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Stream 1 - Patients as Partners

Dr Nigel Lyons, Chief Executive
NSW Agency for Clinical Innovation

Patients as partners in safety & quality

Dr Karen Luxford Director, Patient Based Care

Advance Care Planning in Ballina’s Renal Service

Malcolm Dougherty, NUM, BSN
Arthur Larmer, BSN, Cert. (Renal, ICU) Ballina Renal Unit, NSW
Fidye Westgarth, BSc, MPH Agency for Clinical Innovation, NSW

Closing the Gap on Aboriginal Health in the Upper Blue Mountains

BMDAMH + SWD Hospitals Reconciliation Committee

Stream 2 - Patients as Partners

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


Charmian Bridge and Dianna Galbraith, Dungog Community Hospital

Partnerships to improve osteoarthritis chronic care

Matt Jennings, Allied Health Director, Liverpool Hospital
Co-Chair, Musculoskeletal Network
Tim Cooper, OACCP Co-ordinator, CCLHD
Musculoskeletal Network

Patient and Family Activated Escalations in Care

Natalie Grady – Project Officer
Clinical Governance Unit

Stream 3 - Integrated Health Care

Matt Hanrahan, Chief Executive
Central Coast Local Health District

Enhanced Patient Transfers (Back End) – CCLHD and NSW Ambulance

A Joint Project between Central Coast Local Health District and NSW Ambulance Project Team: Mel Willis, Deb Scott, Craig Stevens

Stream 4 - Integrated Health Care

Dr Teresa Anderson, Chief Executive
Sydney Local Health District

Sub Acute Care Program Improving access to timely quality healthcare

Pam Lane, A/Manager, Community and Allied Health, Mid North Coast Local Health District

Manning – A whole hospital approach to improving access

Tricia Bulic, General Manager, Manning Base Hospital

Stream 5 - Local Solutions

Stewart Dowrick, Chief Executive
Mid North Coast Local Health District

E= MC2 – An Innovative Hospital Cleaning Model

Altaf Ahmad, Domestic Services Manager Long Bay Hospital

A team-based approach to improving out of hospital care on the Central Coast

Kerry Stevenson Director of Clinical Operations, Children’s, Aged and Community Health

Centre for Healthcare Redesign (CHR) Diploma Program

Lea Kirkwood, Program Manager, Centre for Healthcare Redesign
Estelle Marque, Centre for Healthcare Redesign Course Manager, Agency for Clinical Innovation

Stream 6 - Local Solutions

Ray Creen, Chief Executive
NSW Ambulance

Collaborating for local solutions

Dr Gabriel Shannon, Orange Health Service, Clinical Leader Clinical Governace, WNSWLHD

Fly in Fly out Rural Hospital to Regional Medical Hub

Dr Pankaj Banga, Director Medical Services, Griffith Base Hospital and MIA Rural Group, Murrumbidgee Local Health District

WSLHD Mental Health Redesign Project

Sharon McInerney, Clinical Nurse Manager, Cumberland Hospital

Stream 7 - Healthy Living

Terry Clout, Chief Executive
South Eastern Sydney Local Health District

Going Viral, Preventing hepatitis C among young people

Peter Middleton, Senior Project Officer
Gary Gahan, Coordinator - Harm Minimisation & Hepatitis C Programs, HARP Unit

Good for Kids. Good for Life. Child Obesity Prevention program

Karen Gillham, Service Director, Health Promotion, Hunter New England Local Health District

Adult obesity, get healthy- Healthy Workers Initiative

Professor Chris Rissel, Director, NSW Office of Preventive Health

Stream 8 - Building Partnerships

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

Baxter and NSW Health – A collaboration with the NSW Agency for Clinical Innovation

Lea Kirkwood, Centre for Healthcare Redesign Program Manager, ACI & Robyn Stubbs, Operational Excellence Manager ANZ, Baxter Healthcare

Stream 9 - Collaborative Team

Heather Gray, Chief Executive
Health Education and Training Institute

ASK for Guidance

Mr Suman Adhikari, Mr Stuart Bond, Dr Craig Boutlis, Ms Adriana Chubaty, Dr Kate Clezy, Ms Anna Fischmann, Dr Pam Konecny, Mr Alastair McDougall, Dr Michael McGlynn, Mr Arun Subhag, Ms Julie Thompson, Ms Johneen Tierney

Setting the Standard: A patient journey at Royal North Shore Hospital

Brenda Gillard, Manager Patient Safety and Quality Unit, Royal North Shore Hospital and Dr Johnny Taitz, Director Medical Services, Royal North Shore Hospital, Northern Sydney Local Health District

RaSH (Risk and Safety Handover)

Tanya Dugard, Mental Health Nurse, Mid North Coast Local Health District
Page Updated: Friday 11 October 2013