Mt Druitt Medical Practitioners Association

Helping Health Providers help our Community

 
The Mt Druitt Medical Practitioners Association was established in 1990, as an Association of local doctors, with the aim of supporting local doctors to provide better healthcare to the community and improve the health of the local community.  In 2018, the constitution was amended to allow any registered health professional practicing in the local region to be admitted as a member.

The prime objectives of the Association are :

  1. Improving Healthcare provision 
  2. Professional Development and Education
  3. Health Advocacy
  4.  Collegiality
In order to pursue its objectives, the Association regularly organises events and engages in scheduled activities, such as :

  • Monthly General Clinical Education Meetings
  • Health Practice Improvement meetings
  • Regular meetings with other health bodies and associations
  • Meetings with reprentatives from all levels of government
  • Co- founding, planning and co-developing the innovative Peer led lifestyle education program for secondary school students - SALSA (Students as Lifestyle Activists)

Past activites of the association include

  • Cardiovascular Disease Awareness Days  
  • Diabetes Awareness Days 
  •  Liason with Local Community Health Groups 
  •  Meetings with local members of parliament 
  • Representation to Federal Parliament 
  •  Formal Presentations to Federal Senate on Medicare 
  • Bursary for Students completing Year 12 in a local high school and going on to study a health related course in a university.
  • Educational Weekends on Improving the delivery of primary care services 




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Welcome to 2024

MDMPA Presents: Welcome to 2024 Speaker: MDMPA Team Kindly sponsored by: Chiesi Venue: Mate Burger 1 Mt Druitt Rd Mt Druitt NSW Date: Friday 23rd Feb 2024 Time: 12.30 pm - 2.30pm AGENDA 12.30pm: Registration of doctors and lunch. 1.00pm – 1.15pm: Presentation by sponsors 1.15pm – 2.15pm: CLINICAL PRESENTATION 2 .15pm - 2.30pm: Question time and discussion. 2.30pm: CLOSE RSVP: by 22/02/2024 with any dietary requirements


  • Date: 23/02/2024 12:30 PM - 23/02/2024 02:30 PM
  • Location: 1 Mount Druitt Road, Mount Druitt NSW, Australia (Map)
  • More Info: Mate Burger 1 Mt Druitt Rd Mt Druitt NSW Car park located in front of restaurant.

Past Events

TitleDateLocation
Topic: Proactive Health Optimisation Plus 01 Dec 202381 Eastern Road, Rooty Hill NSW, Australia
MDMPA AGM2023 24 Nov 202381 Eastern Road, Rooty Hill NSW, Australia
Topic: Cardiology -Lipid Management 27 Oct 202322 Rooty Hill Rd S, Rooty Hill NSW 2766, Australia
Topic: Paediatric Endocrinology In General Practice 29 Sep 202322 Rooty Hill Rd S, Rooty Hill NSW 2766, Australia
Topic: An Update On STI's in NSW 25 Aug 202322 Rooty Hill Rd S, Rooty Hill NSW 2766, Australia
Topic: Chronic kidney disease 28 Jul 202322 Rooty Hill Rd S, Rooty Hill NSW 2766, Australia
Topic: Diabetes Management Update 30 Jun 202322 Rooty Hill Rd S, Rooty Hill NSW 2766, Australia
Topic: Cervical Screening 26 May 202322 Rooty Hill Rd S, Rooty Hill NSW 2766, Australia
Topic: CPD Education Update 28 Apr 202322 Rooty Hill Rd S, Rooty Hill NSW 2766, Australia
Topic: Heart Failure management: an update 31 Mar 202322 Rooty Hill Rd S, Rooty Hill NSW 2766, Australia
Topic: Falls Prevention and The Still Standing Program 24 Feb 202322 Rooty Hill Rd S, Rooty Hill NSW 2766, Australia
Abdominal Imaging. Speaker: Dr Caitlin Kapoor 27 Jan 202322 Rooty Hill Rd S, Rooty Hill NSW 2766, Australia
MDMPA AGM 2022 25 Nov 202222 Rooty Hill Road South, Rooty Hill NSW, Australia
Chronic Kidney Disease – Individualising Medicine Management Speaker: Vinita Deshpande 28 Oct 202222 Rooty Hill Rd S, Rooty Hill NSW 2766, Australia
Fact or Myth? Silicosis: Resurgence Of An Old Disease Speaker: Dr Xiao Hu - Copy 30 Sep 202222 Rooty Hill Rd S, Rooty Hill NSW 2766, Australia
The Primary Care System of the Future – Making it Happen Here and Now -Progress update - Copy 26 Aug 202222 Rooty Hill Rd S, Rooty Hill NSW 2766, Australia
Mental Health and Urgent Care Clinics – an update - Copy 29 Jul 202222 Rooty Hill Rd S, Rooty Hill NSW 2766, Australia
Covid 19 & Influenza – An Update - Copy 24 Jun 202222 Rooty Hill Rd S, Rooty Hill NSW 2766, Australia
Broadening your use of GLP-1 in type 2 diabetes - Copy 27 May 202222 Rooty Hill Rd S, Rooty Hill NSW 2766, Australia
Management and Prevention of Osteoporosis in General Practice 29 Apr 202222 Rooty Hill Road South, Rooty Hill NSW, Australia
Mt Druitt Medical Practitioners Association Conference 02 Apr 20221 Sublime Point Road, Leura NSW, Australia
Knee Imaging 25 Mar 202222 Rooty Hill Road South, Rooty Hill NSW, Australia
Covid-19 – A primary care perspective - Copy 25 Feb 202233 Railway Street, Rooty Hill NSW, Australia
Cardiorenal Syndrome- Dr Sanjeeva Herath 28 Jan 202233 Railway Street, Rooty Hill NSW, Australia
MDMPA AGM 2021 26 Nov 202133 Railway Street, Rooty Hill NSW, Australia
Town Hall Meeting - Ed Husic (Member for Chifley) and Mark Butler (Shadow Health Minister) 05 Aug 2021Online Event

The Association has a history of active involvement in projects and services to improve health and healthcare services in the local region

Improving Management of CKD in patients with Type 2 Diabetes

In this project organized by the MDMPA, General Practices are analyzing their practice data to improve the care of patients with Type 2 Diabetes who also have kidney disease.

 

Healthy Environment, Healthy People

MDMPA is working to support schools with grants for chilled water coolers to reduce plastic waste and encourage reduced consumption of sugar sweetened beverages.

Dr Kean-Seng Lim

President

MBBS (SYD), FRACGP, FAMA, GAICD

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Dr Hani Bittar

Vice President

MBBS, FRACGP

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Dr Natalie Cochrane

Secretary

MBBS (SYD), FRACGP, DCH, BMedSci(Hons)

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Dr Fred Azar

Education Officer

DR Samantha Cabrera

Treasurer

MD, MBBS (HONS UNSW)

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Dr Chris Soo

Committee Member

Dr Vivienne Sharma

Committee Member

BEng (NSW), MBBS(NSW), FRACGP

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Dr Steven Liew

Committee Member

Dr Steven Liew is a highly experience GP who has dedicated his career to working with his local community to improve their health outcomes. He has a long standing and well established practice in Western Sydney where he has worked as a solo GP for more than 30 years.

Membership is open to registered healthcare professionals working in the Mt Druitt region Subscribe to our mailing list to receive notifications of events. 

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