Committee

The Committee of GP North consists of 4 members, who are elected by the membership and confirmed at the Annual General Meeting. Committee members hold a tenure of 3 years but are eligible for re-election for further terms.

Dr Jan Radford – Chair

Dr Jan Radford is a GP who practises at West Tamar Health, the same group she started with 32 years ago. Jan is also Assoc. prof of General Practice at the University of Tasmania, based at the Launceston Clinical School, a position she has held since 2006.

Dr Leanne Jones

Dr Leanne Jones is a GP who practises at Caledonian Medical where she has been for 32 years. Prior to being re-elected in 2017, Leanne served on the GP North Committee from 2000 to 2012, including 2 years as Chair. Leanne was member GP Tasmania from 2000 to 2008, including role of Treasurer. Leanne is a Clinical Editor for Tasmanian Health Pathways and also a Board Director for Immunisation Coalition

Dr Anne Wilson

Dr Anne Wilson, a GP, worked for 10 years in rural general practice (including GP Obstetrics) in Circular Head before joining her current practice, Summerdale Medical, in 1996. Anne is the Tasmanian representative on the Federal AMA Council of General Practice, a member of the National Immunisation Committee and chair of the Maternity Shared Care Collaborative Group (PHT North and WACS LGH). Anne accepted a 12 month position as a GP North committee member for 2018.

Dr Judith Watson

Dr Judith Watson graduated from the University of Auckland School of Medicine, completed a Diploma of Obstetrics and Fellowship of Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners in 1991. Judith has been working in general practice in Launceston since 1994 and currently practises at Tremaur Medical Centre. Judith is a member of the board of Tasprac Services and a member of the Health Council of Tasmania. She is also a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and regularly participates in governance training activities.