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Health & Healthcare

Examining Communication Processes, Medication and Patient Safety

At this year's National Dementia Conference, one crucial theme is emerging - the importance of person-centred approaches to care. This week we speak to accredited pharmacist Professor Elizabeth Manias from Deakin University about the importance of  medication safety and effective communication processes in the care of older people living with dementia.  What is your current…

13 Feb 2018, by Francesca Brewer

Health & Healthcare

Patient Centred Care | Meagan Hartley, Robina Hospital

Speaker Interview with Meagan Hartley, Senior Occupational Therapist, Dementia Care , Acure Care of the Elderly (ACE) Unit, Queensland Health GCHHS  Patient centred care is so crucial when discussing the care of people living with dementia. In our latest installment of the National Dementia Conference speaker interview series, we talk to Meagan Hartley from Robina…

9 Feb 2018, by Francesca Brewer

Acute Healthcare

Community Healthcare

Health & Healthcare

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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

Health & Healthcare

Medico Legal Challenges: How can we Protect Patients and Encourage Medical Advancement?

We are delighted to have Assoc Prof Bernadette Richards, Adelaide Law School, University of Adelaide to present an address at the 2017 Medico Legal Congress. At Insights we've interviewed Prof Bernadette prior to the event. You are the current President of the Australasian Association of Bioethics and Health Law (AABHL) and your research projects at this time…

24 Jan 2017, by Thomas Beauchamp

Acute Healthcare

Community Healthcare

General Pharmaceuticals

Health & Healthcare

Medico Legal & Pharmaceutical Law

The nature and extent of adverse events in fertility practice

In the lead up to our inaugural Assisted Reproductive Technology Summit, we spoke with Tina Cockburn, Associate Professor in Law at the Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, and a researcher within the Australian Centre for Health Law Research. Tina’s area of research focuses on patient safety law and medico-legal issues arising out of innovative medical…

6 Oct 2016, by Informa Australia

Health & Healthcare

Falls, Fractures & Pressure Injuries Management Conference – Highlights 2016

Falls, Fractures & Pressure Injuries Management Conference - Highlights 2016 This year at #FFPI16 included presentations from: Michelle Barakat-Johnson, Sydney Local Health District and University of Sydney Jack Bell, The Prince Charles Hospital and The University of Queensland Dr Rebecca Bell, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital Margaret Cahill, Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital Leisa Cassidy, The Townsville Hospital Kerrie…

19 Sep 2016, by Informa Australia

Community Healthcare

Correctional Healthcare

Health & Healthcare

Case Study | Facilitating Peace Education Programmes in a Women’s Correctional Facility in NZ

In lead up to the Correctional Services Healthcare Summit, at Informa Insights, we spoke to Catherine Gavigan, Director, National Centre for Training and Development regarding her international case study on "Facilitating Peace Education Programmes in a Women's Correctional Facility in New Zealand". You are the Director at National Centre for Training and Development -What have…

13 Sep 2016, by Informa Australia

Community Healthcare

Correctional Healthcare

Health & Healthcare

Managing Ageing Patients: Reception to Palliative Care

Mr Chris Puplick AM, Chair of the Board, Justice Health and Forensic Mental Health Network (NSW) will be speaking at the Correctional Services Healthcare Conference.  In the lead up to the 7th Annual Correctional Services Healthcare Conference, at Informa Insights, we had a chance to speak to Chris about his most recent work with Justice Health…

12 Sep 2016, by Informa Australia

Health & Healthcare

Occupational Health & Safety

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Safety And Security Risks in Hospitals

This year’s Safe & Secure Hospitals Conference taking place on 17-18 October 2016 at the Novotel Melbourne on Collins will address code grey responses, incident reporting, training and education for security and clinical staff, legal protection, improvements to communication between staff, patients and visitors, strengthening healthcare policy and the importance of clinical governance, security risk…

5 Sep 2016, by Informa Australia

Health & Healthcare

Other

Providing a safe environment for hospital staff, patients and visitors

Hospitals are committed to promoting the health, safety and welfare of all its staff, patients and visitors. Health and safety practices are embedded throughout an organisation to provide a secure environment in which to work. Hospital security staff and arrangements keep patients, staff and visitors safe from inappropriate behaviour such as violence and aggression. In…

1 Sep 2016, by Informa Australia

Acute Healthcare

Community Healthcare

Health & Healthcare

Talking Advance Care with Tanja Krones

Discussing legal, ethical and practical issues and steps towards best practice of ACP is day to day business for the Head of Clinical Ethics for the University Hospital Zürich, PD Dr. Tanja Krones. As we draw closer to the Advance Care Planning Conference (2-3 May) in Sydney, we were lucky enough to have Tanja answer…

19 Apr 2016, by Informa Australia

General Pharmaceuticals

Health & Healthcare

eMedication Management Conference’16 – Event Highlights

e-Medication Management Conference 2016  This year’s 5th Annual eMedication Management Conference welcomed over one hundred attendees from across all states and territories, including representation from NZ and the UK to the Swissotel in Sydney on 15-16 March. Thank you to speakers, attendees, sponsors, and endorsers eHealth NSW and SHPA for attending and supporting this year’s…

31 Mar 2016, by Informa Australia