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Stream 1 - Patients as Partners

Dr Nigel Lyons, Chief Executive
NSW Agency for Clinical Innovation


Frequent user management

Kevin McLaughlin, Manager, Mental Health, NSW Ambulance

A patient-centred, nurse-led transfusion program

Jacqui Jagger, Haematology Cancer Nurse Coordinator, Cancer Services, Central Coast Local Health District

Stream 2 - Patients as Partners

Associate Professor Brian McCaughan AM
Chair, NSW Agency for Clinical Innovation and NSW Clinical Excellence Commission


Storm taming – sensory modulation within a mental health HDU

Lynn Davies, Nurse Educator, Mental Health, Mid North Coast Local Health District, and Margot Edwards, Occupational Therapist, North Coast Mental Health Rehabilitation Unit, Mid North Coast Local Health District

Stream 3 - Integrated Health Care

Matt Hanrahan, Chief Executive
Central Coast Local Health District


How the Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record can help integration

Greg Wells, Chief Information Officer, HealthShare NSW

MobiLIFE – how the mobiDRIP, an innovative new portable intravenous pump, integrates hospital care and out of hospital care to improve delivery

Professor Paul Dastoor, School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, The University of Newcastle

Fast track surgery program for gynaecological cancer
Professor Jonathan Carter, Sydney Gynaecological Oncology Group, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney Local Health District

Stream 4 - Integrated Health Care

Dr Teresa Anderson, Chief Executive
Sydney Local Health District


Go with the flow – integrating rehabilitation service at St Vincent’s Hospital

Dr Shari Parker, Staff Specialist, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, St Vincent’s Hospital

Stroke Thrombolysis

Professor Richard Lindley, Clinical Academic, Geriatric Medicine, Blacktown Mount Druitt Hospital, Western Sydney Local Health District

Proactive case management of suicide bereaved persons
Simon Pont, Senior Forensic Counsellor, Forensic and Analytical Science Service, NSW Health Pathology

Stream 5 - Local Solutions

Stewart Dowrick, Chief Executive
Mid North Coast Local Health District


Nurse initiated X-ray in the Goulburn Base Hospital ED
Joanne Dungey, Clinical Nurse Consultant Emergency/Critical Care, and Debra Elliott, Chief Radiographer, Southern NSW Local Health District


Capturing Non-Admitted Patient Activity for ABF Reporting
Bill Vargas, Chief Information Officer, Information Services, The Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network


One less PRICK – improving the quality of pathology orders
Dr Angus Ritchie, Clinical Superintendent (Medicine), Renal Physician, Concord Repatriation General Hospital, Sydney Local Health District

Stream 6 - Local Solutions

Elizabeth Koff, Chief Executive,
The Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network


How the SEPSIS KILLS app will help improve patient outcomes

Mary Fullick, Sepsis Program Lead, NSW CEC

Clinical safety alerts on myShift

Katie Klarenaar, Manager, Clinical Performance, NSW Ambulance

Southcare geriatric flying squad

Associate Professor Peter Gonski, Staff Specialist Geriatrician and Head of Southcare Aged and Extended Care, Sutherland Hospital, South Eastern Sydney Local Health District

Stream 7 - Healthy Living

Terry Clout, Chief Executive
South Eastern Sydney Local Health District


A midwifery initiated dental service – an Australian first

Professor Maree Johnson, Director, Centre for Applied Nursing Research, South Western Sydney Local Health District

Numbers saving lives: maths vs pseudoscience in AIDS battle

Associate Professor David Wilson, University of NSW, Winner of the Eureka Prize for Emerging Leader in Science

Stream 8 - Building Partnerships

Dr Rohan Hammett, Deputy Director
General, Strategy and Resources, NSW Ministry of Health


ClinTrial refer – a mobile app to connect patients and haematologists with local clinical research trials

Roslyn Ristuccia, Clinical Trials Unit Manager Haematology, South Eastern Sydney Local Health District


Opportunities to Partner with Kolling
Professor Carol Pollock, Board Chair, Northern Sydney Local Health District

Stream 9 - Collaborative Team

Heather Gray, Chief Executive
Health Education and Training Institute


Sepsis kills – a small rural site perspective

Darren Hawkes, Nursing Unit Manager, Macksville Health Campus, Mid North Coast Local Health District

Aged care mobile X-Ray – an ED avoidance pilot

Ingrid Klobasa-Egan, Chief Radiographer, Northern Beaches Medical Imaging Department, Northern Sydney Local Health District

Working together to prevent osteoporosis re-fracture

Robyn Speerin, Manager Musculoskeletal Network, NSW Agency for Clinical Innovation
Page Updated: Friday 11 October 2013