21
Mar 16

Workforce planning capability development in NSW Health

NSW Health is the largest health care system in Australia, and one of the largest in the world. Each year, NSW Health cares for millions of people and oversees billions of dollars worth of investment in patient care, buildings, equipment, technology and research. NSW Health employs around 108,000 staff (full-time equivalent 2014-15). NSW Annual Report 2015-16 … Continue reading Workforce planning capability development in NSW Health

11
Mar 16

Excellence in health service delivery – where workplace culture and learning meet

Achieving excellence in health service delivery is not for the faint-hearted or impatient, nor is it an end point. Achieving excellence is a journey of change, commitment, practice, discovery, more change, patience, integration and tenacity. Such is the journey that Hunter New England Health embarked on approximately six years ago. Utilising an organisation-wide vision for … Continue reading Excellence in health service delivery – where workplace culture and learning meet

24
Feb 16

Supporting the health workforce through a major redesign

Author:Sue Berney

The Physiotherapy Department at Austin has implemented a significant change to the workforce model across the acute health service to ensure that patients receive the right care, at the right time in the right place by the right therapist. Austin Health is a tertiary hospital in Melbourne that has 980 beds across 1 acute and … Continue reading Supporting the health workforce through a major redesign

10
Feb 16

Risk and Workforce Planning

Author:Todd Hunt

Workforce Planning is a highly variable topic due to its diverse meaning to both businesses and management. This occurs as a result of the context of each business and its workforce requirements. It may even vary within the business depending on the focus of the unit and the staff it employs. With changing workforce demographics … Continue reading Risk and Workforce Planning

10
Oct 14

Health Workforce Australia abolition – what’s next for clinical placements?

With the abolition of the Health Workforce Australia coming at a time when crucial work is being undertaken to improve the planning and coordination of clinical placements amid concerns of inadequate capacity, are you wondering how federal and state government plan is planning to transition existing support programs and grant allocation structures to the Department of … Continue reading Health Workforce Australia abolition – what’s next for clinical placements?

17
Feb 14

How to embed clinical governance

With the introduction of 5 brand new (EQuIPNational) National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards, the hospital sector is set for another big year. I caught up with a few of our past speakers recently to find out what their clinical governance priorities are for 2014. This is what they had to say…   Professor … Continue reading How to embed clinical governance

04
Feb 14

4 tips to solve the health workforce supply and demand issues

Clinical placements are a compulsory component of health workforce education.  With insufficient clinical placements for the medical students, the pressure to source placements and ensure the quality of these has began squeezing opportunities in the wider community. In an attempt to avoid capping enrolments in the future collaborations are being developed between higher education and … Continue reading 4 tips to solve the health workforce supply and demand issues

08
Jan 14

CPD – Are you doing enough quality hours?

One of the major requirements of being a registered health practitioner in Australia is that you undertake your required CPD hours. CPD requirements vary across the different professions however many people usually need 40 CPD hours annually in order to stay registered. Ever sit there wondering how many CPD hours you’re meant to be clocking … Continue reading CPD – Are you doing enough quality hours?