Fiona Wood Public Lecture Series

Sharing knowledge, informing and educating our community

Tap into the expert knowledge of leading health professionals and learn about health topics relevant to you and your family at the free Fiona Wood Public Lecture Series.

Presented by South Metropolitan Health Service, this free lecture series honours eminent Western Australian surgeon and researcher Professor Fiona Wood AM, renowned for her ground-breaking work in the treatment of burns.

The Fiona Wood Public Lecture Series provides an opportunity for you to hear firsthand about a range of health topics, from ageing and cancer to mental health and recovering from injury. Lectures will be presented by leading healthcare professionals

Making a difference in the dilemma of delirium and dementia

A man wearing blue surgical scrubs sits on a bench in a garden.

Presented by Consultant Geriatrician Dr Hannah Seymour and Specialist Aged Care Nurse Unit Manager Anthea Crawford

With an estimated 450,000 Australians living with dementia, 41, 000 of those in Western Australia, it has been described as the greatest health challenge of our time. But while researchers work on unlocking better treatments and a possible cure, what can we do here and now to prevent delirium and dementia, and how can we better care for those living with these conditions?

Event details

6.00pm - 7.00pm, Tuesday 23 July
G1 Lecture Theatre, Education Building, Fiona Stanley Hospital – view the Fiona Stanley Hospital map (external site)

Pay parking available onsite. Bookings are essential – book your tickets now (external site).

Listen to previous lectures

Gut health

Dr Oliver Waters: Gut health – are we still groping in the dark?

Read the transcript for the Gut Health lecture (PDF 188KB)

Demystifying mental health

Anthony Collier and Steve Batson: Demystifying mental health: causes, treatment and recovery

Read the transcript for the Demystifying mental health lecture (180KB)

Have a heart for your heart
Motivation – the secret ingredient in health

Professor Fiona Wood: Motivation – the secret ingredient in health

Listen to the podcast of Professor Wood's lecture (external site) or read the podcast transcript (PDF 117KB).

Demystifying mental health: causes, treatment and recovery