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Realising Cultural Safety in Practice
Realising Cultural Safety in Practice

It has been 14 years since all governments in Australia signed the National Agreement on Closing the Gap, yet Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities are still facing barriers to achieving equitable outcomes in health and wellbeing. Despite an abundance of good intentions, healthcare settings are still places where deficits in cultural safety often drive poorer outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. This discussion explores what’s required in practice to change that reality.

Culture
Safety
Clinical Governance in Crisis?
Clinical Governance in Crisis?

What is the role of clinical governance in a crisis? Does it fall away, or does it become even more important? And what can we learn about clinical governance from a crisis?

Mitigating risk is only one aspect of clinical governance – this is a minimum, since clinical governance is about aspiring to deliver best possible care. But what if circumstances are so dire that providing the best possible care is to mitigate the risk of harm? We might see this in a war zone, for example. Do our aspirations shift with our priorities – or does the way we measure quality completely change?
 

A tale of two children: streptococcal sepsis strikes again
A tale of two children: streptococcal sepsis strikes again

Aishwarya Aswath was 7 years old when her parents took her to the Perth Children’s Hospital on 3 April 2021, with a range of symptoms including diarrhoea, vomiting and fever.  Despite being triaged as a Category 4 and therefore ‘semi-urgent’, Aishwarya rapidly deteriorated into cardiac arrest and died as a result of undiagnosed Group A Streptococcal sepsis.  

Paediatrics
Preventable Harm
Sepsis
Safety II and simulation in healthcare
Safety II and simulation in healthcare

What does safety II really mean in practice? How can your organisation develop high performing safety II teams?

Building capabilities
Continuous improvement
Healthcare
Safety
Simulation
Clinical data analytics; How to see the forest for the trees
Clinical data analytics; How to see the forest for the trees

In this webinar, Dr Anthony Carpenter guides us through demystifying clinical data analytics. During this 1-hour webinar, Dr Carpenter will step viewers through understanding the value of data, realising quality and performance insights for system improvement and using data to drive strategic organisational outcomes.

Continuous improvement
Data
Quality
Risk management
Safety
Filtering clinical governance through an entire organisation
Filtering clinical governance through an entire organisation

In this webinar, Michael Gorton explains why organisations cannot just rest with formulating a clinical governance framework. He'll identify roadblocks to filtering clinical governance throughout an organisation and outline steps for implementation success.

Engagement
Healthcare
Workforce
Consenting to risk
Consenting to risk

Understanding risk and how it applies in any given context is essential when providing informed consent. Therefore, ensuring such understanding is part of our role when delivering any kind of healthcare.

Consent
COVID-19/Infection control
Person-centred care
Risk management
A clinical governance perspective on politics, politics aside
A clinical governance perspective on politics, politics aside

The challenges which COVID-19 presents to clinical governance has required intervention at the government level to promote safe, quality care in the context of a pandemic.

Consent
COVID-19/Infection control
Person-centred care
Cross-sector learnings from an adverse event
Cross-sector learnings from an adverse event

Hear from individuals within different sectors about their own experience with adverse events, how they were managed and the learnings that have resulted from these. Facilitated by Michael Gorton, Chairman of the Board, Alfred Health.
 

Adverse events
What does clinical governance mean in 2021?
What does clinical governance mean in 2021?

Clinical governance has attracted fresh limelight in recent times in the context of a pandemic, intense public scrutiny of our aged care and disability systems, and concomitant acceleration of digital health.

Aged care
COVID-19/Infection control
Digital health
Disability
Person-centred care
Royal Commissions
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