Dr Robert McCartney

Physician & Chief Medical Officer at Woolworths

Dr Robert McCartney is a physician who has specialised in the field of Occupational Medicine for over 20 years. His career goal is to maximise the health, wellbeing and productivity of working people.

He is a Fellow of the Australasian Faculty of Occupational and Environmental Medicine with the Royal Australian College of Physicians and a past president of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Occupational Medicine.

He has extensive experience in the prevention, diagnosis and management of occupational injury and illness. This experience combined with his understanding of internal risk context and business imperatives enables him to provide effective and efficient solutions to the employers whilst serving the needs of employees.

Dr McCartney is a Designated Aviation Medical Examiner with the Civil Aviation Safety Authority, a certified Medical Review Officer with the Australasian Medical Review Officers Association and the Medical Review Officer Certification Council, a Nominated Medical Advisor to the Queensland Coal Mine Worker’s Health Scheme and consults for Workcover Queensland.