Dr. Charles Shaw

Dr. Charles Shaw (MB, BS, PhD) completed his PhD at the Welsh National School of Medicine and holds a Diploma from Canada in healthcare organisation and management, as well as a an MB in medicine. He specialised in health service accreditation and has been working as a consultant for different organisations and authorities, such as the World Health Organization in supporting the development and evaluation of healthcare accreditation and national policy on quality and safety. As visiting professor of Macquarie  University he is a member of the International Advisory Group to the ACCREDIT research project, funded by the Australian Research Council, at the Australian Institute of Health Innovation in the Faculty of Medicine, and is collaborating on research and surveys of healthcare accreditation and standards-based assessment systems worldwide. He holds an extensive track record of publications on quality assurance in the healthcare sector. He is currently working on contract with WHO in Moldova and Indonesia.