Dr Mukesh Haikerwal AC

Altona North Medical Group

Professor Lena Sanci

University of Melbourne


Nick Walsh

Nick Walsh

Priorities of the Primary Care Committee include:

  • Reviewing other MACH committee activities to identify opportunities to increase integration of primary care and community-based research
  • Influencing best practice primary care research/engagement methodologies for MACH partners
  • Informing and supporting MACH strategy with regard to primary care and enabling data integration
  • Working with Monash Partners and other Australian Health Research Alliance (AHRA) partners to influence policy at a state and federal level
  • Enhancing awareness, participation and collaboration with primary care clinical trials units.

Name: Affiliations: Bio:
Professor Douglas Boyle University of Melbourne
Lisa Collison Australian Primary Healthcare Nurses Association (APNA)
Dr Wendy Connor Murray PHN
Dr Mukesh Haikerwal AC Altona North Medical Group
Professor Kelsey Hegarty University of Melbourne, Royal Women’s Hospital
Professor Harriet Hiscock Royal Children’s Hospital, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute
Professor Jane Hocking University of Melbourne
Associate Professor Jo-Anne Manski-Nankervis University of Melbourne
Dr Ines Rio North Western Primary Health Network
Professor Lena Sanci University of Melbourne
Ms Robyn Smith Carer community representative

December 2020 Report: AHRA Primary Care Data and Linkage
December 2020, Australian dataset identification & capacity building

General practice research: an investment to improve the health of all Australians
MJA, 27 April 2020, Dr Jo-Anne Manski-Nankervis, MACH Primary Care Committee member

Video consultations in the aftermath of natural disasters
MJA Insight+, January 2020, Dr Mukesh Haikerwal AC and Prof Lena Senci, Co-chairs MACH Primary Care Committee