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Jonny Taitz

General Paediatrician, Patient Safety Leader & Author

Jonny Taitz is a General Paediatrician working in Sydney and is also Director of Patient Safety at the NSW Clinical Excellence Commission. Jonny is a Senior National Examiner for the Royal Australasian College of Paediatricians and is a Conjoint Senior Lecturer at the University of NSW. Jonny is a director of MedEarth, a member of Variety The Children’s Charity medical grants committee and is a long standing board member and Vice Chairperson of the Humpty Dumpty Foundation.

Jonny is the author of two books – the Australian Kids Health Book: The Essential A-Z Guide to Emergencies, Baby Care and Common Childhood Illnesses and the New Zealand Kids Health Book: The Essential A-Z Guide to Emergencies, Baby Care and Common Childhood Illnesses. Jonny was also on the editorial board of the British Medical Journal Quality and Safety for 4 years.

Jonny has run 29 marathons and 100 half marathons all over the world and is a massive rugby union and cricket fan. Jonny is married and has two children. He may also be known for his guest appearances as Doctor Jonny in three Wiggles DVDs.