Improving health in WA

2015 Clinical Senate debates

In 2015, the Clinical Senate debarte topics were:

  • December: The Patient will see you now – Thinking beyond accreditation to focus on the patient experience
  • September: Outpatient Care – A look to the future
  • June: Dial E for Engagement – Are clinicians on hold?
  • March: Great Expectations – Planning for expected deaths in acute health settings
December

The Patient will see you now – Thinking beyond accreditation to focus on the patient experience

Program
Presenter Presentation
Ms Marie Taylor, Nyungar Elder Welcome to Country
Professor Julie Quinlivan, Chair Clinical Senate of WA Welcome and senate update
Ms Gail Milner, PSM, Assistant Director General, System Policy and Planning Outpatient Care – a look to the future (PDF 363KB)
Dr Audrey Koay, A/Executive Director, Patient Safety and Clinical Quality, WA Health Patient experience (PDF 2MB)
Mr Alan Lilly, Chief Executive, Eastern Health, Victoria Getting yourself into the patient shoes to understand the patient experience (PDF 5MB)
Ms Pip Brennan, Executive Director, Health Consumers' Council WA Partnership (PPT 700KB)
Ms Lencie Wenden, Consumer A consumer experience
September

Outpatient Care – A look to the future

Program
Presenter  Presentation
Ms Marie Taylor, Nyungar Elder Welcome to Country
Professor Julie Quinlivan, Chair Clinical Senate of WA Welcome and senate update
Dr David Russell-Weisz, Director General, WA Health Official Opening and Response to recommendations (PDF 643KB)
Mr Jeffrey Moffet, Chief Executive Officer, WA Country Health Service Outpatient Care – A look to the future, Setting the Scene (PDF 530KB)
Mr Lesley Ayton, Consumer Consumer Perspective
Ms Melissa Vernon, Chief Operating Officer, Strategy and Reform, WA Country Health Service Telehealth is the way of the future
Dr Jared Watts, Senior Registrar, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Joondalup Health Campus Outpatients supports teaching and research
Professor Julie Quinlivan, Chair, Clinical Senate of WA Outpatients should be the new day surgery
Dr Mike Civil, General Practitioner and Co-Lead, Primary Care Health Network, Department of Health Outpatients supports primary care
Associate Professor Graeme Boardley, Executive Director, Midwifery, Nursing and Patient Support Services, Women and Newborn Health Service Better clinical guidelines and work up is required
Ms Christine Carroll, Clinical Nurse Specialist,  Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital Outpatients reduces LOS and hospitalisation
Professor David Joske, Head of Department, Haematology Centre, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital Follow up for follow up sake
Ms Karen Banks, Project Director, Outpatient Reform, South Metropolitan Health Service Rehabilitation – no direct referral – complex cases
June

Dial E for Engagement – Are clinicians on hold?

Program
Presenter Presentation
Ms Marie Taylor, Nyungar 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 Official Opening and Response to recommendations (PDF 280KB)
Mr John Clark, Senior Fellow, The King’s Fund (Retired), Advisor, Institute of Health Leadership, WA Health Clinical Engagement: No longer an optional extra (PDF 903KB)
Ms Sandra Miller, Executive Director Safety, Quality and Performance, North Metropolitan Health Service Towards a Framework of Engagement at NMHS (PDF 329KB)
Professor Frank Daly, A/Chief Executive, Child and Adolescent Health Service and Commissioning Perth Children’s Hospital Medical Engagement; Words to Action (PDF 418KB)
Ms Deborah Reid, Nurse Manager, ICT Commissioning, Fiona Stanley Hospital ICT Commissioning at Fiona Stanley Hospital – A Review of Clinical Engagement (PDF 809KB)
Dr Alexius Julian, Medical Leadership Advisor, Institute for Health Leadership, Clinical Lead, ICT Commissioning, Fiona Stanley Hospital Medical Service Improvement Program – Good outcomes from good medical engagement (PDF 499KB)
March

Great Expectations – Planning for expected deaths in acute health settings

Program
Presenter Presentation
Ms Marie Taylor, Nyungar Elder  Welcome to Country
Adjunct Associate Professor Kim Gibson, Chair Clinical Senate of WA Welcome and senate update
A/Director Generals response to recommendations Clinical Senate – March 2015 (PDF 871KB)
Dr Geoffrey Dobb, Head of Intensive Care, Royal Perth Hospital and Chair, Southern Country Governing Council (WA) Setting the scene (PDF 323KB)
Dr Barbara Hayes, Palliative Medicine Clinician, Clinical Lead in Advance Care Planning, Northern Health, VIC Initiatives to promote shared-decision making: a Victorian perspective (PDF 1.39MB)
Ms Geraldine Ennis, Regional Director, Goldfields, WA Country Health Service WACHS – Goldfields – the rural perspective (PDF 1.09MB)
Dr Sarah Pickstock, Palliative Care Medicine Consultant, Silver Chain Planning for Death – a community perspective (PDF 100KB)
Dr Nicholas Waldron, Geriatrician, Head of Department, Armadale Heath Service and Clinical Lead, WA Health Falls Prevention Network CPR decision-making from black dot to gold star (PDF 525KB)
Plenary – introductory presentation
Mrs Helen Povey, Health Consumers' Council WA 
Ms Ann Jones, Research Officer, Health Consumers' Council
The consumers' and carers' perspective: Communication at end-of-life in hospital (PDF 140KB)
Report Consumer Carer Focus Group Report (PDF 1.97MB)
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