HWA 2013 conference - films and presentations

Click here to view the Clinical Training Funding film shown at the HWA 2013 conference.

To view the films and presentations select the links from the conference program below.

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Building capacity stream
Boosting productivity stream
Improving distribution stream
Building the evidence stream

Monday, 18 November 2013

2.00 – 5.00 pm Workshops 

HWA workshop: Aboriginal health is everybody’s business: Consultation for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Curriculum Framework for health students at university
Facilitator: Pat Maher, Program Manager, Health Workforce Australia 
HWA is currently undertaking workshops for the development of this curriculum framework. Click the link above to register your interest.

From ‘B’ to ‘Z’: Challenging generational workplace cultures?
Presentation by Dan Mahony Co-Chair 

Health LEADS Australia: leading across and within generations
Presentation by Andi Sebastian - Health Workforce Australia

Day one Tuesday, 19 November 2013

9.00 – 10.00 am

Plenary 1: Authentic leadership and authentic organisations
Rob Goffee, Emeritus Professor of Organisational Behaviour, London Business School Gareth Jones, Fellow of the Centre for Management Development, London Business School

10.40 – 11.40 am Session One

Getting more aged care professionals now
Ian Hardy, CEO, Helping Hand Aged Care, South Australia
Working smarter: Are assistants a solution to our workforce shortages? 
Jim Buchan and Karen Cook, Specialist Advisors, Health Workforce Australia
Lessons learned: How Canada is improving rural and regional health workforce distribution 
Joshua Tepper, Vice President Education, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Canada
Delivering better health services for the community through consumer collaboration 
Jane Farmer, Associate Dean, Research and Strategic Projects, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University

11.50 am – 12.20 pm Session Two

Growing our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workforce 
Romlie Mokak, CEO, Australian Indigenous Doctors Association 
Janine Milera, CEO, Congress of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nurses and Midwives
National initiatives to make Australia’s health workforce more productive 
Brenda Wraight, Acting Executive Director, Information, Analysis and Planning, Health Workforce Australia
Retaining our allied health workers: Innovative models and advice from rural areas 
Tanya Lehmann, Principal Consultant Allied Health, Country Health SA Local Health Network
Building the evidence for service and workforce reform
Carmel Nelson, Clinical Director, Institute for Urban Indigenous Health, Queensland

1.25 pm – 2.25 pm

Plenary 2: The Jönköping experience – lessons learned on collaboration and leadership to adapt to the changing health needs of your community 
Agneta Jansmyr, CEO, Jönköping County Council, Sweden 
Katherine McGrath, CEO, Australia Association of Pathology Practices (discussant) 
Esther May, Acting Pro Vice Chancellor, Division of Health Sciences, University of South Australia (discussant)

2.35 pm – 3.30 pm Session Three

We need more health workers: Education strategies now and in the future
Joshua Tepper, Vice President Education, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Canada
Extending the scope of paramedics in providing care
Shaun White, Ambulance Tasmania
Matthew Smith, General Manager (Operations), ACT Ambulance Service
Marty Owen, Extended Care Paramedic, ACT Ambulance Service
Erin Maczkowiack, Extended Care Paramedic, St John’s Ambulance NT
Bradley Sanderson, Paramedic Education Manager, St John NT Paramedic Training College
Digital workplaces: Using technology to bring health services to patients
Liz Burgat, Head of Clinical Programs, headspace Australia
Richard Murray, President Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine
Using data analytics and modelling to recruit and manage your workforce: Lessons learned from different sectors and industries
James Lind, Acting Director of Access and Patient Flow, Gold Coast Hospital (Health sector)
Grant Rockman, CFO, MG Kallis Group (Fishing industry)
Paul Vittles, Director, Instinct and Reason

4.10 pm – 4.40 pm Session Four

Meeting workforce need: clinical training planning, funding and distribution
Ben Wallace, Executive Director, Clinical Training Reform, Health Workforce Australia
Physiotherapists in emergency departments: Improving care
Deborah Lenaghan, First Contact Extended Scope Practitioner (Emergency Department), Robina Hospital
Paul Bowe, Specialist Doctor (Emergency Department), Robina Hospital
Engaging with patients and peers through apps: How the Quit app assists workforce distribution
Richard Chataway, Strategy Director (Government ), Universal McCann, Australia
The workforce of the future: How new models of care can shape changes to the workforce
Brian Woods, Project Director, National Mental Health Service Planning Framework, NSW Ministry of Health

4.50 pm – 5.50 pm

Plenary 3: How evidence is used in policy making: An OECD perspective
Mark Pearson, Head of Health Division Directorate of Employment, Labour and Social Affairs, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

Day two Wenesday, 20 November 2013

8.50 – 9.50 am

Plenary 4: Leadership Transformed: How ordinary managers become extraordinary leaders
Peter Fuda, Founder and Principal, The Alignment Partnership; Adjunct Professor, Macquarie Graduate School of Management

10.00 pm – 11.00 am Session Five

Training and retaining health professionals: Metropolitan, rural and remote perspectives
Alex Markwell, Emergency Physician, Royal Brisbane and Woman’s Hospital and Greenslopes Private Hospital
Geri Malone, Acting CEO of CRANAplus
Developing software to cut hospital waiting times
Sarah Dods, Team Leader for Health Services, CSIRO, Australia
Managing workforce distribution in China
Xu Ji, Program Director, Health Human Resources Development Centre, Ministry of Health, Beijing, China
Reforming the workforce: From evidence to action
Terry Findlay, Head of Australian Primary Health Care Institute Programs, Australian National University

11.40 am – 12.25 pm Session Six

New leadership models that are shaping the face of nursing
Lydia Dennett, Chief Nurse and Midwifery Officer, SA Health
Alison Kitson, Dean of School of Nursing, University of Adelaide
David Panter, CEO, Central Adelaide Local Health Network
Turning innovation into everyday practice: Using emotionally engaging robots for aged care and other health issues (There are no slides or films available for this session)
Rajiv Khosla, Director Research Centre for Computers, Communication and Social Innovation, La Trobe University
Clinical training innovation
Sue Jones, Director Learning Design, Curtin University
Denielle Beardmore, Director of Nursing, Education and Practice Development, Ballarat Health Services
Debra Schulz, Director of Allied Health, Barwon Health, Geelong
Kristy Tomlinson, Interprofessional Practice Facilitator, Curtin University
Doing the groundwork: How research and data are shaping our future health workforce – a panel discussion
Maureen McCarty, Health Workforce Australia
Kostas Mavromaras, Professor of Economics and Director of the National Institute of Labour Studies, Flinders University
Kaye Roberts-Thomson, Director, Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, University of Adelaide
Stephanie Short, Head of Discipline of Behavioural and Social Sciences in Health, University of Sydney

1.30 pm – 2.15 pm Session Seven

Building a strong workplace culture to attract and keep the workforce you need
Michael Henderson, Corporate Anthropologist, New Zealand
Getting more out of your workplace: The power of better business relationships
Bruce Sullivan, Relationship Specialist, Queensland
The changing face of mental health: Next steps for Australia’s health workforce
Kate Carnell, CEO, beyondblue, Victoria
Creating a cost-effective and sustainable health system using an evidence base
Anne Kolbe, Chair, National Health Committee, Wellington, New Zealand

2.25 pm – 3.25 pm

Plenary 5: Closing the Gap in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health – a panel discussion
Greg Craven, Deputy Chair, Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Reform Council
Alison Nelson, Director of Allied Health and Workforce Development, Institute for Urban Indigenous Health
Dr Tim Senior, Medical Advisor, RACGP Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Faculty
Denise Burdett, Workforce Project Officer, National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation