2016 Clinical Senate debates

In 2016, the Clinical Senate debate topics were:

  • November: Homelessness – No fixed address – Can we still deliver care?
  • September: Clinician Engagement in the Brave New World – Health Service Boards
  • June: Transforming teaching, training and research
  • March: Superbugs
November

November: Homelessness – No fixed address – Can we still deliver care?


Program

Mr Brett Collard Welcome to Country
Professor Julie Quinlivan, Chair, Clinical Senate of WA Senate update (PDF 263KB)
Dr David Russell-Weisz, Director General, WA Health Response to the recommendations (PDF 1MB)
Professor Paul Flatau, Director, UWA Centre for Social Impact, UWA,
Professor Elizabeth Geelhoed, School of Population Health, UWA
The economics of homelessness (PDF 954KB)
Dr Michael Wright (PhD), Early Career Research Fellow/National Drug Research Institute, Curtin University Aboriginal homelessness (PDF 694KB)
Dr Amanda Stafford, Emergency Medicine Consultant, Clinical Lead, RPH Homeless Team RPH Homeless Team (PDF 2MB)
Ms Bernadette Harrison A consumer perspective
Poster Presentations  
September

Clinician Engagement in the Brave New World – Health Service Boards

Program

Mr Brett Collard Welcome to Country
Professor Julie Quinlivan, Chair Clinical Senate of WA Welcome and senate update (PDF 459KB)
Dr David Russell-Weisz, Director General, WA Health Response to recommendations and setting the scene for debate (PDF 784KB)
Mr Danny O’Connor, Chief Executive, Western Sydney Local Health District and Dr Michael Datyner, VMO & Medical Director, Acute Medicine Division, Blacktown and Mount Druitt hospitals NSW experience – 2011 Big Bang (PDF 4MB)
Panel presenters – Chairs of the Health Service Boards
Professor Bryant Stokes AM, Chair North Metropolitan Health Service
Adjunct Associate Professor Kim Gibson, Board Member South Metropolitan Health Service (PDF 246KB)
Dr Neale Fong, Chair WA Country Health Service
Ms Deborah Karasinski, Chair Child and Adolescent Health Service
Mrs Suzie May, Deputy Chair East Metropolitan Health Service
June

Transforming teaching, training and research 

Program
Ms Marie Taylor, Nyungar Elder  Welcome to Country
Professor Julie Quinlivan, Chair Clinical Senate of WA Welcome and senate update (PDF 363KB)
Dr David Russell-Weisz, Director General, WA Health Official opening and response to recommendations (PDF 520KB)
Professor Gary Geelhoed, Assistant Director General and Chief Medical Officer, Clinical Services and Research, WA Health Setting the scene for debate (PDF 1MB)
Professor John Challis, Executive Director, WA Health Translation Network (WAHTN) Ensuring the value add of research (PDF 1MB)
Panel presentations
Teaching
Professor Keith Hill, Head of the School of Physiotherapy and Exercise Science, Curtin University Multidisciplinary healthcare teaching (PDF 582KB)
Professor David Atkinson, Head of Rural Clinical School of Western Australia Rural Clinical School of WA (PDF 196KB)
Training
Ms Penny Keogh, Nurse Director Education, Fiona Stanley Hospital
Mandatory Competencies (PDF 356KB)
Professor Jeffrey Hamdorf, Director, Clinical Training and Education Centre (CTEC), The University of WA
Simulation training in the acute and primary care settings (PDF 721KB)
Research
Ms Sue Davis, Nurse Director, Corporate Nursing Research and Education, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital
Multidisciplinary research (PDF 140KB)
Dr Nikolajs Zeps, Director of Research, St John of God HealthCare
Engaging the private sector (PDF 796KB)
March

Superbugs

Program
Presenter  Presentation
Ms Marie Taylor, Nyungar Elder Welcome to Country
Professor Julie Quinlivan, Chair, Clinical Senate of WA Welcome and senate update (2MB)
Dr David Russel-Weisz, Director General, WA Health Official opening and response to recommendations (PDF 681KB)
Dr Paul Armstrong, Director, Communicable Disease Control, WA Health Superbugs: Setting the scene (992KB)
Dr David Speers, Consultant Pathologist, Microbiology, QEII Medical Centre Infection control (PDF 1MB)
Dr Owen Robinson, Consultant Pathologist, Microbiology, Fiona Stanley Hospital Antibiotic stewardship (PDF 1MB)
Professor Lindsay Grayson, Director, Infectious Diseases and Microbiology Department, Austin Health VIC Plenary introduction – New initiatives that seem to work. See video below.
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