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Dr Damian Navaratnam MBChB BSc MSc MRCGP AFOM DRCOG DGM DCH PGDipEd

Community Clinical Teacher School of Medicine

About

Personal Statement

Experienced General Practitioner and Occupational health physician with a demonstrated history of working in health care as well as UK industry. Skilled in Communication, Medical Education, Primary Health Care, and Occupational Medicine. Health professional with MBChB (medicine), MSc (Occupational Medicine) BSc (hons) (clinical sciences) University of Leeds, member of RCGP and associate of Faculty of Occupational Medicine.
Working within a leading UK occupational health provider delivering medical assessments and advice for large enterprises, covering a wide range of industry. Management referrals, sickness absence management, health surveillance, Hand-arm vibration syndrome assessment, ill health retirement, pre-employment medicals
Formerly a GP principal/partner (SSCCG); currently an independent sessional GP

Involvement with undergraduate education dates back to 2012 initially with problem based learning, then as a GP educational supervisor for year 5 students in practice. The role of university community clinical teacher commenced in 2015 with year 4 students and since then with groups of year 3 students and held the role as their academic advisor. Currently in the final year of the Masters degree program in Clinical Education. Delivering the undergraduate medical curriculum and activity associated with the school of medicine: admissions, interviews, examinations, resource development, GP practice recruitment, teaching, supervision and mentoring