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Safe & Secure Hospital & Healthcare Worker Conference

Best practice learnings, practical strategies & effective collaboration to drive meaningful change

23-24 November 2021 | Swissotel Sydney

We are excited to be moving back to face-to-face events but will continue to offer the option to attend the event virtually

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Early bird rate expires 30 September 2021


Security incidents in healthcare settings and violence against health care workers is all too common, frequently underreported and on the rise across the country.

The Safe & Secure Hospital & Healthcare Worker Conference aims to address pre-existing and emerging challenges: bringing together field-leading experts from across healthcare, police, government, legal, ambulatory and allied health professions. These experts will deliver presentations on the latest developments in aggression and violence prevention, post-incident management, security management, workforce training, incident resolution and staff wellbeing.

This event is about preventing and managing occupational violence and aggression in hospitals and health settings across Australia. This hybrid event will focus on articulating critical challenges, discussing effective strategies and promoting collaboration to ensure the safety and security of healthcare staff.

Topics to be address

  • OVA systems in differing health workplaces
  • Practical solutions and strategies to ensure the reduction of risk and incidence of violence
  • Occupational violence risk assessment and management plans
  • Control measures, risk assessment and effective training tools
  • Current and emerging post COVID-19 effects within hospital and health care safety worker
  • Incident Reporting
  • Post-incident support and ensuring effective psychological first aid
  • Legal responsibilities and duty of care to patient Vs duty of care to staff
  • Emerging risks both physical and physiological
  • Hospital Design and Logistics in reducing incidents
  • Emerging technologies within training and prevention

For 2021, this event will be available as a face-to-face event as well as via the virtual event platform.


Dr Teresa Anderson AM

Chief Executive, Sydney Local Health District

Jim Snipe

Lead Trainer for Management of Aggression and Violence, Alfred Health

Paul Preisz

Director Emergency Department, St Vincent's Hospital

Cathy Cooper

Forensic Clinical Specialist, Eastern Health


Packages Price
Premium Pass$1795$1495+GST Early Bird Rate Early Bird Rate
Virtual Pass$900+GST

Early bird rate expires 30 September 2021

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when & where

23 - 24 Nov 2021

Swissotel Sydney
68 Market St,
Sydney NSW 2000
(02) 9238 8888

Swissotel Sydney Special Accommodation Rate: 10% discount off best available rate at the time of booking. In order to qualify, please call the Reservations Team on 02 9238 8888 between 9:00am – 5:00pm Monday to Friday or email and quote INFORMA


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Pierce Nicholson
Conference Manager
0406 871 293

Danielle Newman
Senior Business Development Manager
+61 2 9080 4432

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