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Aug 18

Meet icare’s ‘Chief Risky Dude’ – A spotlight on 2017’s RMIA Risk Manager of the Year

When Gavin Pearce started at icare NSW, the organisation was all but 3 months old. icare at this stage did not even have a risk management framework or strategy in place. It was Gavin’s job to design, implement and maintain an effective, fit for purpose risk management strategy and framework from scratch. When asked whether … Continue reading Meet icare’s ‘Chief Risky Dude’ – A spotlight on 2017’s RMIA Risk Manager of the Year

11
Jul 18

How can we safeguard the mental health and well-being of our hospital heroes?

The prevalence of incidents of violence and aggression towards hospital staff involve figures that leave jaws open in disbelief. Worksafe Victoria state that 95% of healthcare staff experience incidents of violence and aggression in their workplace over the course of their careers. Being routinely exposed to verbally and physically aggressive patients has a significant effect … Continue reading How can we safeguard the mental health and well-being of our hospital heroes?