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The importance of psychologically healthy workplaces for everyone

More than 3,000,000 Australians experience depression or anxiety and most commonly these are aged between 16 and 64 years – our working years (Heads Up 2014). Margo Lydon, CEO, SuperFriend will be presenting a keynote on the importance of psychologically healthy workplaces for everyone at the upcoming Workplace Wellness Conference. Prior to the event, we reached out…

10 Aug 2017, by Informa Insights

Community Healthcare | Health & Healthcare

How did Yooralla become organisational ready for the NDIS?

In the lead up to the 8th Annual National Disability Summit we have been joined by Jennifer Morgan, Director of Health and Wellbeing at Yooralla to discuss the implementation of the NDIS. Jennifer will be facilitating a post conference half day workshop on Wednesday 10th May with Cathy Willmot, Senior Clinician and Speech Pathologist and…

7 Apr 2017, by Informa Insights

Acute Healthcare | Community Healthcare | Health & Healthcare | Medico Legal & Pharmaceutical Law

Rex Betar on Disability Discrimination

With our 8th Annual National Disability Summit fast approaching we spoke to one of 2016 speakers Rex Betar, who has been diagnosed with cerebral palsy, about disability discrimination and how people with disability can fight back.   Can you tell me about yourself?   I grew up in Tweed Heads but have lived in Sydney almost 15 years. I’m an…

15 Mar 2017, by Lisa Hedlund

Community Healthcare | Health & Healthcare

Realising the Promise of NDIS: Using innovation to recruit, train and support an NDIS ready workforce

In the lead up to the 8th Annual National Disability Summit we have been joined by Dr Jodie Goldney from The Professional Practice Academy (PPA) to discuss the NDIS and other burning issues.    Jodie mentioned to me in the research stages that it is expected that the number of people employed in the disability…

4 Mar 2017, by Thomas Beauchamp

Acute Healthcare | Community Healthcare | Health & Healthcare | Technology

Trish Hammond: Connecting Consumers & Cosmetic Medicine Practicioners

With just two weeks to go until the inaugural National Cosmetic Medicine Summit, we spoke with blogger and General Manager of the Plastic Surgery Hub Trish Hammond to discuss the power of social media in providing cosmetic medicine consumers with more information and choice.   Tell me a bit about the Plastic Surgery Hub and how…

16 Feb 2017, by Lisa Hedlund

Acute Healthcare | Community Healthcare | Health & Healthcare | Uncategorized

Caroline Grogan on Dementia & Dementia Friendly Communities

  With one week to go until the 8th Annual National Dementia Conference, we spoke with Centacare's S.H.A.R.E. The CareProgram Co-ordinator Caroline Grogan to discuss dementia in Australia and dementia friendly communities.   Dementia is currently the single greatest cause of disability in older Australians. How can our healthcare system better meet the needs of…

14 Feb 2017, by Lisa Hedlund

Community Healthcare | Health & Healthcare

The complexities of the issues surrounding women with disability and violence

In the lead-up to the 8th Annual National Disability Summit, taking place on 8-9 May 2017, at the Novotel Melbourne on Collins, I had the chance to speak to Belinda Mason, Director, Blur Projects and Denise Beckwith who are co-presenting on the issues surrounding women with disability & violence. Their presentation will explain how the…

9 Feb 2017, by Thomas Beauchamp

Acute Healthcare | Community Healthcare | Health & Healthcare | Uncategorized

Professor Moyez Jiwa on Technology & the Patient Experience

With the inaugural Improving the Patient Experience Conference approaching, we sat down with Professor Moyez Jiwa, Associate Dean of the Melbourne Clinical School at the University of Notre Dame Australia, to discuss his research and how technology can improve the patient experience.   Can you tell me about your research? My research explores ways to improve outcomes…

24 Jan 2017, by Lisa Hedlund

Acute Healthcare | Community Healthcare | Health & Healthcare

Dr Avnesh Ratnanesan: Improving Patient Experience

In the lead-up to the inaugral Improving the Patient Experience Conference, we had chat with one of our speakers, Dr Avnesh Ratnanesan. Avnesh is the founder and CEO of Energesse which specialises in improving the patient experience and customer experience for organisations in the health and care sectors. We spoke with Avnesh about why the patient experience…

23 Jan 2017, by Lisa Hedlund

Acute Healthcare | Community Healthcare | Health & Healthcare

Leah Bisiani: Improving the Lives of People Living with Dementia

In order to highlight the discussions that will take place at the upcoming 8th National Dementia Conference, we spoke with the Managing Director of Uplifting Dementia Leah Bisiani about working with people with dementia and the positive impact of doll therapy. In the 25 years that Leah has been involved in this space the treatment and condition of consumers…

16 Jan 2017, by Lisa Hedlund
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