Hill QLD 4170

Tel: +617 3348 9611

Fax: +617 3348 9633

Trading Hours:

Monday - Friday 

08:00AM - 04:00PM

Services

Permanent impairment assessments

Independent medical examinations

Insurance and employer claim management

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Fitness for work assessments

Return to work assessments

Medico-legal assessments

Forensic file reviews

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Military medicine

Education of stakeholders

Education events

Work site visits