Improving health in WA

2014 Clinical Senate debates

In 2014 Clinical Senate debate topics were:

  • November: Drug Misuse: Are we up to speed?
  • July: Empowering the XX Factor- Improving access to women's health services for disadvantaged women
  • March: Value in Healthcare - the clinician's role
November

Drug Misuse: Are we up to speed?

Program
Presenter Presentation
Ms Marie Taylor, Noongar Elder  Welcome to Country
Professor Julie Quinlivan, Deputy Chair, Clinical Senate of WA Senate update
Professor Gary Geelhoed, Chief Medical Officer A/Director General's Response to recommendations
Professor Steve Allsop, Director, National Drug Research Institute (NDRI) Illicit Drug Use: What's going on (PDF 750KB)
Mr Neil Guard, Executive Director, Drug and Alcohol Office Current and Emerging Drug Concerns in WA (PDF 1.10MB)
Mr Neil Keen, Chief Pharmacist, Department of Health Pharmaceutical Drug Misuse (PDF 1.96MB)
Mr Paul Dessauer, Outreach Coordinator, Western Australian Substance Users Association (WASUA) Are we up to speed?- Current and emerging trends in illicit drug use (PDF 2.78MB)
Dr Amanda Stafford, Emergency Medicine Consultant, Royal Perth Hospital An Emergency Department perspective (PDF 135KB)
July

Empowering the XX Factor – Improving access to women's health services for disadvantaged women

Program
Presenter Presentation
Ms Marie Taylor,  Noongar Elder Welcome to Country
Adjunct Associate Professor Kim Gibson, Chair Clinical Senate of WA Welcome and senate update
Professor Bryant Stokes, AM, Acting Director General , Health Response to recommendations (PDF 366KB)
Dr Janet Hornbuckle, Head of Department for Obstetrics at King Edward Memorial Hospital (KEMH) and Co-Lead for the Womens and Newborns Health Network Setting the scene for debate (PDF 991KB)
Ms Andrea Creado, Chief Executive Officer, Ishar Multicultural Women’s Health Centre Multicultural Women’s Health (PDF 349KB)
Dr Diane M Davies, Managing Director, Mobile GP Healthy Women – The Way Home (PDF 1.62MB)
Dr Diane Mohen ,  Head of Department, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Bunbury Hospital Rural Health Care: the Distance Challenge (PDF 1.93MKB)
Ms Cheryl Hayward, Director of Aboriginal Health, Public Health and Ambulatory care, NMHS Moort Boodjari Mia (PDF 338KB)
Plenary – introductory presentation
Ms Zeliha Iscel, Chair , FECCA Disability Advisory Committee and Women With Disability WA Inc.
March

Value in healthcare: The clinician's role

Program
Presenter  Presentation
Reverend Sealin Garlett, Noongar Elder Welcome to Country
Adjunct Associate Professor Kim Gibson, Chair Clinical Senate of WA Welcome and senate update
Professor Gary Geelhoed, Chief Medical Officer A/Director General’s response to recommendations from the debate on Obesity – this presentation is posted under Nov 2013 debate)
Professor Gary Geelhoed, Chief Medical Officer Value in Healthcare – the clinician’s role (PDF 1.45MB)
Mr Chris McGowan , Chief Executive Officer, Silver Chain Group Limited Perspectives on Value in Health Care (PDF 723KB)
Dr Rebecca Howman, Consultant Haematologist Blood transfusion: rethinking who, what and when (PDF 1.03MB)
Associate Professor Rodney Petersen, Medical Divisional Director, Women’s and Babies’ Service, Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Adelaide, South Australia Criteria Led Discharge (PDF 1.05MB)
Professor Yogesan Kanagasingam, Research Director, Australian E-Health Research Centre/ATRDG, Visiting Scholar, CRCS, Harvard University, Adjunct Professor, School of Medicine, University of Notre Dame Translation of Health Services Research and Technology Innovation to Improve Productivity (PDF 3.99MB)
Plenary – introductory presentation
Mr Tim Marney, former Under-Treasurer, Mental Health Commissioner
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