Dr Sarah Dalton is a Paediatric Emergency Physician at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead in Sydney and Clinical Lead at the NSW Agency for Clinical Innovation after joining in July 2016.
She is also the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) Paediatrics and Child Health Division President. Dr Dalton is also a former Clinical Director of the Clinical Excellence Commission, NSW. She has completed a Masters in Applied Management in Health and a Bachelor of Medicine, both at the University of Newcastle.
Sarah has a particular interest in Clinical Leadership and recently completed a Fulbright Scholarship evaluating Clinical Leadership Development Programs in the United States
Paediatricians and other health professionals are well placed to advise on the health needs of children and young people in juvenile detention. With the right people, and a shared focus, we can ensure that child abuse of this nature does not happen in Australia again.